Thursday, 26 August 2010

Stevie Wonder: Tribute Pays To Michael Jackson

At the Hard Rock Calling festival Stevie Wonder paid tribute to Michael Jackson during his headlining performance last night (26.06.10). The soul story changed the lyrics to his hit 'Master Blaster (Jammin’)' to "We love you Michael Jackson". Stevie also performed a interpretation of his late friend and one time Motown label mate Michael's song 'Human Nature' on which he played harmonica. After the first anniversary of the King of Pop's death the concert took place a day on Friday (25.06.10).

Stevie 60 years old mesmerised have the huge crowd on a sun sodden evening in the UK capital with a selection of hits from his phenomenal career which has spanned five decades. The crowd joined in for a mass sing-a-long when Stevie covered The Temptations hit 'My Girl' and fans joined in on vocals for several other tracks including a cover of The Beatles’ 'We Can Work It Out' and an electric rendition of 'Signed, Sealed, Delivered'.

Other set highlights included 'Superstition', ‘Isn’t She Lovely’, ‘Uptight (Everything's Alright)’, 'For Once In My Life' and ‘Happy Birthday’. Kindly in the evening, Jamiroquai entertained the crowd with a set heavy with hits.

Tuesday, 3 August 2010

Biography of Stevie Wonder

In a abusive home blind since birth and growing up, Stevie Wonder had one thing going for him, he was a musical prodigy.
Ay the tender age of 11 signing with Motown, Wonder went on to record more than 30 U.S. top ten hits, winning 22 Grammys and enjoying album sales of over 100 million units.
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