Show Business: Jumping Jamboree

Stevie Wonder's new Motown album, Songs in the Key of Life, took 26 months to produce. Last year Wonder took time out to sign the fattest contract in pop history (seven years and $13 million). The most eagerly awaited item of the year, Songs landed in the No. 1 position its first week on the charts. With sales already totaling a phenomenal 1.7 million, the album could well earn Motown most of its $13 million back before year's end.

The two LPs contain 17 songs, with an overflow 7-in. disc holding four more....

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