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LYS
(nearby)
Posted: Apr 30, 2015 9:09
 

everytime is a good time for stevie
scrubbrush
(Passtime Paradise)
Posted: Oct 23, 2014 17:19
 

 Emwolb wrote:
I still like Frampton's Camel version best
 
I've been listening to this song for 40 years... never knew it was covered... I'll have to look into this.
msymmes
(Toronto, CA)
Posted: Sep 22, 2014 11:43
 

Tough one to rate.  Gonna have to listen to it for another forty years.

 
jagdriver
(Just a nod and a wink south of Paradise)
Posted: Sep 22, 2014 11:42
 

Bleh!
Sloggydog
(UK)
Posted: Aug 22, 2014 5:29
 

Sorry Stevie.  This one's a no.
bitbanger
(Just South of the Willy B)
Posted: May 20, 2014 7:18
 

 Sasha2001 wrote:
Uugghh! Another example of an outstanding song nearly - but not quite - ruined by the wedding industrial complex. This and the "Wonderful World" cover by the poor, unfortunately obese Hawaiian man who ate himself to death. Who wants to add to this list?
 

Yuk, yuk, yuk...  "Wedding Industrial Complex". Perhaps we are taking this too seriously.
kcar
Posted: Apr 19, 2014 0:37
 

 Sasha2001 wrote:
Uugghh! Another example of an outstanding song nearly - but not quite - ruined by the wedding industrial complex. This and the "Wonderful World" cover by the poor, unfortunately obese Hawaiian man who ate himself to death. Who wants to add to this list?
 
You must be Best Man or Number 1 Guest for countless matrimonials. "Oh, we have to invite Sasha! He loves weddings! And he knows just the right music! He can DJ!" 

The Awful Truth about your hatred of nuptials:

 Tabloid Headline: "Best Man Left Bleeding After Being Hit in Head By Flying Dildo"

No wonder you fled Australia. 
(Where did that dildo come from, Sasha?)
 


"...the poor, unfortunately obese Hawaiian man who ate himself to death." {#Roflol}{#Roflol}{#Notworthy} 

The icing on the cake. I'm sure Israel KamakawiwoÊ»ole wouldn't mind your description of him at all...
Alexandra
(PNW)
Posted: Mar 18, 2014 10:48
 

 LPCity wrote:


 

 
 
moodfood
(still searching)
Posted: Jan 13, 2014 20:24
 

Soothing -- takes me back to my youth..
Emwolb
(NJ)
Posted: Nov 11, 2013 13:39
 

I still like Frampton's Camel version best
Dahlia_Gumbo
(San Francisco)
Posted: Dec 31, 2012 19:56
 

Ahhhhhhhhhhh.
{#Music}
Giselle62
(many bear, big rock, estuary California)
Posted: Nov 30, 2012 11:35
 

I'll fall in love with you Stevie, circa '72 with that fringed vest and no shirt underneath you used to wear.
LPCity
(Salt Lake City, Utah)
Posted: Nov 30, 2012 11:17
 


oldsaxon
(Wales via Vancouver, BC.)
Posted: Nov 30, 2012 11:17
 

 DaveInVA wrote:
I like Art Garfunkels cover of this but the original is still the best..
 
Wow, I thought I might be the only person ever to have heard that. It's quite dreamy compared to this but I have to say, Art did good. I still prefer this, but then I heard this first. 
BKardon
(Louisville, CO)
Posted: Jul 27, 2012 17:17
 

 sirdroseph wrote:


True, but Elton John, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and I am sure I am leaving out some others pulled off this feat as well.
 
I will grant you that, Sir.
lily34
(lexvegas)
Posted: May 25, 2012 10:06
 

i believe, too.
thatch
(Shhh....at work....)
Posted: May 25, 2012 10:06
 

 GirlFriday wrote:

I can't listen to this song without thinking of "High Fidelity".

 
+1. The first time I became aware of it. Great soundtrack!
sajitjacob
(Christchurch NZ)
Posted: Apr 23, 2012 16:35
 

Say, that's a nice brown velvet Kaftan Stevie is wearing. Where can I get me one of those?
bev
(Reno, NV)
Posted: Jan 19, 2012 11:57
 

I heard Art's version first from an album I was given as a gift years ago...didn't even realize it was Stevie's tune. I love them both, but have a soft spot for Art's version. Lovely tune.

