Devotion (song)

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"Devotion"
Single by Earth, Wind & Fire
from the album Open Our Eyes
B-side "Fair But So Uncool"
Released 1974
Format 7", 45 RPM
Genre R&B
Length 4:50
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Maurice White, Philip Bailey
Producer(s) Joe Wissert, Maurice White
Earth, Wind & Fire singles chronology
"Kalimba Story"
(1974)
"Devotion"
(1974)
"Hot Dawgit"
(1974)

"Devotion" is a 1974 song by R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire, which was written by Maurice White and Philip Bailey. It is included on the band's 1974 album, Open Our Eyes.

"Devotion" peaked at numbers 23 and 33 on the Billboard R&B and Pop Singles charts.[1]

Covers and Samples[edit]

In 2004, jazz fusion\contemporary jazz group Pieces of a Dream featuring Tracy Hamlin covered the song from their release "No Assembly Required."[2] Devotion has been sampled by Yo-Yo featuring Ice Cube on the track You Can't Play With My Yo-Yo featured on her album Make Way for the Motherlode.[3]


Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1974)[1] Peak
position
U.S. Billboard Pop Singles 33
U.S. Billboard Black Singles 23

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