Earth, Wind & Fire’s ‘All n All’

Earth, Wind & Fire’s ‘All n All’ is their eighth (and most well known) studio album released on November 21, 1977 and featuring the hits ‘Serpentine Fire’ and ‘Fantasy.’

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Track Listing : 1.Serpentine Fire (Maurice White, Verdine White, Reginald Sonny Burke) – 03:51 . 2.Fantasy (Maurice White, Verdine White, Eduardo Delbarrio) – 04:38 . 3.In The Marketplace (Interlude) (Maurice White) – 00:43 . 4.Jupiter (Maurice White, Verdine White, Larry Dunn, Phillip Bailey) – 03:55 . 5.Love’S Holiday (Maurice White, Skip Scarborough) – 04:23 . 6.Brazilian Rhyme (Beijo) (Toninho Horta) – 01:20 . 7.I’Ll Write A Song For You (Phillip Bailey, Al Mckay, Steve Beckmeier) – 05:23 . 8.Magic Mind (Maurice White, Verdine White, Freddie White, Larry Dunn, Phillip Bailey, Al Mckay) – 03:38 . 9.Runnin (Maurice White, Larry Dunn, Delbarrio) – 05:50 . 10.Brazilian Rhyme (Ponta De Areia) (Milton Nascimento) – 00:53 . 11.Be Ever Wonderful (Maurice White, Larry Dunn) – 05:08

Musicians : Earth, Wind & Fire – Band . Maurice White – Drums, Vocals, Kalimba, . Verdine White – Bass, Vocals . Philip Bailey – Percussion, Conga, Vocals . Phil Ayling – Drums . Larry Dunn – Synthesizer, Piano, Keyboards, Moog Synthesizer, Oberheim . Don Myrick – Saxophone, Sax (Alto), Sax (Baritone), Sax (Tenor) . Johnny Graham – Guitar . Al Mckay – Guitar, Percussion . Fred White – Percussion, Drums . Ralph Johnson – Percussion, Drums, & Vocals . Skip Scarborough – Percussion, Piano . Paulinho Da Costa – Percussion . Eduardo Del Barrio – Piano . Susan Ranney – Bass . Meyer Rubin – Bass . Louis Satterfield – Trombone . Chuck Findley – Trumpet . Roger Bobo – Tuba . George Bohannon – Trombone . Oscar Brashear – Trumpet . Garnett Brown – Trombone . Terry Harrington – Flute . Michael Harris – Trumpet . Fred Jackson, Jr. – Flute . Abe Most – Flute . Steve Madaio – Trumpet . Alan Robinson – French Horn . Gale Robinson – French Horn . Marilyn Robinson – French Horn . James M. Mcgee – French Horn . Richard Klein – French Horn . David Duke – French Horn . Blanche Belnick – Violin . Ronald Clark – Violin . Ronald Cooper – Cello . Norman Forrest – Viola . Harris Goldman – Violin . Jack Gootkin – Violin . Janice Gower – Violin, Concert Master . Ruth Henry – Violin . Haim Shtrum – Violin . Daniel Smith – Cello . Barry Socher – Violin . Lya Stern – Violin . David Stockhammer – Violin . Barbara Thomason – Viola . Marcia Van Dyke – Violin . Renita Koven – Viola . Betty Lamagna – Violin . Carl Lamagna – Violin . Mary D. Lindquist – Violin . Linda Lipsett – Viola . Jan Kelly – Cello . Sheldon Sanov – Violin . Dorothy Ashby – Harp . Andrew Woolfolk – Sax (Tenor), Wind

Production : Produced By Maurice White . George Massenburg – Engineer . Paul Klingberg – Mixing . Cameron Marcarelli – Mixing Assistant, Assistant . Maurice White – Mixing . Leo Sacks – Mixing . Mark Wilder – Mastering

Package : Shusei Nagaoka – Illustrations . Jurgen Reisch – Photography . Jim Wood – Letter Design

Recorded In August 1977 At Hollywood Sound And The Burbank Studios, California.

Released On November 21, 1977 By Columbia Records.

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Rolling Stone
There’s a strange contrast to be drawn between All ‘n All and Sly Stone’s There’s a Riot Goin’ On. Riot was druggy, down and honest. All’n All is flashy, bright and fanciful. Sly saw what he didn’t want to see. The Earth, Wind and Fire album is like looking at yourself in the mirror and finding that nothing is there […]

Don Ignacio
For those reasons, I will never deny this album a proper score on the high-end of the spectrum. But in the end, even the most brilliant of these songs seemed to drop the ball in the end. And that’s just a whopping huge pity. […]

Wilson & Alroy’s Record Reviews
Sharp horn riffs, guitar-driven funk, schmaltzy ballads, a huge album-ending climax – everything to love about Earth, Wind & Fire is here….As elegant, sophisticatedand danceable an album as the 70s produced […]

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