You Are The Sunshine of My Life

1973 R&B pop single released by Stevie Wonder.

Published: Nov 2, 2012 Updated: Mar 16, 2017

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You Are the Sunshine of My Life is a 1973 R&B pop single released by Stevie Wonder. The song became Wonder's third #1 single on the Billboard Hot 100 chart and his first #1 on the Easy Listening chart. It won Wonder a Grammy Award for Best Male Pop Vocal Performance. This song was the second single released from the 1972 album entitled Talking Book. The song opened 194 Radio City on 21 October 1974.

Rolling Stone ranked the song #281 on their list of the 500 Greatest Songs of All Time.

The first four lines of the song are sung, not by Wonder, but by Jim Gilstrap and Lani Groves. The single version of the song differs from the album version with the addition of horns to the mix.

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