Jun 282009
 

From THE EWF EXPERIENCE – LIVE IN EUROPE
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Allee Willis

Guitarist Al McKay is a founding member of Earth, Wind & Fire. His trademark rhythm guitar can be heard on the band’s most famous hits like “That’s The Way Of The World,” “Can’t Hide Love,” “Getaway,” and “Boogie Wonderland.” He and Maurice White also co-wrote some unforgettable stuff for the band like “Sing A Song,” “Let Me Talk,” “September” plus “Best Of My Love” for The Emotions. Continue reading »

Sep 302007
 

From LIVE IN RIO
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Allee Willis

In 2002, Maurice White finally released a live album on his Kalimba label with the recordings of a great Earth, Wind & Fire concert performed in Rio de Janeiro, in 1980, before an audience of more than 100.000 people. Back then the band was at the top of its game both commercially and artistically. Continue reading »

Feb 202005
 

From I GOT THE MELODY
Written by David Foster, Jay Graydon & Allee Willis

David Foster and Jay Graydon originally recorded this wonderful ballad in 1980 on their seminal album, Airplay. Like many other tracks included in that masterpiece, a group named Odyssey immediately covered “It Will Be Alright.” Continue reading »

Dec 282003
 

From I AM
Written by Maurice White, David Foster & Allee Willis

“I Am was like our Abbey Road. It really scored pop” (Verdine White). “I think of it as a milestone album, whole careers came out of it. It was like, ‘listen to I Am and see what you can steal’. All the pieces came together” (Maurice White). Continue reading »

Dec 152002
 

From FEEL MY SOUL
Written by David Foster, Maurice White & Allee Willis

David Foster won a Grammy in 1982 for producing the original cast album of the Broadway hit show Dreamgirls. This show revealed the immense talent of singer Jennifer Holliday and her vocal performance on the song “And I Am Telling You I Am Not Going” was the true showstopper and it also became a #1 R&B and top 30 pop hit. Continue reading »