Raise!/Powerlight

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All Music Guide - Campbell
This reissue from Beat Goes On features a pair of LPs by Earth, Wind & Fire: Raise! and Powerlight, originally issued on Columbia in 1981 and 1983. Highlights among the 18 tracks include "Let's Groove," "Fall in Love with Me," and "Side by Side." Casual listeners should pick up The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire on Columbia Legacy before delving into these recordings.
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Editorial Reviews

All Music Guide - Campbell
This reissue from Beat Goes On features a pair of LPs by Earth, Wind & Fire: Raise! and Powerlight, originally issued on Columbia in 1981 and 1983. Highlights among the 18 tracks include "Let's Groove," "Fall in Love with Me," and "Side by Side." Casual listeners should pick up The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire on Columbia Legacy before delving into these recordings.
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Product Details

  • Release Date: 3/30/2010
  • Label: Bgo - Beat Goes On
  • EAN: 5017261209290
  • Catalog Number: 6120929
  • Sales rank: 63,853

Tracks

Disc 1
  1. 1 Let's Groove (5:38)
  2. 2 Lady Sun (3:39)
  3. 3 My Love (4:35)
  4. 4 Evolution Orange (4:37)
  5. 5 Kalimba Tree (0:25)
  6. 6 You Are a Winner (4:10)
  7. 7 I've Had Enough (4:36)
  8. 8 Wanna Be with You (4:36)
  9. 9 The Changing Times (5:56)
  10. 10 Fall in Love with Me (5:54)
  11. 11 Spread Your Love (3:51)
  12. 12 Side by Side (5:57)
  13. 13 Straight from the Heart (4:43)
  14. 14 The Speed of Love (3:36)
  15. 15 Freedom of Choice (4:10)
  16. 16 Something Special (4:23)
  17. 17 Hearts to Heart (3:45)
  18. 18 Miracles (4:59)
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Album Credits

Performance Credits
Earth, Wind & Fire Primary Artist
Philip Bailey Percussion, Vocals, Background Vocals, Group Member
Michael Harris Trumpet
Maurice White Drums, Vocals, Background Vocals, Kalimba, Group Member
Roland Bautista Guitar, Soloist, Group Member
Brenton Banks Violin
Arnold Belnick Violin
Harry Bluestone Violin
Oscar Brashear Trumpet
Denyse Buffum Violin
Thomas Buffum Violin
Ronald Clark Violin
Ronald Cooper Cello
Larry Corbett Cello
Rollice Dale Viola
Douglas Davis Cello
Rahmlee Michael Davis Trumpet
Assa Drori Violin, Concert Master
Larry Dunn Synthesizer, Piano, Group Member
Arni Egilsson String Bass
Henry Ferber Violin
Chuck Findley Trumpet
Ronald Folsom Violin
Frederick Seykora Cello
David Frisina Violin, Concert Master
Irving Geller Violin
James Getzoff Violin, Concert Master
Pamela Goldsmith Viola
Johnny Graham Guitar, Group Member
Endre Granat Violin
Gary Grant Trumpet
Robert Greenidge Steel Drums, Soloist
Allan Harshman Viola
Jerry Hey Trumpet
Reginald Hill Violin
Paula Hochhalter Cello
William Hymanson Violin
Ralph Johnson Percussion, Vocals, Group Member
Anatol Kaminsky Violin
George Kast Violin
Roland Kato Viola
Myra Kestenbaum Violin
Jerome Kessler Cello
Milton Kestenbaum Viola
Betty LaMagna Violin
Janet Lakatos Violin
Brian Leonard Violin
Marvin Limonick Violin
Robert Lipsett Violin
Charles Loper Trombone
Earl Madison Cello
Virginia Majewski Viola
Lew McCreary Trombone
Carole Mukogawa Viola
Don Myrick Alto Saxophone, Tenor Saxophone, Soloist
Gareth "Garry" Nuttycombe Viola
Stanley Plummer Violin
Jerome Reisler Violin
Dorothy Remsen Harp
Nathan Ross Violin
Bob Sanov Violin
Sheldon Sanov Violin
Louis Satterfield Trombone, Soloist
Tom Saviano Saxophone
David Schwartz Viola
Haim Shtrum Violin
Marshall Sosson Violin
Linn Subotnick Viola
Robert Sushel Violin
Beloyd Taylor Vocals, Background Vocals
Pam Tompkins Violin
Miwako Watanabe Violin
Fred White Percussion, Drums, Group Member
Verdine White Bass, Group Member
Andrew Woolfolk Tenor Saxophone, Group Member
Shari Zippert Violin
Alan DeVeritch Viola
Cary Grant Trumpet
Dick Hyde Trombone
Mary Louise Zeyen Cello
Bill Hybel Violin
Arkady Shindelman Violin
Suzie Katayama Cello
Selene Burford Cello
Nicole Bush Violin
Norman Leonard Violin
Ms. Pluto Vocals
William Frank "Bill" Reichenbach Jr. Trombone
Mari Tsumura-Botnick Violin
John Wittenbert Violin
George Bohanon Trombone
Larry Hall Trumpet
William Kurasch Violin
Karen Jones Violin
Myer Bello Violin
Anton Sen Violin
Donald Myrick Saxophone, Soprano Saxophone, Soloist
Joel Soulatnian Viola
Alan DeVetrich Viola
Rahmlee Lewis Trumpet
Technical Credits
Philip Bailey Producer
Maurice White Producer
Bill Meyers Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
David Foster String Arrangements
Mick Guzauski Engineer, overdub engineer
Jerry Hey Horn Arrangements
Tom Perry Vocal Overdubs
Andrew Thompson Remastering
Tom Tom 84 Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Billy Meyers Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Ken Fowler Engineer
Michael Heatley Liner Notes
Ron Pendragon Engineer
Shusei Nagaoka Illustrations
Roger Carpenter Art Direction
George Del Barrio Horn Arrangements, String Arrangements
Seeman Composer
Monte White Art Direction
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