The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie

1962 debut studio album by Stevie Wonder

The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie is the 1962 debut album by Stevie Wonder (then known as "Little Stevie Wonder") on the Tamla (a label owned by Motown) label. Wonder was eleven years old when it was released.[1] It was also the first album Wonder released in 1962, the second was Tribute to Uncle Ray.[2]

The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie
Studio album by
ReleasedSeptember 1962
Stevie Wonder chronology
The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Tribute to Uncle Ray

Background change

This is Wonder's only studio album in which he does not sing; he plays on percussion, the keyboard, and the harmonica. Wonder's mentors Clarence Paul and Henry Cosby wrote and produced the songs on The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder, with Wonder also co-writing two of the songs on the album.

Track listing change

Side one change

  1. "Fingertips" (Henry Cosby, Clarence Paul) – 3:00
  2. "The Square" (Cosby, Paul) – 3:03
  3. "Soul Bongo" (Marvin Gaye, Paul) – 2:20
  4. "Manhattan at Six" (Cosby, Paul) – 3:47
  5. "Paulsby" (Cosby, Paul) – 2:47

Side two change

  1. "Some Other Time" (Cosby, Paul) – 5:11
  2. "Wondering" (Paul, Stevie Wonder) – 2:51
  3. "Session Number 112" (Paul, Wonder) – 3:18
  4. "Bam" (Berry Gordy, Jr.) – 3:34

References change

  1. Wynn, Ron. "The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie Wonder - Stevie Wonder > Songs, Reviews, Credits > AllMusic". AllMusic.
  2. "Stevie Wonder > Album Discography > AllMusic". AllMusic.