The Best of Earth Wind and Fire Vol 1 Side 1 – Marcello Cicchini

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The Best of Earth Wind and Fire Vol 1 Side 1 – Marcello Cicchini

The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 is a 1978 compilation album collecting the charting singles of Earth, Wind & Fire. In addition to collecting previously charting songs, the album also included two new tracks for the band: a cover of the Beatles’s song “Got to Get You Into My Life” and the original track “September”, both of which also became charting singles, the former also winning a Grammy Award. The compilation album itself placed on three Billboard charts, reaching No. 3 on Black Albums, No. 6 on Pop Albums. It reached No. 6 on the album charts in Britain. The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 has been certified as quintuple platinum in the US by the RIAA for sales of over 5,000,000 copies. The album has also been certified platinum in the UK and in Canada by the British Phonographic Industry and Music Canada respectively. The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. 1 is ranked numbers 30 and 44 on Allmusic’s list of the Top urban and R&B albums of all time respectively. Songs The album collected a variety of songs, primarily charting hit singles, previously released by the band between 1975 and 1978. In addition to previously released songs, the album included several tracks which had never been on an Earth, Wind & Fire album before. Among them, a cover of the Beatles’s song “Got to Get You Into My Life” recorded by the band for the film Sgt. Pepper’s Lonely Hearts Club Band had previously been published on the film’s soundtrack, but “September” was new. Both of these songs also became charting singles. “Got to Get You Into My Life” reached No. 1 on the Billboard Black Singles chart, No. 9 on the Pop Singles chart, and No. 33 on the British singles charts, while “September” reached No. 1 on Black Singles, No. 8 on Pop Singles, and No. 3 on the British charts. “Got to Get You Into My Life” also won a Grammy Award for “Best Instrument Arrangement Accompanying Vocalist(s)/Best Background Arrangement” for Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White. Also, the Skip Scarborough-penned “Love Music” was also a new album track. The album has been reissued with two bonus tracks: “MegaMix 2000” and “MegaMix (Radio Edit).” See more of his work at: http://1-marcello-cicchini.fineartamerica.com https://www.PendantDesign.com (Jewelry-engravings) https://plus.google.com/+MarcelloCicchini/ https://twitter.com/ArtInTheEyes http://www.stumbleupon.com/stumbler/marcellocicchini http://www.pinterest.com/marcellocicchin/boards/ http://www.facebook.com/marcellocicchinicolors https://artintheeyes.wordpress.com/about/ http://www.yelp.com/biz/marcellocicchinicolors-everett http://www.flickr.com/photos/marcellocicchini http://themarcello.com/ http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00LVI1R9S http://www.amazon.com/dp/B00DSR783E FOR CUSTOM WORKS AND REPRODUCTIONS PLEASE CONTACT THE ARTIST: Cell: 425-501-4710 Blog: TheMarcello.com Please follow: @ArtInTheEyes Like: Facebook.com/MarcelloCicchiniColors Thanks!!! Marcello Cicchini (c) All Rights Reserved

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