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Miss Black America - Curtis Mayfield - The Best Of Curtis Mayfield (Cassette)

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  1. Kirr
    Editors’ Notes Curtis Mayfield’s solo debut is an intense funk hangover from the ’60s, fueled by congas, orchestrated keyboards, and psychedelic wah-wah. He’s slipping into gloom and refusing to be reined in. “(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below We’re All Going to Go” flips gospel hope on its head, and “The Other Side of Town” is despairing blues for the inner city.
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  2. Disar
    Find album reviews, stream songs, credits and award information for The Curtis Mayfield Collection - Curtis Mayfield on AllMusic -
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  3. Ararg
    The first solo album by the former leader of the Impressions, Curtis represented a musical apotheosis for Curtis Mayfield-- indeed, it was practically the "Sgt. Pepper's" album of '70s soul, helping with its content and its success to open the whole genre to much bigger, richer musical canvases than artists had previously worked myawamufdidesreirostowartheotramen.coinfo of Mayfield's years of experience of life, music, and.
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  4. Faekora
    Curtis is Mayfield’s debut album is the culmination of his previous tenure with Chicago soul group, the Impressions. The album features a determined Mayfield running through some of the finest tunes he would ever pen; it’s all black pride anthems, songs of freedom, moral sermonizing.
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  5. Tejora
    Curtis Mayfield was never shy about speaking up. When he left the Impressions and unveiled Curtom, his very own record label, he fired away with masterful songs that only elevated his musical messages further, including "The Other Side of Town," "We the People Who Are Darker Than Blue," "Beautiful Brother of Mine" and "Miss Black America.".
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  6. Yozshuzilkree
    View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of The Best Of Curtis Mayfield on Discogs.
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  7. Digore
    Curtis Mayfield (June 3, – December 26, ) was an American soul, funk and rhythm and blues, singer-songwriter and guitarist from Chicago, Illinois. Mayfield is probably best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and for the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Superfly. Perhaps because he didn't cross over to the pop audience as heavily as Motown's stars, it may be that.
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  8. Meztishakar
    Aug 02,  · Curtis Mayfield's previous songs for The Impressions had often been broadly inspirational — but here, he aimed his pen directly at black .
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