In the Stone

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"In the Stone"
In The Stone EWF.jpg
Single by Earth, Wind & Fire
from the album I Am
B-side"You and I"
Format7", 12"
GenreR&B, funk
Songwriter(s)Allee Willis, David Foster and Maurice White
Producer(s)Maurice White
Earth, Wind & Fire singles chronology
"After the Love Has Gone"
"In the Stone"
"Can't Let Go"

"In the Stone" was a song by R&B/funk band Earth, Wind & Fire issued as a single in 1979 on Columbia Records. The song rose to No. 23 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart. [1][2]


In the Stone was produced by Maurice White who composed the song with Allee Willis and David Foster. The single also came off EWF's 1979 album I Am.[1]


In the Stone was covered by Dionne Warwick on her 1981 album Hot! Live and Otherwise.[3]

Appearances in other media[edit]

"In the Stone" appeared on the soundtrack of the 2002 feature film Drumline.[4]

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1976) Peak
U.S. Billboard Hot 100 58
U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles 23
New Zealand RIANZ Top Singles 39[5]


  1. ^ a b Earth, Wind & Fire: In the Stone. Columbia Records. 1979.
  2. ^ "Earth, Wind & Fire: In the Stone (Hot Soul Songs)". Billboard.
  3. ^ "What You Won't Do for Love / In the Stone by Dionne Warwick".
  4. ^ "Drumline (2002)".
  5. ^ "Earth, Wind & Fire: In the Stone". RIANZ.

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