Legendary saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk, known primarily for his work with Earth, Wind & Fire from the 1970s to 1990s, sadly passed away over the weekend after suffering from an illness for the past six years.
A big honor for legendary R&B band Earth, Wind & Fire. The group is among the 2019 recipients of the Kennedy Center Honors, announced Thursday (July 18). Other honorees include pop singer Linda Ronstadt, actress Sally Field, 11-time Grammy-winning symphony conductor Michael Tilson Thomas and “Sesame Street.” The public television educational mainstay is celebrating its […]
Friday is Tom’s favorite day! Damon Williams is in the funny chair and we’re throwing it back to the Earth Wind & Fire sky show in 1999. It was recorded the night before because they were in L.A and Tom knew nobody would want to wake up at 3 a.m.! The performance was so much […]
Do you know what Bob Marley is saying? The name of the song is literally, I want to love you and treat you right, but Tom thinks he’s saying “I want to love you and chicken rice.” What do you hear? And does anyone know what Earth Wind & Fire is saying in Can’t Hide […]
Singer Taylor Swift did a cover of the song September by Earth, Wind and Fire and Black Twitter is not pleased. The country singer decided to put her own spin on the famous song and uploaded it to Spotify for fans to listen to according to USA Today. Swift made the cover to honor the 70’s band because […]
Verdine White talks to the Tom Joyner Morning Show about his brother Maurice White‘s new book, My Life With Earth Wind & Fire. “He had been working on it for a while and he tweeked it right before he passed. It’s his last album to the world. It’s got a lot of interesting stories […]
LOS ANGELES (AP) — A veteran Grammys executive producer says his awards show does not have a diversity issue like the Oscars and that it is not fair to compare the two programs. Ahead of Monday’s show, news outlets reported that the Grammys could be under fire since it planned to pay tribute to white […]
33 years ago, a little known radio DJ had the incredible opportunity to sit down with one of music’s biggest names for Ebony/Jet’s Celebrity Showcase. Admittedly nervous, Tom Joyner sat down with Earth, Wind & Fire’s Maurice White and Phillip Bailey to talk about the group’s unique sense of style. White, the founder and leader […]
After a long battle with Parkinson's disease, Earth, Wind & Fire founding member Maurice White has died.