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When Stevie Wonder began recording in 1962, he was only eleven years old. Even then, his talent was evident, although there was no sign of how deep it was. After all, the music was the work of a startlingly gifted child; it was all exuberant flash, with few complexities. Soon, Wonder would go far beyond the infectious energy of "Fingertips (Part 2)." In two years, he became one of Motown's finest artists, recording a series of brilliant singles for a solid nine years, the overwhelming majority of which he wrote himself. During this time, his albums were like other Motown albums -- a combination of killer singles and pleasant filler, only Wonder was allowed to record the occasional number that reflected his increasing social consciousness, like his hit version of Bob Dylan's "Blowin' in the Wind." By the end of the '60s, he was not only hitting the charts with his own records, but writing material for many other Motown artists, including the Spinners' "It's a Shame" and co-writing "The Tears of a Clown" with Smokey Robinson.

With his creativity growing by leaps and bounds, Wonder soon felt limited by Motown's strict production and publishing contracts. When his record contract expired in 1971, Wonder recorded two full albums by himself and used them as a bargaining tool during contract negotiations with Motown. The record label gave him total artistic control of his albums, as well as the rights to his own songs. Soon afterwards, the two albums -- Where I'm Coming From and Music of My Mind -- were released.

Music of My Mind, especially, helped usher in a new era of soul/R&B. Along with Sly Stone and Marvin Gaye, Wonder was responsible for making soul and R&B albums not just collections of singles, but cohesive artistic statements, where artists could extend their music beyond the confines of a three-minute hit single. With his next two albums, Talking Book and Innervisions, Wonder's music became richly complex and inventive; in addition to his musical innovations, Wonder's lyrics addressed social and racial issues as eloquently and incisively as any other pop songwriter. Wonder sustained his creative peak through 1974's Fulfillingness' First Finale and 1976's Songs in the Key of Life.

Three years later, he released the ambitious and bewildering Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants, which received terrible reviews upon its release. Wonder released the more straightforward Hotter than July in 1980; the album received substantially better reviews and became his first platinum album. However, he wasn't able to sustain that momentum for the rest of the decade. Although his records sold well and he scored the occasional hit -- including the smash hit ballad "I Just Called to Say I Love You" -- his albums weren't as focused as they were a decade earlier. By the '90s, he was still an immensely respected musician, but his music was no longer on the cutting edge. -- Stephen Thomas Erlewine, All Music Guide


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At the Close of a Century1999 Natural Wonder [Live Album]1995
Conversation Peace1995
Jungle Fever1991
In Square Circle1985
Love Songs1985
The Woman in Red1984
Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I1982
Hotter Than July1980
Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants1979
Light My Fire1979
Looking Back1978
Songs in the Key of Life1976
Fulfillingness' First Finale1974
Music of My Mind1972
Talking Book1972
Stevie Wonder's Greatest Hits Vol 21971
Where I'm Coming From1971
Live at the Talk of the Town1970
Signed, Sealed & Delivered1970
Stevie Wonder Live1970
My Cherie Amour1969
Greatest Hits1968
For Once in My Life1968
Someday at Christmas1967
I Was Made To Love Her1967
Up-Tight (Everything's Alright)1966
Down to Earth1966
Stevie Wonder1965
Stevie at the Beach1964
Call It Pretty Music 1964
Workout Stevie, Workout1963
Little Stevie Wonder1963
The-12-Year-Old Genius1963
With a Song in My Heart1963
Tribute to Uncle Ray1962
Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder1962


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At the Close of a Century 1999

01. Fingertips Pts. 1 & 2
02. Uptight (Everything's Alright)
03. Nothing's Too Good for My Baby
04. Blowin' in the Wind
05. Place in the Sun
06. Hey Love
07. I Was Made to Love Her
08. Until You Come Back to Me
09. I'm Wondering
10. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
11. You Met Your Match
12. For Once in My Life
13. I Don't Know Why
14. My Cherie Amour
15. Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
16. Never Had a Dream Come True
17. Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours
18. Heaven Help Us All
19. We Can Work It Out
20. If You Really Love Me
21. Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer
22. Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed...)
23. I Love Every Little Thing About You
24. Superstition
25. You Are the Sunshine of My Life
26. You and I
27. I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be...)
28. Too High
29. Visions
30. Living for the City
31. Golden Lady
32. Higher Ground
33. All in Love Is Fair
34. Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
35. He's Misstra Know It All

