Curtis Mayfield: Curtis Mayfield Albums, Curtis Mayfield Songs, Super Fly, People Get Ready, Something He Can Feel, Soul Legacy, Freddie's Dead

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Curtis Mayfield Albums, Curtis Mayfield Songs, Super Fly, People Get Ready, Something He Can Feel, Soul Legacy, Freddie's Dead, Curtis/live!, Claudine, the Anthology 1961-1977, Let's Do It Again, People Get Ready: the Curtis Mayfield Story, Roots, Superfly, (Don't Worry) if There's a Hell Below, We're All Going to Go, Curtom ...

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Purchase includes free access to book updates online and a free trial membership in the publisher's book club where you can select from more than a million books without charge. Chapters: Curtis Mayfield Albums, Curtis Mayfield Songs, Super Fly, People Get Ready, Something He Can Feel, Soul Legacy, Freddie's Dead, Curtis/live!, Claudine, the Anthology 1961-1977, Let's Do It Again, People Get Ready: the Curtis Mayfield Story, Roots, Superfly, (Don't Worry) if There's a Hell Below, We're All Going to Go, Curtom Records, Move on Up, Back to the World, Sweet Exorcist, Something to Believe In, Do It All Night, There's No Place Like America Today, Live in Europe, New World Order, Heartbeat, Short Eyes, a Piece of the Action, Love Is the Place, Honesty, Curtis in Chicago, Give, Get, Take and Have, the Right Combination, Never Say You Can't Survive, We Come in Peace With a Message of Love, Take It to the Streets, Got to Find a Way, Live at Ronnie Scott's, the Very Best of Curtis Mayfield, I'm Still Waiting. Excerpt: Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 December 26, 1999) was an American soul, rhythm and blues, 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 is 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. Born on June 3, 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, Mayfield was the son of Marion Washington and Kenneth Mayfield. Mayfield's father abandoned the family when Mayfield was five and his mother moved Curtis and his siblings into various Chicago projects before settling at the Cabrini-Green projects when Mayfield reached his teenage years. Mayfield attended Wells High School. He dropped out of high school early to become lead singer and songwriter for The Imp... More: http://booksllc.net/?id=164479

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  • ISBN-13: 9781157812791
  • Publisher: General Books LLC
  • Publication date: 6/9/2010
  • Pages: 108
  • Product dimensions: 6.00 (w) x 9.00 (h) x 0.26 (d)

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