{#Good-vibes}

 
DaveInVA wrote:
I like Art Garfunkels cover of this but the original is still the best..
 


LizK
(Houston, Texas)
Posted: Jan 19, 2012 11:57
 

 On_The_Beach wrote:
You'd think they could have found a grassy meadow (or?) for the cover pic. I mean really, "Sit here in the rocks and dirt Stevie, and we'll snap a few shots for the cover. Time is money!" (OK, so maybe they're making a statement of some sort.) Great album nonetheless.
 
I believe this is a beach. Those aren't sea oats in the background, but they have a maritime look about them. 

ckcotton
(Adding snarky comments since 2007)
Posted: Jan 19, 2012 11:55
 

cheeeeezzzzzzyyyyyy
 
R7-12
(Abbotsford, BC)
Posted: Jan 19, 2012 11:55
 

Hard to rate this less than a 9 and very tempting to rate it a 10! A classic by one of the most gifted singers of the past 50 years.
jessfine
(The Driftless Area)
Posted: Dec 18, 2011 19:04
 

Hearing Stevie Wonder's stuff when I was a kid, I couldn't fully appreciate how this was much more than just a bunch of catchy pop tunes.  There's a lot of music from the seventies that's just achingly dreadful to listen to now, but I'm glad to say that my affection for his work keeps growing.
On_The_Beach
(The Blue Planet)
Posted: Sep 14, 2011 22:47
 

You'd think they could have found a grassy meadow (or?) for the cover pic. I mean really, "Sit here in the rocks and dirt Stevie, and we'll snap a few shots for the cover. Time is money!" (OK, so maybe they're making a statement of some sort.) Great album nonetheless.


Sasha2001
(I can see Zabars from my window)
Posted: Aug 14, 2011 13:57
 

Uugghh! Another example of an outstanding song nearly - but not quite - ruined by the wedding industrial complex. This and the "Wonderful World" cover by the poor, unfortunately obese Hawaiian man who ate himself to death. Who wants to add to this list?
sirdroseph
(Yes)
Posted: Jul 14, 2011 5:05
 

 BKardon wrote:

IMO, two of the best streaks of albums come from Stevie Wonder and The Rolling Stones.  Each had 4 or 5 albums in a row that are still untouchable to this day.

 

True, but Elton John, The Beatles, Pink Floyd and I am sure I am leaving out some others pulled off this feat as well.
progrockette
(Sonoma County)
Posted: Jun 12, 2011 13:08
 

...makes me tear up every time I hear it, and you can't really give a song higher praise than that. I'm not that crazy about the funked-up ending, actually - feel it diminishes the overall effect. But his singing is so strong here. Great, great love song.
DaveInVA
(In a hovel in effluent Damnville, VA)
Posted: Jun 12, 2011 13:07
 

I like Art Garfunkels cover of this but the original is still the best..
BKardon
(Boulder, CO by way of State and Madison)
Posted: May 11, 2011 22:34
 

 bachbeet wrote:
Great song.  Great album.  Stevie had a pretty long period there where just about everything he put out was high quality.  Both critically acclaimed and popular.
 
IMO, two of the best streaks of albums come from Stevie Wonder and The Rolling Stones.  Each had 4 or 5 albums in a row that are still untouchable to this day.

bachbeet
Posted: May 11, 2011 22:29
 

Great song.  Great album.  Stevie had a pretty long period there where just about everything he put out was high quality.  Both critically acclaimed and popular.
ch83575
Posted: Apr 10, 2011 8:05
 

 calypsus_1 wrote:

Yes, one of the best songs of Stevie, i believe.
 
