Stevie Wonder ‎– Songs In The Key Of Life

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Tamla ‎– T13-340C2
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2 × Vinyl, LP, Stereo, South Eastern Press
Vinyl, 7", 33 ⅓ RPM, EP, Stereo
All Media, Album
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A1 Love's In Need Of Love Today
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Percussion [Collinga] – Eddie 'Bongo' Brown*
7:05
A2 Have A Talk With God
Musician – Stevie WonderWritten-By – Calvin Hardaway, Stevie Wonder
2:42
A3 Village Ghetto Land
Musician – Stevie WonderWritten-By – Byrd*, Stevie Wonder
3:25
A4 Contusion
Backing Vocals – Artece May, Josie James, Michael Gray (2), Shirley BrewerMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Featuring – WonderloveMusician, Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Musician, Performer [Wonderlove], Bass – Nathan WattsMusician, Performer [Wonderlove], Drums – Raymond PoundsMusician, Performer [Wonderlove], Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Musician, Performer [Wonderlove], Rhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges
3:45
A5 Sir Duke
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddMusician, Bass – Nathan WattsMusician, Drums – Raymond PoundsMusician, Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Musician, Tenor Saxophone – Trevor LawrenceMusician, Trumpet – Raymond Maldonado*, Steve Madaio
3:52
B1 I Wish
Backing Vocals – Renee HardawayMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddMusician, Bass – Nathan WattsMusician, Drums – Raymond PoundsMusician, Tenor Saxophone – Trevor LawrenceMusician, Trumpet – Raymond Maldonado*, Steve Madaio
4:12
B2 Knocks Me Off My Feet
Musician – Stevie Wonder
3:35
B3 Pastime Paradise
Backing Vocals – Hare Krishna, West Angeles Church Of God ChoirBacking Vocals, Performer [Hare Krishna] – Agnideva Dása, Baradras, Bhakta Eddie, Bhakta Gregory, Bhakta Kevin, Cinmayi Dasi, Duryodhana Guru Dása, Jayasacinandana Dása, Jitamrtyu Dása, Rukmini, Vedavydsa Dása, Yogamaya DasiBacking Vocals, Performer [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 WalkerMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Percussion – Bobbye Hall, Raymond Maldonado*
3:20
B4 Summer Soft
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Organ – Ronnie FosterMusician, Percussion – Nastee Latimer*Musician, Rhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges
4:16
B5 Ordinary Pain
Backing Vocals – Charity McCrary, Deniece Williams, Linda McCrary, Linda Lawrence*, Madelaine "Gypsie" Jones*, Mary Lee Whitney, Minnie Riperton, Sundray Tucker, Syreeta Wright, Terry HendricksMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddMusician, Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Vocals ["Ordinary Pain's" Reply] – Shirley Brewer
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*Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*
6:33
C2 Joy Inside My Tears
Backing Vocals – Susaye Green*Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*
6:29
C3 Black Man
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone – Hank ReddMusician, Trombone – George Bohanon, Glen Ferris*Musician, Trumpet – Steve MadaioVocals [Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, 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, Tan 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 HarrisVocals [Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Teacher] – 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 MooreVocals [Teacher And Students Verbal Replies] – Al Fann Theatrical Ensemble, Harlem, N.Y.
8:29
D1 Ngiculela - Es Una Historia - I Am Singing
Musician – Stevie WonderPercussion [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 Hall
3:48
D2 If It's Magic
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Harp – Dorothy Ashby
3:11
D3 As
Backing Vocals – Mary Lee WhitneyHandclaps [Background] – Dave Henson*, Herbie Hancock, Josette Valentino, Nathan Watts, Stevie Wonder, Yolanda SimmonsMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Bass – Nathan WattsMusician, Drums – Greg BrownMusician, Guitar – Dean ParksMusician, Keyboards – Herbie Hancock
7:07
D4 Another Star
Backing Vocals – George Benson, Josie James, Stevie WonderMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Alto Saxophone – Hank ReddMusician, Bass – Nathan WattsMusician, Flute – Bobbi HumphreyMusician, Guitar – George BensonMusician, Percussion – Nathan Alford, Jr.Musician, Tenor Saxophone – Trevor LawrenceMusician, Timbales – Carmello Hungria Garcia*Musician, Trumpet – Raymond Maldonado*, Steve Madaio
8:19
A Something's Extra Bonus Record
E1 Saturn
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Keyboards – Gregory Phillinganes*Musician, Lead Guitar – Mike Sembello*Musician, Rhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges
4:54
E2 Ebony Eyes
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Bass – Nathan WattsMusician, Saxophone – Jim HornMusician, Steel Guitar – Peter "Sneaky Pete" Kleinow*Other [Special Thanks - 'Z' Articulation] – Tom Parma
4:10
F1 All Day Sucker
Backing Vocals – Carolyn DennisMusician – Stevie WonderMusician, Lead Guitar – W. G. 'Snuffy' Walden*Musician, Rhythm Guitar – Ben Bridges, Mike Sembello*Other [Special Thanks - Marshall Time Modulator] – Steven St. Croix
5:06
F2 Easy Goin' Evening (My Mama's Call)
Musician – Stevie WonderMusician, Bass – Nathan Watts
3:58

