Heaven Help Us All

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"Heaven Help Us All"
Single by Stevie Wonder
from the album Signed, Sealed, and Delivered
Released1970 (1970)
GenreSoul, pop
Length03:13
Writer(s)Ron Miller
Stevie Wonder singles chronology
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours"
(1970)
"Heaven Help Us All"
(1970)
"We Can Work It Out"
(1971)
 
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"Heaven Help Us All"
Single by Stevie Wonder
from the album Signed, Sealed, and Delivered
Released1970 (1970)
GenreSoul, pop
Length03:13
Writer(s)Ron Miller
Stevie Wonder singles chronology
"Signed, Sealed, Delivered I'm Yours"
(1970)
"Heaven Help Us All"
(1970)
"We Can Work It Out"
(1971)

"Heaven Help Us All" is a 1970 soul single composed by Ron Miller and first performed by Motown singer Stevie Wonder. The song, which showcased a departure from Wonder's earlier works by displaying an earthier, gospel-infused sound, continued Wonder's string of Top 10 singles on the pop charts reaching #9 on the pop singles chart. It was one of three hits Wonder scored from his Signed, Sealed, and Delivered album.

Joan Baez covered the song and included it on her 1971 album Blessed Are....

Ray Charles also covered the song on his 1972 album A Message From the People, and with Gladys Knight on his 2004 duets album, Genius Loves Company.

Ike and Tina Turner covered this song on their 1973 album Let Me Touch Your Mind.

Madeleine Peyroux and William Galison also covered it in 2004 on their album Got You on My Mind.

A cover of this song performed by David Ruffin appears as a bonus track on David, recorded in 1971 and released in 2004.

Elliott Yamin, who is a self-proclaimed admirer of Wonder, makes an homage to this song in his song "Find A Way", included in his first album. Yamin sings "Heaven help us all if love don't find a way".

Richie Sambora did a live cover of the song which is a track on the Bon Jovi special editions of the album These Days.

Reggae artiste Luciano released a version on his 1995 album Where There Is Life.

The Housemartins recorded an a capella version in 1986 for John Peel which features on the album Live at the BBC.