Stevie Wonder ‎– Hotter Than July

Motown ‎– WD72608
CD, Album, Reissue

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1 Did I Hear You Say You Love Me
Backing Vocals – Alexandra Brown Evans*, Angela Winbush, Benjamin Bridges*, Charlie Collins (4), Earl DeRouen, Ed Brown, Isaiah Sanders, Mary Lee Whitney Evans*, Nathan Watts, Shirley Brewer, Susaye Greene Brown*Bass – Nathan WattsDrums – Dennis DavisElectric Piano [Pianet] – Isaiah SandersGuitar – Benjamin Bridges*Percussion – Earl DeRouenSaxophone – Robert Malach*, Hank ReddTrumpet – Larry Gittens, Nolan A. Smith Jr.*Vocoder, Synthesizer – Stevie Wonder
2 All I Do
Backing Vocals – Betty Wright, Eddie Levert, Jamil Raheem, Michael Jackson, Walter WilliamsElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Flute], Drums, Synthesizer, Bells – Stevie WonderSaxophone – Hank Redd
3 Rocket Love
Arranged By [Strings] – Paul RiserElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Bass], Drums, Synthesizer, Percussion, Backing Vocals – Stevie WonderGuitar – Benjamin Bridges*
4 I Ain't Gonna Stand For It
Backing Vocals – Charles K. Wilson*, Ronnie J. Wilson*, Stevie WonderBass – Nathan WattsElectric Piano [Fender Rhodes] – Isaiah SandersGuitar – Benjamin Bridges*Guitar [Steel] – Hank DevitoPiano, Clavinet, Cabasa, Drums – Stevie Wonder
5 As If You Read My Mind
Backing Vocals – SyreetaBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Dennis DavisGuitar – Benjamin Bridges*, Rick ZunigarKeyboards [Fender Rhodes] – Isaiah SandersPercussion – Earl DeRouenPiano, Celesta [Celeste], Clavinet, Harmonica – Stevie Wonder
6 Master Blaster (Jammin')
Backing Vocals – Alexandra Brown Evans*, Angela Winbush, Marva Holcolm, Shirley BrewerBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Dennis DavisGuitar – Benjamin Bridges*, Rick ZunigarKeyboards [Fender Rhodes], Clavinet – Stevie WonderOrgan – Isaiah SandersPercussion – Earl DeRouenSaxophone – Hank ReddTrumpet – Larry Gittens
7 Do Like You
Backing Vocals – Alexandra Brown Evans*, Melody McCully, Shirley Brewer, Windy BarnesHarpsichord, Drums, Synthesizer, Synthesizer [Arp] – Stevie WonderPercussion – Earl DeRouenSaxophone – Robert Malach*Trumpet – Larry Gittens
8 Cash In Your Face
Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Synthesizer [Bass], Drums, Synthesizer – Stevie WonderHandclaps – Bill Wolfer, Dennis Morrison, Hank Redd, Kimberly Jackson, Stephanie Andrews, Stevie Wonder, Trevor LawrencePercussion – Earl DeRouen
9 Lately
Piano, Synthesizer [Bass] – Stevie Wonder
10 Happy Birthday
Backing Vocals – Betty Wright, Brenda M. Boyce, Emma Coleman, Josie James, LaDee Streeter, Linda Allen, Malikia Hilton, Melody McCully, Nadra Ross, Renee Hardaway, Shirley Brewer, Susaye Greene Brown*, Tammy Thomas*, Venetta Wiley, Windy BarnesPiano, Electric Piano [Fender Rhodes], Vocoder, Drums, Synthesizer [Bass Melodian, Fairlight] – Stevie Wonder

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Catalogue number WD72608 appears consistently on spine, inlay, insert and disc.

16 page booklet with lyrics.

Recorded and mixed at Wonderland Studios, Los Angeles, California with the Record Plant Remote Truck.
Additional recording at I.A.M. Studios, Irvine, California and Crystal Sound Studios, Hollywood, California.
Originally released on Tamla 373, September 29, 1980.

Made in Germany

Track 5 typo in liner notes: Celesta is mistyped as Celeste.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text): 0035627260827
  • Barcode (Printed): 0 035627 260827
  • Matrix / Runout: SONOPRESS B-6134 / ZD 72015 B
  • Rights Society: BIEM
  • Rights Society: GEMA
  • Label Code: LC 0881
  • SPARS Code: DDD
  • Other: D: QM
  • Other: F: BM720
  • Other: UK: QK

Other Versions (5 of 139) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
T8-373M1 Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July(LP, Album) Tamla T8-373M1 US 1980 Sell This Version
012 157 583-2 Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July(CD, Album, Num, RE, RM) Motown 012 157 583-2 US 2000 Sell This Version
SPK1-60019 Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July(Cass) Motown SPK1-60019 Spain 1980 Sell This Version
2-47.065 Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July(LP, Album) Motown 2-47.065 Spain 1982 Sell This Version
ZL 72015 Stevie Wonder Hotter Than July(LP, Album, RE, Gat) Motown ZL 72015 Italy Unknown Sell This Version