San Francisco & Stevie Wonder

San Francisco , officially the City and County of San Francisco, is the financial, cultural, and transportation center of the San Francisco Bay Area, a region of 7.5 million people which includes San Jose and Oakland. Stevland Hardaway Morris (born May 13, 1950, as Stevland Hardaway Judkins), known by his stage name Stevie Wonder, is an American singer-songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and activist. 5.0/5

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Yesterday I mentioned the private affair - today more was revealed - Robin William's famous friends and family gathered for a private memorial Saturday in San Francisco ... and Billy Crystal was in tears during the emotional tribute. The event was held at the Curan Theatre and featured speeches from Billy, Whoopi Goldberg, Bobcat Goldthwait, Bonnie Hunt, Eric Idle, Williams’ three children and his wife, Susan. Stevie Wonder handled the tribute's music ... and the event was attended by Bette Midler, Ben Stiller, George Lucas, Penny Marshall, Danny De Vito, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Jeff Bridges, Minnie Driver, Josh Groban, Seth Green, Eddie Izzard and Richard Lewis. Robin's daughter Zelda Williams reportedly organized a majority of the memorial.
FONK 101: ON THIS DAY IN OUR MUSIC HISTORY. 1895 - Blues Singer Eva Taylor, wife of musician and composer Clarence Williams, founder of the leading African-American owned music publishing company in the 1920’s and the grandmother of actor Clarence Williams III is born Irene Joy Gibbons in St. Louis, Missouri 1931 - Sam Cooke is born in Clarksdale, Mississippi. Cooke is considered one of the founders and pioneers of soul music 1949 - Billie Holiday was arrested inside her room at San Francisco's Hotel Mark Twain. 1977 - "I Wish" returns Stevie Wonder to the top of Billboard's Hot 100 for the first time since November of 1974 2002 - Henry “Hank” Cosby, a songwriter and record producer for Motown Records, dies at the age of 73 at William Beaumont Hospital in Royal Oak, Michigan, after complications from a cardiac bypass surgery. Cosby is best known for writing or co-writing many of Stevie Wonder's early hits, including "My Cherie Amour", "I Was Made to Love Her", and "Uptight (Everything's Alright)". 2 ...
January 14th 2005: Linda Cummings, widow of Ramones guitarist Johnny Ramone unveiled a bronze statue at the Hollywood Forever Cemetery honoring the late guitarist who died the previous September. 2000: Melissa Etheridge revealed to Rolling Stone that David Crosby was the surrogate father of her two children with partner Julie Cypher. 1999: Jerry Hall filed for divorce from The Rolling Stones’ *** Jagger. They had been together since 1977 & married since 1990. 1992: New York Dolls drummer Jerry Nolan died after he fell into a coma after suffering a stroke a few weeks earlier in New York City. He was 45 years old. 1984: Paul Mccartney reached number one on the U.K. singles chart with “Pipes of Peace”, making McCartney the first artist to reach the top as a member of a group, in a duo (with Stevie Wonder), in a trio (with Wings) & as a solo artist. 1978: The Sex Pistols performed their final concert at the Winterland Ballroom in San Francisco. The group would reunite in 1996, 2003 & 2007. 1973: Elvis . ...
On this day in Rock history: 1959: The Platters' four male members are acquitted of charges made on August 10th in Cincinnati, OH, of "aiding and abetting prostitution, lewdness and assignation." 1965: The Grateful Dead perform their first concert in San Francisco's Fillmore Auditorium (and only their second overall). 1967: Otis Redding dies at age 26 when his personal Beechcraft plane crashes into Lake Monona near Madison, Wisconsin. Members of his road band The Bar-Kays also die in the crash; the only survivor is the band's trumpet player Ben Cauley. 1967: The previously unknown San Francisco group The Steve Miller Blues Band signs to Capitol for an unprecedented $750,000, dropping "Blues" from their name in the process. 1971: At the "Free John Sinclair Rally" in Ann Arbor, Michigan, John Lennon debuts his new song, fittingly called "John Sinclair." Stevie Wonder, Bob Seger and Phil Ochs[/url] also appear at the rally, which is an effort to get Sinclair, who was sentenced to 10 years in prison for posse ...
