That's The Way Of The World

Album: That's The Way Of The World (1975)
Charted: 12
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  • This song was written for the low-budget movie of the same name about the corruption of a record label. It starred a young Harvey Keitel and was produced by Sig Shore of Super Fly fame). >>
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    John - Nashville, TN
  • Earth, Wind & Fire's brothers Maurice and Verdine White wrote this song with their producer, Charles Stepney.
  • Pentatonix and Stevie Wonder performed an a cappella version of this song at the Grammy Awards in 2016 in honor of Maurice White, who died two months earlier.
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Comments: 2

  • Markantney from Biloxi, MsHow this brilliant song doesn't have more hits on this website is beyond me?

    The song is a beautiful poem to the world, not a word or verse is wasted but here's my favorite:
    "A child is born with a heart of gold
    The way of the world makes his heart grow cold"

    I was only a kid when it came out and I only liked it because of the melody and it was EWF, but once you're grown and realize there's a lot more to your existence than "Getting Yours." The song is timeless.
  • N from Staten Island, NyForgettable movie, but a great song. Possibly EWF's finest.
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