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Earth, Wind & Fireplace Saxophonist Andrew Woolfolk Passes Away At The Age Of 71 

Roommates, we’re sending our deepest condolences to the household of Andrew Woolfolk, the longtime saxophonist of the legendary group Earth, Wind & Fireplace.

Philip Bailey, one of many lead singers for the group, shared the unlucky information Sunday. He shared that Andrew, sadly, handed after battling an sickness for over six years. In a submit made on social media, Philip shared a photograph of himself and Andrew and mentioned,

“I met him in Excessive College, and we rapidly turned pals and bandmates. Andrew Paul Woolfolk was his identify. We misplaced him at present, after being ailing of over 6 years. He has transitioned on to the endlessly, from this Land of the dying to the Land of the Residing.”


Philip ended his submit by saying,

Nice reminiscences. Nice Expertise. Humorous. Aggressive. Fast-witted. And all the time styling. Booski…I’ll see you on the opposite facet, my buddy.”


Andrew first joined the band again within the Nineteen Seventies and have become a longtime member of the group. He contributed to most of the group’s traditional hits comparable to “September, and “Shining Star.” He was additionally inducted into The Rock & Roll Corridor of Fame in 2000 as a member of the group. In 2017, he was additionally inducted into the Colorado Music Corridor of Fame.

Apart from his contributions to the group, he has additionally collaborated with different artists comparable to  Phil Collins, Deniece Williams, Stanley Turrentine, and plenty of others.



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