Happy birthday Stevie Wonder, born May 13, 1950 in Saginaw, Michigan. Which songs by Stevie Wonder do you include in your classroom/curriculum? Photo: (l-to-r) Muhammad Ali, Buffy St. Marie, Floyd Red Crow Westerman, Harold Smith, Stevie Wonder, Marlon Brando, Max Gail, *** Gregory, Richie Havens, and David Amram at a concert at the end of the Longest Walk, a 3,600-mile protest march from San Francisco to Washington, D.C., in the name of Native rights. Photo courtesy David Amram, Smithsonian's National Museum of the American Indian:
Stevie Wonder could have seen both of those holds. Well done Colin Kaepernick and the San Francisco 49ers who deserved to win
This Day in Rock... 1938 – Born on this day, Etta James. 1958 – Elvis Presley’s “Jailhouse Rock” enters the British pop singles charts at No. 1, an unprecedented feat. 1961 – On his second day in New York, Bob Dylan hunts down his hero Woody Guthrie’s family in Howard Beach. He teaches Woody’s son Arlo some rudimentary harmonica. 1962 – RCA Records release Sam Cooke’s “Twistin’ the Night Away,” which will become the soul singer’s 15th top 40 hit. 1963 – While the Beatles perform with the Mustangs at a Baptist Youth Club Dance in England, Vee Jay signs a contract to distribute their singles in the United States. 1963 – Janis Joplin performs in San Francisco for the first time, singing at the North Beach coffeehouse. 1967 – The Beatles made a last-minute remix of ‘Penny Lane’ before the pressing of their next double A sided single ‘Strawberry Fields Forever/Penny Lane’. 1973 – No. 1 Chart Toppers Pop Hit: “Superstition,” Stevie Wonder. The song marks the first ...
ON THIS DAY IN MUSIC December 20th 1932, Al Jolson recorded "April Showers." 1952, Jimmy Boyd's "I Saw Mommy Kissing Santa Claus" hits Elvis Presley received his U.S. Army draft notice. 1958, John Lennon, Paul Mccartney and George Harrison appeared as The Quarry Men at the wedding reception of George's older brother, Harry. The event was held at the Harrison family home at 25 Upton Green, Speke, Liverpool. 1962, The Osmond Brothers (later known as the Osmonds) appeared for the first time on the NBS-TV Andy Williams show. The brothers performed 'I'm A Ding Dong Daddy From Dumas'. 1965, Lou Christie released the single "Lightnin' Strikes". 1965, Stevie Wonder released his single "Uptight (Everything's Allright)". 1966, The Beatles recorded harmonies and bells for the song "When I'm Sixty-Four". 1966, Otis Redding was in concert at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco. 1967, Folk singer Joan Baez was sentenced to 45 days in prison after being arrested during an anti-war demonstration. 1967, A ...
Annalisa? She's Anna-awesome! KFOX news: The future will be fun! Beginning September 24, KFOX’s all-star, rock expert lineup will feature: · 5am – 9am – Annalisa · 9am – 12pm – KFOX Commercial-Free Music Block · 12pm – 3pm – Laurie Roberts · 3pm to 7pm – Big Rick Stuart · 7pm – midnight – Webster KFOX’s expanded music library brings a broader classic Rock Sound to the KFOX audience and will better reflect the Bay Area’s passion for a wider range of rock music. Along with the station’s core artists of Led Zeppelin, The Rolling Stones, Aerosmith, and The Beatles, KFOX‘s playlist will now include artists from Pearl Jam to Nirvana to Bob Marley to Stevie Wonder. “I'm looking forward being part of the new sound of KFOX in San Francisco and San Jose,” said Annalisa. “I can’t wait to start and create more great radio together with the Bay Area audience: passionate listeners who still believe in the music... and the timeless and unique community connection of a great loca ...
Foo Fighters, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Phil Lesh, Jack White AND Stevie Wonder all in the same weekend. Thank you San Francisco!
Action Jackson nails this classic Stevie Wonder song with flying colors at El Rio in San Francisco on 8-11-2012.
Metallica, Jack White, Tom Morello, Stevie Wonder are among the acts at days 2 and 3 of the Outside Lands Music Festival in San Francisco. Exclusive photos and video.
So tired. Worked the three day event for Outside Lands Music fest with Drew, nephew Anthony and Brenna Neely. We had such a blast. San Francisco has some interesting people. One thing I have to say is they are so polite... We saw so many bands. Drew and Anthony rocked out to Metallica and Neely got to rock out to Jack White. I liked Portugal of Man, Fun and most of all Stevie Wonder. He played Sunday morning a private little concert before doors opened. Flippin amazing. So talented!!! Got to eat with the road crew and show people The bomb breakfast and free lunches. Came home at 2:30 in morning and got back up and started college. Life is so challenging but gosh it can be fun!
I had the most epic vacation in San Francisco going to the Outside Lands Music Festival and spending time with my brother Paul and his partner Sarah. Saw Foo Fighters, Metallica, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Explosions in the Sky, Alabama Shakes, Norah Jones, Franz Ferdinand, Regina Spektor, Electric Guest, Jack White, and Stevie Wonder.
