If there has been a single musician who would have a song to symbolize the soundtrack of Black America through the ages, it’s Stevie Wonder. He sang us through the latter half of the 20th century and into the 21st. His voice was one of the most crucial of the Motown sound and he went on to become one of the most influential artists of all time. Let’s face it: he has long since earned a place on soul music’s Mount Rushmore. 

And today, we honor this legacy from child star to veteran elder statesman as he completes his 70th amazing year around the sun.

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