Sheldon Reynolds, a founding member of the legendary R&B group Earth, Wind & Fire, at 63. Reynolds was a pivotal part of the band, playing guitar and singing background vocals on hits like “September” and “Shining Star.” He also co-wrote the band’s signature song, “Reasons.”
Reynolds was a founding member of the legendary group “The Commodores.” He played a big part in the success of the R&B group, the Commodores, from their inception in 1968 until his departure in 1986. He was an accomplished guitarist and singer, and his contributions can be heard on hits like “Brick House” and “Easy.”
Sheldon Reynolds leaves behind an incredible legacy in the world of music. As a member of Earth, Wind & Fire, he helped the band create some of the most enduring and iconic songs of the 1970s. And as a member of The Commodores, he helped the group become one of the most successful R&B acts ever. Fans of both groups will sorely miss Reynolds.
The music world is mourning his loss, a true legend in the world of R&B. Reynolds was a gifted musician and songwriter, and his contributions to Earth, Wind & Fire and The Commodores will be remembered for generations to come.