Neil Young Mettalica and Stevie Wonder were headliners at The Outside Lands Festival this past weekend in Golden Gate Park . I read 180,000 people showed up over the 3 days. By the time I looked it was sold out. I guess it was very cold Friday night. 30 miles away from the park temps were in the 100's so a lot of people showed up thinking the city would be warm. Never go to San Francisco without warm clothes.
Are you ready? Road trip, San Francisco and then Outside Lands and Stevie Wonder!!!
Sigur Rós and Of Monsters And Men are part of a stellar international line-up for San Francisco festival Outside Lands this August, alongside stars including Jack White, Neil Young, Regina Spektor and Stevie Wonder.
OK. I'm a little overwhelmed. We actually get to see Stevie Wonder and Neil Young, Jack White, Foo Fighters, City and Colour, Andrew Bird, Reggie Watts, and the Kills...under the San Francisco sky! Talk about a dream coming true.
offers a few classic songs he has heard performed live, by the original artists. Please feel free to post your own. "Superstition" by Stevie Wonder "Hotel California" by the Eagles "All My Rowdy Friends" by Hank Williams Jr. "I Left My Heart in San Francisco" by Tony Bennett "The Thrill Is Gone" by B.B. King "Goodbye Yellow Brick Road" by Elton John "25 or 6 to 4" by Chicago "Rock and Roll Hoochie Koo" by Rick Derringer More later as they come to mind.
Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White and the Foo Fighters lead the lineup for the fifth annual Outside Lands Music & Arts Festival, which will invade San Francisco's Golden Gate Park from Aug. 10-12.
On the weekend of August 10-12, San Francisco's premiere Music Festival Outside Lands will be headlined by living legends Stevie Wonder, Neil Young & C
I was reading the latest edition of Rolling Stone magazine last night when I came across an ad for a huge concert being held in San Francisco in August. And lone behold with names like Stevie Wonder, Neil Young, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Nora Jones, Metallica and Skrillex also performing is South Africa's Die Antword. Now out of all the brilliant Artists and Band's that South Africa has produced over the years who would ever of thought that a band like Die Antword would be making waves world wide. There must be some truth in their song "I Fink U Freeky and I Like U A Lot"! Honestly, what is this world coming to?
Blog your way to San Francisco to see Stevie Wonder, Foo Fighters and Bloc Party at Outside Lands 2012
So tired of the crappy line-up at every Outside Lands Festival. Except Norah Jones and Stevie Wonder. Indie music bores the *** out of me. Just reminds me of the crappy San Francisco music scene. One week left and I'm outta here.
Jersey Judy...another festival, this in San Francisco...Metallica, Neil Young and Crazy Horse, Foo Fighters (whatever) Stevie Wonder... *** and some other whacks I could care less about! This is getting to be a sick joke...I'm not laughing...Mary Zona
Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Neil Young top San Francisco's Outside ...: The three-day music extravaganza will take place Aug. 10-12 in ...
The complete lineup for this year's Outside Lands Music and Arts Festival has been announced after clues to some of the acts were revealed days before. The annual San Francisco fest, to be held Aug. 10-12 at Golden Gate Park, features a bill led by Metallica, Stevie Wonder, the Foo Fighters, Neil Young & Crazy Horse and Jack White. Beck, Norah Jones, Skrillex, Justice, Sigur Ros, Regina Spektor, Passion Pit, Dispatch, The Kills, Andrew Bird, Grandaddy, Bloc Party, Explosions in the Sky, Santigold, Franz Ferdinand, MSTRKRFT and fun. are among the acts slated to perform during the three-day event. Big Boi, who was on the lineup last year returns after he failed to perform. The rest of the artists include: Rebolution, Die Antwoord, Fitz and the Tantrums, Portugal. the Man, Amadou & Mariam, Wolfgang Gartner, The Walkmen, Dr. Dog, Washed Out, City and Colour, Alabama Shakes, Two Gallants, Of Monsters and Men, Mimosa, Reggie Watts, Trampled By Turtles, Tame Impala, Jovanotti, Thee Oh Sees, The Be Good Tanyas, G ...
In an announcement today, San Francisco's Outside Lands Festival announced that acts like Stevie Wonder, Metallica, Beck, Jack White, Skrillex and many, many
METALLICA is among the artists who will headline the 2012 edition of Outside Lands Festival, set to take place August 10-12 in San Francisco's Golden Gate Park. Also scheduled to appear are Stevie Wonder, Neil Young AND Crazy Horse, Skrillex, Jack White, Foo Fighters, Beck, SIGUR RÓS, FUN., JUSTICE,...
Outside Lands Music Festival is the most recent festival to announce its lineup. But its quite the lineup! Metallica, Stevie Wonder, Neil Young & Crazy Horse, Jack White, The Foo Fighters, Beck, Skrillex, Sigur Ros, Grandaddy, Big Boi and many more will be in San Francisco this August, will you?
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