Stevie Wonder biography



Stevie Wonder changes musicians’ lives!

Stevie Wonder is the legend whom most practicing musicians come across that has a life-changing impact on them.

Stevie’s natural groove and ability to so purely express music remains untouched. His vocal phrasing is second to none.

His super-hits include Sir Duke, I Wish, Master Blaster, Lately, Isn’t She Lovely, Superstition, As and I Just Called To Say I Love You.

Stevie is so much in a class of his own, it’s almost as if he understands and can express music in a different way to the rest of us.

As I over the years have learned many Stevie Wonder songs I have studied his chord progressions. Most of them are very unique, Stevie does stuff with his progressions that no one else does. The man is truly remarkable.

And then we have his keyboard or harmonica playing, which is both unique and outstanding as well!

What about the vocal range, melody writing, and lyrics? Well, Stevie is easily one of the most accomplished here as well.

If you haven’t already, you should immediately go and listen to his entire back catalog. It contains some of the finest music ever written, and performed!


I Wish – Chords

Emb7 Ab | Ebm7 Ab | Emb7 Ab | Ebm7 Ab |
Looking back on when I was a little nappy-headed boy.
Emb7 Ab | Ebm7 Ab | Emb7 Ab | Ebm7 Ab |
Then my only worry was for Christmas what would be my toy.

Go to I Wish chords.


I Wish – Lyrics + Live performance

Looking back on when I was a little nappy-headed boy,
then my only worry was for Christmas what would be my toy.
Even though we sometimes would not get a thing,
we were happy with the joy the day would bring.

Go to I Wish lyrics.


Isn’t She Lovely – Chords

C#m7 | F#9 | B11 | E6 |
Isn’t she lovely? Isn’t she wonderful?
C#m7 | F#9 | B11 | E6 |
Isn’t she precious? Less than one minute old.

Go to Isn’t She Lovely chords.


Master Blaster (Jammin’) – Chords

Cm | Cm Bb | Ab | Ab G |
Everyone’s feeling pretty, it’s hotter than July.
F | F | Cm | Bb |
Though the world’s full of problems, they couldn’t touch us even if they tried.

Go to Master Blaster (Jammin’) chords.


Master Blaster (Jammin’) – Lyrics + Live performance

Everyone’s feeling pretty, it’s hotter than July.
Though the world’s full of problems, they couldn’t touch us even if they tried.
From the park I hear rhythms, Marley’s hot on the box.
Tonight there will be a party, on the corner at the end of the block.

Go to Master Blaster lyrics.


Sir Duke – Chords

B | G#m | G | F#7 |
Music is a world within itself, with a language we all understand.
B | G#m | G | F#7 |
With an equal opportunity for all to sing, dance and clap their hands.

Go to Sir Duke chords.