Soul Serenade: Earth, Wind & Fire, “Keep Your Head To The Sky”

Maurice WhiteHave you felt the earth shaking over the last few weeks? Giants have been falling all around us and that has set off shockwaves that continue to rumble through our lives. First we lost David Bowie, then soon after that, Natalie Cole, and Glenn Frey of the Eagles. There have been other deaths as well, including Tower of Power trumpet player Mic Gillette, and soul singer Otis Clay.

Then last week we learned of the death of an artist whose considerable stature in the music world was established a long time ago, and has never receded. Maurice White was 74 years-old when he died, after many years of suffering from Parkinson’s Disease. Although his health kept him from touring, he remained the power behind the juggernaut he created, and called Earth, Wind & Fire. What many people don’t know is that Maurice’s creativity extended well beyond his own band … (more)

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