36. You Haven't Done Nothin'
37. Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away
38. Too Shy to Say
39. Boogie on Reggae Woman
40. Creepin'
41. Sir Duke
42. I Wish
43. Knocks Me off My Feet
44. Pastime Paradise
45. Isn't She Lovely
46. Ngiculela-Es Una Historia-I Am Singing
47. If It's Magic
48. As
49. Another Star
50. Send One Your Love
51. All I Do
52. Rocket Love
53. I Ain't Gonna Stand for It
54. Master Blaster (Jammin')
55. Lately
56. Happy Birthday
57. That Girl
58. Ribbon in the Sky
59. Do I Do
60. Love Light in Flight
61. I Just Called to Say I Love You
62. Overjoyed
63. Part-Time Lover
64. Go Home
65. You Will Know
66. Skeletons
67. Gotta Have You
68. These Three Words
69. For Your Love
70. How Come, How Long

Natural Wonder [Live Album] 1995

01. Dancing to the Rhythm
02. Love's in Need of Love Today
03. Master Blaster (Jammin')
04. Stevie Ray Blues
05. Higher Ground
06. Rocket Love
07. Stay Gold
08. Ribbon in the Sky
09. Pastime Paradise
10. If It's Magic
11. Ms. & Mr. Little Ones
12. Village Ghetto Land

13. Tomorrow Robins Will Sing
14. Overjoyed
15. My Cherie Amour
16. Signed, Sealed, Delivered (I'm Yours)
17. Living for the City
18. Sir Duke
19. I Wish
20. You Are the Sunshine of My Life
21. Superstition
22. I Just Called to Say I Love You
23. For Your Love
24. Another Star

Conversation Peace 1995

01. Rain Your Love Down
02. Edge Of Eternity
03. Taboo To Love
04. Take The Time Out
05. I'm New
06. My Love Is With You
07. Treat Myself

08. Tomorrow Robins Will Sing
09. Sensuous Whisper
10. For Your Love
11. Cold Chill
12. Sorry
13. Conversation Peace

Jungle Fever 1991

01. Fun Day
02. Queen In The Black
03. These Three Words
04. Each Other's Throat
05. If She Breaks Your Heart
06. Gotta Have You

07. Make Sure You're Sure
08. Jungle Fever
09. I Go Sailing
10. Chemical Love
11. Lighting Up The Candles

Characters 1987

01. You Will Know
02. Dark 'n' Lovely
03. In Your Corner
04. With Each Beat of My Heart
05. One of a Kind
06. Skeletons

07. Get It
08. Galaxy Paradise
09. Cryin' Through the Night
10. Free
11. Come Let Me Make Your Love Come Down
12. My Eyes Don't Cry

In Square Circle 1985

01. Part Time Lover
02. I Love You Too Much
03. Stranger on the Shore of Love
04. Whereabouts
05. Never in Your Sun

06. Spiritual Wlakers
07. Land of la La
08. Overjoyed
09. It's Wrong (Apartheid)

Love Songs 1985

The Woman in Red 1984

01. Woman In Red
02. It's You
03. It's More Than You
04. I Just Called To Say I Love You

05. Love Light In Flight
06. Moments Aren't Moments
07. Weakness
08. Don't Drive Drunk

Legends 1983

Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I 1982

01. Superstition
02. You Haven't Done Nothing
03. Living for the City
04. Front Line
05. Superwoman(Where Were You When I Needed...)
06. Send One Your Love
07. You Are the Sunshine of My Life
08. Ribbon in the Sky

09. Higher Ground
10. Sir Duke
11. Master Blaster(Jammin')
12. Boogie on Reggae Woman
13. That Girl
14. I Wish
15. Isn't She Lovely
16. Do I Do

Hotter Than July 1980

01. Did I Hear You Say You Love Me
02. All I Do
03. Rocket Love
04. I Ain't Gonna Stand for It
05. As If You Read My Mind

