Annotation

Label: Sony - Catalog #: I74158

Annotation last modified on 2006-05-05 05:35 UTC.

Tracklist

CD 1
# Title Artist Rating Length
1 Shining Star
Earth, Wind & Fire 4 2:51
2 That's the Way of the World
Earth, Wind & Fire 3 5:43
3 September
Earth, Wind & Fire 4.8 3:35
4 Can't Hide Love
Earth, Wind & Fire 3 4:07
5 Got to Get You Into My Life
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:10
6 Sing a Song
Earth, Wind & Fire 3 3:22
7 Gratitude
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:27
8 Serpentine Fire
Earth, Wind & Fire 5 3:50
9 Fantasy
Earth, Wind & Fire 4 4:37
10 Kalimba Story
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:01
11 Mighty Mighty
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:03
12 Reasons
Earth, Wind & Fire 2 4:59
13 Saturday Nite
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:02
14 Let's Groove
Earth, Wind & Fire 4.5 5:35
15 Boogie Wonderland
Earth, Wind & Fire feat. The Emotions 4 4:48
16 After the Love Has Gone
Earth, Wind & Fire 4:25
17 Getaway
Earth, Wind & Fire 3:56

Credits

CD 1

arranger:
Charles Stepney (tracks 1–2, 10–12)
Earth, Wind & Fire (tracks 1–2, 10–12)
associate producer:
Charles Stepney (tracks 10–11)
co-producer:
Charles Stepney (tracks 1–2, 12)
composer:
Jon Lind (track 15)
Skip Scarborough (tracks 4, 4, 4)
engineer:
George Massenburg (tracks 1–2, 8–9, 12)
lyricist:
Skip Scarborough (tracks 4, 4, 4)
Allee Willis (track 15)
producer:
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (tracks 1–2, 8–12)
Joe Wissert (tracks 10–11)
vocals:
The Emotions (Chicago soul, disco and R&B female vocal group) (track 15)
writer:
Philip Bailey (tracks 1, 12–13)
Reginald "Sonny" Burke (Keyboard player) (track 8)
Bill Champlin (track 16)
Peter Cor (track 17)
Eduardo Del Barrio (track 9)
Larry Dunn (track 1)
David Foster (Canadian music producer, arranger and composer) (track 16)
Jay Graydon (track 16)
John Lennon (Beatle) (track 5)
Paul McCartney (track 5)
Al McKay (tracks 3, 6, 13)
Charles Stepney (tracks 2, 12)
Bernard Taylor (guitarist, songwriter, vocalist, ex-member of Earth, Wind & Fire) (track 17)
Wayne Vaughn (track 14)
Maurice White (Earth, Wind & Fire) (tracks 1–3, 6–9, 11–14)
Verdine White (tracks 2, 7–9, 11)
Allee Willis (track 3)
phonographic copyright by:
CBS, Inc. (US broadcasting company; file no releases here!) (1975) (tracks 1–2, 12)
Sony Music Entertainment (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America since Oct 1, 2008; operates worldwide except in JP) (1975) (tracks 4, 6)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1978) (track 3)
Sony Music Entertainment Inc. (not for release label use! company owned by Sony Corporation of America from 1991–2004; operated worldwide except in JP) (1981) (track 14)
publisher:
Criga Music (track 9)
EMI Songs Ltd. (tracks 3, 14)
Saggifire Music (tracks 7, 9)
sampled by:
Kobiety są gorące by Norbi (track 3)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time (as at 2016-06-10) (number: 329) (track 2)
cover recording of:
is the basis for:
I’m Alive (track 15)
later parody versions:
Child of God (track 1)
later translated parody versions:
A Kapella (track 3)
later translated versions:
live cover recording of:
live recording of:
recording of:
Boogie Wonderland (track 15)
Getaway (track 17)
Gratitude (track 7)
Kalimba Story (track 10)
Let's Groove (track 14)
Mighty Mighty (track 11)
Reasons (track 12)
Saturday Nite (track 13)
September (track 3)
Shining Star (track 1)
Sing a Song (track 6)
Fantasy (1977-08) (track 9)
Serpentine Fire (1977-08) (track 8)
referred to in medleys: