At the Close of a Century

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Stevie Wonder: At the Close of a Century
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Box set by Stevie Wonder
Released November 23, 1999 [1]
Genre R&B, soul
Label Motown
Producer Harry Weinger
Stevie Wonder chronology
Natural Wonder
(1995)
At the Close of a Century
(1999)
The Definitive Collection
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 5/5 stars [2]
Los Angeles Times 4/4 stars [3]
Rolling Stone 5/5 stars [4]

At the Close of a Century is a box set album of Stevie Wonder's greatest hits from the 1960s through the 1990s. The box set spans four CDs and the songs are placed in chronological order. It reached #100 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart in 2000.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Fingertips (Pts. 1 & 2)"   Henry Cosby, Clarence Paul Recorded Live: The 12 Year Old Genius, 1963 6:55
2. "Uptight (Everything's Alright)"   Stevie Wonder, Sylvia Moy, Cosby Up Tight, 1966 2:53
3. "Nothing's Too Good for My Baby"   Cosby, Moy, William "Mickey" Stevenson Up Tight 2:38
4. "Blowin' in the Wind" (Bob Dylan cover) Bob Dylan Up Tight 3:43
5. "A Place in the Sun"   Ron Miller, Bryan Wells Down to Earth, 1966 2:45
6. "Hey Love"   Morris Broadnax, Paul, Wonder Down to Earth 2:45
7. "I Was Made to Love Her"   Wonder, Cosby, Moy, Lula Mae Hardaway I Was Made to Love Her, 1967 2:37
8. "Until You Come Back to Me (That's What I'm Gonna Do)"   Broadnax, Paul, Wonder Looking Back, 1977; originally recorded in 1967 3:01
9. "I'm Wondering"   Wonder, Cosby, Moy Non-album single, 1967 2:55
10. "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day"   Wonder, Moy, Cosby For Once in My Life, 1968 2:46
11. "You Met Your Match"   Hardaway, Don Hunter, Wonder For Once in My Life 2:38
12. "For Once in My Life"   Miller, Orlando Murden For Once in My Life 2:50
13. "I Don't Know Why"   Hardaway, Hunter, Paul Riser, Wonder For Once in My Life 2:45
14. "My Cherie Amour"   Cosby, Moy, Wonder My Cherie Amour, 1969 2:50
15. "Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday"   Miller, Wells My Cherie Amour 3:04
16. "Never Had a Dream Come True"   Cosby, Moy, Wonder Signed, Sealed & Delivered, 1970 3:13
17. "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours"   Lee Garrett, Hardaway, Wonder, Syreeta Wright Signed, Sealed & Delivered 2:40
18. "Heaven Help Us All"   Miller Signed, Sealed & Delivered 3:15
19. "We Can Work It Out" (The Beatles cover) John Lennon, Paul McCartney Signed, Sealed & Delivered 3:17
20. "If You Really Love Me"   Wonder, S. Wright Where I'm Coming From, 1971 2:56
21. "Never Dreamed You'd Leave in Summer"   Wonder, S. Wright Where I'm Coming From 2:56
22. "Superwoman (Where Were You When I Needed You)"        
23. Untitled   Wonder Music of My Mind, 1972 8:07
24. "I Love Every Little Thing About You"   Wonder Music of My Mind 3:55

Disc 2[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Superstition"   Wonder Talking Book, 1972 4:26
2. "You Are the Sunshine of My Life"   Wonder Talking Book 2:55
3. "You and I"   Wonder Talking Book 4:34
4. "I Believe (When I Fall in Love It Will Be Forever)"   Wonder, Yvonne Wright Talking Book 4:52
5. "Too High"   Wonder Innervisions, 1973 4:36
6. "Visions"   Wonder Innervisions 5:23
7. "Living for the City"   Wonder Innervisions 7:23
8. "Golden Lady"   Wonder Innervisions 4:47
9. "Higher Ground"   Innervisions   3:42
10. "All in Love Is Fair"   Wonder Innervisions 3:43
11. "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing"   Wonder Innervisions 4:45
12. "He's Misstra Know-It-All"   Wonder Innervisions 5:36
13. "You Haven't Done Nothin'"   Wonder Fulfillingness' First Finale, 1974 3:29
14. "Heaven Is 10 Zillion Light Years Away"   Wonder Fulfillingness' First Finale 5:02
15. "Too Shy to Say"   Wonder 3:29  
16. "Boogie On Reggae Woman"   Wonder Fulfillingness' First Finale 4:55[5]
17. "Creepin'"   Wonder Fulfillingness' First Finale 4:20

Disc 3[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "Sir Duke"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life, 1976 3:51
2. "I Wish"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 4:12
3. "Knocks Me Off My Feet"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 3:36
4. "Pastime Paradise"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 3:27
5. "Isn't She Lovely"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 6:36
6. "Ngiculela ~ Es Una Historia ~ I Am Singing"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 3:48
7. "If It's Magic"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 3:12
8. "As"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 7:09
9. "Another Star"   Wonder Songs in the Key of Life 8:22
10. "Send One Your Love"   Wonder Stevie Wonder's Journey Through "The Secret Life of Plants", 1979 4:01
11. "All I Do"   Wonder, Paul, Broadnax Hotter than July, 1980 5:16
12. "Rocket Love"   Wonder Hotter than July 4:39
13. "I Ain't Gonna Stand for It"   Wonder Hotter than July 4:39
14. "Master Blaster (Jammin')"   Wonder Hotter than July 5:11
15. "Lately"   Wonder Hotter than July 4:05
16. "Happy Birthday"   Wonder Hotter than July 5:58

Disc 4[edit]

No. Title Writer(s) Original album Length
1. "That Girl"   Wonder Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I, 1982 5:13
2. "Ribbon in the Sky"   Wonder Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I 5:40
3. "Do I Do"   Wonder Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium I 10:30
4. "Love Light in Flight"   Wonder The Woman in Red soundtrack, 1984 6:54
5. "I Just Called to Say I Love You" (Single version) Wonder The Woman in Red soundtrack 4:22
6. "Overjoyed"   Wonder In Square Circle, 1985 3:42
7. "Part-Time Lover"   Wonder In Square Circle 4:12
8. "Go Home"   Wonder In Square Circle 5:19
9. "You Will Know"   Wonder Characters, 1987 5:02
10. "Skeletons"   Wonder Characters 5:24
11. "Gotta Have You"   Wonder Jungle Fever soundtrack, 1991 6:26
12. "These Three Words"   Wonder Jungle Fever soundtrack 4:54
13. "For Your Love"   Wonder Conversation Peace, 1995 5:01
14. "How Come, How Long" (Babyface feat. Stevie Wonder) Kenneth "Babyface" Edmonds, Wonder The Day, 1996 5:15

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