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Inner City Blues

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full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
blues influences
a subtle use of vocal counterpoint
a subtle use of vocal harmony
repetitive melodic phrasing
interweaving vocal harmony
extensive vamping
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
minor key tonality
string section beds
prominent bass riffs
a smooth male lead vocalist
the subtle use of a horn section
subtle use of acoustic piano
prominent percussion
political lyrics

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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UV v
Rip Marvin
Grew up in big d listening to Marvin Gaye back yard cookout hangout with friends
Anybody out there in oak cliff who knows Scott Lisa Brenda Greer hit me bck


Takes me back. Can see my mom flowing through the house, with the breeze blowing trough the windows and this playing in the background. I felt so safe, so happy, so alive. Miss those simple and very beautiful times.
The Prince of MOTOWN every time i visit hitsville U.S.A. i get chills knowing that he and many other greats walked down those halls
The soul is there get it when you can its there 24 /7 good luck
Make me wanna HOLLER the way they do my life...
This was the smoothest Marvin Gaye wrote.
The man rip Marvinxoxo
reneecharlen e 7
Conscientiou s , compassionat e , empathetic, timeless. The one and only Marvin Gaye.
Who are they to judge us
Hang ups, let downs...
Love this....memo r i e s empire roller drome ,Bennett's field housing,joll y shoppers,ste p p e r , B r o o k l y n , p r o s p e c t park.......I . S . 320 jackie Robinson j.h.s
Nicee
Great soul music. . they shortened my check 27 hours. . Turned on pandora. .. First song I've heard.. Marvin gaye
Love this song.
I love Distant Lover (his greatestHits )
My favorite make you want to holler.
Goat
Rip Marvin the giat
mdmk12
Thank you Marvin
Timeless lyricist .... they just don't make them like MARVIN anymore.
He left us something we can hold on to, vision
That's what I grew up on,,and would all ways ask,,what's going on!!
This song will always be relevant which is why it's a classic... Mother, mother wooooooooooo o o o . . . Just play the whole album.
Love this song, so much knowledge...
His music is as pertinent now as back in the 60's and 70's. We miss you Marvin.
I love Marvin Gaye so much. Wished I had gone to see him in concert. So sad we lost him.
this is tru every time i hear this song it touch my heart i cry it so. tru. listen to every word that how i feel. deep soul touch. music. take me back to diffent places in my life inner city blues
This song /album could have been yesterday. The message is still as impor
tant
Motivational speaker
I love him!!!!!!!! Play it again
Marvin kills it... idk what IT is but he does it.
The greatest of all times. I can listen to marvin gaye over and over again. I love me some him.!!!!
Inner city shout out!!!!!
One of MG best side, make me Wanna holler, dah, dah, dah, dah, RIP
This ain't livin.....ma k e me wanna holla throw up both my hands... R*I*P Marvin��
One of his best songs hands down. Was relevant then and still is today. Gone too soon. Rest in peace Mr. Gaye.
Mabel Mills. This song is all so true than and also now, Marvin was way ahead of time
Make me wanna hollerrrr, RIP MG : (
Oakland CA. Need I say more
Behold! You are listening to musical genius.
There will never be another Marvin. A true genius once again a true genius
Great song...timel e s s in that much of the lyrics apply to present day even though it was written in the 60s.
Timeless...
This my boy i get more outer his songs than y'all old school
Good 1
It's sad that after all these years those lyrics still apply to today when will we learn the lesson that Marvin was trying to teach us
Make me wanna holler is right! He spoke the truth in his music!!!! Way ahead of his time! Thx for the messages Marvin!!!
apamjra53
W ever
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