Stevie Wonder ‎– Songs In The Key Of Life

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Tamla ‎– T13-340C2
Format:
2 × Vinyl, LP, Waddell Pressing
Vinyl, 7", 33 ⅓ RPM, EP, PRC Compton Pressing
All Media, Album, Gatefold
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A1 Love's In Need Of Love Today
Performer [Collinga] – Eddie 'Bongo' Brown*Written-By – S. Wonder*
7:05
A2 Have A Talk With God
Songwriter [Writers] – Calvin Hardaway, Stevie WonderWritten-By – C. Hardaway*, S. Wonder*
2:42
A3 Village Ghetto Land
Songwriter [Writers] – Byrd*, Stevie WonderWritten-By – S. Byrd*, S. Wonder*
3:25
A4 Contusion
Backing Vocals [Background] – Artece May, Josie James, Michael Gray (2), Shirley BrewerBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Raymond PoundsFeaturing – WonderloveKeyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – S. 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 – S. 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 – S. Wonder*
4:12
B2 Knocks Me Off My Feet
Written-By – S. Wonder*
3:35
B3 Pastime Paradise
Backing Vocals [Background] – Hare Krishna, West Angeles Church Of God ChoirBacking Vocals [Hare Krishna] – Agnideva Dása, Baradras, Bhakta Eddie, Bhakta Gregory, Bhakta Kevin, Cinmayi Dasi, Duryodhana Guru Dása, Jayasacinandana Dása, Jitamrtyu Dása, Rukmini, Vedavyâsa Dása, Yogamaya DasiBacking Vocals [West Angeles Church Of God Choir] – Addie Cox, Carolyn Johnson, Dennis Swindell, Ethel Enoex, Jacqueline F. English, James Lambert, Lonnie Morgan, Michael Gray (2), Michael Wycoff, Phillip Kimble, Rosona Starks, Sheryl WalkerPercussion – Bobbye Hall, Raymond Maldonado*Written-By – S. Wonder*
3:20
B4 Summer Soft
Organ – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Nastee Latimer*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – S. Wonder*
4:16
B5 Ordinary Pain
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals – Lynda LaurenceBacking Vocals [Background] – Charity McCrary, Deniece Williams, Linda McCrary, Madelaine "Gypsy" Jones*, Mary Lee Whitney, Minnie Riperton, Sundray Tucker, Syreeta Wright, Terry HendricksLead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Vocals ["Ordinary Pain's" Reply] – Shirley BrewerWritten-By – S. Wonder*
6:22
C1 Isn't She Lovely
Handclaps [Background] – Artece May, Brenda Barrett, Carole Cole, Colleen Carleton, Dave Henson*, Edna Orso, Josette Valentino, Nelson Hayes, Shirley Brewer, Tucker*Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Written-By – S. Wonder*
6:33
C2 Joy Inside My Tears
Backing Vocals [Background] – Susaye Green*Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Written-By – S. Wonder*
6:29
C3 Black Man
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Hank ReddChorus [Children] – Al Jocko Fann, Anthony Givens, Antonio Givens, Audrey Givens, Calvin Johnson (6), Carl Lockhart, Carolyn Massenburg, Derrick Givens (2), Doé Rain Edwards, Gail Lockhart, Gregory Rudd, Gwen Perry (2), Henry America, Irma Leslie, Jan Adams, Jean Brown (2), Jeania Harris, Keith Slaughter (2), Kim Lewis (2), Kim Nixon, Linda America, Lisa Nixon, Melani Fann, Rodney Brown (3), Starshemah Bobatoon, Susie Fuzzell, Tracy Fann, Troy HarrisChorus [Teacher's And Student's Verbal Replies] – Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, N.Y.Chorus [Teachers] – Adrian James, Al Fann, Barbara Fann, Berry Bridges, Cecelia Brown, Gary Byrd, Gary Veney, Larri Nuckens, Mi Mi Green, Mildred Givens, Pat Johnson (8), Shelley Fann, Sudana Bobatoon, Willie MooreSongwriter [Writers] – Byrd*, Stevie WonderTrombone – George Bohanon, Glen Ferris*Trumpet – Steve MadaioWritten-By – S. 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 Translation] – Raymond Maldonado*Translated By [Zulu Translation] – Thoko Mdalose HallWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:48
D2 If It's Magic
Harp – Dorothy AshbyWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:11
D3 As
Backing Vocals [Background] – 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 – S. Wonder*
7:07
D4 Another Star
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals [Background] – 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 – S. Wonder*
8:19
A Something's Extra (Bonus Record)
E1 Saturn
Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesSongwriter [Writers] – Mike Sembello*, Stevie WonderWritten-By – S. Wonder*
4:54
E2 Ebony Eyes
Bass – Nathan WattsOther ['Z' Articulation] – Tom ParmaSaxophone – Jim HornSteel Guitar – Peter "Sneaky Pete" Kleinow*Written-By – S. Wonder*
4:10
F1 All Day Sucker
Backing Vocals [Background] – Carolyn DennisLead Guitar – W. G. "Snuffy" Walden*Other [Marshall Time Modulator] – Steven St. CroixRhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges, Mike Sembello*Written-By – S. Wonder*
5:06
F2 Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)
Bass – Nathan WattsWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:58

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"Collectors Album" released in a gatefold jacket, with auto-coupled LP sides that are detailed below, and a 7" bonus record.
LP 1: A-side coupled with D-side
LP 2: B-side coupled with C-side.

7" typesetting by Stoughton Printing Co.

This version can be differentiated by the label typesetting, the runout groove etchings, which indicate that the 2xLP is the Waddell pressing plant variation and that the 7" is the PRC Compton pressing plant variation.

It can be differentiated further by the mastering/lacquer cutting information found in the runout grooves of all three discs.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (A-side label): 2645-S
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side label): 2646-S
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side label): 2647-S
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side label): 2648-S
  • Matrix / Runout (E-side label): 2649-S
  • Matrix / Runout (F-side label): 2650-S
  • Matrix / Runout (A-side runout etching): T13340C2 2645 S EBF 98 XTAL AB B-WA
  • Matrix / Runout (B-side runout etching): T13340C2 2646S EBF 98 XTAL AB A-WA
  • Matrix / Runout (C-side runout etching): T13340 C2 2647S EBF 98 XTAL AB A-WA
  • Matrix / Runout (D-side runout etching): T13340C2 2648 S EBF 98 XTAL AB B-WA
  • Matrix / Runout (E-side runout etching): T340EP-2649-S-06I △101383 JS-XTAL PRC-W 1-1
  • Matrix / Runout (F-side runout etching): T13340 EP 2650S-9̶9̶0̶7̶(2) △100708-X JS-2-XTAL
  • Other (E & F-side labels): T 340EP
  • Rights Society: ASCAP

Other Versions (5 of 194) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
T13-340C2 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xLP, Wad + 7", EP + Album) Tamla T13-340C2 US 1976 Sell This Version
530 034-2 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xCD, Album, RE, Thi) Motown 530 034-2 Europe Unknown Sell This Version
UICY-78304/5 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xCD, Album, RE) Motown UICY-78304/5 Japan 2017 Sell This Version
2-48.001/2 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xLP, Album, Gat) Motown 2-48.001/2 Spain 1981 Sell This Version
3746303402 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xCD, Album, RE) Motown 3746303402 Canada Unknown Sell This Version

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