Sing a Song (Earth, Wind & Fire song)
|"Sing a Song"|
|Single by Earth, Wind & Fire|
|from the album Gratitude|
|B-side||"Sing a Song (Instrumental)"|
|Released||November 8, 1975|
|Genre||R&B, soul, funk|
|Songwriter(s)||Maurice White, Al McKay|
|Earth, Wind & Fire singles chronology|
"Sing a Song" is a hit song by R&B/funk band, Earth, Wind & Fire, which was written by Maurice White and Al McKay. It was released in 1975 and included on the band's 1975 double-live album, Gratitude. "Sing a Song" spent two weeks at number one on the R&B singles chart in January 1976, and it was also successful on the pop chart, peaking at number five on the Billboard Hot 100. "Sing a Song" was also a hit on the disco/dance chart peaking at number five.
"Sing a Song" was covered by the gospel band Point of Grace on their Platinum album, Life Love & Other Mysteries. Gospel group Take 6 covered the song as the opening track for their 1996 album, Brothers. American Smooth Jazz guitarist Richard Smith covered the song in Smooth Jazz Guitar instrumental format for on his 2003 album, "SOuLIDIFIED".
Appearances in other media
|U.S. Billboard Hot 100||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Dance Club Play||5|
|U.S. Billboard Hot Soul Singles||1|
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Top R&B/Hip-Hop Singles: 1942-2004. Record Research. p. 179.
- Whitburn, Joel (2004). Hot Dance/Disco: 1974-2003. Record Research. p. 86.
- RIAA Certification for Sing A Song
- "Rock Music, etc., Terms". Georgetown College. Retrieved 2009-03-23.
- "Soulidified overview". Allmusic.com.
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