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Rick James - Throwin' Down


Rick James


Throwin' Down


Funk / Soul

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3.5 ✱

Label: Gordy ‎– G6005, Gordy ‎– G-6005, Gordy ‎– G 6005
Type: Vinyl, LP, Album
Country: Canada
Date of released: 1982
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Funk
Rick James - Throwin' Down

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A1 Dance Wit' Me
Saxophone [Solo] – Daniel LeMelleVibraphone [Vibes Solo] – Roy Ayers
A2 Money Talks 4:50
A3 Teardrops
Saxophone [Solo] – Daniel LeMelleVibraphone [Vibes Solo] – Donny Keider
A4 Throwdown 3:17
B1 Standing On The Top
Saxophone [Solo] – Daniel LeMelleTrombone [Solo] – John ErvinTrumpet [Solo] – Roy Poper
B2 Hard To Get 4:07
B3 Happy
Lead Vocals – Teena Marie
B4 69 Times
Guitar [Solo] – John McFee
B5 My Love
Saxophone [Solo] – Daniel LeMelleVibraphone [Vibes Solo] – Roy AyersWritten-By – Le Roi Johnson*

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  • Manufactured By – Quality Records Limited
  • Distributed By – Quality Records Limited
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Recorded At – Motown Recording Studios
  • Mixed At – Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Mastered At – Allen Zentz Mastering
  • Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Quality Records Limited


  • Arranged By [Horns, Strings], Backing Vocals [Additional], Flute, Handclaps, Saxophone [Alto, Tenor], Synthesizer [Crumar String Machine, Obx], Trumpet – Daniel LeMelle
  • Arranged By [Strings] – Reggie Andrews
  • Backing Vocals – Grace Slick, Jean Carn, Julia Waters Tillman*, Lawrence Hilton Jacobs, Maxine Waters Willard*, Patti Brooks*, Tabby Johnson, The Temptations
  • Backing Vocals [Additional] – Diane Nixon, Jeri Fields
  • Backing Vocals [Additional], Bongos, Congas, Cowbell, Drums [Snare], Handclaps, Tambourine – Nate Hughes
  • Backing Vocals [Additional], Handclaps – Moses Johnson
  • Backing Vocals [Additional], Trumpet – Roy Poper
  • Backing Vocals, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Handclaps, Piano [Acoustic], Synthesizer [Crumar String Machine, Moog, Obx] – Levi Ruffin, Jr.*
  • Backing Vocals, Handclaps – JoAnne McDuffy*, Lisa Sarna
  • Backing Vocals, Handclaps, Trumpet – La Morris Payne*
  • Baritone Saxophone – Alfred Jackson*
  • Bass, Handclaps – Oscar Alston
  • Drums – Lanise Hughes, Narada Michael Walden, Paul Hines
  • Engineer [Assistant] – Ann Fry, Michael Johnson , Rick Sanchez
  • Engineer, Mixed By, Recorded By – Tom Flye
  • Engineer, Recorded By – Bobby Brooks
  • Guitar – John McFee, Tom McDermott
  • Handclaps – Aaron Dublin, Big John Main, Jennifer , Ronald Byrd
  • Mastered By – Chris Bellman
  • Piano – Erskine Williams
  • Producer, Arranged By, Arranged By [Horns, Strings], Backing Vocals, Chimes, Clavinet, Congas, Guitar, Harmonica, Lead Vocals, Other [Lynn Drum Machine], Percussion [Bell Tree, Misc.], Synthesizer, Timbales, Timpani, Written-By – Rick James
  • Strings – Larry Hansen, Strokland Strings
  • Tenor Saxophone – Gerald Albright
  • Trombone – John Ervin
  • Trumpet – Cliff Ervin
  • Vibraphone [Vibes] – Donny Keider, Roy Ayers


Recorded at Record Plant Studios, Sausalito, California & Motown/Hitsville U.S.A. Recording Studios, Hollywood, California
Mixed at Record Plant Studios, Sausalito, California
Mastered at Allen Zentz Mastering, Los Angeles, California
℗©1982 Motown Record Corporation
©1982 Canada - Quality Records Limited.

Released with printed inner lyric sleeve

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A): G-6005-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B): G-6005-B 30

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6005GL Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(LP, Album) Gordy 6005GL US 1982
6005 GL, 6005GL Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(LP, Album) Motown, Motown 6005 GL, 6005GL Australia 1982
UICY-75478 Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(CD, Album, Ltd, RM, SHM) Motown UICY-75478 Japan 2013
6005GL Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(LP, Album, Club, CRC) Gordy 6005GL US Unknown
6005 GC Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(Cass, Album, Club, Dol) Gordy 6005 GC US Unknown


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