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Wah Wah Watson - Elementary FLAC album

Performer: Wah Wah Watson
Genre: Jazz / Soul and Funk music
Title: Elementary
Country: Japan
Released: 1976
Style: Jazz-Funk, Soul, Funk
FLAC version ZIP size: 1396 mb
MP3 version ZIP size: 1378 mb
WMA version ZIP size: 1540 mb
Rating: 4.1
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Melvin Ragin (December 8, 1950 – October 24, 2018), better known by the nickname "Wah Wah Watson", was an American guitarist and session musician famed for his skills with a wah-wah pedal.

Elementary ‎(LP, Album, TP). CBS. 81582. Elementary ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM). Sony Records Int'l. Elementary ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM).

Bubbles" is soft and understated with a clandestine groove, with Watson easing up on the wah-wah's. You'd think Norman Whitfield was in the studio on "Goo Goo Wah Wah" going by the countless gadgets and studio tricks employed on this likeable sprinter that's pushed by threatening tomtom drums: great chase music.

Together (Whatever), 04:55. Love Ain't Somethin' (That You Get for Free), 04:21. Goo Goo Wah Wah, 03:14.

This album has an average beat per minute of 146 BPM (slowest/fastest tempos: 146/146 BPM). See its BPM profile at the bottom of the page. Tracklist Elementary. BPM Profile Elementary. Album starts at BPM, ends at BPM (+0), with tempos within the -BPM range. Try refreshing the page if dots are missing).

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Listen free to Wah Wah Watson – Elementary (Goo Goo Wah Wah, Love My Blues Away and more). 12 tracks (). Melvin "Wah Wah Watson" Ragin may be one of the most talented musicians you have never heard of. As a session musician for the famed Motown Records - he had the honor of serving as a member of the Motown studio band throughout the 1970s. Wah-Wah played guitar in numerous recording sessions for a venerable who's who of artistic leaders including, Marvin Gaye, Herbie Hancock, Michael Jackson, The Temptations, Gladys Knight and the Pips, Bobbi Humphrey and more.

Album · 1977 · 11 Songs. More By Wah Wah Watson. Peter Gontha Presents ATF. 2013. I Just Can't Go On - Single.

Album Info (This Release). Release date label labelcode medium genre submit corrections. 1976 columbia pc 34328 lp vinyl jazz funk.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Goo Goo Wah Wah
Drums – Aaron Smith Written-By – M. Ragin*
A2 Love My Blues Away
Bass – Wilton FelderTenor Saxophone [Solo] – Ernie WattsWritten-By – M. Ragin*, R. Parker*
A3 Cry Baby
Written-By – R. Bryant*, M. Ragin*, Q. Jones*
A4 My Love For You Comes And Goes
Bass – James Jameson*Guitar – David T. WalkerWritten-By – A. Ciner*, M. Ragin*
A5 Together (Whatever)
Tenor Saxophone [Solo] – Ernie WattsWritten-By – G. Page*, L. Johnson*, M. Ragin*, R. Boutte*
B1 Sunset Boulevard
Bass – Willie WeeksPiano – Mark Davis Written-By – R. Bryant*, M. Ragin*
B2 Love Ain't Something
Bass – Wilton FelderWritten-By – M. Ragin*, R. Parker*
B3 I'll Get By Without You
Bass – Henry DavisElectric Piano [Rhodes] – David Grusin*Written-By – B. Pointer*, D. Grusin*, M. Ragin*
B4 Bubbles
Soprano Saxophone, Electronics [Echoplex], Effects [Boomerang Wah Wah] – Bennie MaupinSynthesizer [Oberheim Polyphonic Synthesizer], Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Herbie HancockWritten-By – H. Hancock*, M. Ragin*
B5 Good Friends
Synthesizer [Emi Syn-Key] – Herbie HancockWritten-By – R. Bryant*, M. Ragin*, S. Burke*


  • Arranged By [Orchestra], Conductor – Bob Manchurian, Dale Warren
  • Bass – Louis Johnson
  • Clavinet [Hohner D6] – John Barnes
  • Drums – Ollie Brown
  • Engineer – David Rubinson, Fred Catero, Jack Leahy
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Susie Foot, Tim Kramer
  • Guitar – Ray Parker, Jr.*
  • Guitar, Synthesizer [Maestro Universal Synthesizer System], Talkbox [Voice Bag], Electronics [Echoplex, Maestro Sample And Hold Unit], Effects [Boomerang Wah Wah], Vocals – Wah Wah Watson*
  • Mastered By [Mastering Engineer] – George Horn, Phil Brown
  • Photography By – Herb Greene
  • Piano – Clarence McDonald, Joe Sample
  • Piano, Electric Piano [Rhodes], Synthesizer [Arp 2600] – Sonny Burke
  • Producer – David Rubinson & Friends, Inc., Wah Wah Watson*
  • Vocals – The Waters Family*


Recorded at The Village Recorder, L.A. and Wally Heider Recording, S.F. "My Love For You" recorded at Quad Tech, L.A. "Sunset Boulevard" recorded at Wally Heider Recording, L.A. "Goo Goo Wah Wah" recorded at Funky Features, S.F. Mixed at Wally Heider Recording, S.F.

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
SICP 1793 Wah Wah Watson* Elementary ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RE, RM) Sony Records Int'l SICP 1793 Japan 2008
CDBBR 0174 Wah Wah Watson* Elementary ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Big Break Records CDBBR 0174 UK 2012
CBS 81582 Wah Wah Watson* Elementary ‎(LP, Album) CBS CBS 81582 Europe 1976
SICJ 152 Melvin "Wah Wah" Watson Elementary ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Sony Records Int'l SICJ 152 Japan 2016
25AP 249 Wah Wah Watson* Elementary ‎(LP, Album) Columbia 25AP 249 Japan 1976