• VIDEO: Stevie Wonder “Happy Birthday King” Live In Japan, 1982

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    In the early ’80s, Stevie Wonder launched a campaign demanding the recognition of Rev. Dr. Martin Luther Jr.’s birthday as a national holiday. Stevie composed “Happy Birthday” in honor of King and the song quickly became a hit.

    King’s birthday would not become recognized as a holiday until 1986, but certainly Stevie’s efforts helped make it happen.

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    Here is video of Stevie Wonder performing “Happy Birthday” in Japan in 1982!

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