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06 August 2021

Earth, Wind & Fire’s “See The Light” From Their 1975 Album That’s The Way Of The World

From Earth, Wind & Fire’s 1975 album, That’s The Way Of The World, here’s the track, “See The Light.”

Maurice:
Larry Dunn and Philip Bailey had written one of my all-time favorite EW&F songs, “See The Light,” which starts out in the odd time signature of 7/8. Larry showed Verdine how to approach it on bass. Al McKay was an absolute master at setting tempo, guiding the rhythm section perfectly into the groove, and Charles and I were instructing everybody on everything.

– Maurice White. My Life With Earth, Wind & Fire, by Maurice White with Herb Powell, 2016.

“See The Light”
Written by Larry Dunn, Philip Bailey, Louise Anglin

Musicians on the album…
Maurice: Vocals, Kalimba, Drums
Verdine White: Vocals, Bass, Percussion
Philip Bailey: Vocals, Congas, Percussion
Larry Dunn: Piano, Organ, Moog Synthesizer
Al McKay: Guitars, Percussion
Fred White: Drums, Percussion
Johnny Graham: Guitars
Andrew Woolfolk: Flute, Soprano and Tenor Saxophone
Ralph Johnson: Drums, Percussion

Charles Stepney: Moog Synthesizer

Horns: Oscar Brashear, George Bohanon, Ernie Watts

Produced by Maurice
Co-Produced by Charles Stepney
Arrangements by Earth, Wind & Fire and Charles Stepney
Engineering: George Massenburg
Recorded at Caribou Ranch
Photography: Norman Seeff

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