Tuesday 9/8/2020 12am ET: Feature LP: The Essential Earth, Wind & Fire (2002 / 2014))

The Essential Earth, Wind & Fire is a compilation album by the band Earth, Wind & Fire issued in July 2002 by Columbia/Legacy. The Essential Earth, Wind & Fire has been certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.

2014 reissue Disc One

1. “Mighty Mighty” 3:03
2. “Devotion” 4:50
3. “Keep Your Head to the Sky” 5:10
4. “Kalimba Story” 4:02
5. “Shining Star” 2:50
6. “That’s the Way of the World” 5:47
7. “Reasons” 4:59
8. “Sing a Song” 3:24
9. “Can’t Hide Love” 4:11
10. “Getaway” 3:45
11. “On Your Face” 4:34
12. “Saturday Nite” 4:01
13. “Got to Get You into My Life” 4:03
14. “September” 3:35
15. “Serpentine Fire” 3:51
16. “Fantasy” 4:38
17. “I’ll Write a Song for You” 5:24
18. “Drum Song” 5:09

Disc Two

1. “Boogie Wonderland” 4:49
2. “In the Stone” 4:25
3. “Can’t Let Go” 3:29
4. “After the Love Has Gone” 4:39
5. “You and I” 3:33
6. “Let Me Talk” 4:08
7. “And Love Goes On” 4:05
8. “You” 5:31
9. “Let’s Groove” 5:39
10. “Fall In Love With Me” 5:52
11. “Magnetic” 4:22
12. “Dance Dance Dance” 3:13
13. “System of Survival” 5:00
14. “Sunday Morning 4:12
15. “Pure Gold” 4:41
16. “The Way You Move” 4:17
17. “My Promise” 3:22
18. “Fantasy” Single Edit 3:42
19. “Fantasy” Extended 8:53
20. “Boogie Wonderland” Ext 8:11
21. “System of Survival” Ext 7:32

Maurice White – vocals, kalimba, timbales, drums, producer, compilation producer
Verdine White – vocals, bass, percussion
Philip Bailey – vocals, congas, percussion
Larry Dunn – piano, organ, synthesizer, programming
Ken Yerke – violin
Harris Goldman – violin
Rollice Dale – viola
Dennis Karmazyn – cello
Harry Schultz – cello
Fred Jackson, Jr. – saxophone
Herman Riley – saxophone
Jerome Richardson – saxophone
Tommy Johnson – tuba
Harvey Mason – percussion
Paulinho Da Costa – percussion
Beloyd Taylor – background vocals
Joe Wissert – producer
Charles Stepney – producer
Al McKay – producer
Leo Sacks – compilation producer