Stevie Wonder ‎– Songs In The Key Of Life

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Motown ‎– 530 034-2
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1-1 Love's In Need Of Love Today
Percussion [Collinga] – Eddie 'Bongo' Brown*Written-By – S. Wonder*
7:05
1-2 Have A Talk With God
Written-By – C. Hardaway*, S. Wonder*
2:42
1-3 Village Ghetto Land
Written-By – Byrd*, S. Wonder*
3:25
1-4 Contusion
Backing Vocals – Artece May, Josie James, Michael Gray (2), Shirley BrewerBass [Wonderlove] – Nathan WattsDrums [Wonderlove] – Raymond PoundsFeaturing – WonderloveKeyboards [Wonderlove] – Gregory Phillinganes*Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar [Wonderlove] – Ben BridgesWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:45
1-5 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
1-6 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
1-7 Knocks Me Off My Feet
Written-By – S. Wonder*
3:35
1-8 Pastime Paradise
Backing Vocals – Hare Krishna, West Angeles Church Of God ChoirBacking Vocals [Hare Krishna] – Agnideva Ddsa, Baradras, Bhakta Eddie, Bhakta Gregory, Bhakta Kevin, Cinmayi Dasi, Duryodhana Guru Ddsa, Jayasacinandana Ddsa, Jitamrtyu Ddsa, Rukmini, Vedavydsa Ddsa, 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
1-9 Summer Soft
Organ – Ronnie FosterPercussion – Nastee Latimer*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – S. Wonder*
4:16
1-10 Ordinary Pain
Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals – Charity McCrary, Deniece Williams, Linda McCrary, Linda Lawrence*, Madelaine "Gypsie" Jones*, Mary Lee Whitney, Minnie Riperton, Sundray Tucker, Syreeta Wright*, Terry HendricksBacking Vocals [Ordinary Pain's Reply] – Shirley BrewerLead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Written-By – S. Wonder*
6:22
1-11 Saturn
Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Rhythm Guitar – Ben BridgesWritten-By – Mike Sembello*, S. Wonder*
4:54
1-12 Ebony Eyes
Bass – Nathan WattsOther [Special Thanks - Z Articulation] – Tom ParmaSaxophone – Jim HornSteel Guitar – Peter "Sneaky Pete" Kleinow*Written-By – S. Wonder*
4:10
2-1 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
2-2 Joy Inside My Tears
Backing Vocals – Susaye Green*Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Written-By – S. Wonder*
6:29
2-3 Black Man
Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Hank ReddBacking Vocals [Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, N.y., 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), Khalif Bobatoon, Kim Lewis (2), Kim Nixon, Linda America, Lisa Nixon, Melani Fann, Rodney Brown (3), Starshemah Bobatoon, Susie Fuzzell, Tracy Fann, Troy HarrisBacking Vocals [Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, N.y., 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 MooreBacking Vocals [Teacher's And Student's Verbal Replies] – Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, N.Y.Trombone – George Bohanon, Glen Ferris*Trumpet – Steve MadaioWritten-By – Byrd*, S. Wonder*
8:29
2-4 Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing
Percussion [Background Percussion] – Amale Mathews, Charles Brewer, John Fischbach, Josette Valentino, Marietta Waters, Nathan Watts, Nelson Hayes, Renee Hardaway, Shirley BrewerTranslated By [Spanish Translation By] – Raymond Maldonado*Translated By [Zulu Translation By] – Thoko Mdalose HallWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:48
2-5 If It's Magic
Harmonica – Stevie WonderHarp – Dorothy AshbyWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:11
2-6 As
Backing Vocals – Mary Lee WhitneyBass – Nathan WattsDrums – Greg BrownGuitar – Dean ParksHandclaps [Background Handclaps] – Dave Henson*, Herbie Hancock, Josette Valentino, Nathan Watts, Stevie Wonder, Yolanda SimmonsKeyboards – Herbie HancockWritten-By – S. Wonder*
7:07
2-7 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 – S. Wonder*
8:19
2-8 All Day Sucker
Backing Vocals – Carolyn DennisLead Guitar – W.G. 'Snuffy' Walden*Other [Special Thanks - Marshall Time Modulator] – Steven St. CroixRhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges, Mike Sembello*Written-By – S. Wonder*
5:06
2-9 Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)
Bass – Nathan WattsWritten-By – S. Wonder*
3:58

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Engineered and mastered at Crystal Industries, Inc., Hollywood, California.

Full title on spine and back sleeve reads "Songs In The Key Of Life - Vol. 1 & 2"

℗ © 1976 Motown Record Company, L.P.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode: 7 31453 00342 2
  • Other (Disc 1 Catalog#): 530 074-2
  • Other (Disc 2 Catalog#): 530 075-2
  • Label Code: LC 0881
  • Other (SPARS Code): AAD
  • Rights Society: B.I.E.M. STEMRA
  • Other (Distribution Code): POL 900
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 1 Inner Ring): 530 074-2 01 + MADE IN THE UK BY PMDC
  • Matrix / Runout (Disc 2 Inner Ring): 530 075-2 01 + MADE IN THE UK BY PMDC
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 1): IFPI 0490
  • Mould SID Code (Disc 2): IFPI 0477

Other Versions (5 of 125) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
T13-340C2, T 340EP Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xLP + 7", EP + Album) Tamla, Tamla T13-340C2, T 340EP US 1976 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
TMV 3704 Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(2xLP, Album) Tamla TMV 3704 South Africa 1976 Sell This Version
ZD72131(2) Stevie Wonder Songs In The Key Of Life(Box, RE + 2xCD, Album, Jew) Motown ZD72131(2) Germany 1984 Sell This Version

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