Dec 26, 2018
Ever wish you could just be a kid again? Stevie does.
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THE JOY THE DAY WOULD BRING
Kirk breaks out the bass and digs into what makes Stevie Wonder's "I Wish" swing like it does, then looks back to some earlier Wonder tunes to guess at why his funkiest stuff tended to be in E-flat.
Band/Artist: Stevie Wonder
Album: Songs in the Key of Life, 1976
Composed by: Stevie Wonder
"Superstition" by Stevie Wonder, from Talking Book, 1972
"Higher Ground" by Stevie Wonder, from Innervisions, 1973
"Wild Wild West" by Will Smith, Moe Dewese, Rob Fusari, and Stevie Wonder, from Willennium, 1999
Classic Albums: Songs in the Key of Life: Amazon
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