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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