The boy was said to have been naturally conceived by Anna and Marvin in Motown's public relations stories of the couple, but Marvin confirmed his adoption in David Ritz's biography, Divided Soul: The Life of Marvin Gaye. Gaye settled in with a young woman named Janis Hunter, with whom he had two children. After nearly two years, the case was settled in Gordy's favor after Gaye agreed to remit a portion of his royalties from his next album to her.In later years, the identity of the mother was revealed to be Denise Gordy, Anna's niece. The resulting album, Here, My Dear, gave audiences a view of the marriage from Marvin's point of view.Anna distributed Tamla's first national hit, Barrett Strong's "Money (That's What I Want)".Artists such as David Ruffin and Joe Tex also recorded for the label, and Marvin Gaye became a session musician with the company.Of "Pride and Joy", Gaye said, "When I composed 'Pride and Joy', I was head over heels in love with Anna.I just wrote what I felt about her, and what she did for me.Gordy met Marvin Gaye in 1959 when he was 20 years old and singing with Harvey and the New Moonglows. After a three-year courtship, they married in June 1963.Gaye soon began working at Anna Records and soon developed an attraction to Ms. Inspired by their romance, Marvin penned hit singles about Anna including "Stubborn Kind of Fellow", "Pride & Joy" and "You're a Wonderful One".
Gordy left Motown at the end of the 1970s and retired from the music industry.
Gordy's name was included as a co-songwriter on two songs on Gaye's 1971 album, What's Going On, including "Flyin' High (In the Friendly Sky)" and "God Is Love".
In 1973, Gordy's name was included in the credits to the song "Just to Keep You Satisfied", which was originally recorded in 1969 by the Monitors, and recorded by the Originals two years later.
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Anna Ruby Gaye (née Gordy; January 28, 1922 – January 31, 2014) was an American businesswoman, composer and songwriter.