19 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. 12 on both the Billboard Dance Club Songs and UK Pop Singles charts respectively. Trouvez des artistes similaires à Earth, Wind & Fire et découvrez des nouveautés musicales. [82][83] The single "Can't Hide Love" got to No. [358], On June 6, 2017 Earth, Wind & Fire performed in downtown Nashville, Tennessee at the CMT concert series program, CMT Crossroads, with artists such as Dan + Shay, Martina McBride, Rascall Flatts, Antebellum, Darius Rucker and Sara Evans. [307] Illumination received a Grammy nomination for Best R&B Album and a Soul Train Music Award nomination in the category of Best R&B-Soul Album. Earth, Wind & Fire ist eine amerikanische Soul- und Funk-Band, die 1969 in Chicago von dem Jazzschlagzeuger Maurice White gegründet wurde. Maurice co-wrote with Allee Willis several new songs for the play. Juni veröffentlicht. Découvrez Countdown Singers de Earth Wind & Fire sur Amazon Music. [10], During October 1980, EWF issued a double album titled Faces. The album rose to No. 36 on the Billboard Dance Club Songs chart. Boogie Wonderland was certified Gold in the US by the RIAA and Gold in the UK by the BPI [37], A single called "Mom" got to No. [198] Bailey later featured on Stevie Wonder's 1986 album In Square Circle and Ray Parker Jr.'s 1987 LP After Dark. [177] Emotion has been certified Platinum in the US by the RIAA. Diese Diskografie ist eine Übersicht über die musikalischen Werke der US-amerikanischen Band Earth, Wind and Fire.Gemäß Quellenangaben und Schallplattenauszeichnungen hat sie bisher mehr als 43,6 Millionen Tonträger verkauft, davon alleine in ihrer Heimat über 38,2 Millionen. Scrobble songs to get recommendations on tracks, albums, and artists you'll love. Earth, Wind & Fire are one of the most dynamic and creative funk bands to come out of the seventies and also one of the most successful. [9], With this came the studio album Touch the World which was issued in November 1987. The album rose to No. [245][246], EWF's follow-up studio album, In the Name of Love, was released in 1997 on Rhino Records. [369][370], EWF has been sampled by artists such as Drake, A Tribe Called Quest, Missy Elliott, Public Enemy, Snoop Dogg, Jay-Z, the Fugees, LL Cool J, Kid Ink, Salt-n-Pepa and Basement Jaxx. 14 on the UK Singles Chart. EWF's rendition of "Got to Get You into My Life" was the biggest hit from the film's soundtrack, reaching No. [158], Connie Johnson of the Los Angeles Times wrote Powerlight "does show why EWF is one of the masters of studio pop. [310] EWF also covered Outkast's "The Way You Move" featuring saxophonist Kenny G on the album. [47] Jessica Cleaves left the band after the release of this album. [407] Quincy Jones has proclaimed himself to be the "biggest fan of Earth, Wind & Fire since day one. Diese Seite wurde zuletzt am 21. 3 on the UK Singles Chart. [169][170], Gary Graff of The Detroit Free Press exclaimed "Plug in the planets! With only Verdine left, Maurice decided to re-form the group. [6][9][18], The band's self-titled debut album was released in February 1971 on Warner Bros. 15 on the Billboard Hot Soul Singles chart. [316][317] Kirk Franklin's cover of September reached No. Earth, Wind & Fire continued to tour and made a show-opening appearance on American Idol's Idol Gives Back show in 2007. They have also been covered by Wynonna Judd, Maxine Nightingale, Yolanda Adams, Ledisi, Miki Howard, Chicago, Chaka Khan and 112. [120][121] "September" also reached No. During May 2003, EWF issued The Promise on Kalimba Records. [66], That's the Way of the World was eventually issued in March 1975 by Columbia. White founded Earth, Wind & Fire in 1969. Phyl Garland of Stereo Review wrote "with this set of skillfully shaped songs, White has positioned Earth, Wind & Fire to move into the next century". Earth, Wind & Fire's songs have been covered by artists including Whitney Houston, D'Angelo, Donny Osmond, Patti LaBelle, Taylor Swift, Olly Murs and Kirk Franklin. [269] EWF went on to collaborate