Earth, Wind & Fire Glastonbury


Earth, Wind & Fire

Earth, Wind & Fire conclude this year's coverage with the ultimate celebratory disco knees-up. Expect a whirl of uplifting feelgood music, multi-coloured lights and costumes.


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This programme contains some strong language and flashing images.

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Our Glastonbury 2016 coverage might be coming to a close on BBC Four,

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but remember, you can still watch all the performances on the BBC

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It is my honour and privilege to present the final act tonight. They

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are the first band I ever saw as a kid, the first album I ever bought

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was by this group, they lost their founding father, Mr Maurice White

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earlier this year but they sure know how to throw a party. It is going to

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be a disco, funk and soul knees up. The legendary Earth, Wind Fire.

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This is Jerry B introducing you to tonight's sounds of Earth. Elements.

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# Many faces listen to the sound

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# Different places, span the globe around

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# Midnight creeps so slowly into hearts of men

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# Daylight deals a bad hand to a woman

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# The mirror stares you in the face and says

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# You say your prayers though you don't care

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# I find romance when I start to dance

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# I find romance when I start to dance

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# All the love in the world can't be gone

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# All the need to be loved can't be wrong

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# All the records are playing and my heart keeps saying

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Per John Hannah together like this. Come on, come on, here we go. -- put

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your hands together like this. # All the love in the

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world can't be gone # All the need to be

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loved can't be wrong # I viewed a mighty light

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approching in a zoom # Need was there to tell

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someone of my discovery # A light appeared in front

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of me # To my surprise,

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I viewed a man with age and mystery # His name was Jupiter

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and came to visit me # The name

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is Jupiter, from the galaxy # I came to meet you,

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to make you free # Keep your eye on Jupiter,

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such beauty in the sky # We will wait for your

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return in the by and by # Just to view a brighter day

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and do a righteous will # Didn't know what he had

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to be, had a feelin' Everybody clap your hands like that.

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Come on, over there. In the back. Let's party.

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Can you feel it, everybody put your hands together. Can you feel it?

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# When you wish upon a star

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# Life ain't always what it seems, oh yeah

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# You're a shining star, no matter who you are

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# Shine is watchful light on you

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# Gives you strength to carry on

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# On an adventure of the sun, yeah

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# Yeah, thought I had to stir the mood

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# That's it now I got my own, oh, yeah

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# Why don't you listen to his words of heat

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# Words of Wisdom, yes, I can

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# Shining bright to see what you can truly be

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# You're a shining star, no matter who you are

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# Shining bright to see what you can truly be

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And you in the middle. And you in the barks let me see you wave your

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hands y' all. Let me hear you singing.

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A little louder. Glass tonne bricks where's the

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party? Come on, come on -- Glastonbury, where's the party?

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Everybody in the house. Put them up, put your hands up, come on, you all.

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Put your hands up. Come on. Do you feel all right? Let me hear

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you say "yeah." Let me hear you say "yeah."

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Let me hear you say "oh, oh, oh, oh...#

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# And no matter, how you try to hide it'll state your case

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# Now a frown will bring your sprits down to the ground

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# And never let you see, the Good things all around

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# Everytime we seem to let our feelings show

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# Our luck runs out and the wind won't blow

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Everybody sing. Here we G Oh, oh, oh. -- here we go. Here we go, sing.

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Oh, oh, oh, oh. We feel all right, all right.

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Everybody sing tonight. Come on, come on.

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I've got to wonder how, everything's all right. Everybody sing. Oh, oh,

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oh, oh. With feeling. When it feels all right. Sing the song, y'all.

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When the love is strong, come on, let me hear you sing. Oh, oh, oh,

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oh. Come on, come on, yeah, hey, hey.

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I want it hear you sing a song y'all.

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# When you feel down and out

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# Sing a song, it'll make a way

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# Sing a song, it'll make your day

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# When I see you're face like the mornin sun

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# Tell all the world, my need is fulfilled

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# As long as you're near, there is no fear of a victory

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# But when I'm away, influences stray my mind to disagree

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# I wanna see your face in the morning sun ignite my energy

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# The cause and effect of you has brought new meaning

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# Oh yeah oh yeah oh yeah all about the serpentine fire

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# I need to see your face like the morning sun

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# The cause and effect of you has brought new meaning

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# The moments I find when I'm inclined to do my best

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# Negative wins when I give in and then I lose the test

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# Gonna tell a story morning glory all about the serpentine fire

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# Surely as life begun, you will as one

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# Battle with the serpentine fire

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# Gonna tell a story morning glory all about the serpentine fire

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# Surely as life begun, you will as one

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# Battle with the serpentine fire

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somebody scream and smack how many true Earth, Wind Fire band do we

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have in the Houston night? CHEERING

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-- in the house tonight. Then clap your hands!

