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Sheldon Reynolds In Ownership Dispute Over Jimi Hendrix Guitar

13th November 2014

Former Earth, Wind & Fire and The Commodores star Sheldon Reynolds is facing a lawsuit over the ownership of a Jimi Hendrix guitar he obtained following his marriage split from the late rocker's stepsister.Officials at...

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Earth, Wind & Fire Revamp Classic For New Christmas Album

2nd October 2014

Veteran soul and funk group Earth, Wind & Fire have reworked their 1978 disco anthem September for a new holiday album.The veteran hitmakers have re-titled the track December for the new release, Holiday, which will...

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Lamb Of God Star Randy Blythe Burns Penis In Driving Accident

19th June 2014

Lamb Of God star Randy Blythe is recovering after scolding his manhood with hot black coffee.The heavy rocker feared he had done lasting damage while resting his coffee cup between his legs while driving, when...

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Brad Paisley Pays Tribute To Firefighter Dad With Film Song

18th June 2014

Brad Paisley jumped at the chance to write and record a new tune for animated sequel Planes: Fire & Rescue because it gave him the opportunity to pay tribute to his firefighter dad.The country star...

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Fascinating Fact: 3456718

17th January 2013

This year's (13) New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival will be full of flashbacks for music fans - Fleetwood Mac, Billy Joel, Earth, Wind & Fire, B.B. King and Hall & Oates are among the...

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Maurice White Death Rumours Not True

21st December 2012

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White fell victim to the latest celebrity death hoax on Friday (21Dec12) following false reports suggesting he had passed away two days after his 71st birthday.Rumours began circulating online...

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Singer Maurice White Dismisses Royalties Lawsuit

20th August 2012

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White has blasted a lawsuit accusing him of failing to pay royalties to his late producer pal Charles Stepney for the past four decades.The late musician's children launched legal...

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White Hit With Royalties Lawsuit

30th March 2012

Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White has been hit with a lawsuit for allegedly failing to hand over profits to the group's late music producer.Relatives of Charles Stepney have accused White of withholding royalties...

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Heavy D And Earth, Wind & Fire Honoured At Soul Train

28th November 2011

Late rapper Heavy D, Gladys Knight and Earth, Wind & Fire were honoured with tributes at the Soul Train Awards, while Cee Lo Green and Jill Scott were among the winners.The ceremony took place in...

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The Things They Say 22980

30th September 2011

"She's like my kid sister. We talk all the time. I told her I was making a record and she goes, 'Well cool. I'll play piano'. It was that simple." Ryan Adams on his relationship...

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Ali Campbell Blown Away By Earth, Wind & Fire Mix-up

24th August 2011

Former Ub40 frontman Ali Campbell once performed a private gig with a backing band - without realising they were members of funk legends Earth, Wind & Fire.The Red, Red Wine singer was booked as the...

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Dancing With The Stars: Kirstie Alley Falls

5th April 2011

Dancing With The Stars contestant Kirstie Alley took a tumble during her routine on last night's live show (5th April 2011), reports the New York Daily News. The 60-year-old, who has been heavily praised for...

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The Things They Tweet 1201

6th September 2010

"When I went backstage to say hi to the band... Felt like a teen girl at a Ginuwine concert. A Disney kid meeting Hannah Montana." Singer SOLANGE KNOWLES was starstruck meeting veteran R&B group EARTH,...

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Robert Wilson Founder Of The Gap Band Dies Aged 53

17th August 2010

Bassist and founder of the legendary funk group THE GAP BAND, ROBERT WILSON, has died aged 53. Wilson, who made up the band with his brothers CHARLIE WILSON and RONNIE WILSON, died on Sunday 18th...

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Earth, Wind & Fire Step In After Franklin Cancels Festival Appearance

1st May 2010

R&B icons EARTH, WIND & FIRE stepped in to replace soul legend ARETHA FRANKLIN when she pulled out of a performance at a Louisiana music festival on Friday (30Apr10).Franklin was due to headline the New...

