12/11/2016

Stevie Wonder "Songs In The Key Of Life" (1976) -Soul / Smouth Soul /Contremporary R&B-



Label : Motown Records


Disc One

01 - Love's In Need Of Love Today (Stevie Wonder)
02 - Have A Talk With God (Stevie Wonder & Calvin Hardaway)
03- Village Ghetto Land (Stevie Wonder & Gary Byrd)
04 - Contusion (Stevie Wonder)
05 - Sir Duke (Stevie Wonder)
06 - I Wish (Stevie Wonder)
07 - Knocks Me Off My Feet (Stevie Wonder)
08 - Pastime Paradise (Stevie Wonder)
09 - Summer Soft (Stevie Wonder)
10 - Ordinary Pain (Stevie Wonder)

Disc Two

01 - Isn't She Lovely (Stevie Wonder)
02 - Joy Inside My Tears (Stevie Wonder)
03 - Black Man (Stevie Wonder & Gary Byrd)
04 - Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing (Stevie Wonder) / (Spanish Translation by Raymond Maldonado)
05 - If It's Magic (Stevie Wonder)
06 - As (Stevie Wonder)
07 - Another Star (Stevie Wonder)

A Something's Extra Bonus

08 - Saturn (Stevie Wonder & Michael Sembello)
09 - Ebony Eyes (Stevie Wonder)
10 - All Day Sucker (Stevie Wonder)
11 - Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call) (Stevie Wonder)


All Lead vocals by Stevie Wonder
Produced, Arranged, Written & Composed by Stevie Wonder, except were indicated
Engineering : John Fischbach & Gary Olazabal
Assistant Engineering : Dave Henson
Crystal Industries, Inc., Hollywood, California
Hit Factory, New York City, New York
Assistant Engineer : Howie Lindeman
Record Plant, Los Angeles, California
Assistant Engineers : Steve Smith & Rick Smith
Record Plant, Sausalito, California
Assistant Engineer : Cris Morris
Mastering : Andrew Berliner & Jeff Sanders
Crystal Industries, Inc., Hollywood, California
Programming : John Fischbach, Charles Brewer & Stevie Wonder
Bass EQ : Gary Olazabal
Dream Machine - Yamaha Electone Polyphonic Synthesizer GX10
Special Effects : Nelson Hayes, John Harris, Don Hunter, Fountain Jones & Dr. Larry Scott


Disc One

01 - Love's In Need Of Love Today

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Eddie 'Bongo' Brown : Collinga

02 - Have A Talk With God

Musician :
Stevie Wonder

03- Village Ghetto Land

Musician :
Stevie Wonder

04 - Contusion

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Michael Sembello : Lead Guitar
Feauring Wonderlove
Raymond Pounds : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Ben Bridges : Rhythm Guitar
Greg Phillinganes : Keyboard
Background vocals : Michael Gray, Josie James, Shirley Brewer & Artece May
 
05 - Sir Duke

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Raymond Pounds : Drums
Nathan Watts : Bass
Michael Sembello : Lead Guitar
Ben Bridges : Rhythm Guitar
Henk Redd : Alto Saxophone
Raymond Maldonado : Trumpet
Trevor Lawrence Tenor Saxophone
Steve Madaio : Trumpet 

06 - I Wish

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Nathan Watts : Bass
Michael Sembello : Lead Guitar
Ben Bridges : Rhythm Guitar
Raymond Maldonado : Trumpet
Trevor Lawrence : Tenor Saxophone
Steve Madaio : Trumpet 
Raymond Pounds : Drums
Background vocals : Rence Hardaway

07 - Knocks Me Off My Feet

Musician :
Stevie Wonder

08 - Pastime Paradise

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Raymond Maldonado : Percussion
Bobbye Hall : Percussion
Background vocals :
West Angeles Church Of God Choir : Addie Cox, Ethel Enoex, Jacqueline F. English, Michael Gray, Carolyn Johnson, Phillip Kimble, James Lambert, Lonnie Morgan, Dennis Swindell, Rosona Starks, Sheryl Walker & Michael Wycoff
Hare Krishna : Baradras, Agnideva Dasa, Duryodhana Guru Dasa, Jayasacinandana Dasa, Jitamrtyu Dasa, Vedavyasa Dasa, Cimmayi Dasa, Yogamaya Dasi, Bhakta Eddie, Bhakta Gregory, Bhakta Kevin & Rukmini

