Stevie Wonder's "Talking Book" Album Was Released 50 Years Ago Today

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It was 50 years ago today (October 27th, 1972) that Stevie Wonder released his watershed album, Talking Book. The album topped out at Number Three on the Billboard 200 and hit Number One on the magazine's R&B Albums chart.

Talking Book featured two massive Number One hits -- "You Are The Sunshine Of My Life" and "Superstition" -- along with "I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)" which was covered by both Peter Frampton the next year and Art Garfunkel in 1975, respectively.

The album helped define Steve Wonder as a Grammy favorite, with "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" winning Best Male Pop Vocal Performance and "Superstition" snagging the prizes for both Best Male R&B Vocal Performance and Best R&B Song.

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