DJ Spinna / Bobbito

The Wonder of Stevie: Essential Compositions, Covers & Cookies

  • AllMusic Rating
  • User Ratings (0)
  • Your Rating

AllMusic Review by

The wide scope and frequency with which Stevie Wonder's body of music has been re-recorded is nearly unparalleled in popular music (save for maybe the Beatles and a few others), and with good reason. His music is quality, soulful fare of the highest pedigree and translates well into almost any genre. The Wonder of Stevie collection is lovingly assembled by two of Wonder's biggest fanatics, DJ Spinna and Bobbito, and features a wide breath of artists paying tribute to the man. Whether it's Latin folk crooners (José Feliciano, Sergio Mendes) or disco superstars (First Choice) or fellow soul artists (Supremes, Minnie Riperton), each of these performances is delivered with the utmost reverence for the original material. For Stevie connoisseurs, this is musical manna from heaven to have these tracks assembled all in one place, some of which have never been issued on CD prior to this compilation.

blue highlight denotes track pick