Stevie Wonder
Songs in the Key of Life

Genres: Soul

Parent genres: R&B



Best of All-time Lists, Best of Decade Lists, etc.
Amazon.com (USA) - The 10 Best Albums by Decade (1999) 3
Blender (USA) - 500 CDs You Must Own Before You Die (2003) No Order
Dave Marsh & Kevin Stein (USA) - The 40 Best of Album Chartmakers by Year (1981) 2
Gear (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of the Century (1999) 12
Greenwood Encyclopedia of Rock History (USA) - Most Significant Rock Albums (2006) No Order
Infoplease.com (USA) - Must-Have Recordings (1998) No Order
Jimmy Guterman (USA) - The Best Rock and Roll Records (online version) No Order
Kitsap Sun (USA) - Top 200 Albums of the Last 40 Years (2005) 19
Life (USA) - 40 Years of Rock & Roll, the Album of the Year 1952-91 (Updated 1995) No Order
National Recording Preservation Board (USA) - The National Recording Registry No Order
Paste (USA) - The 70 Best Albums of the 1970s (2012) 24
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1977) 41
Paul Gambaccini - The World Critics Best Albums of All Time (1987) 14
Pause & Play (USA) - 10 Albums of the 70's (2003) No Order
Pause & Play (USA) - Albums Inducted into a Time Capsule, One Album per Week No Order
Popblerd (USA) - Top 100 Albums of the 1970s (2013) 7
Rickey Vincent (USA) - Five Star Albums from "FUNK: The MUSIC, the PEOPLE, and the RHYTHM No Order
Robert Dimery - 1001 Albums You Must Hear Before You Die (Updated 2013) No Order
Rolling Stone (USA) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (Updated 2012) 57
The Recording Academy Grammy Hall of Fame Albums and Songs (USA) Winner
Time (USA) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2006) No Order
Tom Moon (USA) - 1000 Recordings to Hear Before You Die (2008) Main entry
Treble (USA) - The Best Albums of the 70s, by Year (2005) 4
VH1 (USA) - The 100 Greatest Albums of R 'N' R (2001) 7
Vibe (USA) - 51 Albums representing a Generation, a Sound and a Movement (2004) No Order
Channel 4 (UK) - 125 Nominations for the 100 Greatest Albums (2005) No Order
Continuum Books - 33 1/3: A Series of Books about Critically Acclaimed Albums No Order
Eagle Rock (UK/USA) - Classic Albums TV Series (1997-2002) No Order
Gary Mulholland (UK) - 261 Greatest Albums Since Punk and Disco (2006) No Order
Hot Press (Ireland) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (2006) 42
Mojo (UK) - Mojo 1000, the Ultimate CD Buyers Guide (2001) No Order
Mojo (UK) - The 100 Greatest Albums Ever Made (1995) 80
Mojo (UK) - The Mojo Collection, 3rd and/or 4th Edition (2003/2007) No Order
NME (UK) - NME Rock Years, Albums of the Year 1963-99 (2000) No Order
NME (UK) - Some of the Greatest Double LPs Ever Issued (1991) 19
NME (UK) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time (2013) 172
Q (UK) - The 50 Best Albums of the 70s (1998) 5
Q (UK) - Top 20 Albums from 1970-1979 (2004) 15
Rhythm (UK) - The 50 Greatest Drum Albums (2007) 21
The Guardian (UK) - The 100 Best Albums Ever (1997) 38
The New Nation (UK) - Top 100 Albums by Black Artists 4
The Observer (UK) - 50 Albums That Changed Music 1956-2006 (2006) 26
The Times (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1993) 73
Time Out (UK) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1989) 15
Aftenposten (Norway) - Top 50 Albums of All Time (1999) 37
Dagbladet (Norway) - The Best Albums of the Century (1999) No Order
Helsingin Sanomat (Finland) - 50th Anniversary of Rock (2004) No Order
Panorama (Norway) - The 30 Best Albums of the Year 1970-98 (1999) 2
Platekompaniet (Norway) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (2001) 56
Pop (Sweden) - The World's 100 Best Albums + 300 Complements (1994) 101
