| November 1971|
Warner Bros. Records
Earth, Wind & Fire
Rhythm and blues
| Sunset Sound Studios, Hollywood|
Last Days and Time
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.
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)
"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.
Album - Billboard (North America)
1Energy9:41The Need of Love Wikipedia
3I Can Feel It in My Bones5:08