|Author||: Maurice White|
|Release Date||: 2016-09-13|
|ISBN 10||: 0062329170|
|Pages||: 400 pages|
|Rating||: 5/5 from 1 reviews|
Foreword by Steve Harvey and afterword by David Foster The Grammy-winning founder of the legendary pop/R&B/soul/funk/disco group tells his story and charts the rise of his legendary band in this sincere memoir that captures the heart and soul of an artist whose groundbreaking sound continues to influence music today. With its dynamic horns, contrasting vocals, and vivid stage shows, Earth, Wind & Fire was one of the most popular acts of the late twentieth century—the band “that changed the sound of black pop” (Rolling Stone)—and its music continues to inspire modern artists including Usher, Jay-Z, Cee-Lo Green, and Outkast. At last, the band’s founder, Maurice White, shares the story of his success. Now in his seventies, White reflects on the great blessings music has brought to his life and the struggles he’s endured: his mother leaving him behind in Memphis when he was four; learning to play the drums with Booker T. Jones; moving to Chicago at eighteen and later Los Angeles after leaving the Ramsey Lewis Trio; forming EWF, only to have the original group fall apart; working with Barbra Streisand and Neil Diamond; his diagnosis of Parkinson’s; and his final public performance with the group at the 2006 Grammy Awards. Through it all, White credits his faith for his amazing success and guidance in overcoming his many challenges. Keep Your Head to the Sky is an intimate, moving, and beautiful memoir from a man whose creativity and determination carried him to great success, and whose faith enabled him to savor every moment.
by Maurice White,Herb Powell
Foreword by Steve Harvey and afterword by David Foster The Grammy-winning founder of the legendary pop/R&B/soul/funk/disco group tells his story and charts the rise of his legendary band in this sincere memoir that captures the heart and soul of an artist whose groundbreaking sound continues to influence music today. With its dynamic horns, contrasting vocals, and vivid stage shows, Earth, Wind & Fire was one of the most popular acts of the late twentieth century—theGET BOOK!
by Hally Willmott
When sixteen-year old Jacey Adison's parents tell her they must move again, she has never questioned their life style. Until now...When Jacey was two, her parents fled the protection of their birthplace, the mystical dimension of Nemele. Leaving was the only solution her parents believed might allow them to keep their family together and alive. The Adisons have been running from a sect of iniquitous beings from Nemele who covet Jacey. Her parents have repressed their adversaries' relentless trackingGET BOOK!
by Maddie James
Rebekah McCauley is back home after ten long years of living and working in New York City. She left the Big Apple under circumstances she’d rather not share with her family—not yet, anyway—and all she really wants is time to heal and recover from the mess she’d made of her life. Luckily, her grandparents’ Kentucky bluegrass farm, Wind Ridge, provides the safe haven she craves, and the solitude she needs to heal. Collin Kramer, the foxGET BOOK!
by Mark R. Healy
The Earth is in ruins. Cities and nations destroyed. Mankind is extinct. Brant and Arsha are synthetics, machines made in the image of people. They dream of bringing humans back into the world and have the technology to succeed, but the obstacles in their way are mounting. Not only are their own conflicting ideals creating a rift between them, but now the sinister Marauders are closing in as they seek revenge on Brant. Out in the wasteland, strange lights andGET BOOK!
by Cheryl Landmark
Zardonne, Master of the Dark Rift, has ripped a hole in the fabric of Tellaron and invaded with an army of hideous demons. Oblivious to the dangers and evil brewing beyond the borders of the quiet Ardis Valley where she lives, nineteen year old Tenya toils through a life of dreary loneliness and drudgery, plagued by strange, disturbing visions, yearning desperately for the beautiful mother she had not seen since she was three. Her life is abruptly turned upside downGET BOOK!
by Kiesha Crowther
This book is a powerful guide that can help each of us rekindle our individual relationship to Mother Earth and the Four Elements. Through guided meditations and the creation of a personal Sacred Medicine Wheel we learn how to honor, respect and love not only the sacred planet we live on but also ourselves.GET BOOK!
by Elaine Violette
When Olivia Fuller rebels against her minister father¿s wish for her to marry an arrogant theology student he mentors, he uses deception and manipulation to gain her obedience. Torn between her growing attraction to Benjamin Pratt, a carpenter who works at the parsonage, and her love for her aging, sickly father, her normally well-ordered world is in chaos.Meanwhile, Benjamin, in love with Olivia, finds an old diary in the ruins of servant quarters he¿s been hired toGET BOOK!
