History Music / StevieWonder

16th Oct '16 11:34:43 PM Ezclee4050
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* EpicRocking: "Living for the City", "Love's in Need of Love Today", "As", "Another Star".

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"Living for the City", "Love's in Need of Love Today", "As", "Another Star".


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** The album version of "Do I Do" goes past the 10 minute mark; the single edit is ''only'' a little over 5:00.
16th Oct '16 8:44:36 PM Ezclee4050
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* PopStarComposer: Wrote the music for the documentary ''The Secret Life of Plants'', plus ''Film/TheWomanInRed'' and ''Film/JungleFever''.
6th Sep '16 11:33:06 AM bt8257
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* BlindBlackGuy and BlindMusician: Together with Music/RayCharles probably one of the most iconic examples.

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* BlessedWithSuck: His blindness was the result of getting too much oxygen while in the ICU after being born premature. He was lucky to be alive at all. And later, he discovered that another baby born premature that day had gotten only slightly ''less'' oxygen and died mere days later.
* BlindBlackGuy and BlindMusician: Together with Music/RayCharles probably one of the most iconic examples.
6th Sep '16 11:30:58 AM bt8257
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* NWordPrivileges: Nobody makes more jokes about his blindness that Stevie himself. Notable examples include a crack about all races being the same to him because he can't see them, asking where the cue cards are during TV appearances and this moment when [[http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--C3bZlQ1n--/flz66vzhbmfdstq44qdl.gif presenting an award at the 1998 GRAMMYs.]]

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* NWordPrivileges: Nobody makes more jokes about his blindness that than Stevie himself. Notable examples include a crack about all races being the same to him because he can't see them, asking where the cue cards are during TV appearances and this moment when [[http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--C3bZlQ1n--/flz66vzhbmfdstq44qdl.gif presenting an award at the 1998 GRAMMYs.]]
6th Aug '16 1:30:58 PM Exxolon
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Superstition ain't the way!\\

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Superstition ain't the way!\\way!''
6th Aug '16 1:30:46 PM Exxolon
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->''When you believe in things,

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->''When you believe in things,things,\\
6th Aug '16 1:30:38 PM Exxolon
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->''When you believe in things,
that you don't understand then you suffer.\\
Superstition ain't the way!\\
-->"Superstition"
10th Jun '16 10:31:09 AM NWolfman
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* NWordPrivileges: Expect him to make at least one passing joke about where the cue cards are, or how he's just [[{{Troll}} trolling]] about being blind are at least once during a show.
** Behold, this moment when [[http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--C3bZlQ1n--/flz66vzhbmfdstq44qdl.gif presenting an award at the 1998 GRAMMYs.]]
** During his 2015 Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife tour, when he played "Black Man," he made a crack about all races being the same to him because he can't see them anyway.

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* NWordPrivileges: Expect him to make at least one passing joke Nobody makes more jokes about his blindness that Stevie himself. Notable examples include a crack about all races being the same to him because he can't see them, asking where the cue cards are, or how he's just [[{{Troll}} trolling]] about being blind are at least once during a show.
** Behold,
TV appearances and this moment when [[http://i.kinja-img.com/gawker-media/image/upload/s--C3bZlQ1n--/flz66vzhbmfdstq44qdl.gif presenting an award at the 1998 GRAMMYs.]]
** During his 2015 Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife tour, when he played "Black Man," he made a crack about all races being the same to him because he can't see them anyway.
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5th Feb '16 8:24:14 PM Schroeder1174
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Blind from birth, '''Stevie Wonder''' [[note]]real name Stevland Morris[[/note]] (born May 13, 1950) first became famous as "Little" Stevie Wonder as a supporting act on the Creator/{{Motown}} Records roster. He could play keyboards and various percussion instruments, but it was his harmonica talents that most impressed Berry Gordy, and featured in Wonder's first hit, "Fingertips Part 2" (1963), a live recording of a mostly improptu performance. (Listen closely, and you'll hear the bassist for Martha Reeves and the Vandellas stammering, "What key? What key?" after he got on stage thinking Stevie was done performing.)

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Blind from birth, '''Stevie Wonder''' [[note]]real name Stevland Morris[[/note]] (born May 13, 1950) first became famous as "Little" Stevie Wonder as a supporting act on the Creator/{{Motown}} Records roster. He could play keyboards and various percussion instruments, but it was his harmonica talents that most impressed Berry Gordy, and featured in Wonder's first hit, "Fingertips Part 2" (1963), a live recording of a mostly improptu impromptu performance. (Listen closely, and you'll hear the bassist for Martha Reeves and the Vandellas stammering, "What key? What key?" after he got on stage thinking Stevie was done performing.)



* GenreAdultery: 1979's ''Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants"''--his first album since his MagnumOpus, ''Songs in the Key of Life.'' Despite being billed as a soundtrack for a documentary, the album dipped heavily into New Age and worldbeat music--while ''simultaneously'' suffering from "synthesizeritis." It included a nine-minute proto-house track called "Race Babbling." All in all, it was a style he never returned to.
** In 1968 he recorded an album of GenreMotif/EasyListening instrumentals, under the name [[SdrawkcabAlias Eivets Rednow]].
20th Dec '15 8:56:11 PM Quag15
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