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The Wonderous One turns 60!

So today is Stevie Wonder‘s 60th birthday. We must revel and rejoice in this day. I don’t care how far gone Stevie’s hairline maybe, or the fact that it’s wading in all types of water. I’m always going to be a fan. I’ont care how many tacky blazers his team make him put on, and how ridiculous they let his outfits get (I still say he fires his whole team but that’s neither here nor there). I love me some Stevie. He’s one of the ties to old music that we still have alive, and for that, he must be cherished.

I can’t sing “Happy Birthday” (with soul) without thinking of the Wonderous one. I may even do the same head bob he does. It’s now subconscious, I promise.

Stevie Wonder

Y’all see that Hawaiian silky Stevie was working with?!? Yes, you jealous.

Stevie’s songs are like LIFE. No, really. How many of his songs can you tie back to some day or memory? Lawd knows everytime I think of “Ebony & Ivory” I now think of the uStream session I had with my friend, Stu McDonald. “Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer” makes me bust out a *WALL SLIDE* now ever since he sang it at MJ’s memorial service. I pretty much fell out my chair during his performance. My thug flatlined! “Overjoyed” is my life’s theme song. “Isn’t she lovely” reminds me of my niece. And so much more.

The moral of this story is “WE LOVE YOU, Stevie!!! Happy birthday to you and MANY MORE!” I shall now proceed to do a two-step to one of his records. Oh, and of course, cue THIS.

What’s your favorite Stevie Wonder song, yall? Any of his music remind you of a major event or time in your life?

7 Comments

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  2. May 13, 2010 at 12:52 pm — Reply

    Yes, Stevie! We love you! You are truly WONDERFUL!
    My life wouldn’t have been the same if your music never existed.

  3. May 13, 2010 at 2:04 pm — Reply

    Happy Birthday Stevie! *pops bottles*
    I LOVE Ribbon In the Sky! I’m the designated singer at all family functions. I sang it at my auntie’s 25th anniversary vow renewal and it was MAGICAL! Yes, many a thug was on the floor that day. LOL

  4. Cheekie
    May 13, 2010 at 2:05 pm — Reply

    Happy birfday, Stevie!! Overjoyed is my favoritest song and I will play today on your born day.

    And yes, I am jealous of that glistening ponytail.

    • Uche
      May 14, 2010 at 3:15 pm — Reply

      I thought I was the only one! LMAO=oD

  5. May 13, 2010 at 11:16 pm — Reply

    Just Good Friends with MJ and Stevie….TO THIS DAY I rock like it just came out.

    I just had to put this one down b/c you cant really pick one Stevie song….. Jesus or Luvie dont have that kind of time for anybody…

    Word.

  6. Sabrina
    May 16, 2010 at 6:48 pm — Reply

    I love Part Time Lover and My Cherie Amore…happy birthday Steveland!

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