"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, the song depicted the ghettos of inner-city America as it discussed how the bleak economic situation would lead to someone wanting to holler and throw ones hands up.
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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