Earth, Wind & Fire 'Promise' to Keep Rocking
Michael A. Gonzales, Ebony, 5 August 2013
WHEN EARTH, Wind and Fire's bass player extraordinaire Verdine White speaks affectionately about his influential group playing shows in the mid-1970s, one is instantly transported to a funkier time. Currently promoting the band's upcoming 20th album, Now, Then & Forever (the first since 2005's Grammy-nominated Illumination), he has no problem stepping into the way-back machine and reflecting on the funk tradition of the superfly '70s, when the boys in the band were in their prime.
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