A May 13, 1950, and like a as if he were a messiah of music
, there was a being that would enlighten and lead the way of the most popular and universal cultural events, the music. He was born lacking the sense of sight, but it never seemed to be an impediment to their personal and creative development. Decades have been gratifying and generous offerings as songs, which at times have brought to the rhythms and sounds of the moment, and others have been the vanguard that has helped build a solid foundation and strong performance of the music
of today and the future.
Saying he was born destined for music is obvious. He was only 9 years old when he could play the harmonica, piano or drums. The music was and felt inside,
outside light radiated own, unique and dazzling
that could not be ignored.
Uncover hidden from the '60s, when Motown signed him, Stevie has continued to leave marks perennial in the history of music. At just 12 years old was the first artist to put the single and album simultaneously at number one on the charts and won the first number one album for Motown company
He was perfecting his style, drinking from sources diverse as R&B, rock, jazz and funk, creating an own inimitable sound
, which was reflected in the 70's. It was the first singer to take over for the first time in history, recording almost every instrument on the album, in control and production tasks, composition and arranging. He was rewarded with a handful of Grammys, being also the first African American to win one in the category of Best Album.
He won an Oscar for the best original song, He is part of the "Rock 'N Roll Hall of Fame
" and the "Songwriters Hall of Fame
", awards including the Billboard Century
, the Gershwin
, the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award
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