Inner City Blues (Grover Washington Jr. album). Inner City Blues is the debut studio album by saxophonist Grover Washington Jr. It was recorded at the Van Gelder Studio in September 1971 and released in 1972 via Kudu Records label. The title track was a cover of the recent hit by Marvin Gaye released in June 1971. The album also includes a cover of Bill Withers' hit "Ain't No Sunshine", released shortly before recording this album
The story behind Grover Washington, J. s first session date as a leader revolves around a sheer coincidence of being in the right place at the right time. The truth is, the date for Creed Taylor's Kudu imprint was supposed to feature Hank Crawford in the soloist's chair
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 J. the song depicts the ghettos and bleak economic situations of inner-city America, and the emotional effects these have on inhabitants.
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LP (Item 11735) Kudu, 1972 - Condition: Very Good+.
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Inner City Blues" is the debut album by saxophonist Grover Washington, Jr. It was recorded at Van Gelder Studio in September 1971 and released in 1972. The title track was a cover of the recent hit by Marvin Gaye, released in June 1971. The album also included a cover of Bill Withers' hit "Ain't No Sunshine" released shortly before recording this album.
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|A1||Inner City Blues
Written-By – Marvin Gaye
|A2||Georgia On My Mind
Written-By – Carmichael*, Gorrell*
|A3||Mercy Mercy Me (The Ecology)
Written-By – Marvin Gaye
|B1||Ain't No Sunshine / Theme From "Man And Boy" ("Better Days")
Written-By [Ain't No Sunshine] – Bill WithersWritten-By [Theme From "man And Boy" ("better Days")] – J.J. Johnson
|B2||Until It's Time For You To Go
Written-By – Buffy Sainte-Marie
|B3||I Loves You Porgy
Written-By – DuBose Heyward, George & Ira Gershwin
- Phonographic Copyright (p) – Creed Taylor, Inc.
- Produced For – CTI Records
- Manufactured By – RCA Eletrônica Ltda.
- Manufactured For – One Way Produções & Edições Musicais Ltda.
- Recorded At – Van Gelder Studio, Englewood Cliffs, New Jersey
- Acoustic Bass, Electric Bass – Ron Carter
- Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Grover Washington, Jr.
- Arranged By, Conductor – Bob James
- Baritone Saxophone – Don Ashworth, Don Ashworth
- Cello – Alan Shulman, Anthony Sophos, Charles McCracken, Maurice Brown
- Design [Album] – Bob Ciano
- Drums – Idris Muhammad
- Electric Piano – Bob James
- Engineer – Rudy Van Gelder
- Guitar – Eric Gale
- Organ – Richard Tee
- Percussion, Congas – Airto Moreira
- Photography By – Steve Salmieri
- Producer – Creed Taylor
- Trombone – Wayne Andre
- Trumpet, Flugelhorn – Eugene Young
- Trumpet, French Horn – Thad Jones
- Violin – Harry Katzman, Julius Brand, Julius Held, Leo Kahn, Max Pollikoff, Paul Gershman, Paul Winter, Raoul Poliakin
- Vocals – Hilda Harris, Maretha Stewart*, Marilyn Jackson, Tasha Thomas
NotesRecorded at Van Gelder Studios in September 1971.
Kudu Records, a Division of Creed Taylor, Inc.,
36 East 57 Street, New York, New York 10022
|KU-03||Grover Washington, Jr.||Inner City Blues (LP, Album)||Kudu||KU-03||US||1971|
|3746351892||Grover Washington, Jr.||Inner City Blues (CD, Album, RE, RM)||Motown||3746351892||US||1995|
|MCD09093MD||Grover Washington*||Inner City Blues (CD, Album, RE)||Motown||MCD09093MD||US||Unknown|
|GP 3039, Ku 03||Grover Washington, Jr.||Inner City Blues (LP, Album, RE)||King Records, Kudu||GP 3039, Ku 03||Japan||1976|
|63.015||Grover Washington, Jr.||Inner City Blues (LP, Album)||Kudu||63.015||Germany||1972|