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 as well as their live album Gratitude.

"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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