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Inner City Blues

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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M.O.B.
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History repeats its self. These things have been going on, its just now it's worse. Sign of the times. Be blessed. Keep the Faith.
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Jp my thought exactly.
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GTA IV the VIBE
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Is he talking about the 1960s or 2016
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I still starving-Mar v i n Gaye would have made longevity.Mo r e of a reality. A lot more respect-for- b i o - f a m i l y ( a n d ) a focus on ..illicit -drugs (that give you temporary management). . . . . c o u l d have been a better outcome..... . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . . , . , , , ,
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My man this the earl the goat story love my man marvin cool as hell listen to sing the national anthem for the lakers.....d a m
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Real music
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dcusmc
Smooth sounds
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Deep Lyrics
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Speaking nothing but TRUTH in this song! So sad that what he is singing about is still happening in 2016!! #lordhavemer c y o n u s
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A 100 years ahead of his time. R.I.P. BROTHER MARTIN YOU ARE SORELY MISSED BY MILLIONS OF PEOPLE.
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cocoanutty46
THIS ENTIRE ALBUM SPEAKS SO MANY TRUTH... LIKE A MUSIC BIBLE.
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The wisdom that this song conveys will transcend all genres cultures generations of people because it speaks the truth we know it when we feel it in our bones
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Inner city blues. Nothing has changed R.I.P Marvin, Word
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How you I know hello schedule
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Bless you dude! Thanks for this!
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I had to listen. Now,I understand .
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They didn't need to rap back then to convey a message!
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NEVER can go wrong listening to the great Mr. Marvin Gaye!
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dragonlady60 8 8
RIP MARVIN U R MISSED TY FOR LEAVING YOUR MUSIC FOR ALL OF US XOXO
.WHATS GOIN ON??? NOW
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ALL HIS MUSIC REMAINS PRESENT DAY FOREVER HIS #1 FAN ANOTHER ONE GONE TOO SOON
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Love this
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Dahdahdahdah d a h ! ! ! !
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Lyrics to this song still ring true today. Sadly....
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It been 31yrs now sent Mr.Marvin been gone I still remember what I doing that day
I still enjoy listening to his music to this day smile..
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Marvin is the GOAT
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The book..my favorite book ever..
Is Nathan Mc'Call...th e author. And name of the true story ,his autobiograph y . ..Is Makes me wanna holler. "Fantastic! ..read . Enjoy the song and book.
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Liss is. My erroŕ my time
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Marvin was so far ahead of his time. Brilliant absolutely Brilliant!
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The message is still true today
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Blaxploitati o n Soul BBQ Top Ten.
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Natural fact is I can't pay my taxes make me wanna holler throw up both my hands crime increasing trigger happy policing panic is spreading only god knows where we're headed.
are times really changing????
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Anthem of the Inner City....Marv i n was one of a kind and my favorite artists. A singular talent gone far too soon.
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This is Nas,Talib,Co m m o n all in one
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What's Going on. ... money we make it before we see it you take it !...love this song
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m.bedula
Oh This Man!!!!!!!!! Beautiful man, Far ahead of his time. Nothing but Love, Respect, admiration. My heart goes out to Marvin. One of a Kind Very Special Man~ Soar with the Angels Marvin❤️
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Love Marvin Gaye I kno I'm young but grew up listening to him n his songs stil relate till today , he had such a beautiful song love u Marvin Gaye rest in peace handsome
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Marvin Gaye got it going on.
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Mmmm.. LOVE LOVE LOVE Marvin Gaye
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How can a song be this good and still address legit political issues? Never happens. Except here, and CCR's fortunate son.
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In the day baby, nothin but love������lo l
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Love all your music. Thank u and keep jamming.
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Yes yes
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Make me wanna holla! Throw up both my hands! RIP MIKE BROWN!!!!
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na na na nda da da...inna city blues... like it
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I love this song
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Love this song, so much knowledge
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