Maurice White

Maurice White

Also known as A. McKayM. White, M White, M. White, M. Wright, M.White, Maurice White Of Earth, Wind & Fire, Mauris White, White, Whyte
This performer (group) in the Internet: http://www.mauricewhite.org, http://www.myspace.com/mauricewhite, http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Maurice_White, http://songwritershalloffame.org/exhibits/C6033

Discography of Maurice White:

# Release title Total tracks Type of release is Imprint date Label
1 Maurice White 11 Audio 1985 CBS
2 I Need You 2 Audio 1985 CBS
3 Stand By Me 2 Audio 1985 Columbia
4 Stand By Me / Can't Stop Love 2 Audio 1985 Columbia
5 Maurice White 11 Audio 1985
6 Maurice White 17 Audio 2001-05-09 SME Records
7 Stand By Me 3 Audio 1985 CBS
8 I Need You 2 Audio 1985 CBS
9 I Need You 2 Audio 1985 Columbia
10 Maurice White 11 Audio 1985 Columbia
11 Stand By Me 2 Audio 1985 CBS
12 Maurice White 16 Audio 2001
13 When Love Goes Wrong 3 Audio 1997 Eagle Records
14 Maurice White 13 Audio 1985 CBS
15 Stand By Me / Can't Stop Love 2 Audio 1985 Columbia
16 Maurice White 13 Audio 1991-09-01 Sony Records
17 Maurice White 11 Audio 1985 Discos CBS
18 Stand By Me / Can't Stop Love 2 Audio 1985 Columbia
19 Maurice White 16 Audio 2001
20 Gatchaman 11 Audio 1999 Ever Anime International Records
21 Stand By Me 2 Audio 1989 CBS


Known to his friends as "Reese" Maurice White is an American R&B and funk singer, born on December 19, 1941 in Memphis, Tennessee. A childhood friend of [a=Booker T. Jones] he was bitten by the music bug early and after finishing high school moved to Chicago where he worked as a session musician, usually playing drums, on many [l=Chess] sessions of the early 60s.

He spent the mid to late 60s working with [a=Ramsey Lewis] and then formed [a=Earth, Wind & Fire] in 1969 with local Chicago singers, but relocated the band to Los Angeles in 1970 where they found success. He is the brother of [a=Fred White] and [a=Verdine White].

As a result of sickness (Parkinson's) he left the music scene a few years ago.

Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2010.


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