Curtis Mayfield





Curtis Mayfield


Born
in Chicago, Illinois, The United States
June 03, 1942

Died
December 26, 1999

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Curtis Mayfield was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Super Fly. From these works and others, he was highly regarded as a pioneer of funk and of politically conscious African-American music. He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played the guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, and drums.

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Poetic License: In Poem and...

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People Get Ready

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We People Who Are Darker Th...

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The Makings of You

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Let's Do It Again

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The Curtis Mayfield Guitar ...

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Move On Up

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Best of Curtis Mayfield

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Got Soul: 1960-1973

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Guitar Anthology: Autnentic...

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“If there's hell below, we're all gonna go.”
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“Educated fools; from uneducated schools.”
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“Could live with you in solitude and need no one else. Give me your love.”
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