Greatest Hits

Greatest Hits

by Stevie Wonder


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When it was released, Stevie Wonder's first hits collection, a 12-track disc tracing his work from 1963 to 1967, served a common function of compilations: It gathered together stray, disparate pieces, from "Fingertips -- Pt. 2" to "I Was Made to Love Her," and focused attention on the artist. Wonder had a spotty singles record: five Top Ten hits, but only two of them in succession over the four-and-a-half years, yet Greatest Hits made him seem like a consistent hitmaker with an astounding range, from those early harmonica instrumentals to soulful wailers like "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" and even oddball ballads like "A Place in the Sun." By now this set has long since been eclipsed, notably by the Looking Back album, but as a demonstration of Wonder's early promise, it is notable.

Product Details

Release Date: 10/31/2000
Label: Polygram Records
UPC: 0731453094147
catalogNumber: 530941

Album Credits

Performance Credits

Stevie Wonder   Primary Artist,Harmonica,Piano,Keyboards,Vocals
James Jamerson   Bass
Benny Benjamin   Drums

Technical Credits

Henry Cosby   Composer,Producer
H. Davis   Producer
Lamont Dozier   Producer
M. Gordon   Producer
Brian Holland   Producer
Ronald Dean Miller   Composer
C. Paul   Producer
William "Mickey" Stevenson   Producer
Stevie Wonder   Composer
Margaret O'Brien   Composer
Sylvia Moy   Composer
Lula Mae Hardaway   Composer
M. Cooper   Composer
Marcus Gordon   Composer
L. Josie   Composer

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