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

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

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.

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

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

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

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.

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.

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

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

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

deinrene amazanhall : FRANK THANK YOU

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.

Chef C : Wish they had this on apple music

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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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

Eugene : 0:36 professional guitarist

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

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

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

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

Kosmas Pec : And now we all know where Daft Punk inspired from...Stevie Wonder is a music legend..like Michael Jackson...like Miles Davis...like James Brown...like Bob Marley...

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

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

HellaRadBen : Anyone notice that frank sample? 👀

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

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

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

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

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

YumiTM : 1:00 best moment for me

AndyChannel : why does this get me teary eyed

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...

Amish deviant with Herpes : This is the first time I ever seen his eyes googling around. Pretty cool!

Splash Records : this song reminds me of how we're all just hopelessly in this simulation called life, not knowing how or why.. at times we question it, yet we're always experiencing the beauty and sadnesss of the simulation, in a real authentic raw way.. we're like robots created by some higher power, professing OUR feelings and perspective of living in the simulation and what it's like to feel all these different emotions at once.. quite beautiful

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

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

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

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

aivy de guzman : haha the guitar guy was day dreaming 0:36

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...

SLMAIN : they literally just deleted the popular upload of this

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

Kyle T : look at the jaw on the host drop overtime from amazement