#3 - Verdine White of Earth, Wind & Fire (Interview Show)
Tom spoke to Verdine White – Earth, Wind & Fire bassist and brother of the late, great Maurice White at his home in LA. They discussed why Verdine, and so many others, were instantly inspired to take up music when they saw the Beatles on the Ed Sullivan Show, how it was love at first sight with the bass guitar, and what made Maurice the coolest guy around. NB - This episode was originally recorded as part of Tom's Greatest Music of All Time Podcast, which organically evolved from its inception in early 2020, from a focus on the discussion of music to also exploring pop culture, comedy, entertainment, entrepreneurship, philosophy, science, politics and current affairs commentary. It was renamed as the Tom Cridland Podcast in January 2023.
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