October 30, 2012

Talking Book Celebrates 40 Years

On October 28, 1972; Stevie Wonder released his 5th studio album, Talking Book. ranked number 90 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time, Talking Book helped destroy the myth that R&B artists were incapable of creating music that could be appreciated by rock audiences, and marked a unique period for R&B artists.

Wonder won three awards for Talking Book at the 1974 Grammys: Best Male Pop Vocal Performance for You Are the Sunshine of My Life, and both Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song for Superstition.

psychology celebrates the anniversary of Talking Book, with the long awaited Diamond In The Rough: The Stevie Wonder Session.

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