By Tenley Williams
A biography of the blind composer, pianist, and singer whose musical skill, obvious for the reason that adolescence, has earned him many awards.
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The black musicians honing their talents in Detroit, including the Four Tops, Sam Cooke, Marvin Gaye, the Temptations, the Supremes, and Martha and the Vandellas, were attracting white audiences with a sound becoming known as “soul” music. Recalling Stevie’s early career, columnist Ken McIntyre wrote in the Washington Times of the Motown sound that Stevie Wonder was helping to create: It was “a blend of rock and rhythm and blues— BEGINNINGS ‘the Sound of Young America’—that compelled white, suburban teens to embrace a beat made by urban blacks.
Wisely for Stevie, however, and happily for Motown, he had signed another contract with Motown as a staff writer. This contract, separate from his contract as a solo artist, allowed him to write and collaborate on songs for other performers. Harry Weinger, a producer and friend of Stevie, relates a conversation with the late Clarence Paul, Stevie’s Motown mentor, who described the way music was never outside of Stevie’s creative vision: “Stevie was always coming up with things—writing on the plane, the bus, the way to the studio.
But the Apollo audience did not have the final word. “Superstition” rose to the top of the music charts. With his next number one hit, “You Are the Sunshine of My Life,” Stevie Wonder produced what has been called an American standard, and he was well on his way to a very successful career. With the release of Innervisions, Stevie’s appeal began to cross racial boundaries. The album sold more than 1 million copies and garnered the performer three Grammy Awards, including Best Album, in 1974. 4 INNER VISION IN THE FALL of 1972—a year marked by tense race relations, the winding down of the Vietnam War, and the beginning of the infamous Watergate scandal—Stevie joined John Lennon and Yoko Ono in a concert at Madison Square Garden.
Stevie Wonder (Overcoming Adversity) by Tenley Williams