Philip Bailey

American R&B, soul, gospel and funk singer, songwriter, percussionist and actor

Philip James Bailey (born May 8, 1951) is an American singer-songwriter, percussionist and actor. He was one of the lead singers (along with group founder Maurice White) of the band Earth, Wind & Fire. He has won seven Grammy Awards. He has released ten albums, including Chinese Wall. He also performed the duet "Easy Lover" with Phil Collins.

Bailey in 2000

Bailey was born in Denver, Colorado. He has been married twice and has six children.[1]


  1. "Philip Bailey Biography". Archived from the original on February 11, 2016. Retrieved February 6, 2016.

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