Earth, Wind & Fireplace Drummer Fred White Lifeless at 67
Fred White, the drummer for Earth, Wind & Fireplace, is lifeless.
Fred died Sunday, in line with his brother and bandmate, Verdine. The reason for dying is unclear.
The fourth of the White brothers to carry out in Earth, Wind & Fireplace, Fred was one of many well-known band’s early members … becoming a member of EWF means again in 1974 when he was simply 19 years outdated.
Fred performed drums on 8 completely different Earth, Wind & Fireplace albums … plus a few of their largest hit songs like “September,” “Boogie Wonderland,” “Saturday Night time” and “Shining Star” … and he is one of many 9 band members inducted into the Rock and Roll Corridor of Fame.
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Verdine is remembering his late brother as an “superb and proficient member of the family” and a “little one protégé.” He added … Fred’s now with their different brother, and EWF founder, Maurice White in heaven.
Off stage, Verdine says Fred was “the fantastic bro that was at all times entertaining and delightfully mischievous! And we may at all times depend on him to make a seemingly dangerous scenario extra gentle hearted!”
Fred was 67.