Quincy Jones has proclaimed himself to be the "biggest fan of Earth, Wind & Fire since day one. 8 on the Billboard Holiday Albums chart. Denver native Philip Bailey recommended his former East High School classmate, saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk as a replacement for Laws.  Bruce Lindsay of Jazz Journal called The Need of Love "a worthwhile album". The stage magician Doug Henning was thus with many of their tours with his young assistant and eventual successor, David Copperfield. 15 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart. The album reached No.  Within that year Maurice White, Philip Bailey and Verdine White together with former EWF members Al McKay and Larry Dunn were inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame. “The thing that comes to my mind right there is there’s no fool like an old fool,” he guffawed. Reno Jazz Orchestra. , Interpretations: Celebrating the Music of Earth, Wind & Fire, an album featuring cover versions of EWF's material, was released in March 2007 on Stax Records. Maurice co-wrote with Allee Willis several new songs for the play. 19 on the UK R&B Albums chart. , During this period, EWF concerts started to become loaded with pyrotechnics, magic, laser lights, flying pyramids, levitating guitarists and elaborate production tricks that included the entire group ascending in a pyramid and a disappearing act. , During June 1979, EWF issued their ninth studio album, I Am. Avi Vohraon Maurice White. 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A single called "Wanna Be With You" also rose to No. The LP's title track rose to No. EWF's song "In the Stone" has also been used for several years as the introductory theme for the festival's broadcasts. The following is a complete chronology of the various line-ups of Earth, Wind & Fire, from the group's inception in 1971 until the present day.  At the Nobel Peace Prize Concert in Oslo, Norway, on December 11, 2007, EWF performed Fantasy and September. , A single off the LP called "Getaway" reached No.  They have also been influential to artists like Angie Stone, Patrice Rushen, The All-American Rejects, Nelly Teena Marie, Musiq Soulchild, Solange Knowles, Babyface, Taylor Dayne, Will Gregory of Goldfrapp, OutKast, and Gloria Estefan. Hold Me was also Grammy nominated in the category of Best Traditional R&B Vocal Performance. , EWF's fourth studio album, Head to the Sky, was released in May 1973.  During February 2014 EWF performed alongside Pharrell, Janelle Monae at the 2014 NBA All-Star Game. Songs include: Boogie Wonderland, In The Stone, September. Another song entitled I've Had Enough got to No. , EWF founder and leader Maurice White died on February 4, 2016, after suffering for some years with Parkinson's disease. Find similar artists to Earth, Wind & Fire and discover new music. Das Album floppte jedoch und die Zusammenarbeit mit Columbia endete. 34 upon the UK Pop Albums Chart. Im November 2011 erschien mit Guiding Lights ein neuer Song (mit Larry Dunn an den Keyboards). , The band's self-titled debut album was released in February 1971 on Warner Bros. , During Spring 1999, EWF appeared on the soundtrack of the animated sitcom The PJs. Earth, Wind & Fire discography and songs: Music profile for Earth, Wind & Fire, formed 1969. The single got to No. , The band successfully auditioned for managers Bob Cavallo and Joe Ruffalo. 3 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. , During October 1980, EWF issued a double album titled Faces. Calling themselves "The Salty Peppers", they went on to have a marginal hit single in the Midwestern area titled "La La Time".  Emotion has been certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA. The album's title track was also nominated for a Grammy in the category of Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. With Stepney's death, White went on to produce on his own the band's new LP, Spirit, which was issued in October 1976. Orchestra concerts … Continue reading "Home" Skip to content. Nach der Aufnahme der Band in die Rock and Roll Hall of Fame im Jahr 2000 gab er bekannt, dass er an Parkinson erkrankt sei. 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Soul Singles charts. , Miles Davis described EWF as his "all time favorite band", saying, "they have everything (horns, electric guitar, singers and more) in one band". " Matty Karas of Rolling Stone also described Electric Universe as being full of "sensuous, and at times, rock oriented dance material.  He then produced Neil Diamond on his 1986 album Headed for the Future. , In 1969, Maurice White, a former session drummer for Chess Records and former member of the Ramsey Lewis Trio, joined two friends in Chicago, Wade Flemons and Don Whitehead, as a songwriting team composing songs and commercials in the Chicago area. Robert Randolph and the Family Band performed their single "I Need More Love" and then all of the bands teamed to sing Parliament Funkadelic's classic "Give Up the Funk (Tear the Roof off the Sucker)". 20 on the Billboard 200 chart and No.7 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart. 19 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No.  