Earth, Wind & Fire  

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We can boogie on down, down, down, down
Let's groove tonight
Share the spice of life
Baby slice it right
We're gonna groove tonight

--"Let's Groove" (1981) by Earth, Wind & Fire

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Earth, Wind & Fire is an American band known for compositions such as "Evil" (1973), "Brazilian Rhyme" (1977), "September" (1978) and "Let's Groove" (1981).

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The band was founded in Chicago by Maurice White in 1969, growing out of the Salty Peppers. Prominent members have included Philip Bailey, Verdine White, Ralph Johnson, Larry Dunn, Al McKay, Roland Bautista, Robert Brookins, Sonny Emory, Fred Ravel, Ronnie Laws, Sheldon Reynolds and Andrew Woolfolk. The band is known for its kalimba sound, dynamic horn section, energetic and elaborate stage shows, and the contrast between Bailey's falsetto and Maurice's baritone.

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