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Performer: Earth, Wind & Fire
Genre: Soul and Funk music
Title: The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I
Country: US
Released: 1978
Style: Soul, Funk, Disco
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The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 is an album by the band Earth, Wind & Fire issued in 1978 by Columbia Records. The album rose to Nos. 3 & 6 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums and Billboard 200 charts respectively. The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 has been certified Quintuple Platinum in the US by the RIAA. The album has also been certified Platinum in the UK by the BPI and in Canada by Music Canada respectively. The album produced two new songs and two singles.

When it was originally released in 1978, The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 was a succinct, ten-track collection of the group's best and biggest singles up to that point. The excellent "September," a brand-new song, soon became a hit in its own right, and the non-LP Beatles cover "Got to Get You into My Life," recorded for the Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band film, also makes its first appearance on an EWF album here, as does the track "Love Music.

Printed on labels: This album contains previously released material. Also released with slightly different labels. Interpak I by Shorewood Packaging. Produced for Kalimba Productions. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Soundtrack. Canada, Mexico and the Philippines. Northern Songs, Limited for the rest of the world. 1 was a succinct, ten-track collection of the group’s best and biggest singles up to that point. There was one brand-new song, the excellent September, which soon became a hit in its own right, plus the non-LP Beatles cover Got to Get You Into My Life, which was recorded for the Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band film, makes its first appearance on an EWF album here. EWF’s commercial prime hadn’t yet ende. .

The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1. Earth, Wind & Fire. Released November 23, 1978. 1 Tracklist. Show all albums by Earth, Wind & Fire.

the band between 1975 and 1978. In addition to previously released songs, the album included several tracks which had never been on an Earth, Wind & Fire album before. lt;a href 49774" Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band

The Best Of Earth, Wind & Fire Vol. All 'N All. DISCO - 100 Hit's - Dance floor fillers from the 70s and 80s inc. The Jacksons, Boney M & Earth Wind & Fire. The Duets Album/ Breathless. Think Like A Man - Music From & Inspired By The Film. Think Like A Man (Motion Picture Soundtrack).

Compilation album by Earth, Wind & Fire. Got To Get You Into My Life. That's The Way Of The World.

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Got To Get You Into My Life
Arranged By – Maurice WhiteWords By, Music By – John Lennon & Paul McCartney*
4:03
A2 Fantasy
Arranged By [Horn & String Arrangements] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Eddie delBarrio*, Maurice White, Verdine White
3:46
A3 Can't Hide Love
Arranged By – Charles Stepney, Earth, Wind & FireWritten-By – Skip Scarborough
4:11
A4 Love Music
Arranged By [Horn & String Arrangements] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Skip Scarborough
3:55
A5 Getaway
Arranged By – Charles StepneyWritten-By – Beloyd Taylor, Peter Cor
3:46
B1 That's The Way Of The World
Arranged By – Charles Stepney, Earth, Wind & FireWritten-By – Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Verdine White
5:47
B2 September
Arranged By [Horn & String Arrangements] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Al McKay, Allee Willis, Maurice White
3:37
B3 Shining Star
Arranged By – Charles Stepney, Earth, Wind & FireWritten-By – Larry Dunn, Maurice White, Philip Bailey
2:50
B4 Reasons
Arranged By – Charles Stepney, Earth, Wind & FireWritten-By – Charles Stepney, Maurice White, Philip Bailey
5:01
B5 Singasong
Arranged By – Charles Stepney, Earth, Wind & FireWritten-By – Al McKay, Maurice White
3:23

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – RSO Records, Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
  • Made By – Shorewood Packaging
  • Published By – Maclen Music, Inc.
  • Published By – ATV Music Corp.
  • Published By – Northern Songs Ltd.
  • Published By – Saggifire Music
  • Published By – Criga Music
  • Published By – Alexscar Music Co.
  • Published By – Unichappell Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Irving Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Mburu Music
  • Published By – Eibur Music
  • Published By – Ninth Music
  • Published By – Steelchest Music
  • Published By – Alexscar Music
  • Produced For – Kalimba Productions

Credits

  • Co-producer – Charles Stepney (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B3 to B5)
  • Cover [Art] – Shusei Nagaoka
  • Photography By – Bruce Talamon, Don Hunstein, Don Myrick, Guy Crowder, James Fee, Johnny Graham, Lee Lawrence , Nadine*
  • Producer – Maurice White

Notes

Printed on labels: This album contains previously released material.

