Music Birthday: Stevie Wonder

🔊🥳 Today, May 13, 1950, Stevie Wonder was born Stevland Hardaway Morris in Saginaw, Michigan. Wonder has a 1976 song called ‘I Wish,’ from his “Song in the Key of Life” album, and it was sampled in ‘Wild Wild West’ by Will Smith, Dru Hill, and Kool Moe Dee. On January 21, 1977, ‘I Wish’ peaked at no. 1 on the US Hot 100. As for Will Smith’s song, on July 23, 1999, it also peaked at no. 1 on the same chart.

Published by Taylor Valery

Through the lense of A&R and music writer Taylor Valery, HomageCollage celebrates some of music's best creators and creations.

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