Monday, July 18

Marvin Gaye - "Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)" (1971)


Wikipedia - "'Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)', often shortened to 'Inner City Blues', is a song by Marvin Gaye, released as the third and final single from and the climactic song of his 1971 landmark album, What's Going On. Written by Gaye and James Nyx Jr., the song depicts the ghettos and bleak economic situations of inner-city America, and the emotional effects these have on inhabitants. ... The song was recorded in a mellow funk style with Gaye playing piano. Several of the Funk Brothers also contributed, including Eddie 'Bongo' Brown, and bassist Bob Babbitt. ..."
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