Melvin Ragin

Real Name:
Melvin M. Ragin
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American Soul/Funk guitarist, songwriter and producer.
Born: December 8, 1950 in Richmond, VA - died: October 24, 2018 in Santa Monica, CA (age 67)
Known professionally as as "Wah Wah" Watson.
He worked as a top session musician for artists such as Michael Jackson (Off The Wall), Marvin Gaye (Let's Get It On), Herbie Hancock (Man-Child), and Quincy Jones (Body Heat), among others.
He joined the Motown house band, The Funk Brothers, in 1968 and later played on one of The Temptations’ most iconic singles 'Papa Was A Rollin' Stone'.
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Vocals

6E-243 Pizzazz — Melvin Ragin Patrice Rushen Givin' It Up Is Givin' Up (as Melvin and 2 more… Patrice Rushen - Pizzazz (Album) Elektra 6E-243 US 1979 Sell This Version
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SP 5154, SP-5154 The Right Night And Barry White — Melvin Ragin Barry White Barry White - The Right Night And Barry White (Album) A&M Records SP 5154, SP-5154 US 1987 Sell This Version
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Instruments & Performance

G 959L Face To Face With The Truth — Melvin Ragin The Undisputed Truth* The Undisputed Truth* - Face To Face With The Truth (Album) Gordy, Gordy G 959L US 1971 Sell This Version
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M748L, M 748L Nature Planned It — Melvin Ragin Four Tops Four Tops - Nature Planned It (Album) Motown M748L, M 748L US 1972 Sell This Version
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G-961L Solid Rock — Melvin Ragin The Temptations The Temptations - Solid Rock (Album) Gordy, Gordy G-961L Canada 1971 Sell This Version
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G 962, G 962 All Directions — Melvin Ragin The Temptations The Temptations - All Directions (Album) Gordy, Gordy G 962, G 962 Brazil 1972 Sell This Version
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ST-11258 Check It Out — Melvin Ragin Tavares Tavares - Check It Out (Album) Capitol Records ST-11258 US 1973 Sell This Version
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SRA-8029 Ms. Z. — Melvin Ragin Zulema Zulema - Ms. Z. (Album) Sussex SRA-8029 Canada 1973 Sell This Version
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1C 062-95 061 1990 — Melvin Ragin The Temptations The Temptations - 1990 (Album) Gordy 1C 062-95 061 Germany 1973 Sell This Version
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LPS-88.204, T329V1 Let's Get It On — Melvin Ragin Marvin Gaye Marvin Gaye - Let's Get It On (Album) Tamla, Tamla LPS-88.204, T329V1 Venezuela 1973 Sell This Version
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MS-9052 Masterpiece — Melvin Ragin The Temptations The Temptations - Masterpiece (Album) Gordy, Gordy MS-9052 Spain 1973 Sell This Version
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G-963-C Law Of The Land — Melvin Ragin Undisputed Truth (2) Undisputed Truth (2) - Law Of The Land (Album) Gordy G-963-C US 1973 Sell This Version
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CBS 80533 The Heart Of A Woman — Melvin Ragin Johnny Mathis Johnny Mathis - The Heart Of A Woman(LP, Album) CBS CBS 80533 Europe 1974 Sell This Version
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ABCD-834 Extrasensory Perception — Melvin Ragin Popcorn Wylie* Popcorn Wylie* - Extrasensory Perception (Album) ABC Records ABCD-834 US 1974 Sell This Version
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SPBA 3080 Free Beer And Chicken — Melvin Ragin John Lee Hooker John Lee Hooker - Free Beer And Chicken (Album) Probe SPBA 3080 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
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SWX-6122 Pure Smokey — Melvin Ragin Smokey Robinson Smokey Robinson - Pure Smokey (Album) Tamla, Tamla SWX-6122 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
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M6-806S1 DJ  God Bless Conchita = Dios Bendiga A Conchita — Melvin Ragin Riot Riot - God Bless Conchita = Dios Bendiga A Conchita (Album) Motown M6-806S1 DJ US 1974 Sell This Version
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SRA-8031, SRA 8031 Instant Coffey — Melvin Ragin Dennis Coffey Dennis Coffey - Instant Coffey (Album) Sussex, Sussex SRA-8031, SRA 8031 US 1974 Sell This Version
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M6-818S1 Me'n Rock'n Roll Are Here To Stay — Melvin Ragin David Ruffin David Ruffin - Me'n Rock'n Roll Are Here To Stay (Album) Motown M6-818S1 US 1974 Sell This Version
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SBP 234605 All The Faces Of Buddy Miles — Melvin Ragin Buddy Miles Buddy Miles - All The Faces Of Buddy Miles (Album) Columbia SBP 234605 Australia 1974 Sell This Version
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ABCD-833 Real — Melvin Ragin Clarence Carter Clarence Carter - Real (Album) ABC Records ABCD-833 US 1974 Sell This Version
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BN-LA344-G Satin Doll — Melvin Ragin Bobbi Humphrey Bobbi Humphrey - Satin Doll (Album) Blue Note BN-LA344-G US 1974 Sell This Version
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GP 3021 Gambler's Life — Melvin Ragin Johnny Hammond Johnny Hammond - Gambler's Life (Album) Salvation (4) GP 3021 Japan 1974 Sell This Version
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SRA-8035 Migration — Melvin Ragin Creative Source Creative Source - Migration (Album) Sussex SRA-8035 US 1974 Sell This Version
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TC-MFC 2565 Martha Reeves — Melvin Ragin Martha Reeves Facsimile (as Melvin and 16 more… Martha Reeves - Martha Reeves (Album) MCA Records, MCA Records TC-MFC 2565 UK 1974 Sell This Version