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Let me hear you now... # All

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right Hey hey hey somebody saying # Hey hey hey Singh!

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# Hey hey hey # Hey hey hey

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# Are you ready? Here we go. # Hey hey hey somebody saying

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# Hey hey hey Hey hey hey # Hey

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All the ladies, wave your hands in the air. I want to dedicate this

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song to you. This song is called Kalimba Story.

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# Thought it was 'bout time to open a new world just for you

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# Fills all my needs, gave me the key

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# I've been around the world, touchin'

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# All the boys and girls with a new love to make them free

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# Kalimba, ooh kalimba, play me a tune

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# Kalimba, ooh kalimba, I'm glad I found you

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# Kalimba, ooh kalimba, play me a tune

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# Kalimba, ooh kalimba sends a message to you

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# Through devotion, blessed are the children

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# Praise the teacher, that brings true love to many

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# Your devotion, opens all life's treasures

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# And deliverance, from the fruits of evil

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# For you here's a song, to make your day brighter

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# One that will last, you long thru troubled days

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# Giving your heart the light to brighten

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# All of the dark that falls in your way

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# Deliverance from the fruits of evil

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# In everyone's life, there's a need to be happy

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All right. All you beautiful people. We want you to clap your hands. Put

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your hands together. Aha. Let me hear you say "yeah, yeah,

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yeah." Sing up for love today. Yeah, yeah,

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yeah. Just a little bit louder. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Come on, sing it

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with power. Yeah, yeah, yeah. Let me hear you sing it by yourself. Yeah,

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yeah, yeah. Feel the love. Feel the power.

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# Every minute, every hour. # We sure do love it

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# Feels good # Don't stop Yeah, yeah, yeah.

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# Don't stop singing, come on. # When you feel it. All right, all

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right, all right. # Yeah, yeah, yeah.

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# Deliverance from the fruits of evil

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE You sound so wonderful out

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there. Repeat after me. Wooah be r

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# Yeah. # Wooah

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# Yeah. # Take you high and higher

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to the world you belong # High and higher

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to your place on the throne # We've come together

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on this special day # Looking back, we've touched

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on sorrowful days # If you look way down

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in your heart and soul # Don't hesitate

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'cos the world seems cold # Stay young at heart

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'cos you're never # Plant your flower

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and you grow a pearl # A child is born

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with a heart of gold # The way of the world

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makes his heart grow cold # A child is born

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with a heart of gold # The way of the world

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makes his heart grow cold # Plant your flower

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and you grow a pearl # A child is born

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with a heart of gold # The way of the world

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makes his heart grow cold Ed. Give him love on the guitar

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right there. Give him some love and our drums. John.

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Give it up for the Earth Wind and Fire horn section. Mr Bobby Burns on

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trumpet. And Reggie Young on trombone and Gary on saxophone.

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And we have the vocals, David Whitworth. And also on vocals and

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percussion, my done, Philip Bailey and our musical director.

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Mr Myron McKinley. We started this bad about 40 years ago. We are so

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honoured to be led the night, we would like to Judy Huth D3 original

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remaining members of Earth, Wind Fire. -- we would like to introduce.

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Right here, get your cellphones out, get yourself find out and take a

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picture. Tweet, text, social network, Earth, Wind Fire is in

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the place, right here, right now. Yes, yes, yes. Thank you so very

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much, we like to thank God for allowing us to do the thing we have

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loved for so long. To all of our fans, where is our fans at? CHEERING

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Oh, my goodness, many of you has been conceived on Earth, Wind Fire

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music, yes! We would like to say thank you so very much. This

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gentleman who studied with other drums, we call him Gabi latecomer

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from Los Angeles, California, Mr Ralph Johnson. -- we call him Slick.

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The co-founder with myself, the energy of the bad and the glorious

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bass player, ladies and dental men, on the base, mist of a dying white!

