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Chicago, United States (1969 – 1983, 1987 – present)

Earth, Wind & Fire is an band, formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1969. Led by Maurice White, they are best known for their hits of the 19, among them “After the Love Has Gone”, “September,” “Reasons,” “Fantasy” and “Shining Star.”

Earth, Wind & Fire became the first black performers to headline throughout the world without an opening act, to receive Madison Square Garden’s Gold Ticket Award for selling more than 100,000 tickets and to receive the Columbia Records Crystal Globe Award for selling more than five million albums in foreign markets. They have gained the BET’s Lifetime Achievement Award and ASCAP’s Rhythm & Soul Heritage Award.

EW&F was disbanded in 1983, but in 1987 CBS Records convinced Philip Bailey and Maurice White to reunite the group.

The group managed to continue into the 90’s with releases such as “Heritage”,”Millennium”,and “In the Name of Love ” in 1997. However, due to Parkinson’s Disease, Maurice retired from the road but still continued to produce and sing on the group’s recordings.

In 2000, the original ’70s edition of Earth, Wind & Fire reunited for one night only in honor of their induction into The Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame. The documentary entitled ‘Earth, Wind & Fire: Shining Stars’, which contains rarely seen historic video footage along with in-depth interviews with the band members was released in 2001

While not as prolific as in their ‘70’s heyday, Earth, Wind & Fire released “The Promise” in 2003 and the criticially acclaimed “Illumination”, which featured current contemporary r& b guests such as Will I Am, Rafael Saddiq, and Brian McKnight.

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  • Alin_

    Wonderful band. (2)

    25 Sep 2:01pm Reply
  • ArmoricaKing

    Wonderful band.

    18 Sep 5:24am Reply
  • izzy_zee

    Grew up on this music!!!! Love it so much, I've seen them 3 times! Just starting to scrobble them in here.

    26 Aug 9:34pm Reply
  • CWAS91

    September~

    26 Apr 8:39pm Reply
  • chazlowe116

    DJ Cassidy recently collaborated with some of the members of Earth, Wind, and Fire and the track is hot! Makes me want to groove every-time i hear it. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=q6ojja0xmfw

    12 Feb 1:21pm Reply
  • Doctor1feelGood

    there is no other band better then the Earth Wind & Fire

    7 Feb 6:17am Reply
  • IncredibleKomus

    I was wondering, does Earth, Wind and Fire have any actual connection to Egypt and their motology? Because from what I have seen they just use it as a image. Now if it is just a image thing they have obviously ruined for those like me how is actually into it and is therefore a buch of retarded fucking poseres who deserves nothing but eternal suffering under the wrath Apep! But it's cool man.

    5 Feb 12:20am Reply
  • loulou3376

    Music à gogo

    2 Feb 6:17pm Reply
  • juninhorocha19

    Saudades de músicas tão gostosas de ouvir!

    18 Jan 8:23am Reply
  • theironictea

    True love is written in the stone!

    14 Dec 2013 Reply
  • TaynahSB

    Bom demais! ♥

    12 Nov 2013 Reply
  • LaMusicLovr

    Elementary School. Junior High. High School. College. Adult Life. So many good memories linked to the hits and the non-hits and the album cuts. No other BAND tops the Elements. Some come close, but my God, the repertoire. How can you choose the favorites?? Legends, absolute legends. I am always blown away each time I listen to these fellas.

    30 Oct 2013 Reply
  • aFonderReel

    New record rules.

    17 Oct 2013 Reply
  • mrpaul01

    It's September! Crank it up! :)

    22 Sep 2013 Reply
  • xasiaaa

    HEY FANS!!! If you havent had the chance to check out Earth, Wind & Fire's latest album check it out here: http://music.yahoo.com/blogs/stop-the-presses/exclusive-first-listen-earth-wind-fire-brand-album-130632630.html

    17 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Orkan60

    Let's groove tonight Share the spice of life Baby, slice it right We're gonna groove tonight

    13 Sep 2013 Reply
  • Mike-ekiM

    New album "Now, Then & Forever" lands today! Best Buy and Target both claim to have two exclusive bonus tracks... Anyone have a chance to listen to any of this bonus material? I haven't made up my mind where to buy yet... Maybe I'll pick up both!

    10 Sep 2013 Reply
  • BoobyNoobie

    After The Love Has Gone <3

    4 Sep 2013 Reply
  • LOVES-DESIRE

    Earth, Wind, & Fire - there is not one word or a group of words to describe this band ..... This group's songs and performances are like a blessings from the Gods ..... If you've ever seen them perform live - you've been instantly transported to another realm .... Another realm of reality where every song performed and played carries you and guides .... When the performance is over, all you want to do is to go back and remain there forever ..... The Gift that Earth, Wind, & Fire leaves you with is unexpected ..... Once you've seen them perform you go back to that place and it is always as if it's your ..... First time ..... Earth, Wind, & Fire are an experience ..... not just a group of musicians ..... Thank you Earth, Wind, & Fire for allowing the elements to use you all to express all .... Through your songs, performances, & music ...... Keep your head to the sky .....

    28 Aug 2013 Reply
  • JensGB

    Kenne ich schon sehr lange.

    23 Aug 2013 Reply
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