Hands down, some of the best parties we have ever been to have been DJ Spinna's WONDER-FULL celebrations. Seriously, what's better than dancing the night away to the sounds of the legendary Stevie Wonder? Since launching, the party has expanded from its New York City origins to include events hosted in Washington, D.C., Los Angeles, San Francisco and London. However, if you haven't been lucky enough to be in one of the cities that the legendary party has traveled to, then have no fear: Spinna's gotcha covered.
The Brooklyn DJ kicked off the official start of the summer by giving listeners a sampling of what to expect on his latest project, The Wonder of Stevie, Vol. 3., via Okayplayer. The compilation features rare gems and covers of songs from Stevie's vast catalog. Featured artists include The Jackson 5, The Foreign Exchange, Billy Preston, Quincy Jones and more. While we'll have to wait until July 1st to get our hands on the full album, we at least have this 18-minute teaser to whet our appetites in the meantime.
Peep the tracklisting to see what to expect and start putting aside your pennies to cop this when he drops next month.
DJ Spinna The Wonder Of Stevie, Vol. 3 tracklist:
1. East St. Louis Gospelettes – Have A Talk With God
2. The Jackson 5 – Buttercup
3. Betty Everett – Just A Little Piece of You
4. The Foreign Exchange – If She Breaks Your Heart
5. Sunlightsquare – Pastime Paradise
6. US Atlantic First Navy Show Band – Birds Of Beauty
7. Billy Preston – It’s My Pleasure
8. John Minnis’ Big Bone Band – Love’s In Need Of Love Today
9. Tony Sherman – As
10. David Porter – I Don’t Know Why I Love You
11. David Ruffin – Make My Water Boil (Loving You Has Been So Wonderful)
12. G.C. Cameron – If You Don’t Love Me
13. Reel People feat. Tony Momrelle – Golden Lady
14. Quincy Jones – Betcha Wouldn’t Hurt Me
15. Jrod Indigo – Go Home
16. Black Sugar – Don’t You Worry Bout A Thing
17. F.B.I. – Keep On Runnin’ *
18. B.J. Thomas – Happier Than The Morning Sun *
*Only included on CD.