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  1. How to get on the cover of a major magazineRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | Boing Boing

    We take all kinds of pills that give us all kind of thrills, but the thrill we've never known, Is the thrill that'll getcha when you get your picture on the cover of the Rollin' Stone! Maurice White, founder of the incredible psychedelic R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire, has died at age 74. "Although we were basically jazz musicians, we played soul, funk, gospel, blues, jazz, rock and dance music a which somehow ended up becoming pop," White wrote. "We were coming out of a decade of experimentation, mind expansion [] My favorite avant-garde classical group Kronos Quartet are holding their Kronos Festival 2016 this weekend at the SF JAZZ Center! I attended the Kronos Festival 2015 and it was easily one of my favorite performances of last year.

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  2. Take Note: S.S. United States and Maurice WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    7 hrs ago | CBS News

    Take Note: S.S. United States and Maurice White "Sunday Morning" says hello and goodbye to two American treasures: The ocean liner SS United States, long rusting in a Philadelphia dry dock, which may now be refurbished and relaunched; and Maurice White, the founder of the band Earth, Wind & Fire, who died this past week.

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  3. Red Hot Chili Peppers Headline Bernie Sanders Fundraiser in L.A.: WatchRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Billboard

    ... joked after, "We f---ed up on that, but we loved David Bowie a lot." He also paid his own homage to late Earth, Wind & Fire co-founder Maurice White , singing a couple of acapella lines from "Shining Star" before "Snow (Hey O)." As expected for an ...

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  4. Earth, Wind & Fire's Top 10 Biggest Billboard HitsRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Billboard

    The late Maurice White will forever be a "Shining Star" on Billboard 's charts. The co-founder of Earth, Wind & Fire -- who died at 74 on Thursday -- not only charted smash singles and albums with the iconic R&B group, but also produced songs for the likes of Barbra Streisand , The Emotions , Jennifer Holliday and Deniece Williams.

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  5. Earth, Wind & Fire founder Maurice White dies aged 74Read the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | The Echo

    ... wishes", Verdine White , EWF co-founder and band member, said in a statement. With his nine-piece band Earth, Wind & Fire, White managed to scoop six Grammys and sell over 90 million albums globally since going multi-platinum with their 1975 fifth ...

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  6. Earth, Wind & Fire Founder Maurice White Dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | KCEN

    A former session drummer, White founded Earth, Wind & Fire in the late 1960s. The group went on to sell more than 90 million albums worldwide, displaying a flashy and eclectic musical style that incorporated his influences from growing up in Memphis, Tennessee, and working at the influential Chicago music labels Chess and Okeh.

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  7. Maurice White: An appreciationRead the original story w/Photo

    13 hrs ago | Examiner.com

    Shortly after Maurice White 's death was reported Thursday-he died, at 74, early Thursday or late Wednesday night-astrophysicist Neil deGrasse Tyson picked up on the Earth, Wind & Fire founder's first big hit for the band, the 1975 pop and R&B chart-topper "Shining Star." "Four decades of Reasons for Devotion & Gratitude," tweeted Tyson.

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  8. Band's frontman: No Super Bowl halftime show for MetallicaRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | KLTV Tyler

    While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind. "As far as us playing halftime for the Super Bowl, I have a feeling that ship has passed," Hetfield told The Associated Press before a sound check on Friday in San Francisco.

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  9. By Earth or Wind the Warriors remain on Fire defeating Thunder 116-108 at RoaracleRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Golden State of Mind

    Welcome back to Splashtown where it's a Boogie Wonderland every Warriors home game as this fantasy year moves along. All the shining stars were out on the eve of Super Bowl 50 including the wonderful ,dazzling talented , beautiful ,Beyonce.

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  10. Maurice White, Founder Of Earth, Wind & Fire, Dead At 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | CBS Local

    ... ("Reasons"), R&B ("Fantasy") and disco ("Boogie Wonderland") has died. Maurice White - who launched Earth, Wind & Fire (EW&F) in the late '60s - passed Wednesday at his home in Los Angeles, publicist Mark Young told CBS News. He was 74. "My brother, ...

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  11. R.I.P. Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind and FireRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 4 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep. While the world has lost another great musician and legend, our family asks that our privacy is respected as we start what will be a very difficult and life changing transition in our lives.

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  12. Sunday Session: February 7, 2016Read the original story

    20 hrs ago | St. Louis Jazz Notes

    ... Leon Parker Returns and Begins His Next Chapter at National Sawdust (ZealNYC.com) * Maurice White, Earth, Wind & Fire Singer and Co-Founder, Dead at 74 ( Rolling Stone ) * Maurice White: The Audacity Of Uplift (NPR) * Good time: the greatest moments ...

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  13. Why Metallica will never play Super Bowl: 'we're not sparkly'Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | The New Zealand Herald

    While Metallica has steadily attracted more of a mainstream audience throughout its 35-year career, frontman James Hetfield feels they will never play the Super Bowl, and he doesn't seem to mind. "As far as us playing halftime for the Super Bowl, I have a feeling that ship has passed," Hetfield told The Associated Press before a sound check in San Francisco.

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  14. Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire dies aged 74Read the original story w/Photo

    20 hrs ago | IcNetwork

    Maurice White, founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, whose band sold more than 90 million albums and had hits including September, Shining Star and Boogie Wonderland, has died at his home in Los Angeles. White, who was 74, suffered from Parkinson's Disease and had retreated from the public even as the band he founded kept performing.

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  15. Maurice White, leader and founder of Earth, Wind & Fire, dies at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Austin Times

    Maurice White, the Earth, Wind & Fire leader and singer who co-wrote such hits as "Shining Star," "Sing a Song" and "September," has died, according to his brother, EWF bassist Verdine White. "My brother, hero and best friend Maurice White passed away peacefully last night in his sleep," Verdine White said in a Facebook post.

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  16. C&L's Music Club Remembers Maurice WhiteRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Crooks and Liars

    Steve Harvey gave a terrific tribute when they received a lifetime achievement award in 2011. Definitely worth the click to remember how audiences love this band.

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  17. Earth, Wind and Fire founder Maurice White dead at 74Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Echo

    ... at age 74, according to his brother and bandmate Verdine White . This week on Soulsations , we remember Earth, Wind & Fire founder, Maurice White . The group sold over 90 million albums and has many notable songs to its credit. Earth, Wind & Fire ...

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  18. Earth, Wind & Fire founder White diesRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | The Paducah Sun Online Edition

    Ana Martinez of the Hollywood Historic Trust signs a card on a wreath adorning the Walk of Fame star of the band Earth, Wind & Fire in memory of founder Maurice White.

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  19. Postscript: Maurice White, 1941A a a"2016Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | New Yorker

    When I was growing up, my dad and I would often sit at a card table, its teal felt peeling, and bond over microwave popcorn and gin rummy. The soundtrack to our card games ran the gamut of nineteen-seventies soul music, but no group played in the background more than Earth, Wind & Fire.

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  20. Celebrating #EarthWindAndFireRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 5 | Iol.co.za

    A look back at Earth, Wind & Fire's highest charting songs following the passing of founding member Maurice White, who died on Wednesday. White, who was 74, suffered from Parkinson's Disease and had retreated from the public even as the band he founded kept performing.

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