Earth, Wind & Fire revived their disco sound with funk to make dance music in 1981 and “Let’s Groove” was born and made the first single from their 11th album Raise. Maurice White co-wrote, produced and sang lead on the song that started the party with a vocoder on theContinue Reading

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[youtube id=”MGRZMz9ueb8″] Philip Bailey’s 1984 Chinese Wall was his third solo album after years of being Earth, Wind & Fire’s shining falsetto. Bailey had already delivered the stunning debut album Continuation and ascended the Christian for his first gospel record The Wonders Of His Love. Chinese Wall had the benefit of his “Easy Lover”Continue Reading

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[youtube id=”Lrle0x_DHBM”]  [youtube id=”0Qz_b1di3i8″]Maurice White who was the co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire died in his sleep yesterday after battling Parkinson’s disease for years. White started his career in the ’60’s as a session drummer for Chess Records and he later joined Ramsey Lewis’s Trio. By 1969, White hadContinue Reading

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