Songs in the Key of Life (Collectors Album Includes 2 Record Set & 24 Page Lyric Booklet)

~ Release by Stevie Wonder (see all versions of this release, 17 available)

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
# Title Rating Length
A1 Love's in Need of Love Today
7:06
A2 Have a Talk With God
2:42
A3 Village Ghetto Land
3 3:25
A4 Contusion
3:46
B1 Sir Duke
5 3:56
B2 I Wish
4.5 4:12
B3 Knocks Me off My Feet
3:36
B4 Pastime Paradise
5 3:28
B5 Summer Soft
2 4:14
B6 Ordinary Pain
6:22
12" Vinyl 2
# Title Rating Length
C1 Isn't She Lovely
3 6:34
C2 Joy Inside My Tears
3 6:29
C3 Black Man
2 8:27
D1 Ngiculela Es Una Historia I Am Singing
3:49
D2 If It's Magic
2 3:12
D3 As
7:09
D4 Another Star
8:09

Credits

12" Vinyl 1

drums (drum set):
Raymond Pounds (tracks A4–B2)
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts (tracks A4–B2)
trumpet:
Steve Madaio (tracks B1–B2)
Raymond Maldonado (tracks B1–B2)
organ:
Ronnie Foster (track B5)
guitar:
Ben Bridges (tracks A4–B1, B5)
Michael Sembello (tracks A4–B1, B6)
percussion:
Eddie "Bongo" Brown (track A1)
Bobbye Hall (track B4)
Larry Latimer (track B5)
Raymond Maldonado (track B4)
keyboard:
Greg Phillinganes (track A4)
alto saxophone:
Hank Redd (tracks B1–B2, B6)
tenor saxophone:
Trevor Lawrence (70s-90s saxophonist & producer, father of Trevor Lawrence Jr.) (tracks B1–B2)
arranger:
Stevie Wonder (tracks A1–B6)
background vocals:
Shirley Brewer (track A4)
Michael Gray (vocalist) (tracks A4, B4)
Renee Hardaway (track B2)
Hare Krishna (vocal group) (track B4)
Terry Hendricks (track B6)
Josie James (track A4)
Lynda Laurence (track B6)
Artece May (track A4)
Charity McCrary (track B6)
Linda McCrary (track B6)
Syreeta (track B6)
Sundray Tucker (track B6)
Mary Lee Whitney (track B6)
Michael Wycoff (track B4)
composer:
S. Byrd (track A3)
Calvin Hardaway (track A2)
Stevie Wonder (tracks A1–B6)
guest background vocals:
Minnie Riperton (track B6)
Deniece Williams (US soul/funk vocalist/songwriter) (track B6)
lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder (tracks A1–A3, B1–B6)
lyricist:
Stevie Wonder (tracks A1, B1–B6)
performer:
Wonderlove (Stevie Wonder's backing band) (track A4)
Stevie Wonder (tracks A1–B5)
producer:
Stevie Wonder (tracks A1–B6)
programming:
Stevie Wonder (tracks B1–B2)
Charles Brewer (tracks B1–B2)
John Fischbach (tracks B1–B2)
vocals:
Shirley Brewer (track B6)
vocals arranger:
Tony Huerta (track B2)
publisher:
Black Bull Music (track B1)
Jobete Music (track B1)
remasters:
sampled by:
Gangsta’s Paradise by Coolio feat. L.V. (track B4)
is the basis for:
Wild Wild West (movie title theme) (track B2)
recording of:
Contusion (track A4)
I Wish (track B2)
Ordinary Pain (track B6)
Pastime Paradise (track B4)
Sir Duke (track B1)
Summer Soft (track B5)
Village Ghetto Land (track A3)

12" Vinyl 2

drums (drum set):
Greg Brown (drummer) (track D3)
bass guitar:
Nathan Watts (tracks D3–D4)
bass guitar and handclaps:
Nathan Watts (track D3)
trumpet:
Steve Madaio (tracks C3, D4)
Raymond Maldonado (track D4)
flute:
Bobbi Humphrey (track D4)
guitar:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track D4)
Dean Parks (track D3)
harmonica:
Stevie Wonder (track D2)
percussion:
Nathan Alford, Jr. (track D4)
Charles Brewer (track D1)
Shirley Brewer (track D1)
John Fischbach (track D1)
Renee Hardaway (track D1)
Nelson Hayes (track D1)
Marietta Waters (Marietta Waters) (track D1)
Amale Mathews (track D1)
Josette Valentino (track D1)
Nathan Watts (track D1)
keyboard:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track D3)
Greg Phillinganes (tracks C1–C2)
alto saxophone:
Hank Redd (track D4)
alto saxophone and tenor saxophone:
Hank Redd (track C3)
handclaps:
Brenda Barrett (track C1)
Shirley Brewer (track C1)
Colleen Carleton (track C1)
Carole Cole (track C1)
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track D3)
Nelson Hayes (track C1)
David Henson (tracks C1, D3)
Artece May (track C1)
Edna Orso (track C1)
Yolanda Simmons (track D3)
Sundray Tucker (track C1)
Josette Valentino (tracks C1, D3)
Nathan Watts (track D3)
Stevie Wonder (track D3)
timbales:
tenor saxophone:
Trevor Lawrence (70s-90s saxophonist & producer, father of Trevor Lawrence Jr.) (track D4)
harp:
Dorothy Ashby (track D2)
trombone:
George Bohanon (track C3)
Glenn Ferris (track C3)
arranger:
Stevie Wonder (tracks C1–C2, D1–D3)
background vocals:
George Benson (jazz guitarist/singer) (track D4)
Susaye Greene (track C2)
Josie James (track D4)
Mary Lee Whitney (track D3)
Stevie Wonder (track D4)
composer:
Gary Byrd (track C3)
Stevie Wonder (tracks C1–D4)
guest handclaps and keyboard:
Herbie Hancock (US jazz pianist, keyboardist, bandleader and composer) (track D3)
lead vocals:
Stevie Wonder (tracks C1–D4)
lyricist:
Stevie Wonder (tracks C1–C2, D1–D4)
performer:
Stevie Wonder (tracks C1–D1, D3–D4)
producer:
Stevie Wonder (tracks C1–D3)
translator:
Raymond Maldonado (track D1)
Thoko Mdalose Hall (track D1)
publisher:
Black Bull Music (tracks C1, D3–D4)
Jobete Music Co., Inc. (tracks C1, D3–D4)
大洋音楽 (tracks C1, D3–D4)
remaster of:
Another Star by Stevie Wonder (track D4)
Black Man by Stevie Wonder (track C3)
later translated versions:
Outro Lugar (track D4)
recording of:
Another Star (track D4)
As (track D3)
Black Man (track C3)
If It’s Magic (track D2)
Isn’t She Lovely (track C1)
Joy Inside My Tears (track C2)