Inner City Blues (Make Me Wanna Holler)

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Etta James

Etta James (born Jamesetta Hawkins; January 25, 1938 – January 20, 2012) was an American singer. Her style spanned a variety of music genres including blues, rhythm and blues, rock and roll, soul, gospel and jazz. Starting her career in 1954, she gained fame with hits such as "Roll With Me, Henry", "At Last", "Tell Mama", "Something's Got a Hold on Me", and "I'd Rather Go Blind" for which she wrote the lyrics. She faced a number of personal problems, including drug addiction, before making a musical resurgence in the late 1980s with the album The Seven Year Itch. more »


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Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Rockets, moon shots
Spend it on the have nots
Money, we make it
'Fore we see it, you take it

Oh, make you wanna holler
The way they do my life
Make me wanna holler
The way they do my life
This ain't livin'
This ain't livin'
No, no baby, this ain't livin'
No, no, no, no, no

Inflation no chance
To increase the finance
Bills pile up sky high
Send that boy off to die
Oh, make me wanna holler
The way they do my life
Oh, make me wanna holler

Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Hang ups, let downs
Bad breaks, set backs
Natural fact is
Honey that I can't pay my taxes
Oh, make me wanna holler
And throw up both my hands
Yeah, it makes me wanna holler
And throw up both my hands

Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Crime is increasing
Trigger happy policing
Panic is spreading
God knows where we're heading

Oh, make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Hey, make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands

Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Hang ups, let downs
Bad breaks, set backs
Natural fact is
Honey that I can't pay my taxes
Crime is increasing
Trigger happy policing
Panic is spreading
God knows where we're heading

Oh, make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Yeah, it makes me wanna holler
And throw up both my hands

Make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands

Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Rockets, moon shots
Spend it on the have nots
Money, we make it
'Fore we see it, you take it

Oh, make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Make me wanna holler
And throw up my hands

Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah
Dah, dah, dah, dah, dah 
Dah, dah, dah, dah

Make me wanna holler
Throw up both my hands
Make me wanna holler
Throw up my hands
Make me wanna holler
Throw up my hands
Make me wanna holler
And throw up my hands

Make me wanna holler, yeah
Make me wanna holler, yeah

(Make me wanna holler, yeah)

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Written by: Marvin Gaye, James Nyx

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