with Wyclef Jean on his second studio album, The Ecleftic: 2 Sides II a Book, which was issued in August 2000. Read Full Biography. [318][319] As well Dwele's rendition of "That's the Way of the World" and Meshell Ndegeocello's cover of "Fantasy", were each Grammy nominated in the category of Best Urban/Alternative Performance. They have been described as one of the most innovative and commercially successful acts of all time. 1 on both the Billboard Hot 100 and Hot Soul Singles charts. [139], In a 2007 interview, when asked which EWF album was his favorite, Maurice White replied: "Probably Faces because we were really in tune...and it gave us the opportunity to explore new areas. 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The following is a complete chronology of the various line-ups of Earth, Wind & Fire, from the group's inception in 1971 until the present day. 3 on the Billboard 200 chart. Part of the band’s appeal was its remarkable versatility and its spectacular concerts. Rhythm Band. © Copyright 2020. [24] The album reached No. [234], The album's first single "Sunday Morning" got to No. [91], A single off the LP called "Getaway" reached No. The album got to No. [361], EW&F went on to perform on the forum float at the 2018 Rose Parade held in Pasadena, California. [28] Al Rudis of The Chicago Sun Times also wrote the LP "works beautifully and while the elements of Earth, Wind & Fire aren't new, this mixture of them is a unique sound". and "Shining Star". The concert was Emmy-nominated in the category of Outstanding Individual Achievement - Special Class. The Baltimore Sun also described I Am as being "faultlessly produced. Calling themselves "The Salty Peppers", they went on to have a marginal hit single in the Midwestern area titled "La La Time". [161], The album's first single "Fall in Love with Me" rose to No. [45][46] Another single called 8 on the Billboard R&B Singles chart and No. [165][166][167], During November 1983, EWF issued their thirteenth studio album, titled Electric Universe. 1 (Top Soul Albums)", "Earth, Wind & Fire: The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. [179][180] White went on to release a self-titled solo album in 1985 on Columbia. [48] Ken Emerson of Rolling Stone called Open Our Eyes "a pleasant miscellany of Africana, Latin rhythms, well-mannered funk, smooth jazz, Sly Stone, Stevie Wonder and the Fifth Dimension". [328] During May 2008 EW&F performed at the Apollo Theater's fourth annual Hall of Fame induction ceremony. The album was certified Gold in the US by the RIAA. [201][210][211], During November 1988, EWF issued a compilation album titled The Best of Earth, Wind & Fire, Vol. "Boogie Wonderland" is a single by Earth, Wind & Fire with the Emotions, released in April 1979 on Columbia Records. The audience at the gala was so impressed by EWF's performance that the band was bestowed with the Gaviota de Plata (The Silver Seagull), which is the highest award that can be presented to an artist performing at the festival. 2 on the Billboard Top Soul Albums chart and No. The excellent "September," a brand-new song, soon became a hit in its own right, and the non-LP Beatles cover "Got to Get You into My Life," recorded for the Sgt. The remix sampler got to No. 3 on the Billboard Top R&B/Hip-Hop Albums chart and No. A sampler which featured remixes of Can't Hide Love and Let's Groove also came off the LP. [10], In 2006, Maurice worked with Maurice Hines, brother of famed entertainer Gregory Hines, to release the Broadway play Hot Feet. Another song called "Change Your Mind" was issued as a single in 2006 by Kalimba. [181][182][183][184] Another album cut, "I Need You", rose to No. is stop, step back, and turn up your light". 