RIP, Maurice White

By: sonofabeach96

Feb 05 2016

Category: Uncategorized


Check this out…both the post and the site. Terrific piece on the passing of Maurice White of Earth, Wind, and Fire. Check his site out as well. You won’t regret it. Give him a comment of two as well.

A Joyful Process

Our musical heroes are leaving us. Maurice White was one of mine. As the leader of the group I grew up loving—that would be Earth, Wind & Fire—he as leader and his band as instrument were a powerful force in R&B for years. Those years coincided with the time that I found and became passionate about the group.

If he had done nothing more than play drums behind Ramsey Lewis and lots of artists at Chess Records back in the 60s, his name would be well known. But the fact that he founded Earth, Wind & Fire and guided them to superstardom and sales of over 90 million records made him a legend. White passed in his sleep early this morning at the age of 74. He had been battling Parkinson’s disease for over two decades, the progression of which forced him from touring with the band back in…

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2 comments on “RIP, Maurice White”

  1. Yeah, I heard about it over at Toocestales. R.I.P.

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  2. This is one of my favorite blogs here on WordPress. 🙂

    Liked by 1 person

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