Stevie Wonder
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1950-05-13
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Stevie Wonder

Stevie Wonder Biography (Wikipedia)

Stevland Hardaway Morris (né Judkins; born May 13, 1950), better known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer, songwriter, musician and record producer. A prominent figure in popular music, he is one of the most successful musicians of the 20th century. Wonder's "classic period", between 1972 and 1977, is noted for his funky keyboard style, personal control of production, and series of songs integrated with one another to make a concept album.

Blind since shortly after his birth, Wonder was a child prodigy known as Little Stevie Wonder leading him to sign with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11. In 1963, the single "Fingertips" was a No. 1 hit on the US Billboard Hot 100 when Wonder was aged 13, making him the youngest artist ever to top the chart. Wonder started his "classic period" with Talking Book (1972), which featured the No. 1 hit "Superstition". It is one of the most distinctive and famous examples of the sound of the Hohner Clavinet keyboard. Innervisions (1973) won Album of the Year at the 16th Grammy Awards. Fulfillingness' First Finale (1974) also won Album of the Year at the 17th Annual Grammy Awards. Songs in the Key of Life (1976) won Album of the Year at the 19th Annual Grammy Awards, making Wonder, along with Frank Sinatra, the most Album of the Year's winner with three. He is also the only artist to have won the award with three consecutive album releases. Wonder's 1970s albums are regarded very influential; the Rolling Stone Record Guide said they "pioneered stylistic approaches that helped to determine the shape of pop music for the next decade".

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Stevie Wonder Tracks

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Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
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Living For The City
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Living For The City
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Sir Duke
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Sir Duke
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
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Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
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A Place In The Sun
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A Place In The Sun
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Superstition
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Superstition
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For Once In My Life
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For Once In My Life
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Uptight (Everything's Alright)
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Uptight (Everything's Alright)
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Part-Time Lover
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Part-Time Lover
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I Wish
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I Wish
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Do I Do
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Do I Do
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Yester-Me Yester-You
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Yester-Me Yester-You
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He's Misstra Know-It-All
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He's Misstra Know-It-All
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I Just Called To Say I Love You
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I Just Called To Say I Love You
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Lately
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Lately
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Isn't She Lovely
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Isn't She Lovely
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Another Star
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Another Star
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My Cherie Amour
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My Cherie Amour
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As
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As
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I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
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I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
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That's What Friends Are For (feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder)
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That's What Friends Are For (feat. Elton John, Gladys Knight & Stevie Wonder)
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Ribbon In The Sky
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Ribbon In The Sky
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All I Do
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All I Do
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