Concert Alert. Jody Watley To Appear at SuperFreestyle Explosion

 

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94.7 The Wave Presents the upcoming concert November 14, 2015 at Anaheim’s Honda Center. For tickets and details: Click here –  94.7 The Wave

Sounds like a party!

Jody Watley. Celebrating Music Legend Stevie Wonder.

Stevie Wonder and Jody Watley in 1988. © 2014 Jody Watley

Stevie Wonder and Jody Watley in 1988. © 2014 Jody Watley from my personal Polaroid archives

Jody Watley backstage with Salt n Pepa, Spinderella and Herby LuvBug, in 1988 Stevie Wonder MTV Special.

Jody Watley backstage with Stevie Wonder, Salt n Pepa, Spinderella and Herby LuvBug and Brown Mark from Prince and The Revolution – 1988 Stevie Wonder MTV Special.

I had the honor to duet with one my my music heroes Stevie Wonder in 1988 for his MTV Music Special “Characters.” As a 7th grader with a group called Black Fuzz (because we all wore big afro’s) we performed “Superstitious.” Fast forward to me singing with him – my smiles, nerves and shyness nearly got the best of me. Then add to it the fact Stevie sang one of my songs and knocked it out of the park, botched lyrics and all.  It’s a fond memory. It was also an honor to have shared the stage with Stevie Ray Vaughn and Salt n Pepa who were also musical guests.  Read the archived article from JET Magazine: HERE

Stevie Wonder, Stevie Ray Vaughn, Jody Watley

Stevie Wonder and JodyWatley.

 

Jody Watley Photo and Video of The Day. Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder

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Pictured: Jody Watley, Herby ‘Luvbug’ Azor, Salt, Stevie Wonder, Spinderella, Pepa and Brown Mark of Prince and The Revolution Photo (c): Ron Lawrence Photography

It was an unbelievable honor to sing and perform with one of my childhood and all time musical heroes and inspirations Stevie Wonder for his 1988 MTV Special “A Character Gathering.” I performed with Stevie on “Superstitious” and he and I did a duet on my of my hits at the time “Some Kind of Lover.” The special also featured pioneering rappers Salt n Pepa, and legendary blues guitarist Stevie Ray Vaughn. Happy Birthday Stevie Wonder!! My laugh at the end of this performance continues to reflect the joy I felt in that moment.