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Stevie Wonder: Music Of My Mind (Tamla Motown)

Penny Valentine, Sounds, 4 December 1971

THIS HAS been hailed as Stevie Wonder's final "coming of age", but I think this album is more important and will certainly have more important repercussions than that. To me this album represents the "coming of age" of black soul music. A growth that started with Curtis Mayfield, was ex-tended by Isaac Hayes, and has now reached fruition in the hands of Stevie Wonder. It is that important a landmark in contemporary music.

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