Label: Pathé Marconi EMI - 2C 068 61879 • Format: Vinyl LP, Compilation, Reissue • Country: France • Genre: Jazz, Funk / Soul • Style: Jazz-Funk, Soul, Disco
Unlike subsequent Commodores albums, Machine Gun has only funk music and is devoid of slow-paced ballads. The titular lead song has Milan Williams on clavinetwhich led the Motown executive Berry Gordy to name the song "Machine Gun" as the clavinet work reminded him of gunfire.
Samples from the song were used prominently by the Beastie Boys in their song " Hey Ladies ," and the song itself was featured on the soundtrack for the film Boogie Nights. In the late s, the track was used as the theme to UK Sunday-morning-filler show about health How To Stay Alivepresented by Colin Welland[ citation needed ] and in early s the tune was also used as the opening theme of the New Zealand music show Ready to Roll.
The tune has an a cappella introduction with three-way harmonization. The remaining songs are also funk tunes. On "Superman", Richie sings from the point I Feel Sanctified - Commodores - Greatest Hits view of the superhero himself. Motown — MS1 . From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia. This article needs additional citations for verification.
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