Pretty much everything you love about Stevie Wonder is here: romantic songs and social commentary; soaring ballads and badass funk. It features Stevie as a one-man band and also shows him collaborating with others (including backing singer Lani Groves, bassist Willie Weeks, and guitarist Dean Parks). He croons sweetly, and he belts it out with righteous fury. He gets experimental with the then-new ARP synthesizer, but also he also plays beautiful piano. And let’s not forget his relentlessly funky drumming.
At a concert in Quebec City on Sunday (July 14), Wonder announced that he would no longer be performing in Florida until the controversial Stand Your Ground Law, which says a person may justifiably use force in self-defense if there is reasonable belief that they are being threatened, was “abolished.”
“These four headlining artists are willing to play for free because they believe this generation wants to see the end of extreme poverty,” said Hugh Evans, cofounder and CEO of Global Poverty Project.
“’Gospel Inspired By Lula’, [is] a gospel album I’m doing in tribute to my mother. I promised her I would do it. She always wanted me to do it before she passed away,” he said.
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