Stevie Wonder - Songs In The Key Of Life

Artist:
Stevie Wonder
Category:
Funk / Soul
Name:
Songs In The Key Of Life
Quality:
FLAC, MP3
Label: Motown ‎– 330·15·001
Type: 2 x Vinyl, LP, Stereo Vinyl, 7", 33 ⅓ RPM, Stereo All Media, Album, Reissue
Country: Germany
Date of released: 1981
Category: Funk / Soul
Style: Soul, Disco

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Love's In Need Of Love Today
Percussion [Collinga] – Eddie 'Bongo' Brown*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
7:05
A2 Have A Talk With God
Written-By – Calvin Hardaway, Stevie Wonder
2:42
A3 Village Ghetto Land
Written-By – Shatema Byrd, Stevie Wonder
3:25
A4 Contusion
Backing Vocals – Artece May, Josie James, Michael Gray , Shirley BrewerBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Raymond PoundsKeyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
3:45
A5 Sir Duke
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Raymond PoundsLead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesTenor Saxophone – Trevor LawrenceTrumpet – Raymond Maldonado*, Steve MadaioWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
3:52
B1 I Wish
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals [Background] – Renee HardawayBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Raymond PoundsTenor Saxophone – Trevor LawrenceTrumpet – Raymond Maldonado*, Steve MadaioWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
4:12
B2 Knocks Me Off My Feet
Written-By – Stevie Wonder
3:35
B3 Pastime Paradise
Backing Vocals – Hare Krishna, West Angeles Church Of God ChoirPercussion – Bobbye Hall, Raymond Maldonado*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
3:20
B4 Summer Soft
Organ – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Nastee Latimer*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
4:16
B5 Ordinary Pain
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals – Charity McCrary, Deniece Williams, Linda McCrary, Linda Lawrence*, Madelaine 'Gypsy' Jones, Mary Lee Whitney, Minnie Riperton, Sundray Tucker, Syreeta Wright, Terry HendricksLead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Vocals [Reply] – Shirley BrewerWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
6:22
C1 Isn't She Lovely
Backing Vocals – Artece May, Brenda Barrett, Carole Cole, Colleen Carleton, Dave Henson*, Edna Orso, Josette Valentino, Nelson Hayes, Shirley Brewer, Tucker*Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
6:33
C2 Joy Inside My Tears
Backing Vocals – Susaye Green*Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
6:29
C3 Black Man
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Hank ReddTrombone – George Bohanon, Glen Ferris*Trumpet – Steve MadaioVoice [Verbal Replies] – Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, N.Y.Written-By – Shatema Byrd, Stevie Wonder
8:29
D1 Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing
Percussion [Background] – Amale Mathews, Charles Brewer, John Fischbach, Josette Valentino, Marietta Waters, Nathan Watts, Nelson Hayes, Renee Hardaway, Shirley BrewerTranslated By [Spanish] – Raymond Maldonado*Translated By [Zulu] – Thoko Mdalose HallWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
D2 If It's Magic
Harp – Dorothy AshbyWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
3:11
D3 As
Backing Vocals – Mary Lee WhitneyBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Greg BrownGuitar – Dean ParksHandclaps [Background] – Dave Henson*, Herbie Hancock, Josette Valentino, Nathan Watts, Stevie Wonder, Yolanda SimmonsKeyboards – Herbie HancockWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
7:07
D4 Another Star
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals – George Benson, Josie James, Stevie WonderBass – Nathan WattsFlute – Bobbi HumphreyGuitar – George BensonPercussion – Nathan Alford, Jr.Tenor Saxophone – Trevor LawrenceTimbales – Carmello Hungria Garcia*Trumpet – Raymond Maldonado*, Steve MadaioWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
8:19
A Something's Extra (Bonus Record)
E1 Saturn
Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – Mike Sembello*, Stevie Wonder
4:54
E2 Ebony Eyes
Bass – Nathan WattsSaxophone – Jim HornSteel Guitar – Peter "Sneaky Pete" Kleinow*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
4:10
F1 All Day Sucker
Backing Vocals – Carolyn DennisLead Guitar – W. G. 'Snuffy' Walden*Rhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges, Mike Sembello*Written-By – Stevie Wonder
5:06
F2 Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)
Bass – Nathan WattsWritten-By – Stevie Wonder
3:58

Companies, etc.

  • Record Company – Bellaphon
  • Manufactured By – Bellaphon Germany
  • Distributed By – Bellaphon Germany
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Motown Record Corporation
  • Lacquer Cut At – SST Brüggemann GmbH
  • Pressed By – Interpress
  • Recorded At – Crystal Sound
  • Recorded At – The Hit Factory
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Los Angeles
  • Recorded At – Record Plant, Sausalito
  • Mastered At – Crystal Sound
  • Published By – Jobete Music Co., Inc.
  • Published By – Black Bull Music, Inc.

Credits

  • Arranged By, Producer, Lead Vocals, Performer – Stevie Wonder
  • Engineer – Gary Olazabal, John Fischbach
  • Engineer [Assistant At Hit Factory] – Howie Lindeman
  • Engineer [Assistant At Record Plant, L.A.] – Rick Smith , Steve Smith
  • Engineer [Assistant At Record Plant, Sausalito] – Cris Morris*
  • Engineer [[email protected] Industries] – Dave Henson*
  • Lacquer Cut By – SST
  • Mastered By – Andrew Berliner, Jeff Sanders
  • Programmed By – Charles Brewer, John Fischbach, Stevie Wonder
  • Technician [Bass EQ] – Gary Olazabal

Notes

writers for C3 as on label and https://online.gema.de/werke
no duration given for D1

Sleeve states: "Collector's album. Includes two records, a something's extra bonus record. 24 page lyric booklet".

(p) Motown Record Corp.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Label Code: LC 0363
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A stamped/etched): IP 330.15.001-A SST
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B stamped/etched): IP 330.15.001-B SST
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side C stamped/etched): IP 330.15.001-C SST
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side D stamped/etched): IP 330.15.001-D-2 SST
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side E stamped/etched 7"): IP 330.15.001 BZ2833-A SST
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side F stamped/etched 7"): IP 330.15.001 BZ 2833-B SST
  • Pressing Plant ID: IP

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
T13-340C2 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life ‎(2xLP, Wad + 7", EP + Album) Tamla T13-340C2 US 1976
TC-STML 6137/8 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life ‎(2xCass, Album) Tamla Motown TC-STML 6137/8 New Zealand 1976
T15 340 EC, T15-340-EC Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life ‎(2xCass, Album) Tamla, Tamla T15 340 EC, T15-340-EC US 1976
T13-340C2, 06007 5303833 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life ‎(2xLP, RE, TP + 7", RE, TP) Tamla, Speakers Corner Records T13-340C2, 06007 5303833 Germany 2008
VIP-6364~5 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life ‎(2xLP, Album + 7") Motown VIP-6364~5 Japan 1976

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