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Thinking of You (Earth, Wind & Fire song)

"Thinking of You" is a song by R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire released as a single in January 1988 on Columbia Records. The single reached number one on the Billboard Hot Dance Music/Club Play chart and number 3 on the Hot Black Singles chart. "Thinking of You" was arranged by Maurice White. White composed the song alongside Wayne Vaughn and Wanda Vaughn of the Emotions. Thinking of You came off EWF's 1987 album Touch The World."Thinking of You" spent two weeks atop the Billboard Hot Dance/Club Play chart in 1988. During January 1988 a four minute long music video was issued by Columbia; the video was directed by David Hogan. Maurice White: songwriter, producer, lead vocals Wanda Vaughn: songwriter, background vocals Wayne Vaughn: songwriter, sequence programming Rhett Lawrence: drum programming, Fairlight CMI programming Ray Fuller: guitar Philip Bailey, Jeanette W. Williams: background vocals Lyrics of this song at MetroLyrics

Ballplayers House

Ballplayers House is a small building in Central Park in Manhattan, New York City, designed by the architecture firm Buttrick White & Burtis. Completed in 1990, it replaced an older building, architect Calvert Vaux's Boys Play House of 1868, which stood on the northern edge of the Heckscher Ballfields until it was demolished in 1969. Vaux's building was a fifty-two foot long clubhouse and dispensary for bats and balls, whereas Buttrick White & Burtis' building is a food concession half the size of the original; the Ballplayers House recalls Vaux's design, albeit much altered in detail. In contrast to the brick and bluestone facade of Vaux's building, with its pointed arches and polychrome voussoirs, the facade of Ballplayers House is composed with graphic stripes of contrasting brick. In lieu of Vaux's bracketed eaves, pointed pinnacles and chamfered chimney, the new building boasts a simple roofline, topped with a sleek, factory-made cresting; the Ballplayers House is decorated with a tile frieze with a simple flower motif symbolizing a ball-field, a zig-zag pattern symbolizing a bouncing ball.

Elizabeth Barlow Rogers, head of the Central Park Conservancy when the Ballplayers House was built, described its design as "a contemporary interpretation of Vaux's style."