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Shining star : braving the elements of earth, wind & fire

Author: Philip Bailey
Publisher: New York, NY : Plume Books, 2015.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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A personal account by the lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire traces his professional and spiritual journey against a backdrop of the group's meteoric rise to stardom, describing the diverse influences that shaped the band's style and his own experiences as a solo performer.
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Genre/Form: Biographies
Biography
Named Person: Philip Bailey; Philip Bailey
Material Type: Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Philip Bailey
ISBN: 0142181897 9780142181898 9780670785889 0670785881
OCLC Number: 934537327
Description: x, 245 pages : illustrations ; 21 cm
Contents: The concept --
Mother wit --
"Bailey, get off the field!" --
Somebody say amen! --
The free spirit --
The most interesting man in the world --
New horizons --
"Reese" and Verdine Jr. --
City slicker, country boy, and a yellow kazoo --
Stars and stripes hippie shirt --
Open vessels --
Maurice and the whiz kids --
The imaginary lock and key --
Will I hear them from my dressing room? --
Not a funk band --
The station wagon tours --
Mighty, mighty Charles Stepney --
Shining star --
TTWOTW (that's the way of the world) --
Ridiculously fine --
Jupiter! Jupiter! What is the answer? --
Sing a song of spirit and imagination --
Got to get you into my life --
The white boy behind the black velvet curtain --
"Man, the tunes is pissed" --
The meeting --
Easy lover --
Wandering the wilderness --
Awards and accolades.
Responsibility: Philip J. Bailey.
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A personal account by the lead singer of Earth, Wind & Fire traces his professional and spiritual journey against a backdrop of the group's meteoric rise to stardom, describing the diverse influences that shaped the band's style and his own experiences as a solo performer.

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