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Stevie Wonder - (Artist Of The Week)

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A highlight of our Soul Source - Artist Of The Week feature

Every week we will be setting up a place where members are invited to talk, post and share info, stories, memories, highlights and more all regarding the artist who made this fine music. We will be using the past  'Artist Of The Week' topics as the base for this due to the large amount of enjoyable and worthwhile previous comments/posts 

Getting this revived series under way this week is 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, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist.

A child prodigy, Wonder is considered to be one of the most critically and commercially successful musical performers of the late 20th century. He signed with Motown's Tamla label at the age of 11, and continued performing and recording for Motown into the 2010s. He has been blind since shortly after his birth. Among Wonder's works are singles such as "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours", "Superstition", "Sir Duke", "You Are the Sunshine of My Life", and "I Just Called to Say I Love You"; and albums such as Talking Book (1972), Innervisions (1973), and Songs in the Key of Life (1976). He has recorded more than 30 U.S. top-ten hits and received 25 Grammy Awards, one of the most-awarded male solo artists, and has sold more than 100 million records worldwide, making him one of the top 60 best-selling music artists....

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Roburt's profile photo

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Stevie dueting ....

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45cellar's profile photo

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TAMLA_T-54180-A_DJa.jpg Double A Sided DEMO- MY CHERIE AMOUR also promoted as a Double A Sided DEMO

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Roburt's profile photo

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.. and yet another duet ....

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Those nasty record company guys have taken the video of Stevie singing this down ...

.... so we have to make do with this 'foreign' version (it beats the Lime IMO)...

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SKOiFh1QmqI

When you think of music from the Motor City, Oslo probably isn't the first place that springs to mind. But fans of Norwegian singer Wenche Myhre must have been dancing in the streets when they first heard this little corker. Issued in 1967, the song proved a hit for the singer in her homeland. By that time, she had also become one of a host of Scandinavian dolls to be taken to the German bosom, scoring a string of hits from 1965 onwards.

After relocating to Germany, she entered the 1965 Deutsche Schlager-Festpiele song contest in Baden-Baden as she would get to appear before millions of German tv viewers. Although she finished in 2nd place behind Peggy March, her performance was enough to launch her career.

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Monkey Talk - great bluesy track IMO and a brilliant showcase for his virtuoso harmonica playing.

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Dont know why, great tune and footage.Dont know why the company that done those motown dvds didnt do a Stevie Wonder one.

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Uptight is still one of the greatest Northern Soul sounds ever........imho.........I could never keep my backside on a seat when this hits the tables!!!!

And of course....it becomes even MORE Northern if you buy it on an American release!!! :lol:

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Always loved this one...

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Super previously unissued gem just on you tube"just enough to ease the pain"will blow your socks off.

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I love early Little Stevie Wonder tracks like Louis, Harmonica Man and Contract on Love :thumbup:

Suz x

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i like both of these for different reasons, great tunes both

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couple of english bits

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Hey Love so soulfull, All I Do great modern dancer.

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45cellar's profile photo

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Time moves on and this weekend we start to revisit Artist of the Week.
As before, we will change the Artist week by week to celebrate and reflect on their career.  

 

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45cellar's profile photo

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I remember buying this with money from my paper round.

Purchased from our local record store with listening booths on the wall. How things have changed since then.

The one thing that hasn't changed is that I like this record just as much today as I did then.

Plus that very record is still in my collection.

 

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A notification from just after the war providing a chance to rejuvenate this thread. David Porter keeping it on the dark side. 

 

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Just how good is "Uptight". I've always rated it but as I get older I just think it gets better and better. Brilliant music and so simply put together. Love it.

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When thinking of Stevie, the first thing that comes to my mind is he will be seen as the equivalent of Bach/Beethoven etc in hundreds of years time.  His catalogue is unbelievable and he also puts on one of the best live shows in the business.  Current faves are 'Something Out Of The Blue', 'Black Man' 'As', 'Knocks Me Off My Feet'.  

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Soul Shrews's profile photo

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A nice one of his that is sometimes overlooked

Cheers Paul

The Yank's profile photo

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A fine track from his "Uptight" album with a hint of 

"Dancing In The Street" - 

 

Speedlimit's profile photo

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What about the brilliant "gave up quality for quantity"  how this remained in the can is beyond me . One of Stevie's. Best imho

Soulfusion's profile photo

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Not sure if this has had a mention before. Lyrics are still relevant in 2019

 

Westender's profile photo

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Stevie's albums from Where I'm coming from to Songs in the key of life are arguably the most original, innovative, influential, memorable, wide ranging and brilliant recordings that were released in the last half century by a single artist.

They are that good.

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On 31/03/2019 at 19:53, Soulman58 said:

When thinking of Stevie, the first thing that comes to my mind is he will be seen as the equivalent of Bach/Beethoven etc in hundreds of years time.  His catalogue is unbelievable and he also puts on one of the best live shows in the business.  Current faves are 'Something Out Of The Blue', 'Black Man' 'As', 'Knocks Me Off My Feet'.  

I so agree with you. I went to see him at the G Mex in Manchester 30odd years ago and he played every musical instrument on the stage. Absolutely fantastically talented.

 

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Mike's profile photo

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a video add from BBC4 to our artist of the week

 

Soulfusion's profile photo

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Just been announced that Stevie is headlining the Hyde Park concert on Saturday 6th July. Lionel Richie is special guest. 



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