Tag Archives: Stevie Wonder

Video Roundup: Let Freedom Ring on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Today, we celebrate what would’ve been the 85th birthday of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr., one of history’s greatest voices of liberty. King’s contributions to civil rights have inspired millions, including many musicians who’ve paid tribute to him in song. Below, we’ve collected some of those odes that help King’s message live on for generations.Read more...

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Friday on My Mind: Martin Luther King Jr.

It’s time again for Friday on Mind, our weekly blog post where we look at videos centered around one common theme. This is a collaborative effort between KEXP and King 5 News. This Monday will be Martin Luther King Jr. Day, so we are looking at songs that honor his memory. Every January on theRead more...

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Friday on My Mind: Friday the 13th

It’s time again for Friday on My Mind, the weekly post and collaboration between King 5 news and KEXP. This week were talking about Friday the 13th! Be scared. The superstitious nature and actual origin of Friday the 13th stems not from some dude in a hockey mask with a machete, but apparently is theRead more...

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Live Review: ACL Music Fest @ Zilker Park, Austin 9/16-9/18

I was walking with some friends from the car, parked on the north side of Town Lake, towards the park. I was stressed. “I need to take off. I’ll meet you guys down there.” I was concerned about being late to shoot The Head And The Heart from on the stage -- a bigger stage,Read more...

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Saturday Afternoon Artist: Stevie Wonder

Born Steveland Hardaway Judkins in 1950, the man we know as Stevie Wonder has lived his life sightless.  And has created some of the most intensely colorful music in the world.  He grew up in Detroit and at age 11 was noticed by The Miracles Ronny White who took him to the label Motown.  MotownRead more...

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Hood to Hood West Seattle: Chief Sealth High School Marching Band

Anyone who has ever thought marching bands are not cool has obviously never been to a performance by the Chief Sealth High School Marching Band. This group of underage talents belted out the liveliest tunes outside of Easy Street Records in West Seattle this morning.

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