Evil (Earth, Wind & Fire song)

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Single by Earth, Wind & Fire
from the album Head to the Sky
B-side "Clover"
Released 1973
Format 7", 12"
Genre R&B
Length 5:06
Label Columbia
Writer(s) Philip Bailey, Maurice White
Producer(s) Joe Wissert
Earth, Wind & Fire singles chronology
"I Think About Lovin' You"
"Keep Your Head to the Sky"

"Evil" is a song by R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire which was written by Philip Bailey and Maurice White. It was released in 1973 as a single and included on the band's 1973 album, Head to the Sky. It's a rework of "Bad Tune", a song originally recorded in their debut album Earth, Wind & Fire as an instrumental.

"Evil" peaked at numbers 50 and 25 on the Billboard Pop and Black Singles charts respectively.[1] It also peaked at #19 on Billboard's Adult Contemporary chart.

Later Samples[edit]

Evil was sampled by Amerie on the track Can We Go which was featured on her 2005 album Touch.[2]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1973)[1] Peak
U.S. Billboard Pop Singles 50
U.S. Billboard Black Singles 25
U.S. Billboard Adult Contemporary 19


  1. ^ a b Head to the Sky on allmusic.com
  2. ^ "Amerie - Touch". discogs.com. Retrieved 16 June 2009. 

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