Today we’re showing some birthday love to a members of R&B’s legendary Earth, Wind and Fire. Happy 63rd Birthday to Grammy Award winning singer, songwriter, Philip Bailey.
Noted for his four-octavevocal range and distinctive falsetto register, Bailey has won seven Grammy Awards, and was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and the Vocal Group Hall of Fame as a member of Earth, Wind & Fire. Bailey was also inducted into the Songwriters Hall of Fame for his work with the band.
Bailey released several solo albums. Chinese Wall from 1985, which received a Grammy Award nomination for Best R&B Vocal Performance, Male, included the global hit, “Easy Lover“, a duet with Phil Collins.
“Easy Lover” won an MTV Video Music Award for Best Overall Performance in a Video in 1985 and was Grammy nominated for Best Pop Performance by a Duo or Group With Vocals.