Aloha (Netherlands) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1999) 2
David Kleijwegt (Netherlands) - Top 100 Albums of All Time (1999) 26
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of 1971-1991 (1991) 2
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 20th Century (1987) 87
OOR (Netherlands) - The Best Albums of the 70s (1979) 1
OOR (The Netherlands) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (2007) 41
Studio Brussels (Belgium) - The 500 Greatest Albums of All Time, Nominations (2015) No Order
VPRO (The Netherlands) - 299 Nominations of the Best Album of All Time (2006) No Order
BR Puls (Germany) - Ruhmeshalle (Hall of Fame) No Order
Berlin Media (Germany) - The 100 Best Albums of All Time (1998) 61
Laut (Germany) - Meilensteine (Milestones) No Order
RoRoRo Rock-Lexicon (Germany) - Most Recommended Albums (2003) No Order
Rolling Stone (Germany) - The 500 Best Albums of All Time (2004) 256
Spex (Germany) - The 100 Albums of the Century (1999) 85
Wiener (Austria) - The 100 Best Albums of the 20th Century (1999) 35
ZEIT (Germany) - 100 Modern Classics (2007) No Order
Christophe Brault (France) - Top 20 Albums by Year 1964-2004 (2006) 5
Crossroads (France) - 109 Essential Albums from 1976-78 (2009) No Order
Gilles Verlant (France) - 300+ Best Albums in the History of Rock (2013) No Order
Hervé Bourhis (France) - 555 Records (2007) No Order
Les Inrockuptibles (France) - 50 Years of Rock'n'Roll (2004) No Order
Liberation (France) - Best Albums 1968-88 (1988) 7
Philippe Manoeuvre (France) - 100 Necessary Albums (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - 555 Albums from 1954-2014 (2014) No Order
Rock & Folk (France) - The Best Albums from 1963 to 1999 (1999) No Order
Discoplay (Spain) - The 50 Best Albums of All Time (1997) No Order
Plásticos y Decibelios (Spain) - The 80 Best Albums of All Time (2000) 17
Rock de Lux (Spain) - The 100 Best Albums of the 1970s (1988) 25
Cameron Adams (Australia) - 100 Must Have Albums (2013) 11-100
Rolling Stone & Borders (Australia) - 100 Must Have CDs (2007) No Order
List by Japanese Critics - 100 Essential Albums (1998?) No Order
Yediot Ahonot (Israel) - Top 99 Albums of All Time (1999) 55
Popster (Italy) - The 100 Best Albums of the 70s (1979) No Order
Giannis Petridis (Greece) - 2004 of the Best Albums of the Century (2003) No Order
Jerzy Skarzynski (Poland) - Unforgettable Albums in Rock History (2004) No Order
Rolling Stone (Mexico) - The 100 Greatest Albums of All Time (2004) 11
Ratings
All Music Guide (USA) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
MusicHound (USA) - Album Ratings 0-5 Bones (1998-99) 5 Bones
Robert Christgau (USA) - Consumer Guide Album Grade A
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 0-5 Stars (USA, 1979 and/or 1983) 5 Stars
Rolling Stone Album Guide, Ratings 1-5 Stars (USA, 1992) 5 Stars
Martin C. Strong (UK) - The Great Rock Discography 7th Edition, Ratings 1-10 8
Paul Roland (UK) - CD Guide to Pop & Rock, Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2001) 4 Stars
Virgin Encyclopedia of Popular Music (UK) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars (2002) 5 Stars
Le Guide du CD (France) - Ratings from 1 to 4 Stars & "GOLD" (1991-1997) 4 Stars
Music Story (France) - Album Ratings 1-5 Stars 5 Stars
José Ramón Pardo (Spain) - The 1000 Best Pop-Rock Albums, Ratings 1-5 (1997) 5 Stars
Piero Scaruffi, Italy (www.scaruffi.com), Album Ratings (Scale 1 to 10) 7
End of Year Lists
Grammy Awards (USA) - Album of the Year Winner
Village Voice (USA) - Albums of the Year 1
NME (UK) - Albums of the Year 29
Sounds (UK) - Albums of the Year 8
OOR (Netherlands) - Albums of the Year 1


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