Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield

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Superfly
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Freddie's Dead
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Pusherman
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Give Me Your Love (Love Song)
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Get Down

Albums

  • Keep on Keeping On: Curtis Mayfield Studio Albums 1970-1974

    Feb 2019 • 29 songs

  • The Berlin Sessions

    Jul 2016 • 11 songs

  • Playlist: The Best of Curtis Mayfield

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Curtis Mayfield

Biography

Perhaps because he didn't cross over to the pop audience as heavily as Motown's stars, it may be that the scope of Curtis Mayfield's talents and contributions have yet to be fully recognized. Judged merely by his records alone, the man's legacy is enormous. As the leader of the Impressions, he recorded some of the finest soul vocal group music of the 1960s. As a solo artist in the 1970s, he helped pioneer funk and helped introduce hard-hitting urban commentary into soul music. "Gypsy Woman," "It's All Right," "People Get Ready," "Freddie's Dead," and "Super Fly" are merely the...
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