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16 Oct 1976, Stevie Wonder’s ‘Songs In The Key Of Life’, went to No.1 on the US album chart, (the working title was Let’s See Life the Way It Is). Featuring the tracks ‘Sir Duke’, ‘I Wish’, ‘Pastime Paradise’ and ‘Isn’t She Lovely’, it was Wonder’s third US No.1 and became the best-selling and most […]

3 Oct 1954, born on this day, American musician, singer, songwriter, guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughan. He was one of the most influential guitarists in the revival of blues in the 1980s. Vaughan was killed in a helicopter crash on August 27th 1990 age 35. His family successfully sued the operators of the company for allowing […]

28 Sept 1976, Stevie Wonder released his eighteenth studio album Songs in the Key of Life, an ambitious double LP with a four-song bonus EP. It debuted at No.1 on the Billboard Chart on October 8, 1976, becoming only the third album in history to achieve that feat and the first by an American artist. […]

27 Aug 1990, Stevie Ray Vaughan was killed when the helicopter he was flying in, hit a man-made ski slope while trying to navigate through dense fog. Vaughan had played a show at Alpine Valley Music Theatre, East Troy, Wisconsin with Robert Cray & His Memphis Horns, and Eric Clapton. Vaughan was informed by a […]

24 Aug 1963, Stevie Wonder became the first artist ever to score a US No.1 album and single in the same week. Wonder was at No.1 on the album chart with ‘Little Stevie Wonder / The 12 Year Old Genius’ and had the No.1 single ‘Fingertips part 2’. This was also the first ever live […]

19 May 1973, Stevie Wonder went to No.1 on the US singles chart with ‘You Are The Sunshine Of My Life’. His third US No.1, won Wonder a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. This song was the second single released from the album ‘Talking Book’. https://youtu.be/yYj1DMHwFy4 You Are The Sunshine of My […]

Happy 71st birthday to American musician, singer, songwriter, record producer, and multi-instrumentalist Stevie Wonder, born 13 May 1950. A child prodigy who developed into one of the most creative musical figures of the late 20th century. Wonder who has been blind from shortly after birth, signed with Motown’s Tamla label at the age of eleven […]

Happy 81st birthday to American singer, songwriter, record producer, and former record executive Smokey Robinson born 19 Feb 1940. With The Miracles he had the 1970 UK & US No.1 single ‘The Tears Of A Clown’. As a solo artist Robinson scored the 1981 UK No.1 & US No.2 single ‘Being With You’. He became […]

27 Jan 1973, ‘Superstition’ the lead single from Stevie Wonder’s Talking Book album became his second No.1 single in the US, 10 years after his first No.1 hit. Jeff Beck created the original drum beat while in the studio with Wonder. After writing the song, Wonder offered it to Beck to record, but at the […]

AC/DC’s ANGUS YOUNG On STEVIE YOUNG: ‘You Only Get A Handful Of Those Type Of Players In The World’ https://www.blabbermouth.net/news/ac-dcs-angus-young-on-stevie-young-you-only-get-a-handful-of-those-type-of-players-in-the-world/ AC/DC’s ANGUS YOUNG On STEVIE YOUNG: ‘You Only Get A Handful Of Those Type Of Players In The World’ Read the full article at Blabbermouth! https://www.facebook.com/233748106643860/posts/4042432549108711


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