© 1978 CBS Inc./A1 ℗ 1978 RSO Records, Inc.
℗ 1976, 1977, 1978 CBS Inc.
Made & Printed in Holland
Printed inner sleeve

Also released with this one has SE on backcover

Interpak I by Shorewood Packaging

Produced for Kalimba Productions

A1: From "Sgt. Pepper's Lonely Hearts Club Band" Soundtrack.
Copyright ©1966 Maclen Music, Inc* (BMI) c/o ATV Music Corp. *For the U.S.A., Canada, Mexico and the Philippines. Northern Songs, Limited for the rest of the world.
A2: ©1977 Saggifire Music; Criga Music (BMI)
A3: Copyright ©1973 & 1976 by Alexscar Music Co. Unichappell Music, Inc., sole agent and administrator for the world.
A4: ©1978 Alexscar Music (BMI). All rights for the U.S.A. and Canada administered by Irving Music, Inc.
A5: ©1977 Mburu Music (ASCAP)
B1: From the Original Soundtrack/Sig Shore Production "That's The Way Of The World". ©1975 Saggifire Music, Eibur Music (BMI)
B2: ©1978 Saggifire Music (ASCAP), Ninth Music (BMI), Steelchest Music (ASCAP) and Irving Music, Inc. (BMI)
B3: From the Original Soundtrack/Sig Shore Production "That's The Way Of The World". ©1975 Saggifire Music
B4: From the Original Soundtrack/Sig Shore Production "That's The Way Of The World". ©1975 Saggifire Music, Eibur Music (BMI)
B5: ©1975 Saggifire Music, Mburu Music (ASCAP)

Catalog numbers:
CBS 83284 - Labels Back cover
83284 - Inner
FC 35647 - Labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA CHAPPELL
  • Label Code (Labels): LC-0149
  • Label Code (Cover): LC 0149
  • Other (Back Cover, circeld): 57
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Stamped) Variation 1): CBS OI-83284-5A-I
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Stamped) Variation 1): CBS OI-83284-IB-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side A (Stamped) Variation 2): CBS OI-83284-4A-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Side B (Stamped) Variation 2): CBS OI-83284-1B-1

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FC 35647 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(LP, Comp) ARC , Columbia FC 35647 US 1978
SRCS 9480 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(CD, Comp, Blu) SME Records SRCS 9480 Japan 1999
SBP 237241 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. 1 ‎(LP, Comp) CBS SBP 237241 Australia 1978
FC 35647, 100446 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(LP, Comp) ARC , Columbia, INDICA FC 35647, 100446 US 1978
FC 35647 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(LP, Comp, San) ARC , Columbia FC 35647 US 1978

Tracklist Hide Credits

A1 Got To Get You Into My Life
Written-By – J. Lennon-P. McCartney*
4:03
A2 Fantasy
Written-By – E. Del Barrio*, M. White*, V. White*
3:46
A3 Can't Hide Love
Written-By – S. Scarborough*
4:11
A4 Love Music
Written-By – S. Scarborough*
3:55
A5 Getaway
Written-By – B. Taylor*, P. Cor*
3:46
B1 That's The Way Of The World
Written-By – C. Stepney*, M. White*, V. White*
5:47
B2 September
Written-By – A. McKay*, A. Willis*, M. White*
3:37
B3 Shining Star
Written-By – L. Dunn*, M. White*, P. Bailey*
2:50
B4 Reasons
Written-By – C. Stepney*, M. White*, P. Bailey*
5:01
B5 Singasong
Written-By – A. McKay*, M. White*
3:23

Credits

  • Co-producer – Charles Stepney (tracks: A3, A5, B1, B3 to B5)
  • Cover [Art] – Shusei Nagaoka
  • Photography By – Bruce Talamon, Don Hunstein, Don Myrick, Guy Crowder, James Fee, Johnny Graham, Lee Lawrence , Nadine Talamon
  • Producer – Maurice White

Notes

This album contains previously released material.
© 1978 CBS Inc./A1 ℗ 1978 RSO Records, Inc.
℗ 1976, 1977, 1978 CBS Inc.
Made & Printed in Holland
Printed inner sleeve

Also released with slightly different labels

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): AL 40956
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): 01-460409-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): BL AL 40956-A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): 01-460409-B
  • Label Code: LC-0149
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA CHAPPELL

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
FC 35647 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(LP, Comp) ARC , Columbia FC 35647 US 1978
SRCS 9480 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(CD, Comp, Blu) SME Records SRCS 9480 Japan 1999
SBP 237241 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. 1 ‎(LP, Comp) CBS SBP 237241 Australia 1978
FC 35647, 100446 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(LP, Comp) ARC , Columbia, INDICA FC 35647, 100446 US 1978
FC 35647 Earth, Wind & Fire The Best Of Earth Wind & Fire Vol. I ‎(LP, Comp, San) ARC , Columbia FC 35647 US 1978