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Lost Chaka Khan Interview: Tell Me Something True! (Me and Stevie Wonder Never Hooked Up)

Chaka Khan may duet with the best of them, but there’s no, ah, doin’ it once the track has wrapped.

Interviewed by journalist Craig Seymour in 2004, who was working in Atlanta at the time for a paper called Creative Loafing, the funk queen dispelled longstanding rumors surrounding her 1974 collaboration with Stevie Wonder.

Chaka: Kept it professional.

Chaka: Kept it professional.

“So let’s go back to the heyday of Rufus,” Craig asked of the band she fronted from 1970 to 1983. “What was your favorite moment?”

“It probably was when Stevie Wonder came into the studio. We didn’t believe he was gonna show up. But he came, and that sorta rocked my world.

“We were brand new to the industry. And I’d grown up listening to Stevie, so I was a little bit star-struck.

“He came and offered two songs to us. The first one, I didn’t like it, and I told him,” continued Chaka, who has won 10 Grammy Awards.

“He said, ‘What’s your birth sign?’ I said, Continue reading

Programming Highlights; March 6, 2010

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Today’s Programming Highlights:

netscouts-for-christieToday at 3 PM Fantasy Sports and Politics covers the CBA for the NFL and the NBA with NetScouting.com’s Chris Denker, who has a wealth of basketball experience as a coach, scout, clinician, consultant, writer, and administrator.

conservative-republicansAlso at 3 PM Conservative Republican Forum welcomes candidates Robert Allen Mansfield, running for the GOP nomination in the Pennsylvania governor’s race, and Eddie Adams, running for the U.S. House in Florida’s 11th Congressional District.

hung-for-christieToday at 5 PM Actor and voice over artist Loren Lester joins Flashback to discuss his film and television career, including his new recurring role on HBO’s hit series, Hung.

 

stevie-wonder-for-christieToday at 6 PM Callywood celebrates music and Hollywood with singer Nancy Wilson of Heart, chart-topping Grammy winning singer Stevie Wonder, and hunky actor Tobias Truvillion.

 

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Michael Jackson Was Enthralled by Stevie Wonder’s Fabulous, Pulsating Sound, Says Susaye Greene

CAPTION: "When Stevie and I communicate, it's just magic," Susaye (above) tells us.

"When Stevie and I communicate, it's just magic," Susaye (above) tells us.

It doesn’t necessarily take a genius to know a genius. But that was the scene back in 1976, when Stevie Wonder pitched his latest composition to Michael Jackson in hopes of having the future King of Pop record the track.

Interviewed on Fresh Touch Radio, Susaye Greene, the last official member of legendary Motown girl group The Supremes, recalls how the two virtuosos had a musical meeting of  minds.

“Stevie came to me and said he wanted to write something for Michael,” Susaye, then in the midst of recording backup vocals for Stevie’s double album, Songs in the Key of Life, tells host Darryl Williams.

“Stevie had part of the hook – ‘Can’t help it, if I wanted to,’ but Continue reading