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-- ladies and gentlemen. -- Mr Werner dying white -- the Dean

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Whitehead -- Verdine White. Ladies and gentlemen, girls and boys, like

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a bottle of red wine from a just keeps getting better, better and

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better, from Denver, Colorado, Mr Philip Bailey!

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# For a while, to love was all we could do

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# We were young and we knew and our eyes

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# Deep inside we knew our love was true

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# For a while, we paid no mind to the past

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# For a while to love each other was all

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# Never knew that what was wrong, oh, baby

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# We tried to find what we had

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# We were scared this affair would lead our love into

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CHEERING AND APPLAUSE We love you!

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All right, check this out. And you. You're going to sing along. It's

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only one word. # Got to get you into my life

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Into my life # I didn't know

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what I would find there # And had you gone,

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You knew in time we'd meet again # I got to get you into my life

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Into my life # I got to get you into my life

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Into my life # I got to get you into my life

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Into my life CHEERING AND APPLAUSE

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Thank you! # And the world

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can't erase his fantasies # All your dreams

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will come true right away # Bringing life

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to the kingdom of doing # All your dreams

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will come true miles away # We all will live

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love forever # Many lives has brought

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you to # Recognise,

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it's your life now in review # A glowing light

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will see you through # Give a smile

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from your lips and say # I'm free, yes, I'm

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free, now I'm on my way # Love was changing

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the minds of pretenders # In the key that our

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souls were singing # As we danced through

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the night, remember # How the stars stole

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the night away # Holding hands with

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your heart to see you # Now December found the love

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we shared in September # Do you remember

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there never was a cloudy day # How are you doing out there

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# Let me hear you sing s yeah # How are you doing

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# Let me hear you, yeah, yeah # Woah

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# I'm so glad to be together. Glastonbury, are you all all right?

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Party people at the back, are you all all right? All right, we've got

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everybody going. If you want to find where the real Earth Wind and Fire

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Glastonbury party really is. I've been watching you Albright

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night. Eye feel the party's in the back. I'm not sure -- I've been

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watching you all night. I feel the party is in the back. We are going

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to find out right now. Party people in the back, are you hear me? CHEERS

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Are you ready to get down? I mean all the way down. Party people at

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the back, lets me hear you. I like it. I feel it. I heard you.

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How about the middle? All the way across. Can everybody

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wave their hands in the front? Let me hear you sing. Now everybody

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sing. In the back, come on. Bring it up you all, bring it up, bring it

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up. Let me hear you all. me hear you sing, let me hear you.

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The all right. Make some noise out there.

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CHEERS # Let this groove,

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get you to move # Let this groove, set

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in your shoes # I'm gonna tell you what

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you can do with my love # Let you know girl

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you're looking good # Among the clouds and the stars

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in the heavens # Let this groove, light

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up your fuse, it's all right # Let this groove,

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set in your shoes # Let this groove, light

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up your fuse, all right # Let this groove,

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set in your shoes # Stand up, all right,

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all right # I'll be there after

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a while if you want my love Everybody party. Turn it up, turn it

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up, turn it up you all. Everybody sing. Oh, oh, oh. Oh, oh,

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oh. # Oh, oh, oh Oh, oh,

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oh Oh, Ohuruogu Clap your hands like

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this. Oh, oh, oh Oh, oh, oh. Clap your hands. Oh, oh, oh

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# Oh, oh, oh # Oh, oh,

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oh # Oh, oh, oh

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# Oh, oh, oh # Oh, oh, oh Thank you, we love you

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all. CHEERING AND

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APPLAUSE You are a wonderful audience. We

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love you so very much. Thank you so much.

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# I found that love provides the key

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# Unlocks the heart and souls of you and me

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# Free to wander past his conscious mind

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# In the stone, you'll find the meaning

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# In the stone the light is shining

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# Time will witness what the ole folks say

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# Deep inside, our hearts for us to keep

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# Lights a spark of light that never sleeps

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# In the stone, you'll find the meaning

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MUSIC: Toreador Song from Carmen by Georges Bizet

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It's down to Trevor Nelson and funk legends Earth, Wind & Fire to conclude this year's Glastonbury coverage with the ultimate celebratory disco knees-up. The Grammy-winning jazz, funk, gospel and big band giants will no doubt pay tribute to their late founder Maurice White amongst a whirl of uplifting feelgood music, multi-coloured lights and costumes for a party to end all parties.


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