Earth, Wind & Fire
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1969
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Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire Biography (Wikipedia)

Earth, Wind & Fire (abbreviated as EW&F or simply EWF) is an American band that has spanned the musical genres of R&B, soul, funk, jazz, disco, pop, rock, dance, Latin, and Afro pop. They have been described as one of the most innovative and commercially successful acts of all time. Rolling Stone called them "innovative, precise yet sensual, calculated yet galvanizing" and declared that the band "changed the sound of black pop". VH1 has also described EWF as "one of the greatest bands" ever.

The band was founded in Chicago by Maurice White in 1969, having grown out of a previous band known as the Salty Peppers. 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. 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.

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Past BBC Events

Glastonbury: 2016
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Worthy Farm, Pilton
2016-06-26T14:28:51
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26
Jun
2016
Glastonbury: 2016

Glastonbury: 2016

21:45
Worthy Farm, Pilton
Last Night of The Proms Celebrations: 2014
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London
2014-09-13T14:28:51
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13
Sep
2014
Last Night of The Proms Celebrations: 2014

Last Night of The Proms Celebrations: 2014

London
T in the Park: 2013
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Balado, Kinross-Shire
2013-07-14T14:28:51
14
Jul
2013

T in the Park: 2013

Balado, Kinross-Shire

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