06. Master Blaster (Jammin')
07. Do Like You
08. Cash in Your Face
09. Lately
10. Happy Birthday

Journey Through the Secret Life of Plants 1979

01. Earth's Creation
02. First Garden
03. Voyage to India
04. Same Old Story
05. Venus' Flytrap and the Bug
06. Ai No, Sono
07. Seasons
08. Power Flower
09. Send One Your Love
10. Race Babbling

11. Send One Your Love
12. Outside My Window
13. Black Orchid
14. Ecclesiastes
15. Kesse Ye Lolo de Ye
16. Come Back as a Flower
17. Seed's a Star/Tree Medley
18. Secret Life of Plants
19. Tree
20. Finale

Light My Fire 1979

Looking Back 1978

01. Thank You
02. Contract on Love
03. Fingertips
04. Workout Stevie Workout
05. Castles in the Sand
06. Hey Harmonica Man
07. Hi-Heel Sneakers
08. Heaven Help Us All
09. I Gotta Have a Song
10. Never Dreamed You'd Leave
11. If You Really Love Me
12. Something out of the Blue
13. Do Yourself a Favor
14. Uptight
15. Nothing's Too Good for My Baby
16. Blowin' in the Wind
17. Ain't That Asking for Trouble
18. I'd Cry
19. Place in the Sun
20. Sylvia

21. Angie Girl
22. My Cherie Amour
23. Don't Know Why I Love You
24. If I Ruled the World
25. Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
26. Never Had a Dream Come True
27. Signed, Sealed, Delivered
28. Down to Earth
29. Thank You Love
30. Hey Love
31. Travlin' Man
32. Until You Come Back to Me
33. I Was Made to Love You
34. I'm Wondering
35. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
36. You Met Your Match
37. I'd Be a Fool Right Now
38. Alfie
39. More Than a Dream
40. For Once in My Life

Songs in the Key of Life 1976

01. Love's In Need Of Love Today
02. Have A Talk With God
03. Village Ghetto Land
04. Contusion
05. Sir Duke
06. I Wish
07. Knocks Me Off My Feet
08. Pastime Paradise
09. Summer Soft
10. Ordinary Pain
11. Saturn

12. Ebony Eyes
13. Isn't She Lovely
14. Joy Inside My Tears
15. Black Man
16. Nigiculela
17. If It's Magic
18. As
19. Another Star
20. All Day Sucker
21. Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)

Portrait 1976

Fulfillingness' First Finale 1974

01. Smile Please
02. Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away
03. Too Shy to Say
04. Boogie on Reggae Woman
05. Creepin'

06. You Haven't Done Nothin'
07. It Ain't No Use (
08. They Won't Go When I Go
09. Bird of Beauty
10. Please Don't Go

Innervisions 1973

01. Too High
02. Visions
03. Living for the City
04. Golden Lady
05. Higher Ground

06. Jesus Children of America
07. All in Love Is Fair
08. Don't You Worry 'Bout a Thing
09. He's Misstra Know-It-All

Music of My Mind 1972

01. Love Having You Around
02. Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed...)
03. I Love Every Little Thing About You
04. Sweet Little Girl
05. Happier Than The Morning Sun

06. Girl Blue
07. Seems So Long
08. Keep on Running
09. Evil

Talking Book 1972

01. You Are the Sunshine of My Life
02. Maybe Your Baby
03. You and I
04. Tuesday Heartbreak
05. You've Got It Bad Girl

06. Superstition
07. Big Brother
08. Blame It on the Sun
09. Lookin' for Another Pure Love
10. I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be...)

Stevie Wonder's Greatest Hits Vol 2 1971

Where I'm Coming From 1971

01. Look Around
02. Do Yourself a Favor
03. Think of Me as Your Soldier
04. Something out of the Blue
05. If You Really Love Me

06. I Wanna Talk to You
07. Take up a Course in Happiness
08. Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer
09. Sunshine in Their Eyes

Live at the Talk of the Town 1970

Signed, Sealed & Delivered 1970

01. Never Had A Dream Come True
02. We Can Work It Out
03. Signed,Sealed,Delivered I'm Yours
04. Heaven Help Us All
05. You Can't Judge A Book By It's Cover
06. Sugar

