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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 75–84.
Published: 01 September 1989
... entitled "Rev. Stevie Wonder presents (Finally!) Psalms in the Key of Life." In this interesting assessment of the album Songs in the Key of Life, John Pareles stops just short of calling Stevie Wonder naive in his use of such lyrics as: "For solving the problems of all men, women, little boys and girls...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 282–294.
Published: 01 March 1992
... and early seventies-with the phenomenal success of over 75 percent of its records reaching the Top Ten rhythm-and-blues tune charts in the mid-sixties. The musical genius of Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, and Lionel Richie; the writing talents of Smokey Robinson, Nicholas Ashford, Valerie Simpson, Norman...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 224–226.
Published: 01 March 1992
... can "holler love across the nation." What's Going On was not only the best-selling album in Motown history at the time; it also set standards of Afro-American popular music that remain unequaled. Only Gaye's marvelously gifted pupil, Stevie Wonder, has attempted to exceed such standards by fusing...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 146–158.
Published: 01 September 1989
... that the theomusicology conference would include lectures on Thelonius Monk, James Brown, Marvin Gaye, Stevie Wonder, Michael Jackson, Al Green, Prince, and the rap group Run-D.M.C. Not surprisingly, however, resulting articles focused largely on statements concerning Prince, perhaps the most controversial...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (2): 120–123.
Published: 01 September 1994
... of the work we have done in theomusicology has not considered carefully the biographical data of the artists whose material has been studied. Although some of this may be due to the contemporaniety of persons such as Run-DMC, Prince, Hammer, Stevie Wonder, and even James Brown, the fact that very few...
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Black Sacred Music (1988) 2 (2): 23–28.
Published: 01 September 1988
... Henderson,3 the Minister of Music, the Sanctuary Choir has performed on Stevie Wonder's album, Songs in the Key of Life, and recorded their own album, Look to Jesus (Benson Records, Nashville, 1981), which was nominated for both Grammy and Dove awards in 1982. The newly formed orchestra at West Angeles...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 47–54.
Published: 01 March 1992
... of Stevie Wonder's "Tell Me Something Good." Here the entire opening melody is presented as a simple string of quarter notes. What is interesting is that each quarter note is displaced by an eighth note, creating a dynamic level of tension between the beat and the offbeat. One final example is worth...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 163–169.
Published: 01 September 1989
... Wimberley, Richard, 157 Wonder, Stevie, 102, 146; appeals to black cultural norms, 76-80 passim; egalitarian ethics of, 82-83; as liturgist, 149; as prophetic, 7576, 80; themes in music of, 8183 Yeats, William Butler, 98 "You Haven't Done Nothing," 83 ...
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Black Sacred Music (1992) 6 (1): 299–309.
Published: 01 March 1992
... Women-identified music, 8 Wonder, Stevie, 53,285, 291 Woodson, Carter G., 138 Woodstock, 230, 231 Work, John W, 71 World Council of Churches, 17 5 Wright, Richard, 35, 96 "You Are the Sunshine of My Life," 285-86 · "Your Precious Love," 225, 285 "You're All I Need to Get By," 225 "You're My Everything...
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Black Sacred Music (1994) 8 (1): 239–253.
Published: 01 March 1994
... Prince, Stevie Wonder, Sinead O 'Connor, Aretha Franklin, Bob Dylan, and Arrested Development. A list drawn from lesser known performers and including both Christian and non-Christian spiritualities could be virtually limitless. Black Sacred Music 8:1, Spring 1994. Copyright © 19 94 by Duke University...
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Black Sacred Music (1989) 3 (2): 98–124.
Published: 01 September 1989
... and the artistic achievements of his musical comrades Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye. Suffice it to say that Jackson's religious sensibilities are expressed in his wrestling with religiously informed, morally shaped, and culturally conditioned themes. These include an examining of the nature of good and evil...