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Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
flat out funky grooves
mild rhythmic syncopation
heavy use of vocal harmonies
groove based composition
acoustic rhythm piano
extensive vamping
a busy horn section
paired vocal harmony
acoustic sonority
minor key tonality
a dynamic male vocalist
subtle use of strings
prominent percussion
political lyrics
sad lyrics

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Relevant today just as it was back in the day. Crime is increasing.. . . T r i g g e r happy polices....B l a x p l o i t a t i o n Soul BBQ! !
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Inner City Marvin, the truth baby.
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I love old school song
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John Ryan lord. Lord.Lord
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I love you marvin
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That used to be the jam back in the day and it still is
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The things he and others wrote about during that time, it's still going on today. So sad. Great song as well as a artist.
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Here we go on that 90 run me and stella
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forever good!! talented !! music is a gift!! never gets old always good !! oldies !!
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you feeling good now you feeling postive good for you !!!
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He's a true G.O.A.T!
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Love this song
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Life will always love you! U new the heart of your people ..... such a loss !
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Simply the greatest soul singer ever
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reneecharlen e 7
One of best soul singer/songw r i t e r of all-time. Marvin Gaye & Sam Cooke you are timeless.
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I agree. Frankin!
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One of ny faves by Marvin ripxoxo
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suche713
Stands true as if he wrote the song yesterday. God bless your insightfulne s s !
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This song's truth is truth of today
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Still true today as it was in the 70's; awesome lyrics...not many could put the soulful truth to wax like Marvin. RIP my Brother.
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No one can see him
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The greatest ever.
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Nothing but the truth
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Memories throughout Time 14y 1m
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The man.....and his song........ g r e a t
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Preach Marvin!!! Peace and love!!! Godfather of Soul!!!! Miss you brother!!! You still make me smile :)
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Can't stop Moving to music.:)
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Legend
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Yougomarvinw i t h t h i s s o n g s
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Wow! these lyrics r still facing us n todays time. Very powerful message Marvin.
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Will be good for a very long time.
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Alright everybody on board this train is comn. Enjoy the ride.
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He sings from the heart!!!!
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Nice sound to groove to
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edwardg53ph
Ain't nobody like Marvin gaye yet thank you god for letting songs.
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thank you marvin. this is truly timeless
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Thank the good Lord another day throw up my hands. This is it Pandora u gonna have me late for work du n all this groovin by myself right now with my man Marvin. Do do do do do do!
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Marvin, Marvin, Marvin can't nobody can't even come close to your style. Hands up everybody! Now snap them fingers and sway that body!
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tjbanks1
Timeless. Transcends all generations.
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Yes indeed
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This ain't living....
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Love this song my boy marvin love him May he rest n r.I.p
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music.fanati c 4
This song was way before its time .....I swear The LYRICS in this song seem to describe the world we are living in today!!!!!
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Lets get funked up Peeps.R.i.p. Marvin.One love.
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Kerry Bozeman
Miss your smooth voice, no one can do it better
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pearsonsrdav i d
I love Detroit also Marvin Gate!!!!!!!! ! ! ! !
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I just luv his music!!!!
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This ain't livin real s**t
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oclocopelon
Marvin Gaye is missed!!!
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Exactly what is still going on today.
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