Earth, Wind & Fire / Gratitude (ボートラ付CD, 輸入盤, 2008年)


This live + studio album was originally released by Columbia Records on November 11, 1975.

This reissued CD was out as a part of "Original Album Classics" on August 5, 2008 in U.K.

Produced by Maurice White, Charles Stepney, Joe Wissert (1-9)
Arranged by Earth, Wind & Fire (All), Charles Stepney (10-16)
Recorded at Wally Heider's Studio 3, Hollywood, Hollywood Sound Recorders, Haji Sound Mobile
”Live Bonus Medley” Recorded Live on February 11, 1978, at Hollywood Sunset Sound Recorders in Hollywood, California for a 1978 TV Variety Special starring Natalie Cole.
Engineered by George Massenburg
Mixed by George Massenburg
Mastered by Steve Hall, Mark Wilder

Art Direction by Howard Fritzson
Artwork by Shusei Nagaoka - artwork
Design by Steve Newman - design
Photography, Inlay Photography by David Redfern

Musicians :
* Maurice White (Vocals, Drums, Timbales, Kalimba)
* Verdine White (Vocals, Bass, Percussion)
* Fred White (Drums, Percussion)
* Ralph Johnson (Drums, Percussion)
* Philip Bailey (Vocals, Congas, Percussion)
* Larry Dunn (Organ, Piano, Moog Synthesizer)
* Al McKay (Guitar, Percussion)
* Johnny Graham (Guitar)
* Andrew Woolfolk (Saxophone, Percussion)
* Don Myrick (Saxophone)
* Louis Satterfield (Trombone)
* Michael Harris (Trumpet)

* Perry Jones (Talking Voice on 1)

Track list : (Live Recordings 1-9, 17, Studio Recordings 10-16)
1. Introduction by MC Perry Jones (Perry Jones)
2. Africano/Power (Larry Dunn) (Africano) (Maurice White)
3. Yearnin' Learnin' (Philip Bailey, Charles Stepney, Maurice White)
4. Devotion (Philip Bailey, Maurice White)
5. Sun Goddess (Jon Lind, Maurice White)
6. Reasons (Philip Bailey, Charles Stepney, Maurice White)
7. Sing a Message to You (Maurice White)
8. Shining Star (Philip Bailey, Maurice White, Larry Dunn, Sonny Burke, Verdine White)
9. New World Symphony (Maurice White, Verdine White)
10. Interlude #1 (Bonus track)
11. Sunshine (Maurice White, Philip Bailey, Larry Dunn, Al McKay)
12. Sing a Song (Al McKay, Maurice White) (Album Version)
13. Gratitude (Philip Bailey, Maurice White, Larry Dunn, Verdine White)
14. Celebrate (Philip Bailey, Charles Stepney, Maurice White)
15. Interlude #2 (Bonus track)
16. Can't Hide Love (Skip Scarborough)
17. Serpentine Fire/Saturday Nite/Can't Hide Love/Reasons (Live Bonus Medley)