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

Companies, etc.

  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Recorded At – Motown Recording Studios
  • Mixed At – Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Mastered At – Allen Zentz Mastering
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Copyright (c) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Published By – Jobete Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Stone City Music


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


Stark white label with black print: "Gordy DJ Copy."
Also, no indication of being a promo copy on the front or back cover, just on the record label itself.

Gerald Albright appears courtesy of Arista Records, Inc.
John McFee appears courtesy of Warner Bros Records, Inc.
Grace Slick appears courtesy of Grunt Records, a division of RCA Records
Narada Michael Walden appears courtesy of Atlantic Recording Corporation
Maxine Waters Willard & Julia Waters Willard (mistakenly written as Willard - correct name: Tillman) appear courtesy of Destiny Entertainment Corp.
Roy Ayers appears courtesy of Polydor Inc.

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

All tunes © 1982 Jobete Music Co., Inc. & Stone City Music Co. (ASCAP).

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side One Label): 6005GLA
  • Matrix / Runout (Side Two Label): 6005GLB

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
6005GL Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(LP, Album) Gordy 6005GL US 1982
LPS-99.548 Rick James Throwin' Down - Derribando ‎(LP, Album) Motown LPS-99.548 Venezuela 1982
724024 Rick James Throwin' Down ‎(Cass, Album) Motown 724024 France 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

Rick James - Throwin' Down album mp3
Performer: Rick James
Genre: Funk
Title: Throwin' Down
Country: US
Released: 1982
Style: Soul, Funk
MP3 version ZIP size: 1970 mb
FLAC version RAR size: 1174 mb
Rating: 4.6
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