Stevie Wonder- "Close To You" 1972 LIVE Talk Box (Reelin' In The Years Archive)

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RandomChannelRandomThings : This is pure gold, i'm so lucky to have found this channel months ago!

Miles Harris : This is so ahead of it's time it's disturbing. No matter how many times I hear this it blows my mind! I also love how it goes from everyone laughing because they think its a gimmick to complete silence in awe of what was happening. A true master.

RBkidd510 : I can't believe Stevie Wonder invented Daft Punk

Jakobe Perez : People are laughing like it's a comedy skit in the beginning. "AND THAT IS WHY I.." Crowd: 😳

Marcos Carmona : So happy that Frank Ocean sampled the beginning of this song

dazzaondmic : Look at the host. Stevie has him absolutely captivated throughout the whole performance.

Chris Casiano : Holy shit Stevie was so ahead of his time it’s like he dropped acid and saw into the future and brought this back

iamDimavera : Stevie doesn't need a talk box, the talk box needs Stevie.

Kenny Bucketz : Before the original youtube video was removed someone had commented something that was so interesting to think about. I'm gonna try to remember or get the words right for what he or she said. They said this saddens them because with the talk box voice, this reminds them of a robot or some type of machine professing its love for someone and longing to be with them, but knowing that it will never be able to actually be with them, since they're a machine. Something like that. Wish the original comment was here. I don't know if I did it justice

James Parker : Without this performance, we wouldn't have had Roger Troutman, Peter Frampton, G-Funk, Daft Punk, Kanye West and pretty much all modern trap music. Respect where it's due.

deinrene amazanhall : FRANK THANK YOU

The Capar : Why do birds suddenly appear? Every time that you are near to me baby? Just like me they long to be Close to you On the day that you were born The angels got together And decided to create a dream come true So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair And golden starlight in your eyes So true And that is why Never can say goodbye No, no, no, no Never can say goodbye Even though the pain and heartache Seems to follow me wherever I go There's a very strange vibration Piercin' me right to the core It says, "Turn around you fool You know, you love her more and more" Tell me why is it so I don't wanna let you go I never can say goodbye, girl Ooh, ooh, baby I never can say goodbye No no no, no no no, no no no

Greg G : before trap and daft punk, we had Lil stevie.

Dylan Hooper : i listen to this at least twice a day, it’s like a drug.

themanwiththething : when he hits that "and that is why " i just wanna go ooOOOOoooooo WWEeeeeeeee all kinds of feels

has lop : This is why travis Scott got him on astroworld

Chris C : Wish they had this on apple music

Tyus Southern : Revolutionary, still. I can't even imagine what everybody in that studio was thinking. A lot of folks had never heard a talkbox before this.

Craig Nevermind : It's nice to get goosebumps from music, again.

Cherrybum Man : Frank a god for paying homage to this version

Shawn Cleaver : a good 40 years ahead of his time. One of the all time greats.

Bom Moniko : I like to listen the best quality of this

Eugene : 0:36 professional guitarist

HellaRadBen : Anyone notice that frank sample? 👀

Phantelm : My all time favourite singer. Inspires singers to this day.

IMmoreRANDOMthanYOU : I wish Stevie could see the look on David Frost's face at 1:41

MoDuM Z : lol the dude that sits near stevie wonder looks so amazed

Gi Chao : t-pain before t-pain was t-pain

Space : Why did Stevie wonder steal this from frank ocean???

Derrick Keough : 1:35 kills me every. single. time.

배가놈의주리를 틀라 : WOW really good. what a CLASSY. who can recognize this video have taken 46years ago.

Tricolour Int'l : I don't think they took it as a gimmick for a second. You can see the awe in David's face as soon as Stevie plays, but I think they are truly tickled something so completely alien and futuristic sounding could sing a song so warmly familiar to the audience at the time. A remarkable use of the song, a stroke of genius.

Kp : I love how you can see his eyes he looks so happy :)

AndyChannel : why does this get me teary eyed

YumiTM : 1:00 best moment for me

I eat grass lmao : Im not crying, you're crying

Island Ryland : WOW!!!! Such pristine quality!!! Never before seen in this high resolution. Thank you so very much, Reelin' In The Years & Stevie Wonder.

SLMAIN : they literally just deleted the popular upload of this

Sj Uili : *_And that is why.._*

Tyler Farren : Keep coming back to this. Amazing talent, Stevie brought a tear to my eye with this cover.

J Ferreri : I watch this video everyday, it's probably my favorite on yt, god bless Stevie and Frank for recreating this beauty.

KBLAZIN'S Cannabasics : look at the jaw on the host drop overtime from amazement

CRAWL : and they call artists bad now because they use autotune? autotune is an art

Lev Lem : The extreme delicacy of this usually makes me tear up a bit. Thanks Stevie, and thank u Frank. It is hard to say it, indeed...

Definitive1 : He's the greatest icon in music history.

Nicolas Rodriguez : Here is... Daft Punk inspiration!

Tracy Campbell : This is actually really beautiful.

Liam Chiri : Why do birds suddenly appear? Every time that you are near to me baby? Just like me they long to be Close to you On the day that you were born The angels got together And decided to create a dream come true So they sprinkled moon dust in your hair And golden starlight in your eyes So true And that is why Never can say goodbye No, no, no, no Never can say goodbye Even though the pain and heartache Seems to follow me wherever I go There's a very strange vibration Piercin' me right to the core It says, "Turn around you fool You know, you love her more and more" Tell me why is it so I don't wanna let you go I never can say goodbye, girl Ooh, ooh, baby I never can say goodbye No no no, no no no, no no no I never can say goodbye...

Dennis Moody : "On the day that you were born". Gets me every time

Ivan : I hate these type of comment but I’m here because of Frank Ocean