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]
Recorded 1962-1997
Genre R&B, soul
Label Motown
Producer Harry Weinger, Stevie Wonder, Robert Margouleff, Malcolm Cecil, Mickey Stevenson, Clarence Paul, Hank Cosby, Don Hunter, Ron Miller
Stevie Wonder chronology
Ballad Collection(1999) 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 features nearly all of his most critically acclaimed songs, singles and album tracks alike. 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)" Wonder Music of My Mind, 1972 8:07
23. "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" Wonder 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 Fulfillingness' First Finale 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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