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'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition". The album was listed at nr. #90 in Magazine/RollingStone's [[Music/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time]] and included in Magazine/TimeMagazine's [[TimeAllTime100Albums 2006 list of 100 timeless and essential albums.]]

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'''Talking Book''' ''Talking Book'' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition". The album was listed at nr. #90 in Magazine/RollingStone's [[Music/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time]] and included in Magazine/TimeMagazine's [[TimeAllTime100Albums 2006 list of 100 timeless and essential albums.]]


'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition". Magazine/TimeMagazine included the album in their [[TimeAllTime100Albums 2006 list of 100 timeless and essential albums.]]

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'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition". Magazine/TimeMagazine The album was listed at nr. #90 in Magazine/RollingStone's [[Music/RollingStone500GreatestAlbumsOfAllTime 500 Greatest Albums Of All Time]] and included the album in their Magazine/TimeMagazine's [[TimeAllTime100Albums 2006 list of 100 timeless and essential albums.]]


'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition".

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'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition". \n Magazine/TimeMagazine included the album in their [[TimeAllTime100Albums 2006 list of 100 timeless and essential albums.]]

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* CoverVersion: He wrote "Superstition" with the intention of giving it to Jeff Beck (whom he was collaborating with for the ''Music/TalkingBook'' album), but his record label [[ExecutiveMeddling released his version first]]. ...Which went to #1 and became a SignatureSong for Stevie.

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* CoverVersion: He wrote "Superstition" with the intention of giving it to Jeff Beck Music/JeffBeck (whom he was collaborating with for the ''Music/TalkingBook'' album), but his record label [[ExecutiveMeddling released his version first]]. ...Which went to #1 and became a SignatureSong for Stevie.


# "You And I (We Can Conquer The World" (4:38)

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# "You And I (We Can Conquer The World" World)" (4:38)


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** "Lookin' for Another Pure Love"
-->''All my days before today were happy''\\
''And secure until your phone call''\\
''You were tellin' me goodbye.''


'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition".

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'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest. finest, together with ''Music/{{Innervisions}}'' and ''Music/SongsInTheKeyOfLife''. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition".
"Superstition".


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* BadLuckCharmBadLuckCharm: "Superstition" lists all kinds of things superstitious people might claim to be unlucky, but adds: "superstition ain't the way!"

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'''Talking Book''' is a 1972 album by Music/StevieWonder, widely considered one of his finest. It generated hits such as "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and his SignatureSong "Superstition".

'''Tracklist'''
# "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" (2:58)
# "Maybe Your Baby" (6:51)
# "You And I (We Can Conquer The World" (4:38)
# "Tuesday Heartbreak" (3:02)
# "You've Got It Bad Girl" (4:59)
# "Superstition" (4:26)
# "Big Brother" (3:34)
# "Blame It On The Sun" (3:26)
# "Lookin' For Another Pure Love" (4:43)
# "I Believe (When In Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)" (4:53)

!! Very superstituous tropes, writings on this page

* AlliterativeTitle: "'''B'''ig '''B'''rother".
* BadLuckCharm
* BigBrotherIsWatchingYou: "Big Brother".
* BilingualBonus: Original pressings had Wonder's name and album title in braille, along with a message only made available until the 2000 pressing.
--> ''Here is my music. It is all I have to tell you how I feel. Know that your love keeps my love strong.''
* BreakUpSong:
** "Maybe Your Baby"
--> ''I'm feelin' down and some kind of lonely''
--> ''Cause my baby done left me here''
** "Blame It On The Sun"
--> ''Where has my love gone?''
--> ''How can I go on?''
--> ''It seems dear love has gone away''
** "Tuesday Heartbreak"
--> ''Tuesday heartbreak seem to be unfair''
--> ''Cause you say that you found another man''
* CoverVersion: He wrote "Superstition" with the intention of giving it to Jeff Beck (whom he was collaborating with for the ''Music/TalkingBook'' album), but his record label [[ExecutiveMeddling released his version first]]. ...Which went to #1 and became a SignatureSong for Stevie.
* FaceOnTheCover: Stevie sitting in a nature environment.
* FadingIntoTheNextSong: "Superstition" fades straight into "Big Brother".
* GodIsLoveSongs:
** "You And I"
--> ''God has made us fall in love, it's true''
--> ''I've really found someone like you''
** "I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)"
--> ''God surely answered my prayer''
* InHarmonyWithNature: Stevie sitting near a sand hill on the album cover.
* ManlyTears: "Maybe Your Baby", where Stevie feels like cryin' over a broken relationship.
* NonAppearingTitle: The album title doesn't appear in any of the lyrics.
* PepTalkSong: "You And I (We Can Conquer The World)".
* ThePowerOfLove: "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life", "You And I (We Can Conquer The World)", "I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever)"
* ProtestSong: "Big Brother"
--> ''Your name is big brother,''
--> ''You say that you're tired of me protesting''
* SuperstitionEpisode: "Superstition" is exactly about that.
* ThirteenIsUnlucky: "Superstition". By the way, Stevie's birthday is the 13th of May.
--> ''Thirteen month old baby''
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