Time Life presents 'Flower Power: Music Of The Love Generation.' Our 10-CD, 175-track set is full of the artists and songs who defined the Baby Boomer generation - it's a box full of memories that will bring listeners back in time to an unforgettable era.
Time Life presents 'Flower Power: Music Of The Love Generation.' Our 10-CD, 175-track set is full
of the artists and songs who defined the Baby Boomer generation - it's a box full of memories that will bring listeners back in time to an unforgettable era.This late 60s and early-'70s pop culture phenomena had many facets, from free love and psychedelia to anti-war and hippies. This vivid youth movement was reflected in the music the world listened and has never been the same again.
Possibly the most influential artist of all time, Wonder has sold over 100 million albums and continues to produce music today.
This release will take you back to the Motown days and bring you up to the present, through the best live performance footage and the most knowledgeable of critics. Including: Interview with Lloyd Bradley, journalist and author; one of the most prominent and respected authorities from the black music scene. Bradley began contributing to NME in the 80's and has written for countless other since. Interviews with Geoff Brown and Phil Sutcliffe, veteran journalists with a combined portfolio including MOJO, Black Music Magazine, The Face, Q and Smash Hits.
It seems everyone is trying to get into heaven; at least those whose time is up. For Lance Barton, a struggling comedian and bicycle messenger
This greatest hits album collects Stevie Wonder's first hits from 1963 to 1967.
The only song that really standouts from when he was known as Little Stevie Wonder is the explosive live performance of "Fingertips" which went to number one. The other songs from that time like "Workout Stevie, Workout" try to capture that explosiveness, but don't manage to find it. As he got older and matured, so did his music and the songs started to show off his immense talents.
"Uptight" is a pure classic as is "I Was Made To Love Her". He also started to develop and show a social conscious side with the brilliant "A Place In The Sun" and he takes Bob Dylan's folk anthem "Blowin' In The Wind" and turns it into a call and response, gospel flavored number.
In a career spanning four decades Steveland Judkins Morris has been many things: child star, funk hero, political chronicler, the saviour of Motown Records and depressingly, the instigator of the painfully schmaltzy R&B ballad. Thankfully, this exhaustive "Best Of…", timed to commemorate the 40th anniversary of his first appearance as Little Stevie Wonder, focuses mainly on the 1966-1980 glory years and his transition from incendiary soul man to voice of the 70s. The jackhammer beats, shout-along choruses and wailing harmonica peg "Uptight", "Signed, Sealed, Delivered" and "I Was Made To Love Her" as three of the finest anthems of the Motown era, and "My Cherie Amour" as one of its sweetest love songs. But it was when he turned his attention to grinding keyboard grooves and social concerns that Wonder really came into his own