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(YouTube) Video Stevie Wonder's "Innervisions" was released 40 years ago and it's still ten times better than anything you like. Here's half an hour of by-the-Lawd 1973 awesome, which is 29.8 more minutes than your puny ears can comprehend   (youtube.com) divider line 26
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2013-08-03 12:58:18 PM
Golden Lady and Higher Ground...

One of Stevie Wonder's best albums.
 
2013-08-03 03:14:21 PM
Listening/watching this almost makes me angry for what is considered "good" popular music these days.

Insane how great an album that was.
 
2013-08-03 03:21:12 PM
Great find, submitter.

Thanks for sharing it!
 
2013-08-03 03:27:26 PM
Just a peek. Can we help Stevie get a peek?
Get a farking peek! The man wrote Songs in the Key of Life,
Talking Book, Innervisions. Can we get this brother a peek?
Just a farking peek! ls that asking for too much?
 
2013-08-03 03:32:27 PM
 
2013-08-03 03:33:00 PM
I bought this album so hot off the presses the vinyl was still warm.  It was every bit as great as I had hoped it would be and it still amazes me when listening to it now.
 
2013-08-03 03:48:44 PM
fark yea. nice post. I'm a lifelong fan (all my computers are named 'STEVIE') and have never seen this.
 
2013-08-03 04:59:15 PM
I saw Stevie live at the Montreal Forum in that year.  Cat Stevens was at the show and did a number with Stevie.

Four decades ago.....

Fark
 
2013-08-03 05:55:40 PM
One of my favorites
 
2013-08-03 06:37:06 PM
Excellent video, subby. Thank you for posting. That was a damned hot set.
 
2013-08-03 07:38:05 PM
I skipped around a bit in the first couple of songs and it just sounded like four different guys playing four different tunes all at once.
 
2013-08-03 07:57:58 PM
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2013-08-03 08:25:58 PM
Fine Young Thing from the Innervisions sessions. Unreleased, far as I know.
 
2013-08-03 08:33:07 PM
I have nothing to say but that, yes, Innervisions is incredible.
 
2013-08-03 10:32:37 PM
Thanks Subby!!!
 
2013-08-03 10:43:38 PM
I was pulling in to work with Innervisions blaring and Vergie from the office started giving me shiat saying "What you listening to that for? It's praise music!"
 
2013-08-03 11:02:05 PM
It's ok except for the cracka playing guitar. The drummer was cool tho
 
2013-08-03 11:03:56 PM
Great album, but I always preferred Songs in the key of life
 
2013-08-04 01:21:27 AM
Innervisions and Talking Book are my two favoritist albums by Stevie. They definitely came from somewhere other than this world.
 
2013-08-04 01:58:17 AM
   In 1977 I was on my way from Phoenix to Frankfort, KY. I had been listening constantly to Songs in the Key of Life in Phoenix for several weeks, couldn't get enough of it. I stopped in NOLA and had booked a room in the hotel next to the Superdome for a night to party in the Quarter. I got there, parked my van to check in and was walking toward the lobby entrance when I saw a black guy get out of a limo with a pretty black lady guiding him by the arm. It was Stevie!!!!  I walked up, she smiled at me, I reached out my hand, she told him to shake my hand (he did and smiled at me) and I told him I loved him. true
 
2013-08-04 01:08:39 PM
I'm not much of a celebrity worshipper, but if there was one man to meet before I die, it'd be Stevie. Insanely talented, and seemingly as genuine as it gets.
 
2013-08-04 01:55:18 PM
 
2013-08-04 03:02:39 PM
This is really cool, but the Sesame Street version of "Superstitious" is better.  That song needs a horn section.
 
2013-08-04 04:20:28 PM

LewDux: Way too obscure


Also 1977!  fasineating
 
2013-08-04 06:17:15 PM
I give huge kudos to Stevie for being blind and mastering multiple instruments, and writing a handful of catchy songs, but most of his stuff just isn't for me.
"Corny saccharine pretention" comes to mind.
 
2013-08-04 09:29:22 PM

Third_Uncle_Eno: "Corny saccharine pretention" comes to mind.


That came later in his career. I don't think he's released anything with staying power since "Overjoyed" and that was almost 30 years ago.
 
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