One of his biggest hits, "Short People" was written from the perspective of "a lunatic" who hates short people.
Beginnings[ edit ] InMaurice Whitea former session drummer for Chess Records and former member of the Ramsey Lewis Triojoined two friends in Chicago, Wade Flemons and Don Whitehead, as a songwriting team composing songs and commercials in the Chicago area.
The three friends eventually got a recording contract with Capitol Records. With this being so Maurice moved on from Chicago to Los Angeles. He then added to the band singer Sherry Scott  and percussionist Yackov Ben Israel, both from Chicago, and then asked his younger brother Verdine how he would feel about heading out to the West Coast.
On June 6,Verdine left Chicago to join the band as their new bassist. Maurice began shopping demo tapes of the band, featuring Donny Hathawayaround to different record labels and the band was thus signed to Warner Bros. Sagittarius in the northern hemisphere occurs in the autumn, whose element is earth, and in the southern hemisphere, it is spring, whose element is air.
Hence the omission of Waterthe fourth classical element. Maurice held further auditions in L. The soundtrack album was released in on Stax Records and reached No. With only Verdine left, Maurice decided to re-form the group. In stark contrast to the ballads, "Power" features extended fuzz guitar and soprano saxophone solos set against a driving funk beat.
Another single, " Devotion ", was a song with a strong spiritual message. The album got to No. The album got to Nos. The film also starred EWF as a new recording act known as "The Group"; they performed songs in the film and Maurice had a small speaking part, as leader of "The Group".
Myrick and Satterfield both worked with Maurice during his days as a session drummer at Chess Records. The stage magician Doug Henning directed many of their tours throughout the s with his young assistant and eventual successor, David Copperfield.
The band also began to be choreographed by George Faison. The album went to 3 on the Pop Charts and 1 on the Black Albums chart respectively. Though the band had previously overlooked disco, the summer of saw EWF topping the dance music charts with their most disco-inspired single, " Boogie Wonderland ," which was produced by Maurice and Al McKay and featured The Emotions.
He was replaced by returning rhythm guitarist Roland Bautistawho gave the band a bit of a hard rock sound with his style of playing.
Electronic period[ edit ] White decided that, given the changing musical landscape, the band needed to incorporate into their work more of the electronica sound which was popular at the time. During their hiatus, Philip Bailey released his second and most commercially successful solo project, the gold album Chinese Wallfeaturing the Phenix Horns and produced by Phil Collins.Lyrics to "I'll Write A Song For You" song by Earth, Wind And Fire: I thirst but never quench I know the consequence, feeling as I do We're in a spinning top Where, tel.
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