Songs in the Key of Life

~ Release by Stevie Wonder (see all versions of this release, 33 available)

Annotation

Countries excluded (iTunes)

(As of 2022-05-02).

  • Western Asia: 🇬🇪 Georgia (ge)
  • Eastern Asia: 🇯🇵 Japan (jp)
  • Melanesia: 🇻🇺 Vanuatu (vu)
Annotation last modified on 2022-05-02 22:13 UTC.

Tracklist

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Digital Media 1
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1Love’s in Need of Love Today
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, clavinet, drums (drum set), Rhodes piano, synthesizer, background vocals and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
percussion:
Eddie “Bongo” Brown
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Love’s in Need of Love Today
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
37:06
2Have a Talk With God
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set), harmonica, keyboard, percussion, background vocals and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Have a Talk With God
composer:
Calvin Hardaway and Stevie Wonder
2:42
3Village Ghetto Land
producer:
Stevie Wonder
synthesizer and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Village Ghetto Land
composer:
S. Byrd and Stevie Wonder
33:25
4Contusion
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts
drums (drum set):
Raymond Pounds
guitar:
Ben Bridges and Michael Sembello
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes
other instruments:
Stevie Wonder
background vocals:
Shirley Brewer, Michael Gray (vocalist), Josie James and Artece May
performer:
Wonderlove (Stevie Wonder's backing band)
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Contusion
composer:
Stevie Wonder
3:46
5Sir Duke
programming:
Charles Brewer, John Fischbach and Stevie Wonder
producer:
Stevie Wonder
alto saxophone:
Hank Redd
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts
drums (drum set):
Raymond Pounds
guitar:
Ben Bridges and Michael Sembello
percussion, Rhodes piano and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
tenor saxophone:
Trevor Lawrence (70s-90s saxophonist & producer, father of Trevor Lawrence Jr.)
trumpet:
Steve Madaio and Raymond Maldonado
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976) and Island Records (NOT for release label use! A division of UMG Recordings, Inc.) (in 2022)
recording of:
Sir Duke
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
publisher:
Black Bull Music and Jobete Music Co., Inc.
4.553:54
6I Wish
programming:
Charles Brewer, John Fischbach and Stevie Wonder
producer:
Stevie Wonder
alto saxophone:
Hank Redd
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts
drums (drum set):
Raymond Pounds and Stevie Wonder
Rhodes piano, synthesizer, vocoder and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
tenor saxophone:
Trevor Lawrence (70s-90s saxophonist & producer, father of Trevor Lawrence Jr.)
trumpet:
Steve Madaio and Raymond Maldonado
background vocals:
Renee Hardaway
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
I Wish
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
4.64:12
7Knocks Me Off My Feet
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set), piano, Rhodes piano, background vocals and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976) and Motown Record Corporation (company credits only; do NOT use as release label) (in 1980)
recording of:
Knocks Me Off My Feet
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
publisher:
Black Bull Music (in 1976, in 1980), Jobete Music Co., Inc. (in 1976) and Jobete Music (in 1980)
43:36
8Pastime Paradise
producer:
Stevie Wonder
percussion:
Bobbye Hall and Raymond Maldonado
percussion and synthesizer and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
background vocals:
Michael Gray (vocalist), Hare Krishna (vocal group), West Angeles Church of God in Christ Mass Choir, Stevie Wonder and Michael Wycoff
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Pastime Paradise
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
53:28
9Summer Soft
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set) and piano and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
guitar:
Ben Bridges
organ:
Ronnie Foster
percussion:
Larry Latimer
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Summer Soft
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
24:14
10Ordinary Pain
producer:
Stevie Wonder
alto saxophone:
Hank Redd
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set), keyboard, Rhodes piano and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
guitar:
Michael Sembello
background vocals:
Terry Hendricks, Madelaine "Gypsie" Jones, Linda Lawrence (vocalist), Charity McCrary, Linda McCrary, Minnie Riperton, Syreeta (US singer-songwriter active 1970s-80s), Sundray Tucker, Mary Lee Whitney and Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter)
guest background vocals:
Minnie Riperton and Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter)
vocals:
Shirley Brewer
performer:
Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Ordinary Pain
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
26:23
Digital Media 2
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1Isn’t She Lovely
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set), electric piano, harmonica, percussion, Rhodes piano and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
handclaps:
Brenda Barrett, Shirley Brewer, Colleen Carleton, Carole Cole, Nelson Hayes, David Henson, Artece May, Edna Orso, Sundray Tucker and Josette Valentino
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Isn’t She Lovely
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
publisher:
Black Bull Music, EMI Music (do not use as release label! this is a music publisher) and Jobete Music Co., Inc.
sub-publisher:
大洋音楽
3.16:34
2Joy Inside My Tears
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, drums (drum set), piano and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes
background vocals:
Susaye Greene and Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Joy Inside My Tears
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
36:30
3Black Man
producer:
Stevie Wonder
alto saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Hank Redd
trombone:
George Bohanon and Glenn Ferris
trumpet:
Steve Madaio
background vocals:
Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble
lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
performer:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
remaster of:
Black Man by Stevie Wonder
recording of:
Black Man
composer:
Gary Byrd and Stevie Wonder
2.258:31
4Ngiculela / Es una historia / I Am Singing3:49
5If It’s Magic
producer:
Stevie Wonder
harmonica and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
harp:
Dorothy Ashby
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
If It’s Magic
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
33:12
6As
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts
drums (drum set):
Greg Brown (drummer)
guitar:
Dean Parks (American session guitarist)
handclaps:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer), David Henson, Yolanda Simmons, Josette Valentino, Nathan Watts and Stevie Wonder
keyboard:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer)
Rhodes piano and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
background vocals:
Mary Lee Whitney and Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
As
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
publisher:
Black Bull Music, Jobete Music Co., Inc. and 大洋音楽
4.57:08
7Another Star
producer:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Another Star
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
publisher:
Arabella Éditions Musicales SARL, Black Bull Music, Jobete Music Co., Inc. and 大洋音楽
8:25
8Saturn
producer:
Stevie Wonder
guitar:
Ben Bridges and Michael Sembello
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes
other instruments and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Saturn
composer:
Michael Sembello and Stevie Wonder
4:54
9Ebony Eyes
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts
drums (drum set), tack piano and talkbox and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
saxophone:
Jim Horn (saxophonist, hornist, flutist and oboist)
steel guitar:
Sneaky Pete
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Ebony Eyes
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
4:10
10All Day Sucker
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass synthesizer, clavinet and drums (drum set) and lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder
guitar:
Ben Bridges, Michael Sembello and W.G. Snuffy Walden
background vocals:
Carolyn Dennis (American singer) and Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
All Day Sucker
lyricist and composer:
Stevie Wonder
55:06
11Easy Goin’ Evening (My Mama’s Call)
producer:
Stevie Wonder
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts
Rhodes piano, drums (drum set) and harmonica:
Stevie Wonder
arranger:
Stevie Wonder
phonographic copyright (℗) by:
Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
recording of:
Easy Goin’ Evening (My Mama’s Call)
composer:
Stevie Wonder
4:05

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Release

phonographic copyright (℗) by:Motown Records (not for label use; use “Motown” instead) (in 1976)
part of:Apple Digital Masters (ex-“Mastered for iTunes”) (order: 581)
purchase for download:https://itunes.apple.com/us/album/id549888946 [info] (ended)
https://music.apple.com/us/album/1440788438 [info]
streaming page:https://music.apple.com/us/album/1440788438 [info]