Its probably my favorite Stevie song.  I am not a huge SW fan, but I do enjoy this one and a few others.
maxgruv
(Vancouver, Canada)
Posted: Mar 09, 2011 19:52
 

Just clicked in to rate this, and was appalled to find I gave it a lowly 9 at some point! Quickly corrected to the more appropriate 10. :)
gatorade
(Ocean Park, WA)
Posted: Mar 09, 2011 19:50
 

Stevie...I believe I fell in love with you forever.
 
calypsus_1
Posted: Dec 05, 2010 13:40
 


Yes, one of the best songs of Stevie, i believe.


daedalus
(Dubai and France)
Posted: Nov 03, 2010 21:02
 

Not only a great composer, but In my opinion one of the finest and most fluid singers of the last 30 years.
onerb
Posted: Sep 01, 2010 6:14
 

Magnificent
thewiseking
(New York, New York)
Posted: Jun 29, 2010 9:03
 

Stevie just nearing his peak. Brilliant. Btw for the funk lovers, check out Maybe Your Baby off this album
scrubbrush
Posted: May 28, 2010 13:25
 

10+.
For those of you that use "Mini-lyrics" (http://www.crintsoft.com/) with winamp or iTunes, download the lrc file. it makes it easier to follow the mutilayered vocals at the end. It's beautiful.
bindi
(North Carolina)
Posted: Apr 26, 2010 20:35
 

not a big Stevie fan, but this is hard not to love - great hook. 
DownHomeGirl
(High on a mountain)
Posted: Feb 22, 2010 15:52
 

I think I posted this story somewhere else too... but its such a good one...

Friend of mine who is a flight attendant was on a plane Stevie Wonder was flying on back in the 1980's.  He had bought the entire first-class section of the plane, under the pseudonym "Mr. Fudge."  At some point during the flight, one of Stevie's entourage got... erm... familiar with Mr. Wonder.  Here's my friend's imitation of her flight-attendant college after the flight:

"I saw Stevie Wonder get a blow job!  I saw Stevie Wonder get a blow job!  Stevie Wonder didn't see Stevie Wonder get a blow job... but I saw Stevie Wonder get a blow job!"


ziggytrix
(Dallas, TX)
Posted: Feb 22, 2010 15:47
 

Starts off like something from Quadrophenia.
thewiseking
(New York, New York)
Posted: Feb 22, 2010 15:47
 

i'd love to hear more of Stevie from this era on the radio, especially this album and Innvervisions, both of which I played till the grooves burned out and the disc started skipping................back in the day
whtahtefcuk
(Flagstaff, AZ, USA)
Posted: Feb 22, 2010 15:47
 

RAD!
newwavegurly
Posted: Dec 21, 2009 19:43
 

I always get weepy when I hear this one... whether not there is someone special in my life at the time I hear it or not. Love this.
KurtfromLaQuinta
(Yep. I'm still here in La Quinta.)
Posted: Dec 01, 2009 12:47
 

 lovemydog wrote:
One of my favorite Stevie songs...in fact, probably my favorite!

{#Hearteyes}
 
I'm with you.
Probably because it hardly gets played on FM radio.

lmic
(Influential In All The Wrong Ways)
Posted: Nov 20, 2009 14:43
 

 GirlFriday wrote:

I can't listen to this song without thinking of "High Fidelity".

+1 Possibly the most powerful/hilarious/touching/overall genius closing-credit music selection ever. (I laughed, I cried.)

HazzeSwede
(Vinyl Land)
Posted: Nov 20, 2009 9:34
 

    I don't.
philbertr
(Hurricane Target Florida)
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 9:11
 

 jyoull wrote:
wow, i thought my streamer had switched itself to "Soft hits Q98 - the soft, inoffensive, empty music of your life. Soft office music for soft people. Hear it on the Q." Stevie Wonder is a cool guy but that doesn't mean his music is all automatically good or even listenable.

 
True....and true of any artist in any age.  But this is a wonderful composition and beautifully performed.

philbertr
(Hurricane Target Florida)
Posted: Sep 18, 2009 9:08
 

 Pyro wrote:
8 ==> 9

the man is a genius
 
Absolutely!!  Incredibly creative.

Jack_Jefferson
(Columbus, OH)
Posted: Jul 17, 2009 6:31
 

 ydjb wrote:
say it loud!
i'm black and i'm proud!

just felt that come to me...saw His Wonderment in mid 70's in Dayton's O'Hare sp? Arena, not sure if Songs in the Key of Life was out yet - the show was spectacular, i think LaBelle (although an aging memory may be at work here) was the warmup band, also terriffic!

Clearly his most fertile period creatively, Talking Books, Innervisions......ah mammaries, like the ones, oh never mind

 

I think you mean Hara Arena.