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Earth, Wind & Fire - I Am Album

Earth, Wind & Fire - I Am Album

  • Performer: Earth, Wind & Fire
  • Genre: Funk
  • Title: I Am
  • Released: 1979
  • Style: Disco, Soul
  • Label: CBS, ARC
  • Catalog: CBS 86084, 86084, FC 35730
  • Country: Europe
  • MP3 version size: 1713 mb
  • FLAC version size: 2468 mb
  • Rating: 4.8
  • Votes: 909

Tracklist

1Can't Let Go
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Allee Willis, Billy Myers, Maurice White
3:29
2Wait
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Allee Willis, David Foster, Maurice White
3:39
3You And I
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Allee Willis, David Foster, Maurice White
2:58
4In The Stone
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Strings] – David FosterWritten-By – Allee Willis, David Foster, Maurice White
4:48
5Let Your Feelings Show
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom 84Written-By – Allee Willis, David Foster, Maurice White
5:22
6Rock That!
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Strings] – David FosterWritten-By – David Foster, Maurice White
3:07
7Boogie Wonderland
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Ben WrightProducer – Al McKayVocals [Additional] – Jeanette Hawes, Sheila Whitt, The Emotions, Wanda HutchinsonWritten-By – Allee Willis, Jon Lind
4:49
8After The Love Is Gone
Arranged By [Horns] – Jerry HeyArranged By [Strings] – David FosterSaxophone, Soloist [Solo] – Don MyrickWritten-By – Bill Champlin, David Foster, Jay Graydon
4:31
9Star
Arranged By [Strings, Horns] – Tom Tom 84Trumpet, Soloist [Solo] – Rahmlee Michael DavisWritten-By – Allee Willis, Eddie Del Barrio, Maurice White
4:26

Versions

CategoryArtistTitle (Format)LabelCategoryCountryYear
FC 35730Earth, Wind & Fire I Am ‎(LP, Album, Ter)ARC , ColumbiaFC 35730US1979
COL 508611 2Earth, Wind & Fire I Am ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM, Exp)ARC , Columbia, LegacyCOL 508611 2UK & Europe2004
LM-2994Earth, Wind & Fire I Am ‎(LP, Album, Unofficial)Liming RecordLM-2994TaiwanUnknown
0326561, S160020Earth, Wind & Fire I Am ‎(LP, Album, RE)Columbia, Simply Vinyl0326561, S160020UK2003
32DP 367Earth, Wind & Fire I Am ‎(CD, Album, RE)CBS/Sony32DP 367Japan1985

Credits

  • Alto Saxophone [Horn Section], Tenor Saxophone [Horn Section], Baritone Saxophone [Horn Section]Don Myrick
  • BassVerdine White
  • CelloDaniel Smith , Delores Bing, Jacqueline Lustgarten, Jan Kelley, John Walz, Kevan Torfeh, Larry Corbett, Miguel Martinez
  • ConcertmasterJanice Gower
  • Design [Album Design]Roger Carpenter
  • DrumsFred White
  • EngineerGeorge Massenburg, Tom Perry
  • Engineer [Assistant]Craig Widby, Ross Pallone
  • French HornBarbara Korn, Marilyn Robinson, Richard Perissi, Sidney Muldrow
  • GuitarAl McKay, Johnny Graham, Marlo Henderson, Steven Lukather
  • HarpDorothy Jeanne Ashby
  • Illustration [Album Illustration]Shusei Nagaoka
  • KeyboardsBilly Myers, David Foster, Eddie Del Barrio
  • Lead Vocals, Backing Vocals [Background Vocals]Maurice White, Philip Bailey
  • Management [Exclusive Representation]Cavallo-Ruffalo Management
  • Mastered ByMike Reese
  • Mixed By [Re-mixing]George Massenburg
  • PercussionPaulinho Da Costa, Ralph Johnson
  • Piano, Synthesizer [Oberheim, Moog]Larry Dunn
  • ProducerMaurice White
  • Programmed By [Synthesizer]Steven Porcaro
  • SaxophoneFred Jackson Jr., Herman Riley, Jerome Richardson
  • Tenor SaxophoneAndrew Woolfolk
  • TimpaniRichard Lepore
  • TromboneBenjamin Powell, William Reichenbach, Garnett Brown, George Bohanon, Maurice Spears
  • Trombone [Horn Section]Louis Satterfield
  • TrumpetBobby Bryant, Jerry Hey, Michael Harris, Oscar Brashear, Steve Madaio
  • Trumpet [Horn Section]Rahmlee Michael Davis
  • ViolaJames Ross, Laurie Woods, Linda Lipsett, Marilyn Baker, Rollice Dale, Virginia Majewski
  • ViolinAnton Sen, Sherman Bryana, Carl LaMagna, Cynthia Kovaks, Gina Kronstadt, Haim Shtrum, Harris Goldman, Henry Ferber, Henry Roth, Ilkka Talvi, Jack Gootkin, Janice Gower, Jerome Reisler, Jerome Webster, Joseph Goodman, Joseph Livoti, Judith Talvi, Leeana Sherman, Marcy Dicterow, Pamela Gates, Pavel Farkas, Ronald Clarck, Rosmen Torfeh, Sheldon Sanov, William Henderson
  • Vocals, Congas, PercussionPhilip Bailey
  • Vocals, Drums, KalimbaMaurice White

