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The Need of Love

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Released  November 1971
Length  31:41
Release date  November 1971
Label  Warner Bros. Records
Recorded  1971
Artist  Earth, Wind & Fire
Producer  Joe Wissert
Genre  Rhythm and blues
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Studio  Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood
The Need of Love (1971)  Last Days and Time (1972)
Similar  Last Days and Time, Open Our Eyes, Head to the Sky, Touch the World, Powerlight

The Need of Love is the second studio album by American group Earth, Wind & Fire, released in November 1971. The album's cover was a photo of the band taken by Roland Charles.

Contents

Personnel

  • Sherry Scott - vocals
  • Wade Flemons - vocals
  • Chet Washington - tenor saxophone
  • Alex Thomas - trombone
  • Michael Beal - guitar, harmonica
  • Don Whitehead - acoustic and electric pianos, vocals
  • Verdine White - bass
  • Maurice White - drums, vocals, percussion, kalimba
  • Yackov Ben Israel - percussion, congas
  • Oscar Brashear - trumpet solo (1)
  • Later samples

    "Energy" was sampled by hip hop duo Jungle Brothers on the track "What U Waitin 4?" which was featured on their 1989 album Done by the Forces of Nature.

    In addition "I Think about Loving You" was sampled by the Fugees on the track "Nappy Heads" which was featured on their 1994 album Blunted on Reality and "I Can Feel it in My Bones" was sampled by hip hop twosome EPMD on the track "Boon Dox" which was featured on their 1992 album Business Never Personal.

    Charts

    Album - Billboard (North America)

    Songs

    1Energy9:41
    2Beauty4:16
    3I Can Feel It in My Bones5:08

    References

    The Need of Love Wikipedia


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