Uptight (Everything's Alright)

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Uptight (Everything's Alright)
Single van:
Stevie Wonder
Van het album:
Up-Tight
B-kant(en) "Purple Rain Drops"
Uitgebracht 1965
Label Tamla 54124
Schrijver(s) Sylvia Moy, Henry Cosby, Wonder
Producent(en) Ivy Hunter, Henry Cosby, Clarence Paul, William "Mickey" Stevenson
Stevie Wonder
1965
"High Heel Sneakers"
  1965
"Uptight (Everything's Alright)"
  1966
"Nothing's Too Good for My Baby"
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"Uptight (Everything's Alright)" is een liedje van Stevie Wonder. Het werd in november 1965 door Tamla Records, een sublabel van Motown, als single uitgebracht, met op de B-kant het door Ted Hull geschreven "Purple Rain Drops". Na de nummer één-hit "Fingertips" in 1963 lukte het Wonder eerst niet dat succes te evenaren. De voor hem geschreven liedjes sloegen niet aan en tot overmaat van ramp kreeg hij de baard in de keel. Maar toen Sylvia Moy hem een riff hoorde spelen, maakte zij daar in samenwerking met Henry Cosby "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" van.[1] Met een derde plaats in de Billboard Hot 100 en een eerste plaats in de Amerikaanse hitlijst voor rhythm-and-blues betekende dit nummer een heropleving van Wonders succes. In de UK Singles Chart bereikte de single de veertiende plaats.[2]

Hitnoteringen[bewerken]

UK Singles Chart[bewerken]

Hitnotering in de UK Singles Chart:
Week: 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 -
Positie: 40 31 26 18 14 18 24 30 47 49 uit
Bronnen, noten en/of referenties
  1. Perone, James E. The sound of Stevie Wonder: his words and music, p. 5. Uitg.: Greenwood Publishing Group, 2006.
  2. Stevie Wonder - Uptight (Everything's Alright) op Chart Stats. Geraadpleegd op 30 januari 2012.
Studioalbums: The Jazz Soul of Little Stevie (1962) · Tribute to Uncle Ray (1962) · With a Song in My Heart (1963) · Stevie at the Beach (1964) · Up-Tight (1966) · Down to Earth (1966) · I Was Made to Love Her (1967) · Someday at Christmas (1967) · Eivets Rednow (1968) · For Once in My Life (1968) · My Cherie Amour (1969) · Signed, Sealed & Delivered (1970) · Where I'm Coming From (1971) · Music of My Mind (1972) · Talking Book (1972) · Innervisions (1973) · Fulfillingness' First Finale (1974) · Songs in the Key of Life (1976) · Hotter than July (1980) · In Square Circle (1985) · Characters (1987) · Conversation Peace (1995) · A Time to Love (2005)
Livealbums: The 12 Year Old Genius (1963) · Stevie Wonder Live (1970) · Live at the Talk of Town (1970) · Natural Wonder (1995)
Soundtracks: Journey Through The Secret Life of Plants (1979) · The Woman in Red (1984) · Jungle Fever (1991)
Compilaties: Looking Back (1977) · Stevie Wonder's Original Musiquarium (1982) · At the Close of a Century (1999) · The Definitive Collection (2002) · The Complete Stevie Wonder (2005) · Number Ones (2007)
Singles: "I Call It Pretty Music, but the Old People Call It the Blues" (1962) · "Little Water Boy" (1962) · "Contract on Love" (1962) · "Fingertips" (1963) · "Workout Stevie, Workout" (1963) · "Castles in the Sand" (1964) · "Hey Harmonica Man" (1964) · "Happy Street" (1964) · "Kiss Me Baby" (1965) · "High Heel Sneakers" (1965) · "Uptight (Everything's Alright)" (1965) · "Nothing's Too Good for My Baby" (1966) · "Blowin' in the Wind" (1966) · "A Place in the Sun" (1966) · "Someday at Christmas" (1966) · "Travelin' Man" (1967) · "I Was Made to Love Her" (1967) · "I'm Wondering" (1967) · "Shoo-Be-Doo-Be-Doo-Da-Day" (1968) · "You Met Your Match" (1968) · "Alfie" (1968) · "For Once in My Life" (1968) · "I Don't Know Why" (1969) · "Yester-Me, Yester-You, Yesterday" (1969) · "Never Had a Dream Come True" (1970) · "Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours" (1970) · "Heaven Help Us All" (1970) · "We Can Work It Out" (1971) · "If You Really Love Me" (1971) · "What Christmas Means to Me" (1971) · "Superwoman (Where Were You)" (1972) · "Keep On Running" (1972) · "Superstition" (1972) · "You Are the Sunshine of My Life" (1973) · "Higher Ground" (1973) · "Living for the City" (1973) · "Don't You Worry 'bout a Thing" (1974) · "You Haven't Done Nothin'" (1974) · "Boogie on Reggae Woman" (1974) · "I Wish" (1976) · "Sir Duke" (1977) · "Another Star" (1977) · "As" (1977) · "Pops, We Love You" (1978) · "Send One Your Love" (1979) · "Outside My Window" (1980) · "Master Blaster (Jammin')" (1980) · "I Ain't Gonna Stand for It" (1980) · "Lately" (1981) · "Did I Hear You Say You Love Me" (1981) · "That Girl" (1981) · "Ebony and Ivory" (1982) · "Do I Do" (1982) · "Ribbon in the Sky" (1982) · "Used to Be" (1982) · "I Just Called to Say I Love You" (1984) · "Love Light in Flight" (1984) · "Don't Drive Drunk" (1984) · "We Are the World" (1985) · "Part-Time Lover" (1985) · "That's What Friends Are For" (1985) · "Go Home" (1985) · "Overjoyed" (1986) · "Land of La La" (1986) · "Skeletons" (1987) · "You Will Know" (1987) · "Get It" (1988) · "My Love" (1988) · "My Eyes Don't Cry" (1988) · "With Each Beat of My Heart" (1989) · "Keep Our Love Alive" (1990) · "Gotta Have You" (1991) · "Fun Day" (1991) · "These Three Words" (1991) · "We Didn't Know" (1992) · "For Your Love" (1995) · "Tomorrow Robins Will Sing" (1995) · "Treat Myself" (1995) · "Kiss Lonely Goodbye" (1996) · "How Come, How Long" (1996) · "From the Bottom of My Heart" (2005) · "So What the Fuss" (2005) · "Shelter in the Rain" (2005) · "Positivity" (2005)
Zie ook: Discografie van Stevie Wonder · "My Cherie Amour"