It's the most complete single-disc collection of EWF chart rockers, and Greatest Hits' splendid remastering makes one of the major exponents of '70s funk positivity sound sparkling. From the driving "Shining Star" to the syncopated … see full wiki
It all began in the City of Angels in 1969 when the Chicago bred producer/songwriter/vocalist/percussionist Maurice White and his brother Verdine formed an R & B group that they dubbed Salty Peppers. Less than two years later the brothers hired a new band and added lead vocalist Philip Bailey to the mix. Thus was born Earth, Wind & Fire and as they say the rest is history. Over the next 18 years the group would amass an impressive total of 32 Top 100 records. "Earth … more
What a super compilation of Earth, Wind, and Fire's great tunes. Listening to this Cd reminded me of what great tunes these dudes put out. Shinin' Star was such a classic back in the day. And man those funky horns on Getaway. Sing A Song and the passionate Fantasy are also classic chestnuts. However there are plenty of shoulda been classics like the groovin' Saturday Night and the cool ballad Reasons. What can I say? There are some fast, others slow, those which groove, and … more
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