36 on the Billboard Adult R&B Songs chart. [233] Millennium was nominated for a Soul Train Music Award in the category of Best R&B/Soul Album - Group, Band or Duo. The album reached No. [10][308][309], A song from the album, called "Pure Gold", reached No. 23 on the Billboard Adult Contemporary Songs chart. [98][109] "Fantasy" was Grammy nominated in the category of Best R&B Song. [206] Touch the World was also nominated for a Soul Train Award in the category of Best R&B/Soul Album of the Year. The album got to No. Artists such as Phoebe Snow, Roberta Flack, Cyndi Lauper, Patti LaBelle, Animotion, Atlantic Starr, and Anne Murray featured on the album. Released at the Sundance Film Festival, the film was based on Melvin Van Peebles' struggle to film and distribute the movie Sweet Sweetback's Baadasssss Song and was directed by his son Mario Van Peebles. 1 on both the Billboard 200 and Billboard Top Soul Albums charts. The album rose to No. Artists such as Steven Tyler of Aerosmith, Boyz II Men, Smokey Robinson, Isaac Hayes, Michael Jackson, Eric Clapton and Tom Morello of Rage Against the Machine posted messages on the site for White. Twitter Is Cringing At This Jonas Brothers’ Earth, Wind, and Fire Tribute “Was every black person who could sing ever busy?” Published December 16, 2019. 10 on both the Billboard 200 and UK Albums charts. "[171] Matty Karas of Rolling Stone also described Electric Universe as being full of "sensuous, and at times, rock oriented dance material. Maurice White: Vocals, Kalimba, Drums, Percussion Verdine White: Bass, Percussion, Vocals Philip Bailey: Vocals, Conga, Percussion Jessica Cleaves: Vocals Larry Dunn: Keyboards, Synthesizers Johnny Graham: Guitar, Percussion Ralph Johnson: Drums, Percussion Al McKay: Guitar, Sitar, Percussion Andrew Woolfolk: Flute, Saxophone 25 Billboard Adult Contemporary Songs chart. Earth, Wind & Fire is an American funk band, formed in Chicago, Illinois in 1969. "[140] Soon after its release, rhythm guitarist Al McKay left the band. is the core trio of Mats Gustafsson (sax), Johan Berthling (bass) and Andreas Werlin (drums). — Jazzwise Fire! Philip Bailey, the lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire, says groupies are a thing of the past. Earth, Wind & Fire recorded two albums for Warner Brothers: the self-titled 1970 album Earth, Wind And Fire and the 1971 album The Need Of Love. As a result, EWF's eleventh album, Raise!, was influenced by this new electronic sound and released in the Autumn of 1981. Sun Goddess was certified Gold in the US by the RIAA. [304][305], Raymond Fiore of Entertainment Weekly described the LP as a mix of "modern beats and retro, horn-lined soul". Cavallo's management of John Sebastian led to a series of gigs as the opening act for the pop/folk singer and The Lovin' Spoonful founder. 23 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart and No. "September" and "Let's Groove" are my two other favorite EWF songs. 44 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart. 1 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs chart. [145], White decided that, given the changing musical landscape, the band needed to incorporate into their work more of the electronic sound which was popular at the time. 3 on the Billboard Hot R&B/Hip-Hop Songs chart. Within July 2002 a compilation album titled The Essential Earth, Wind & Fire was issued by Columbia. “The thing that comes to my mind right there is there’s no fool like an old fool,” he guffawed. [338][339] Within that year Maurice White, Philip Bailey and Verdine White together with former EWF members Al McKay and Larry Dunn were inducted into the Songwriter's Hall of Fame. [298][299] EWF performed on Dick Clark's New Year's Rockin' Eve on December 31, 2004. 19 on the Billboard Top R&B Albums chart and No. [9], Maurice's astrological sign, Sagittarius, has a primary elemental quality of fire and seasonal qualities of earth and air, according to classical triplicities. Earth, Wind & Fire have 12 American Music Awards nominations and four awards.They have been inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame, and have sold over 100 million records, making them one of the world's best-selling bands of all time. 25 on the Billboard Hot Soul Songs charts respectively. 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