09 - Summer Soft

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Ben Bridges : Rhythm Guitar
Ronnie Foster : Organ
Nastee Latimer : Percussion

10 - Ordinary Pain

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Michael Sembello : Lead Guitar
Henk Redd : Alto Saxophone
Background vocals : Minnie Riperton, Mary Lee Whitney, Deniece Williams & Syreeta Wright
"Ordinary Pain's" Reply : Shirley Brewer
Background voclas : Linda Lawrence, Terry Hendricks, Sundray Tucker, Charity McCrary, Linda McCrary & Madelaine Jones


Disc Two

01 - Isn't She Lovely

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Greg Phillinganes : Keyboard
Background Handclaps : Brenda Barrett, Shirley Brewer, Colleen Carleton, Carole Cole, Nelson Hayes, Dave Henson, Artece May, Edna Orso, Tucker & Josette Valentino

02 - Joy Inside My Tears

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Greg Phillinganes : Keyboard
Background vocals : Susaye Green

03 - Black Man

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Hank Redd : Alto & Tenor Saxophone
Steve Madaio : Trumpet
George Bohannon : Trombone
Glen Ferris : Trombone
Historical Background : Matthew Henson, Quanto, Sing Kee, Caesar Chavez, Dr. Charles Dew, Sacagawea, Hayakawa, Garrett Morgan, Harvey Williams Cushing, Benjamin Bannecker, Hiawatha, Micho Kushi, Jean Baptiste, Denis Banks, Lewis D. Santangel, Harriet Tubman, T.J. Martin, William Pervis, B.H. Taylor, J.A. Carrington & Jan Metzlinger
Teachers's And Student's Verbal Replies
Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, NY
Teachers : Sudana Bobatoon, Berty Bridges, Cecelia Brown, Gary Byrd, Al Fann, Barbara Fann, Shelley Fann, Mildred Givens, Mi Mi Green, Adrian James, Pat Johnson, Willie Moore, Larri Nuckens & Gary Ueney
Children : Tom Adams,Henry America, Linda America, Starshemah Bobatoon, Khalif Bobatoon, Jean Brown, Rodney Brown, Doé Rain Edwards, Al Jocko Fann, Melani Fann, Tracy Fann, Susie Fuzzell, Audrey Givens, Antonio Givens, Anthony Givens, Derrick Givens, Jeania Harris, Troy Harris, Calvin Johnson, Irma Leslie, Carl Lockhart, Gail Lockhart, Kim Lewis, Carolyn Massenburg, Kim Nixon, Lisa Nixon, Gwen Perry, Gregory Rudd & Keith Slaughter

04 - Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing

Musician :
Stevie Wonder
Background Percussion : Charles Brewer, Shirley Brewer, Renee Hardaway, Nelson Hayes, Marietta Waters, Nathan Watts, John Fischbach, Amale Mathews & Josette Valentino

05 - If It's Magic

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder : Harmonica
Dorothy Ashby : Harp

06 - As

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Nathan Watts : Bass
Dean Parks : Guitar
Herbie Hancock : Keyboards
Greg Brown : Drums
Background vocals : Mary Lee Whitney
Background Handclaps : Herbie Hancock, Dave Henson, Yolanda Simmons, Josette Valentino, Nathan Watts & Stevie Wonder

07 - Another Star

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Nathan Watts : Bass
Bobbi Humphrey : Flute
George Benson : Guitar
Hank Redd : Alto Saxophone
Raymond Maldonado : Trumpet
Trevor Lawrence : Tenor Saxophone
Steve Madaio : Trumpet
Nathan Alford Jr. : Percussion
Carmello Hungria Garcia : Timbales
Background vocals : Stevie Wonder, George Benson & Josie James


A Something's Extra Bonus

08 - Saturn

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Michael Sembello : Lead Guitar
Ben Bridges : Rhythm Guitar
Greg Phillinganes : Keyboard

09 - Ebony Eyes

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Nathan Watts : Bass
Jim Horn : Saxophone
Sneaky Pete Kleinow : Steel Guitar
Special thanks to Tom Parma - 'Z' Articulation

10 - All Day Sucker

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Ben Bridges : Rhythm Guitar
Michael Sembello : Rhythm Guitar
Snuffy Walden : Lead Guitar
Background vocals : Carolyn Dennis
Special thanks to Steven St. Croix - Marshall Time Modulator

11 - Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)

Musicians :
Stevie Wonder
Nathan Watts : Bass