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Ease On Down The Road

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Ease On Down The Road was released on September 21st 1978 as a single but did not do very well in the charts, as it did not even reaching the top 40 in the US.

It was the theme song for The Wiz, an African American adaptation of the 1939 children's film Wizard Of Oz.

The song was written by Charlie Smalls and produced by Quincy Jones, it was one of Michael's first songs produced by Quincy, who later produced most of Michael's music in the 1970's and 1980's.

The song was sung as a duet between Michael and Diana Ross, Michael's childhood mentor.

Charlie Smalls was inspired by the Wizard Of Oz songs Follow The Yellow Brick Road and We're Off To See The Wizard.

In the film Diana Ross plays the part of Dorothy and Michael plays the part of the scarecrow, they are seen skipping down the yellow brick road encouraging each other.

The lion in the adaptation is played by actor Ted Ross and the Tin Man is played by actor Nipsey Russell.

Ease On Down The Road is sung with both these characters in the film, aswell as during the end credits.

Michael performed the song at Disneyland's 25th anniversary, collaborating it with the Disney main song When You Wish Upon A Star.

Michael performed this song without Diana Ross, and it was the first time he did so without her.

Ease On Down The Road was nominated for a Grammy for Best R&B performance duo with Diana Ross.

Michael had previously been nominated for a Grammy for his performances with his brothers in 1979.

Actress Tootie from American soap The Facts Of Life auditioned for The Wiz by singing Ease On Down The Road.

Jean-Pierre Rampal a classical flutist performed Ease On Down The Road when he appeared on the Muppet's Show.

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