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Shining star : braving the elements of earth, wind & fire / Philip J. Bailey with Keith Zimmerman and Kent Zimmerman.

Author/creator Bailey, Philip, 1951- author.
Other author/creatorZimmerman, Keith, author.
Other author/creatorZimmerman, Kent, 1953- author.
Format Book and Print
Publication Info New York : Viking, [2014]
Copyright Notice ©2014
Descriptionx, 245 pages : illustrations ; 24 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.
Abstract 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.
Bibliography noteIncludes index.
LCCN 2013036978
ISBN9780670785889 (hardback)
ISBN0670785881 (hardback)

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