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Philip Bailey and his Shining Star

by Take Two

From up and coming bands to one of the most successful and critically acclaimed bands of the twentieth century - Earth Wind and Fire. 

Spanning the genres of R&B, soul, gospel, disco and funk, the band has sold ninety million records and won 8 Grammys.

Singer Philip Bailey has helped Earth Wind and Fire reach some of its highest notes - literally and figuratively...

And now, more than four decades after Phillip Bailey joined Earth Wind and Fire he has a new memoir out -- it's called SHINING STAR: Braving the elements of Earth Wind and Fire. 

Alex talked to him about it 

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