Philip Bailey

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Philip Bailey (born May 8, 1951) is an American R&B, soul, gospel and funk singer, songwriter, percussionist and actor, best known as one of the longtime members of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. Noted for his four-octave vocal range and distinctive falsetto register, Bailey has won seven Grammy Awards. He 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 has 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.

  1. ^ "The Official Earth, Wind & Fire Website". Earthwindandfire.com. Retrieved March 11, 2012. 
  2. ^ Hogan, Ed. "Philip Bailey Biography". allmusic.com. 
  3. ^ Songwriters Hall of Fame Earth, Wind & Fire Biography
  4. ^ MTV Video Music Awards History: Best Overall Performance. Rock On The Net. Retrieved on 2012-05-02.
  5. ^ MTV VIDEO MUSIC AWARDS HISTORY: BEST OVERALL PERFORMANCE
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Discography

Album

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1983 Continuation Philip Bailey 1
1984 Chinese Wall Philip Bailey 3
1986 Inside Out Philip Bailey 2
1991 Family Affair Philip Bailey 1
1992 Pride Of Lions James L. Mack with Philip Bailey, Roy Hargrove, Fareed Haque, Ira Coleman, Paulinho da Costa, Bobby Watson, Billy Childs, Darryl Thompson, Tony Williams & Sid Page 1
1994 Philip Bailey Philip Bailey 1
2002 Soul on Jazz Philip Bailey 1
2010 Love Is Real Philip Bailey 1
Dreams Philip Bailey 1
The Wonders of His Love Philip Bailey 1
Triumph Philip Bailey 1

Single

Year Title Artist Rating Releases
1984 Easy Lover Phil Collins & Philip Bailey 1
1984 Easy Lover (Duet With Phil Collins) Philip Bailey 1
1997 Steppin' Through Time Philip Bailey 1

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