07. Don't Wonder Why
08. Anything You Want Me To Do
09. I Can't Let My Heaven Walk Away
10. Joy (Takes Over Me)
11. I Gotta Have A Song
12. Something To Say

Stevie Wonder Live 1970

My Cherie Amour 1969

01. My Cherie Amour
02. Hello Young Lovers
03. At Last
04. Light My Fire
05. Shadow Of Your Smile
06. You And Me

07. Pearl
08. Somebody Knows, Somebody Cares
09. Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday
10. Angie Girl
11. Give Your Love
12. I've Got You

Greatest Hits 1968

01. Uptight (Everything's Alright)
02. I'm Wondering
03. I Was Made to Love Her
04. Hey Love
05. Blowin' in the Wind
06. Place in the Sun

07. Contract on Love
08. Work out Steve, Work Out
09. Fingertips
10. Castles in the Sand
11. Hey Harmonica Man
12. Nothing's Too Good for My Baby

Alfie 1968

01. Alfie
02. More Than a Dream
03. House Is Not a Home
04. Medley: Never My Love/Ask the Lonely

05. Ruby
06. Which Way the Wind
07. Bye Bye World
08. Grazing in the Grass

For Once in My Life 1968

01. For Once In My Life
02. Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day
03. You Met Your Match
04. I Wanna Make Her Love Me
05. I'm More Than Happy (I'm Satisfied)
06. I Don't Know Why

07. Sunny
08. I'd Be A Fool Right Now
09. Ain't No Lovin'
10. God Bless The Child
11. Do I Love Her
12. House On The Hill

Someday at Christmas 1967

01. Someday At Christmas
02. Silver Bells
03. Ave Maria
04. Little Drummer Boy
05. One Little Christmas Tree
06. Day That Love Began

07. Christmas Song
08. Bedtime For Toys
09. Christmastime
10. Twinkle Twinkle Little Me
11. Warm Little Home On A Hill
12. What Christmas Means To Me

I Was Made To Love Her 1967

01. I Was Made to Love Her
02. Send Me Some Lovin'
03. I'd Cry
04. Everybody Needs Somebody (I Need You)
05. Respect
06. My Girl

07. Baby Don't You Do It
08. Fool for You
09. Can I Get a Witness
10. I Pity the Fool (
11. Please, Please, Please
12. Every Time I See You, I Go Wild!

Up-Tight (Everything's Alright) 1966

01. Love A Go Go
02. Hold Me
03. Blowing In The Wind
04. Nothings Too Good For My Baby
05. Teach Me Tonight
06. Up Tight

07. Ain't That Asking For Trouble
08. I Want My Baby Back
09. Pretty Little Angel
10. Music Talk
11. Contract On Love
12. With a Child's Heart

Down to Earth 1966

01. My World Is Empty Without You
02. Lonesome Road
03. Angel Baby (Don't You Ever Leave Me)
04. Mr. Tambourine Man< 05. Sixteen Tons
06. Hey Love

07. Place in the Sun
08. Bang Bang
09. Down to Earth
10. Thank You Love
11. Be Cool, Be Calm (And Keep Yourself...)
12. Sylvia

Stevie Wonder 1965

Stevie at the Beach 1964

Call It Pretty Music 1964

Workout Stevie, Workout 1963

Little Stevie Wonder 1963

The-12-Year-Old Genius 1963

With a Song in My Heart 1963

01. With a Song in My Heart
02. When You Wish upon a Star
03. Sile
04. Make Someone Happy
05. Dream

06. Put on a Happy Face
07. On the Sunny Side of the Street
08. Get Happy
09. Give Your Heart a Chance
10. Without a Song

Tribute to Uncle Ray 1962

01. Hallelujah, I Love Her So
02. Ain't That Love
03. Don't You Know
04. Masquerade
05. Frankie and Johnny

06. Drown in My Own Tears
07. Come Back Baby
08. Mary Ann
09. Sunset
10. My Baby's Gone

1962 Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder

01. Fingertips
02. Square
03. Soul Bongo
04. Manhattan at Six
05. Paulsby

06. Some Other Time
07. Wondering
08. Session Number 112
09. Bam

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