39 years ago, he conquered the UK with the song “I Just Called to Say I Love You” – Radio Concerto Chile


On this day in 1984 AD.. Stevie Wonder He got to number one in the UK with his amazing song I called just to say I love you.

Written for the film The girl in redThe song stayed at number one for six weeks. The song also reached number one in the United States.

I called just to say I love you It is one of the most emotional songs in Stevie Wonder’s repertoire.

Because the electronic instruments used in this song were a far cry from those common in the 1970s, the song was criticized by critics. However, it was a huge sales success.

The song was played for the first time in the film The girl in red along with two other singles by the artist and topped the Billboard Hot 100 for three weeks in 1984.

Also in the United Kingdom it reached number one for six weeks. It reached number ten on the R&B charts and was number one on the contemporary music chart four times.

Aside from the charts, the song bagged an A.A Golden Globe And a Oscar For best original song.

There was a dispute between Wonder and his former partner and songwriter Lee Jarrett, who claimed to have written the song before 1984 and claimed copyright, but the jury rejected such claims and ruled in favor of Stevie Wonder.




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