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Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions brilliantly mixed social realism, spiritual affirmation

Stevie Wonder’s Innervisions brilliantly mixed social realism, spiritual affirmation

‘Innervisions’ arrived on Aug. 3, 1973 amidst an almost-unfathomable run of important recordings from Stevie Wonder, but it may well be his best.

Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Queen + U2, others: Gimme Five

Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Queen + U2, others: Gimme Five

We celebrate Martin Luther King Day songs by Stevie Wonder, Marvin Gaye, Queen, Public Enemy, Bruce Springsteen, U2 and more.

Stevie Wonder, December 20, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder, December 20, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder’s 2014 stop at Los Angeles was more than just a concert. It was a reminder of his gifts, his passion and his humanity.

Stevie Wonder, November 14, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder, November 14, 2014: Shows I’ll Never Forget

Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs in the Key of Life’ is one of those albums that I can truly say changed my life.

Jeff Beck’s ‘Happenings Ten Years Time Ago,’ ‘People Get Ready,’ others: Gimme Five

Jeff Beck’s ‘Happenings Ten Years Time Ago,’ ‘People Get Ready,’ others: Gimme Five

On Beck’s birthday, we select five examples of his frisky genius.

Stevie Wonder, “Superwoman [Where Were You When I Needed You]” (1972): Almost Hits

Stevie Wonder, “Superwoman [Where Were You When I Needed You]” (1972): Almost Hits

An eight minute song with alien (for the time) sounds wasn’t a recipe for a major hit, but just reaching 33 on the Hot 100 in 1972 qualifies as a notable achievement for “Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You).”

Books: Mo’ Meta Blues, by Ahmir “Questlove” Thompson (2013)

I used to think that I was crazy. Or at the very least, sort of abnormal.

Nick DeRiso’s Top Albums for 2012: Live Albums and Reissues

Live albums and reissues give us a chance to take stock, be that in reevaluating something you once hated and/or missed — or, even more rewardingly, gaining fresh perspective on songs you thought you knew by heart.

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Streams: Stevie Wonder’s all-star UN concert, featuring Paul Simon and Sting

Stream Stevie Wonder’s all-star concert in celebration of the UN’s 67th anniversary, which will feature special guests Paul Simon and Sting, as well as a number of other celebrities.

Desert Island Discs: 1980s R&B and Hip Hop Edition

Desert Island Discs: 1980s R&B and Hip Hop Edition

We’ve finally answered an age-old question from the decade, as our intrepid panel of shipwrecked music lovers definitively chose Prince over Michael Jackson — not to mention Stevie Wonder, Public Enemy, Rick James and Run-DMC

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