Notes

NO asterisk on CBS sunburst labels.

℗ 1979 CBS Inc./© 1979 CBS Inc.
Made/Printed in Holland.

Recorded at Hollywood Sound Recorders, Sunset Sound and Davlen Studio, Los Angles, CA.
Mastered at The Mastering Lab, Hollywood, CA.

Paulinho da Costa appears courtesy of Pablo Records; Eduardo Del barrio appears courtesy of Capitol Records; David Foster appears courtesy of RCA Records.

A1 published by Saggifire Music/Ninth Music/Irving Music, Inc./Foster Frees Music (:54)
A2 published by Saggifire Music/Irving Music, Inc./Ninth Music (:08)
A3 published by Ninth Music/Garden Rake Music, Inc./Irving Music, Inc./Foster Frees Music/Bobette Music (:15)
A4 published by Saggifire Music/Ninth Music/Irving Music, Inc./Foster Frees Music (:30)
B1 published by Charleville Music/Irving Music, Inc./Deer Track Music/Ninth Music (:17)
B2 published by Saggifire Music/Ninth Music/Irving Music, Inc./Criga Music (:49)
B3 published by Saggifire Music/Ninth Music/Irving Music, Inc./Foster Frees Music (:21)
B4 published by Saggifire Music/Ninth Music/Irving Music, Inc./Foster Frees Music (:11)
B5 published by Saggifire Music/Ninth Music/Irving Music, Inc./Foster Frees Music (:05)

Barcodes

  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A Variant 1): 01-86084-5A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B Variant 1): 01-86084-1B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A Variant 2): 01-86084-2A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B Variant 2): 01-86084-2B-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A Variant 3): 01-86084-4A-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B Variant 3): 01-86084-3B-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side A Variant 4): 01-86084-4A-3
  • Matrix / Runout (Runout Groove Side B Variant 4): 01-86084-2B-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): CBS 86084-1
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): CBS 86084-2
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side A): AL 35730
  • Matrix / Runout (Label Side B): BL 35730
  • Price Code: CB 271
  • Label Code: LC 0149
  • Rights Society: BIEM/STEMRA

Companies

  • Produced For – Kalimba Productions
  • Recorded At – Hollywood Sound Recorders
  • Recorded At – Sunset Sound
  • Recorded At – Davlen Sound Studios
  • Mastered At – The Mastering Lab
  • Published By – Saggifire Music
  • Published By – Ninth Music
  • Published By – Irving Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Foster Frees Music
  • Published By – Garden Rake Music, Inc.
  • Published By – Bobette Music
  • Published By – Charleville Music
  • Published By – Deer Track Music
  • Published By – Criga Music
  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – CBS Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – CBS Inc.
  • Made By – Shorewood Packaging
  • Pressed By – CBS, Haarlem – 01-86084

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