by Steve K. S. Grey
For Steve Grey growing up, abuse and uncertainty was all he ever knew. Pulled out of a difficult family upbringing when he was only a child, Steve jumped from children's home to children's home, rarely ever escaping the after-effects of the trauma that defined much of his early years. Unfortunately, the type of suffering Grey endured doesn't just get to be wiped away, as Switch Back examines how his childhood abuse also manifested itself in his adult life in waysGET BOOK!
by D. U. Sivri
We have all dreamt of being more powerful, strong, and confident. We have all dreamt of being even more successful in all our endeavours. Many of us have spent a lifetime looking for answers that have eluded us for so long. What is it that separates those who are engaging and charasmatic from those who are shy and timid? What is it that separates high achievers from those who continually fail? Being a qualified psychotherapist, the author has spent yearsGET BOOK!
by R. J. Foster,Richard B. Foster
Use this book for staying organized while grocery shopping. With our busy lives, we can need as much help as we can have to stay organized. In this book, there are 50 lists, and each one has room for 11 grocery items to be written down. Each list has specific places for you to record prices and quantities of each item. The lists are on thick white pages for an optimal experience. Enjoy staying organized with Grocery Lists Book! *Book Size is 6GET BOOK!
by Ally Capraro
Possessed villains. Intriguing guardians. Multiple worlds. Ava Davenport thinks she's just a regular girl. Little does she know, she is the descendant and the key to the evil Xemlix plan of enslaving Earth, but the Lapo guardians are watching. Lose yourself in this out-of-this world fantasy romance!GET BOOK!
by Dueep Jyot Singh,John Davidson
Table of Contents Introduction Keeping up with the Joneses Psychological Implications of Peer Pressure Inculcating Moral Values Competition Repercussions of Peer Pressure Channelizing Competitiveness Interaction with Peers Conclusion Author Bio Publisher Introduction This book is going to give you an introduction to peer pressure and what a great influence it has upon our lives. It has a number of anecdotes and real-life incidents related to my family, my classmates, and my colleagues. All of the incidents are real, even thoughGET BOOK!
by Philip Bailey,Keith Zimmerman,Kent Zimmerman
Earth, Wind & Fire has sold some ninety million records and won eight Grammy awards. But while its charismatic founder, Maurice White, and Philip Bailey, one of popular music’s greatest voices, are remarkable musical talents, their relentless work ethic exhausted and emotionally gutted the group. Now, Bailey shares the inside story of his professional and spiritual journey, from his origins to the band’s meteoric rise to stardom, and from its breakup to its triumphant reinvention. Shining Star will mesmerizeGET BOOK!
by Clive Davis
In The Soundtrack of My Life, music legend Clive Davis recounts an extraordinary five-decade career in the music business, while also telling a remarkable personal story of triumphs, disappointments, and encounters with some of the greatest musical artists of our time, including Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Simon & Garfunkel, Barry Manilow, the Grateful Dead, Patti Smith, Whitney Houston, Carlos Santana, Dionne Warwick, Aretha Franklin, and Alicia Keys. Orphaned in his teens, Davis earned a full scholarship to New York University andGET BOOK!
by Garth Battista
THE POWER OF RUNNING. Every runner knows this, and marvels at it, and finds it hard to wholly describe: Running will change your life. These four dozen essays capture the power of running to change and shape our existence, to elevate us, to inspire and strengthen us in all our pursuits. They were selected for the fine quality of their writing, the emotional strength of the stories, and for their narrative drama. Collectively they are motivational, inspirational, and instructive, thusGET BOOK!
by Herbert Lawson III
My Life, My Story.. You Be The Judge is a memoir of Herbert Lawson llls young and early adult life. The stories and events that youre about to read will take you on a journey of his life as a young boy from a small town called Sunrise, LA. Who would sing and talk to God to running away at the age of 14 to San Francisco. Upon his arrival Herbert would begin to see a different world in San Francisco.GET BOOK!
by Wind & Fire Earth
(Piano/Vocal/Guitar Artist Songbook). Includes 18 top hits by this soulful supergroup arranged for piano, voice and guitar: After the Love Has Gone * Boogie Wonderland * Devotion * Fantasy * Getaway * Got to Get You into My Life * In the Stone * Let's Groove * Mighty Mighty * Reasons * September * Serpentine Fire * Shining Star * Sing a Song * System of Survival * Thinking of You * and more.GET BOOK!