Tag Archives: Stevie Wonder

Money (That’s What I Want): Barrett Strong; The Beatles; Stevie Wonder.

Hello there! This week we will discuss the song Money (That’s What I Want). We will first discuss the original song which is credited to Berry Gordy and Janie Bradford, and was recorded by Barrett Strong. Next we will discuss … Continue reading

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Bridge Over Troubled Water: Simon & Garfunkel; Aretha Franklin; Stevie Wonder

Hello there! Our song this week is Bridge Over Troubled Water. This is a folk-pop song written in the style of a gospel tune. We will review the version by Simon & Garfunkel, and we will also discuss cover versions … Continue reading

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Superstition: Stevie Wonder, Jeff Beck, Stevie Ray Vaughan

Hello there! In this week’s blog we consider the song Superstition, a terrific funky R&B song from the early 70s. We will start with the original version by Stevie Wonder, and then discuss covers of that song by Beck, Bogert … Continue reading

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