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Earth, Wind & Fire's Ralph Johnson

In the ’70s, chart-dominating hits like “Shining Star,” “Let’s Groove,” and “September” made Earth, Wind & Fire a household name. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month or $49.99 /year SAVE 15% Digital Monthly Magazine 47…

Story by Drew Schultz | Photos by Alex Solca
Mar 23, 2018

Triumvirate: Earth, Wind & Fire's Ralph Johnson – Freddie White – Philip Bailey

The name of the group perhaps best describes the music. The rock and substance of the earth, the light, free breeze of the wind and the explosive, igniting spark of fire—Earth, Wind & Fire. TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG…

by Robyn Flans
Jun 19, 2017

January 1983 - Volume 7 • Number 1

Peter Erskine, Chester Thompson, Jim Gordon, Tony Williams, Dennis Elliot, Vic Mastrianni, Tommy Aldridge, Andy Newmark, Butch Miles, Chet McCracken, Ralph Cooper, Sue Hadjopoulos, Tris Imboden, Gene Dunlap, Mike Baird, Ed Tuduri, Bill Ward, Michael Botts, Vinnie Colaiuta, Jim Keltner,…

Modern Drummer
Jan 1, 1983

February March 1982 - Volume 6 • Number 1

Philly Joe Jones, Stix Hooper, Jamie Oldaker, Ed Shaughnessy, Emil Richards, Billy Hart, Dino Danelli, Philip Bailey, Ralph Johnson, Freddie White, Andrew Cyrille, Claude LeHenaff, Beaver Harris, Jimmy Madison TO READ THE FULL STORY: LOG IN Digital Access $4.99 /month…

Modern Drummer
Feb 1, 1982