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Stevie Wonder - I was made to love her - Lyrics Meaning

I Was Made to Love her was recorded by musical prodigy Stevie Wonder for the Tamla Motown label based in Detroit, Michigan. The song was written by Wonder along with his mother Lula Mae Hardaway, Sylvia Moy with a little help from the record's producer Henry Cosby. Wonder, blind from birth, recorded "I was made to love her" at the ripe old age of seventeen although he already a veteran at Motown having signed for them when he was only eleven years old. ;

The song was originally released as a song on Wonder's album of the same name, and when the Motown management decided to release it as a single it became Stevie's first major hit, reaching as high as number two on the

Billboard Pop Singles chart

I was made to love her describes Stevie Wonders childhood romance with Suzie in Little Rock where they were born. Both parent disapproved of the relationship, but despite that it has continued through thick and thin and even grown deeper and stronger as their relationship matured.

"Like the sweet magnolia tree, my love blossoms tenderly, that's why we made it through the years."