Special from Sherlene Shanklin, WHAS11 Television, ABC Louisville
Maurice White, the founding member of the multi-Grammy award winning group Earth, Wind & Fire has died. According to his brother Verdine White, Maurice died at his home in Los Angeles on Wednesday.
The band’s many hits included “September,” ”Shining Star,” a cover of the Beatles’ “Got to Get You into My Life” and “Boogie Wonderland.” Earth, Wind & Fire won six Grammys and was inducted into the Rock & Roll Hall of Fame in 2000.
The Memphis, TN native was 74.
*Note- EW&F will be in Louisville along with Chicago on Tuesday, March 29th at the KFC Yum! Center.
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