A marketing-savvy producer dubbed the 11-year-old musician Little Stevie Wonder. What a prophetic decision, because Stevie turned out to be one of the most revered musicmakers of our time, with catchy, creative songs about relationships and social issues. He's performed for presidents, kings and queens; recorded with some of music's biggest names; visited the top of the charts many times, and won rooms full of awards. What he hasn't done is perform live very often. It's been 27 years since his last Twin Cities performance. So in honor of Sunday's show at Target Center in Minneapolis, we offer 27 fun facts about Stevie Wonder.
1. In his 53-year career, he has recorded for only one record label: Tamla, one of the Motown imprints.