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Talking Book

1972 studio album by Stevie Wonder

Talking Book is the fifteenth album by Stevie Wonder. It was released on October 28, 1972 by Tamla. It was also his second album to be released in 1972 as Music of My Mind had been released just months before it.[1]

Talking Book
Studio album by
ReleasedOctober 28, 1972
Recorded1972
Genre
Length43:31
LabelTamla
Producer
Stevie Wonder chronology
'Music of My Mind
(1972)
Talking Book 'Innervisions
(1973)
Singles from Talking Book
  1. "Superstition"
    Released: October 24, 1972
  2. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life"
    Released: March 1973

Track listingEdit

Side oneEdit

  1. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (Wonder) – 2:58
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums
    • Jim Gilstrap – first lead vocal, background vocal
    • Lani Groves – second lead vocal, background vocal
    • Gloria Barley – background vocal
    • Scott Edwards – electric bass
    • Daniel Ben Zebulon – congas
  2. "Maybe Your Baby" (Wonder) – 6:51
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Hohner clavinet, drums, Moog bass
    • Ray Parker Jr. – electric guitar
  3. "You and I (We Can Conquer the World)" (Wonder) – 4:39
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, piano, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
  4. "Tuesday Heartbreak" (Wonder) – 3:02
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender rhodes, Hohner clavinet, drums, Moog bass
    • David Sanborn – alto saxophone
    • Deniece Williams – background vocal
    • Shirley Brewer – background vocal
  5. "You've Got It Bad Girl" (Wonder, Yvonne Wright) – 4:56
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
    • Jim Gilstrap – background vocal
    • Lani Groves – background vocal
    • Daniel Ben Zebulon – congas

Side twoEdit

  1. "Superstition" (Wonder) – 4:26
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Hohner clavinet, drums, Moog bass
    • Trevor Laurence – tenor saxophone
    • Steve Madaio – trumpet
  2. "Big Brother" (Wonder) – 3:34
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocals, Hohner clavinet, drums, harmonica, Moog bass
  3. "Blame It On the Sun" (Wonder, Syreeta Wright) – 3:26
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
    • Jim Gilstrap – background vocal
    • Lani Groves – background vocal
    • Uncredited – guitar
  4. "Lookin' for Another Pure Love" (Wonder, S. Wright) – 4:44
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums, Moog bass
    • Debra Wilson – background vocal
    • Shirley Brewer – background vocal
    • Loris Harvin (Delores Harvin) – background vocal
    • Jeff Beck – electric guitar
    • Buzz Feiten (Howard "Buzz" Feiten) – electric guitar
  5. "I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)" (Wonder, Y. Wright) – 4:51
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, Hohner clavinet, drums, Moog bass

PersonnelEdit

ReferencesEdit

  1. "Stevie Wonder > Album Discography > AllMusic". AllMusic. Italic or bold markup not allowed in: |publisher= (help)