During 1992, EWF issued a compilation album called The Eternal Dance. Philip Bailey burst onto the scene in the early '70s as the high-pitched singer -- alongside the band's co-founder Maurice White -- in the epic disco supergroup, Earth, Wind & Fire. The song peaked at number 14 on the dance chart, number 6 on the Billboard Hot 100, and number 2 on the Hot Soul Singles chart. "After the Love Has Gone" also won a Grammy for the Best R&B Vocal Performance by a Duo or Group. , A song from the LP called "Let's Groove," reached No. On March 6, 2000, EWF was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame by hip hop artist Lil' Kim to a standing ovation during the 15th annual ceremony held at New York's Waldorf-Astoria Hotel. They were composed of saxophonist Don Myrick, trombonist Louis Satterfield, and trumpeters Rahmlee Davis and Michael Harris. 13 on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart and No. 8 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No.  The band is known for its kalimba sound, dynamic horn section, energetic and elaborate stage shows, and the contrast between Philip Bailey's falsetto vocals and Maurice White's baritone. Headed for the Future has been certified Gold in the US by the RIAA.  The film's soundtrack was certified platinum in the US by the RIAA.  On February 29, 2012, former EWF rhythm guitarist Roland Bautista died, at the age of 60. The band released Now, Then & Forever, … Celebrities such as Pamela Anderson, Tim Allen, Prince, Jimmy Jam, Terry Lewis, Nick Cannon, Regina King, Suzanne de Passe and Victoria Rowell also attended the gala. It reached No. This LP was in the emerging post-disco style and was partly recorded on the Caribbean island of Montserrat. At the label also came a recording studio known as Magnet Vision.  Paul Sexton of Record Mirror proclaimed "Musical historians and EW&F fans alike will welcome" Last Days and Time. 1 was a succinct, ten-track collection of the group's best and biggest singles up to that point.  Another single titled "Thinking of You" got to No. 4 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart and No. , The band's follow-up album was co-produced by Maurice and Joe Wissert. 24 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart and has been certified Gold in France by the SNEP.  Faces was certified gold in the US by the RIAA. 29 on the UK Pop Singles chart. 4 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart. The concert was televised in the US on May 10, 1974 by ABC.  On July 30, 1993, former Phenix Horns saxophonist Don Myrick was fatally shot by a Santa Monica Police Department officer. , The album's title track, featuring The Boys, got to No. Earth Wind and Fire singers laying down the backup vocals at Tanglew... ood. The band eventually came away with an album of mostly live concert material together with some newly recorded tracks. , In 2004, EWF and Chicago embarked upon a joint national tour, which gave rise to a DVD of a concert that took place at Los Angeles' Greek Theater titled Chicago & Earth, Wind & Fire – Live at the Greek Theatre. Earth, Wind & Fire's songs have been covered by artists including Whitney Houston, D'Angelo, Donny Osmond, Patti LaBelle, Taylor Swift, Olly Murs and Kirk Franklin. , The Salty Peppers' second single, "Uh Huh Yeah", did not fare as well. 30 on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart. 29 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart. The LP was produced by White and Charles Stepney and recorded at the Caribou Ranch Studio.  During November 22 of that year the band received the Portrait of a Nation Prize at the Smithsonian's American Portrait Gala. , In April 1978, the band featured on Natalie Cole's special aired on CBS where they performed a medley. Boogie Wonderland was certified Gold in the US by the RIAA and Gold in the UK by the BPI In September 2003, EWF were inducted into the Vocal Group Hall of Fame. , EWF has influenced artists such as Beyoncé, Usher, will.i.am, Janelle Monáe, Mary J. Blige, Prince, Pharrell Williams, India.  A track off the LP called "Runnin" won a Grammy Award for Best R&B Instrumental. April 2020, dem vierten Todestag von Prince, im US-Fernsehen ausgestrahlt. 1 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart and No. , A song from the LP called "Serpentine Fire" rose to No. Weitere große Hits wie Let's Groove (1981) folgten. Nothing Else Matters - Metallica cover. 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Another single entitled "Touch" got to No.  As well "Let's Groove" was Grammy nominated in the category of Best R&B Performance by a Duo or Group with Vocals. The album got to No. " Chuck Pratt of the Chicago Sun Times exclaimed "this fine funk soul group puts its best face forward on this ambitious and generous double pocket set of intricately produced, high gloss funk. Stepney's writing and production style included a more ornate, orchestral flourish, which influenced the production of the soundtrack album. 