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  • Written and produced by Stevie Wonder
  • Keyboards: Stevie Wonder
  • Saxophone: Trevor Lawrence, Hank Redd
  • Backing vocals: Renee Hardaway
  • Recorded in Los Angeles CA
  • The 1976 LP Songs in the Key of Life won album of the year, best male pop vocal performance, best male R&B vocal performance and producer of the year Grammy awards
  • Yahoo! Music Playlist Blog voted the 1976 LP Songs in the Key of Life as Best album of all time
  • Rolling Stone magazine named Songs in the Key of Life  #56 on its list of 500 greatest albums of all time
  • Songs in the Key of Life has been preserved in the National Recording Registry by the Library of Congress for its cultural and historic significance
  • Later recorded by Tony Marlow (1977), Urbie Green (1977), Andy Stevens Connexion (1978), Norman Harris (1980), Stars on 45 (1982), Katie Webster (1983),  Wet Wet Wet (1993), Najee (1995), Pride & Joy (1996), Madeline Bell (1997),  Hangovers (1998), Beat ‘n Blow (1996), Brandon Fields (1997), Tok Tok Tok (1999), Little Muddy (1999), Guy Sebastian (2004), Phillip Manuel (2000), Cadence (2000), Brown Derbies (2002), Stanford Harmonics (2003), Capten Weber (2004), Celine Dion (2004), Marcia Rutledge (2005), Amalgamates (2006), Vox One (2006), The Source (2007), Return 2 Zero (2007), ScatterTones (2008), Cluster (2009), Bubble Trouble (2010), Dartmouth Aires (2011), Baudboys (2012), Reiner’s Big Band (2012), Jonathan Young (2014), Hyannis Sound (2017), Beatify (2020) and many others

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