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August 31st, 1969: 19 year old Stevie Wonder has released his 11th studio album - Listen

The new album includes a cover of The Doors' "Light My Fire"

19 year old Stevie Wonder has released his 11th studio album - Listen

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August 31st, 1969: Stevie Wonder has released his 11th studio album, My Cherie Amour via the Motown record label. Wonder's first album came out when he was just 12 years old.

O.C. Smith and The Jackson 5 have both recently record the title track "My Cherie Amour" this year. The Jackson 5's debut album was completed this month and will be released later this year.

My Cherie Amour:

1 My Cherie Amour

2 Hello, Young Lovers

3 At Last

4 Light My Fire

5 The Shadow of Your Smile

6 You and Me

Side Two

1 Pearl

2 Somebody Knows, Somebody Cares

3 Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday

4 Angie Girl

5 Give Your Love

6 I've Got You

19 year old Stevie Wonder has released his 11th studio album - Listen
My Cherie Amour cover art

Listen to My Cherie Amour below via Spotify and Apple Music.

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