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South Eastern Records Mfg. Corp. pressing denoted by "SE" etch in runouts.

[front cover]
Collector's Album
Includes Two Records
A Something's Extra
Bonus Record
24-Page
Lyric Booklet

[back cover]
℗ 1976 Motown Record Corporation
© 1976 Motown Record Corporation
Hollywood, California 90028.
Trademark Motown Record Corporation
Printed In U.S.A.

[booklet]
Coincidental Written Material Contained In This Booklet © 1976 Stevie Wonder
℗ 1976 Motown Record Corporation © 1976 Motown Record Corporation,
Hollywood, California 90028. Trademark Motown Record Corporation
Printed In U.S.A.

[lyrics]
© 1976 Jobete Music Co., Inc. & Black Bull Music Inc.
except
D2 & E1 © 1975 Jobete Music Co., Inc. & Black Bull Music Inc.
D3 © 1975, 1976 Jobete Music Co., Inc. & Black Bull Music Inc.

Minnie Riperton appears courtesy of Epic Records
Deniece Williams appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Herbie Hancock appears courtesy of Columbia Records
Bobbi Humphrey appears courtesy of Blue Note Records
George Benson appears courtesy of Warner Bros. Records

All Tunes Published by Jobete Music Company, Inc. & Black Bull Music Inc. (ASCAP)

Engineering:
Crystal Industries, Inc., Hollywood, California
Hit Factory, New York City, New York
Record Plant, Los Angeles, California

Mastering:
Crystal Industries, Inc., Hollywood, California

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: ASCAP
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A label): 2645-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B label): 2646-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C label): 2647-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D label): 2648-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E label): 2649-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F label): 2650-S
  • Matrix / Runout (Side A runout, etched): T 13340 C2 2645S EBF 06K ⑪ XTAL FB Δ21344 HK SE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side B runout, etched): T 13340 C2 2646S EBF 06J XTAL ⑩ FB #13 Δ 21344-X HK SE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side C runout, etched): T 13340 C2 2647S EBF #13 06K ⑪ XTAL FB Δ 21345 HK SE
  • Matrix / Runout (Side D runout, etched): T 13340 C2 2648S EBF ̷H̷1̷2̷ 06K #13 ⑫ XTAL FB HK SE Δ21345-X
  • Matrix / Runout (Side E runout, etched): T340EP-2650-S-04A-5-1-1 PRC
  • Matrix / Runout (Side F runout, etched): T340EP-2649-5-06I 2-1 Δ101383 JS-XTAL
  • Other (Cat # EP): T 340EP

Other Versions (5 of 197) 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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October 18, 2018
These are my etchings - Printed label says "A Product of Motown Record Corp."

Nice sounding some harshness to it, would never call the sound flat - very dynamic.