26 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart. Maurice White war bis zu seinem Tod im Jahr 2016 weiterhin Mitglied der Band und trat bei den Studioaufnahmen als Sänger und Produzent in Erscheinung. EWF singers. , Earth, Wind & Fire's songs have been covered by artists including Whitney Houston, D'Angelo, Donny Osmond, Patti LaBelle, Taylor Swift, Olly Murs and Kirk Franklin. • Philip Bailey – vocals, conga, percussion, kalimba (1972–1984; 1987–present) 3 on the Billboard 200 chart.  So impressed was the king by the band's performance that he made a personal request for EWF to perform in Morocco for his 37th birthday celebration on August 21, 2000. Die weltweit präsentierten Bühnenshows von Earth, Wind and Fire zeichneten sich besonders in den 1980er Jahren durch ihre bunten, aufwändigen Kostüme und die außergewöhnliche Choreographie aus. The album rose to No. 5:49.  The band then issued a compilation album titled The Ultimate Collection on Columbia. " Monroe Anderson of The Chicago Tribune also called the album as a "rare blend of poetry, passion and artistic progression.  On September 14 of the following year, the band received another tribute in the form of a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame. The album got to No.  The second single "Hold Me" reached No. Graham previously played with the R&B group New Birth while McKay was a former member of the Ike and Tina Turner Revue and The Watts 103rd St. 17 on the Billboard Smooth Jazz Songs chart. 6 on the Billboard Hot R&B Singles chart and No. 5:00. During the ceremony Verdine White and Johnson both gave acceptance speeches before all four honorees gave an impromptu performance of "Shining Star". , EW&F went on to perform on the forum float at the 2018 Rose Parade held in Pasadena, California. Cavallo's management of John Sebastian led to a series of gigs as the opening act for the pop/folk singer and The Lovin' Spoonful founder. Aus gesundheitlichen Gründen beschloss White 1995, mit EW&F nicht mehr aufzutreten. , The album's first single "Sunday Morning" got to No. At the 57th Primetime Emmy Awards held on September 18, 2005, at Los Angeles' Shrine Auditorium, the band performed as the opening act with The Black Eyed Peas. Phyl Garland of Stereo Review wrote "with this set of skillfully shaped songs, White has positioned Earth, Wind & Fire to move into the next century". Earth, Wind & Fire recorded two albums for Warner Brothers: the self-titled 1970 album Earth, Wind And Fire and the 1971 album The Need Of Love. The album rose to no. Diese Diskografie ist eine Übersicht über die musikalischen Werke der US-amerikanischen Band Earth, Wind and Fire.Gemäß Quellenangaben und Schallplattenauszeichnungen hat sie bisher mehr als 43,6 Millionen Tonträger verkauft, davon alleine in ihrer Heimat über 38,2 Millionen.  In 2012, EWF were bestowed with a Lifetime Achievement Award at the 20th Annual Trumpet Awards, held at Cobb Energy Performing Arts Centre in Atlanta. Keitel played the role of a record producer who hears "The Group" performing and is wowed by their act. Another single titled "Kalimba Story" rose to No. The album rose to No. , Soon thereafter, Roland Bautista and Ronnie Laws left the band to pursue new musical opportunities. The Village Voice's Robert Christgau also described the album as a complete "tour de force". , Artists such as Jamiroquai, Melissa Etheridge, Pitbull, Lenny Kravitz,Vanessa Williams, Joe Jonas of the Jonas Brothers, Justice Omarion, Rob Bourdon of Linkin Park, Jill Scott, and Justin Timberlake have also been influenced by EWF.  The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book got to No. Maurice White: Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion Verdine White: Bass, Percussion, Vocals Philip Bailey: Vocals, Conga, Percussion Jessica Cleaves: Vocals Larry Dunn: Keyboards, Synthesizers Johnny Graham: Guitar, Percussion Ralph Johnson: Drums, Percussion Al McKay: Guitar, Sitar, Percussion Andrew Woolfolk: Flute, Saxophone Davis was soon replaced by Jessica Cleaves, a former member of the R&B group The Friends of Distinction. , During 1972, Maurice added vocalist Helena Davis, Ronnie Laws on the flute and saxophone, rhythm guitarist Roland Bautista, keyboardist Larry Dunn, vocalist Philip Bailey and percussionist Ralph Johnson to the group.  John Rockwell of The New York Times declared "All ‘n All shows Maurice White and his cohorts pushing their music ever more in a febrile jazz‐rock direction.  As well other prominent members of EWF have included Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, Larry Dunn, Al McKay, Roland Bautista, Robert Brookins, Sonny Emory, Fred Ravel, Ronnie Laws, Sheldon Reynolds and Andrew Woolfolk. "Keep Your Head to the Sky" rose to No. , Ralph Johnson also produced The Temptations on their 1984 album Truly for You. , In the movie BAADASSSSS!, the actor Khalil Kain portrayed a young Maurice White leading the early incarnation of Earth, Wind & Fire. Warner Bros also designated Joe Wissert to be the band's producer.  