> wiki  

Music of My Mind

KidzSearch Safe Wikipedia for Kids.
Jump to: navigation, search
Music of My Mind
Studio album by
ReleasedMarch 3, 1972
StudioMedia Sound, Electric Lady
(New York, New York)
Crystal Industries
(Los Angeles, California)
Stevie Wonder chronology
'Where I'm Coming From
Music of My Mind 'Talking Book

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
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]
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]
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]

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


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


  1. "Stevie Wonder > Album Discography > AllMusic". AllMusic. 
  2. Allmusic review
  3. Moser, Margaret (May 19, 2000). Review: Music of My Mind, Talking Book, Innervisions, Fulfillingness' First Finale. Retrieved September 26, 2015. 
  4. Christgau, Robert (October 1972). "The Christgau Consumer Guide". Creem. Retrieved September 29, 2015. 
  5. 5.0 5.1 5.2 "Music of My Mind". Acclaimed Music. 
  6. Hilburn, Robert (April 1, 2000). Motown Releases Remind Us of Stevie Wonder's Impact. 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 . Retrieved September 25, 2015. 
  9. "Sputnikmusic review". 
  10. 10.0 10.1 "Allmusic: Sweet Baby James: Charts & Awards: Billboard Albums". 
  11. "Billboard.BIZ Top Pop Albums of 1972".