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Efron On Fire With Comic Book Role

29th January 2010

ZAC EFRON is set for a hot new role as a comic book hero in a big screen adaptation of graphic novel FIRE.The High School Musical actor has signed up to star in the picture,...

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Chicago & Earth, Wind & Fire To Record An Album Together?

31st May 2009

Supergroups EARTH, WIND & FIRE and CHICAGO are planning to hit the studio together to record a new album.The members of the two groups have become firm friends after touring together for years and they...

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Earth, Wind + Fire Star Sues Over Termite-infested Condo

21st August 2008

EARTH, WIND + FIRE singer MAURICE WHITE is suing his California homeowners association - claiming plans to fumigate his condominium home could kill him. The seventies star, who suffers from Parkinson's Disease, has an infestation...

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Earth Wind + Fire + Winwood Celebrated At Berklee

24th April 2008

EARTH WIND + FIRE founders PHILIP BAILEY and MAURICE WHITE, STEVE WINWOOD and film composer HOWARD SHORE are to receive honorary Doctor of Music degrees at Berklee College of Music next month (May08). Roger Brown,...

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Brooks To Go Live On Tv With Fire Victims Concert

15th January 2008

A portion of country star GARTH BROOKS' five Los Angeles charity concerts will air live on TV as part of a special. Brooks made Staples Center history on 1 December (07) when all 85,000 tickets...

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Arthur Brown Sets Himself On Fire

31st August 2007

Sixties rocker ARTHUR BROWN accidentally turned himself into a human inferno, during a performance of his hit song FIRE. The British star - frontman of The Crazy World Of Arthur Brown - was performing his...

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America + Chicago Join Forces For Tour

23rd March 2007

Rock supergroups AMERICA and CHICAGO are to team up for a 16-date North American summer (07) tour, according to US reports. The joint tour has become a staple for HARD HABIT TO BREAK hitmakers Chicago...

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Blige + Ludacris Join Earth, Wind + Fire For The Grammys

8th February 2007

MARY J BLIGE and LUDACRIS will team up with funk legends EARTH WIND + FIRE to fill the final performance slot at the Grammy Awards on Sunday (11FEB07). The three acts will join forces to...

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Stax Returns With New Releases

19th December 2006

Legendary soul label Stax is back with a vengeance 46 years after it launched the careers of CARLA THOMAS, BOOKER T + THE MGS, ISAAC HAYES and OTIS REDDING. Concord Music Group is re-activating the...

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Teena Marie Blasts Chappelle For Rick James Skit

22nd August 2006

R+B legend TEENA MARIE has blasted comedian DAVE CHAPPELLE for his offensive take on her late lover RICK JAMES. The comic came up with his famous "I'm Rick James, b**ch!" for a skit on his...

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Hot Feet Ticket Sales Too Cool

21st July 2006

HOT FEET, the Broadway musical featuring the music of EARTH, WIND + FIRE, will close on Sunday (30JUL06). The New York show ran for only 97 performances and 12 previews. The musical, directed by MAURICE...

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Earth, Wind + Fire Star Forms New Company

12th July 2006

Grammy-winning EARTH, WIND + FIRE star VERDINE WHITE has set up a new music management company and record label to help aspiring musicians find fame. The SEPTEMBER hitmaker has partnered with entertainment industry fashion guru...

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Earth, Wind + Fire's Water Pranks

10th July 2006

The members of funk supergroup EARTH, WIND + FIRE are always cautious when they open a hotel room door because their bandmates have perfected the trash-can flood. Singer PHILIP BAILEY reveals his bandmates rarely give...

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Fascinating Fact 1755

10th July 2006

EARTH, WIND + FIRE were originally called THE SALTY PEPPERS.

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No Full Reunion For Earth, Wind + Fire

10th July 2006

EARTH, WIND + FIRE star PHILIP BAILEY fears the funk supergroup will never fully reform because too many members have different ideas about what the band should be doing. The constantly touring SEPTEMBER hitmakers attempted...

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