Craig Werner of Vibe called Spirit "one of the group's defining moments" and "gospel soul for the ages. See More. 11 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Songs chart. R. Douglas Haineson Maurice White. "Boogie Wonderland" is a single by Earth, Wind & Fire with the Emotions, released in April 1979 on Columbia Records. 9 on the Billboard 200 chart. The remix sampler got to No. Earth, Wind & Fire recorded two albums for Warner Brothers: the self-titled 1970 album Earth, Wind And Fire and the 1971 album The Need Of Love. Créez gratuitement votre compte sur Deezer pour écouter Countdown Singers par Earth, Wind & Fire,The Emotions, et accédez à plus de 56 millions de titres. , Maurice's astrological sign, Sagittarius, has a primary elemental quality of fire and seasonal qualities of earth and air, according to classical triplicities. Juni veröffentlicht. , In January 1979, the band performed "September" and "That's the Way of the World" at the Music for UNICEF Concert.  On October 30, 1981 EWF appeared at American Bandstand's 30th Anniversary Special, where they performed "Let's Groove". also got to No. A new horn section dubbed the Earth, Wind & Fire Horns was created, made up of Gary Bias on the saxophone, Raymond Lee Brown on the trumpet, and Reggie Young on the flugelhorn and trombone. , Connie Johnson of The Los Angeles Times proclaimed that the album was "freshly innovative for EW&F. I bought three albums before I finally found the live version of "Reasons" on "Gratitude". Davis was very impressed with the band's performance and bought out their contract from Warner Bros. Wissert also, went along with the band to Columbia, as their producer.  It rose to No.  The band later guested on Meghan Trainor's October 2020 Christmas Album A Very Trainor Christmas. , On March 10, 2008, the band was inducted into the Munich Olympic Walk Of Stars.  Al Rudis of The Chicago Sun Times also wrote the LP "works beautifully and while the elements of Earth, Wind & Fire aren't new, this mixture of them is a unique sound". Open Our Eyes was certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA.. 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David Whitworth – percussion, vocals (1996–present), Myron McKinley – keyboards, musical director (2001–present), Philip Bailey, Jr. – vocals, percussion (2008–present), Morris O'Connor – lead guitar, vocals (2008–present), Serg Dimitrijevic – rhythm guitar, vocals (2012–present), This page was last edited on 10 January 2021, at 22:23. With this album rhythm guitarist Roland Bautista returned to EWF. , On April 6, 1974, EWF performed at the California Jam, a West Coast rock festival that attracted an audience of 200,000. Earth, Wind & Fire chronology; In the Name of Love (1997) Greatest Hits (1998) The Ultimate Collection (1999) Greatest Hits is a compilation album by American R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire, released on November 17, 1998, by Columbia/Legacy Records. Within July 2002 a compilation album titled The Essential Earth, Wind & Fire was issued by Columbia. Reno Jazz Orchestra. 5 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart and No.  That soundtrack rose to No. 2 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart and No. Led by Maurice White, they are best known for their hits of the 1970s, among them "After the Love Has Gone", "September," "Reasons," "Fantasy" and "Shining Star. 11 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart. Kennedy Center Honors Award Sesame Street Sally Field Earth. 1 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart and No. 1 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart and No. 2 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Soul Songs charts. Albums include September / Love's Holiday, That's the Way of the World, and All 'n All.  It was inspired via a month long trip by Maurice White through Argentina and Brazil. Écoutez de la musique en streaming sans publicité ou achetez des CDs et MP3 maintenant sur Amazon.fr. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart.  The album got to No.  Rock & Rule was the first feature film of Nelvana Studios. With the album came a unique fully new wave and synth pop sound for EWF.  Bailey later featured on Stevie Wonder's 1986 album In Square Circle and Ray Parker Jr.'s 1987 LP After Dark. , The band then collaborated with Ramsey Lewis on his album Sun Goddess which was produced by Maurice and issued in late 1974 by Columbia.  EW&F were one of the inductees at the 42nd Kennedy Center Honors which took place on December 7, 2019.  On April 26, 2009, EWF appeared at the 39th New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival. While co-producing and arranging EWF's follow-up LP, Williams's debut album, This Is Niecy, Ramsey Lewis's Salongo, and the Emotions' Flowers, their first album on Columbia Records, Charles Stepney died of a heart attack on May 17, 1976 in Chicago at the age of 43.  I Am was certified double platinum in the US by the RIAA. Full Bio & Images Fire! 23 on the Billboard Hot R&B Songs chart.. , EWF's follow-up studio album, In the Name of Love, was released in 1997 on Rhino Records. 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