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“What Does It Take”
Saxophone Music and Backing Track

Watch Jr. Walker’s TV version:

Watch Johnny’s Instrumental Version:

What Does It Take Saxophone Music

This was a huge hit from the Motown label in the late 1960’s. Recorded by Jr Walker & the Allstars, it was his 2nd number one hit, the other being Shotgun.

Jr Walker was a rare Motown artist who fronted his band as a singer and a saxophonist as well. He had several hits and also played on other people’s records, most notably with Foreigner on their huge 1980’s hit “Urgent”.

Many artists have recorded What Does It Take but this backing track is similar to the Jr Walker original recorded version.

Our version here is transcribed in the same key as recorded by Jr Walker which is F major. This means G major for tenors and D major for altos.

What Does It Take Saxophone Music and Backing Track Download Includes:

  • same tracks as in the music video above (without sax)
  • music sheet includes all of Jr Walker’s sax solo notes and vocal melody
  • high quality MP3 files (192 kbps) for Bb and Eb saxes
  • chart prints as full size music sheet

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To download the What does it Take saxophone music and play-along backing track click the button below. After payment you will receive an email with your special download link and other information regarding your purchase.

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rock on,
Johnny Ferreira