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Music of My Mind
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 3, 1972
StudioMedia Sound, Electric Lady
(New York, New York)
Crystal Industries
(Los Angeles, California)
Genre
Length47:53
LabelTamla
Producer
Stevie Wonder chronology
'Where I'm Coming From
(1971)
Music of My Mind 'Talking Book
(1972)

Music of My Mind is the fourteenth studio album by American singer-songwriter Stevie Wonder. It was released on March 3, 1972, by Tamla Records. Wonder would also release another studio album later on in 1972, called Talking Book.[1]

Release and reception

Professional ratings
Review scores
SourceRating
AllMusic4.5/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svg[2]
The Austin Chronicle3.5/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar half.svgStar empty.svg[3]
CreemB+[4]
Encyclopedia of Popular Music4/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg[5]
The Great Rock Discography7/10[5]
Los Angeles Times3/4 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg[6]
MusicHound4.5/5[5]
Q3/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svgStar empty.svg[7]
The Rolling Stone Album Guide4/5 starsStar full.svgStar full.svgStar full.svgStar empty.svg[8]
Sputnikmusic3.5/5[9]

Track listing

Side one

  1. "Love Having You Around" (Wonder, Syreeta Wright) – 7:21
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, talk box, drums, Moog bass
    • Art Baron – trombone
    • Background Singers – uncredited
  2. "Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)" – 8:08
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
    • Buzz Feiten – electric guitar
  3. "I Love Every Little Thing About You" – 3:46
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Fender Rhodes, drums, bongos, Moog bass
  4. "Sweet Little Girl" – 4:54
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, keyboard, Fender Rhodes, harmonica, drums, Moog bass
    • Background Singer - Syreeta (uncredited)

Side two

  1. "Happier Than the Morning Sun" – 5:18
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, Hohner clavinet, Moog bass
  2. "Girl Blue" (Wonder, Yvonne Wright) – 3:36
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, Hohner clavinet, drums, talk box, harmonica, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer, percussion
  3. "Seems So Long" – 4:22
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, keyboards, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
  4. "Keep On Running" – 6:40
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, background vocal, piano, Hohner clavinet, handclaps, drums, Moog bass
    • Background Singers – uncredited
  5. "Evil" (Wonder, Y. Wright) – 3:33
    • Stevie Wonder – lead vocal, piano, drums, Moog bass, T.O.N.T.O. synthesizer
    • Choir – uncredited

Charts

Weekly charts

Chart (1972) Position
U.S. Billboard Pop Albums[10] 21
U.S. Billboard R&B Albums[10] 6

Year-end charts

Chart (1972) Position
US Billboard Pop Albums[11] 47

References

  1. "Stevie Wonder > Album Discography > AllMusic". AllMusic. http://www.allmusic.com/artist/stevie-wonder-mn0000622805/discography. 
  2. Allmusic review
  3. Moser, Margaret (May 19, 2000). Review: Music of My Mind, Talking Book, Innervisions, Fulfillingness' First Finale. http://www.austinchronicle.com/music/2000-05-19/77259/. Retrieved September 26, 2015. 
  4. Christgau, Robert (October 1972). "The Christgau Consumer Guide". Creem. http://www.robertchristgau.com/xg/cg/crm7210.php. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Music of My Mind". Acclaimed Music. http://www.acclaimedmusic.net/Current/A1141.htm. 
  6. Hilburn, Robert (April 1, 2000). Motown Releases Remind Us of Stevie Wonder's Impact. http://articles.latimes.com/2000/apr/01/entertainment/ca-14758. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  7. "none". Q (London): 123. August 2000. 
  8. Considine, J. D. (2004). "Stevie Wonder". In Brackett, Nathan; Hoard, Christian. The New Rolling Stone Album Guide. Simon & Schuster. pp. 885-87. ISBN 0743201698 . https://books.google.com/books?id=t9eocwUfoSoC&pg=PA885#v=onepage&q&f=false. Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  9. "Sputnikmusic review". Sputnikmusic.com. http://www.sputnikmusic.com/album.php?albumid=4209. 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Allmusic: Sweet Baby James: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". allmusic.com. http://www.allmusic.com/album/r22213/charts-awards. 
  11. "Billboard.BIZ Top Pop Albums of 1972". billboard.biz. http://www.billboard.biz/bbbiz/charts/archivesearch/article_display/855843?imw=Y.