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  • Category: Recording
  • Unveiled: 14 Sep 1995
  • Address:
    7086 Hollywood Blvd
  • HWOF Popularity:
    Today: 452nd
    Monthly Average: 476th
  • Notes: On Marshfield Way as it merges into Hollywood Blvd

Earth, Wind & Fire

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Earth, Wind & Fire performing in 2009

Source: Wikipedia

Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, Latin, African. They are one of the most successful and critically acclaimed bands of the 20th century. Rolling Stone Magazine has described them as "innovative, precise yet sensual, calculated yet galvanizing" and has also declared that the band "changed the sound of black pop".

Fact file

  • Origin: Chicago, Illinois, U.S.
  • Genres: R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, psychedelic soul
  • Years active: 1969–present
  • Labels: Warner Bros., ARC, Columbia, Legacy, Sanctuary
  • Associated acts: Ramsey Lewis, The Pharaohs, Charles Stepney, Phenix Horns, The Emotions, Caldera, Chicago, Deniece Williams, Toto, George Benson
  • Website: www.earthwindandfire.com
  • Members: Maurice White Verdine White Philip Bailey Ralph Johnson Reggie Young Gary Bias B. David Whitworth Myron McKinley John Paris Bobby Burns. Jr Greg "G-Mo" Moore Kim Johnson Morris O' Connor Philip Bailey Jr.
  • Past members: Albert Wongdin Sundinberg Kevin Hejsak Mackberg Becky Avilla Krystal Bailey Michael Beal Yackov Ben Israel Roland Bautista (deceased) Jeff Bowen Robert Brookins Raymond Lee Brown Lily Brown Gordon Campbell Jessica Cleaves (deceased) Jenarth Davaberg Rahmlee Michael Davis Daniel de los Reyes Derek Dickson Leslie Drayton Larry Dunn Sonny Emory Wade Flemons (deceased) Johnny Graham Bobby Gonzales Cory Grover Michael Harris Richard Howell John Johnson Ronnie Laws Samuel Lyday Evan Marzouk Al McKay Eamon Magdoubi Mike McKnight Don Myrick (deceased) Bill Parnell Morris Pleasure Fred Ravel Sheldon Reynolds David Romero Louis Satterfield (deceased) Gary Scheatzle Sherry Scott Dick Smith Beloyd Taylor Vance Taylor Alexander Thomas Chris Turner Elisia Ware Chester Washington Donny Hathaway (deceased) Don Whitehead Fred White Andrew Woolfolk George Duke (deceased)

Read more about Earth, Wind & Fire at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

In the news

Earth, Wind & Fire Sets Stage for Kennedy Center Honors with Rocking L.A. Show
Billboard, 2019-09-14 19:40:17
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City Hall has designated September 21st as Earth, Wind & Fire Day, as the legendary band performs for two nights at the Hollywood Bowl.

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Billboard, 2019-08-21 16:30:25
Herb Alpert chose songs to arrange and record for his upcoming album Over the Rainbow the same way he always has. "It all starts...

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