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Stevie Wonder

You Are The Sunshine Of My Life

  • Soul
  • Pop
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  • Funk
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  • 1973
  • 1976
  • 1963
  • 1974
  • 1972

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“You Are the Sunshine of My Life” is a 1973 pop single released by Stevie Wonder. The song became Wonder’s third number-one pop single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and his first number one on the easy listening chart. It won Wonder a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. This song was the second single released from the album Talking Book. The song opened 194 Radio City on 21 October 1974. Rolling Stone ranked the song #281 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time. The first four lines of the song are sung, not by Wonder, but by James Gilstrap and Lani Groves. The single version of the song differed from the album version with the addition of horns to the mix. Read on...

Song lines: ♪ Forever youll stay in my heart ... You are the apple of my eye ... You are the sunshine of my life

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This song is listed #281 on Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

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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, Skeletons, My Cherie Amour, Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day, Too High, and So What The Fuss?.

Popular in R&b (See Charts): Who Is It, Human Nature, Superstition, Purple Rain, Crazy In Love, Baby Boy, Don'T Stop The Music, Don'T Forget About Us, Over And Over, and Bootylicious.


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