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Stevie Wonder

Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)

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“Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)“ is a 1972 soul track by Stevie Wonder. Released as a single, it was the second track on Wonder’s Music of My Mind album. In essence a two-part song, there is a coherence in that it tells a story of the singer’s relationship with “Mary”. The first part covers her desire to be a star, and to leave behind her old life to become a movie star. The second part covers the narrator’s wondering why she hadn’t come back as soon as he had hoped. The second part of the song is also a reworking of the song “Never Dreamed You’d Leave in Summer” off of the 1971 album Where I’m Coming From. The song, both in its sound and length, was a change of pace for Wonder, who was trying to establish his own identity outside of the Motown... Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Where were you when I needed you, last winter, my love ... And I think I can deal with everything going through your head ... La la la la la, la la la la la

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More songs by Stevie Wonder (See Charts): We Can Work It Out, I Believe (When I Fall In Love It Will Be Forever), Don'T Drive Drunk, Master Blaster (Jammin’), Happy Birthday, My Cherie Amour, Skeletons, Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day, Too High, and Blowin' In The Wind.

Popular in Soul (See Charts): On The Line, Music And Me, Fall Again, I'Ll Be There, It'S A Man'S Man'S World, Stand By Me, I Got You (I Feel Good), (Sittin' On) The Dock Of The Bay, Upside Down, and Isn'T She Lovely.


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