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18%OFFZeth Lundy - Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (33 1/3) - 9780826419262 - V9780826419262
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Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (33 1/3)

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Description for Stevie Wonder's Songs in the Key of Life (33 1/3) Paperback. "Songs in the Key of Life" is different from the four albums that preceded it; it's a maddeningly ambitious encapsulation of all the progress Stevie Wonder had made in that short space of time. This work covers Stevie Wonder's excessive work habits and recording methodology, his reliance on synthesizers, and other aspects. Series: 33 1/3. Num Pages: 144 pages. BIC Classification: AVGP; AVH; AVX. Category: (G) General (US: Trade). Dimension: 165 x 122 x 8. Weight in Grams: 130.
Like all double albums, Songs in the Key of Life is imperfect but audacious. If its titular concern - life - doesn't exactly allow for rigid focus, it's still a fiercely inspired collection of songs and one of the definitive soul records of the 1970s. Stevie Wonder was unable to control the springs of his creativity during that decade. Upon turning 21 in 1971, he freed himself from the Motown contract he'd been saddled with as a child performer, renegotiated the terms, and unleashed hundreds of songs to tape. Over the next five years, Wonder would amass countless ... Read more

Product Details

Publisher
Bloomsbury Academic
Number of pages
144
Format
Paperback
Publication date
2007
Series
33 1/3
Condition
New
Number of Pages
144
Place of Publication
London, United Kingdom
ISBN
9780826419262
SKU
V9780826419262
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About Zeth Lundy
Zeth Lundy is Music Columns Editor at the online magazine Popmatters.

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Interview with author in Metro NY Extracts from book featured in One Week To Live, 2007

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