8 thoughts on “ Only You Babe - Curtis Mayfield - The Best Of Curtis Mayfield (CD) ”

  1. 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 .
  2. Born June 3, in Chicago, Illinois, Curtis Mayfield was one of the greatest composers and producers of the s and s. Beginning his career as a members of The Impressions, he also composed hits for several stars, including Aretha Franklin, Gladys Knight and the Pips, The Staple Singers. The Isley Brothers, Bob Marley, Donny Hathaway, Tony Orlando and Dawn, .
  3. Curtis Mayfield is one of the greatest geniuses of music! He was also one of the first "soul" artists to infuse his music with uplifting, inspirational messages. "If There's a Hell Below, We're ALL Gonna Go", has the ethical message of "pluck the beam for your own eye before condemning the splinter in the others'!/5().
  4. This anthology spotlights Curtis Mayfield's biggest hits as a solo star since It includes his first hit as a lead artist, "(Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below We're All Gonna Go," plus "Superfly," "Freddie's Dead," "So in Love," and many other classics recorded for his Curtom label.
  5. View credits, reviews, tracks and shop for the Vinyl release of Only You Babe on Discogs. Label: Curtom - CMS • Format: Vinyl 7 Curtis Mayfield - Only You Babe (, Vinyl) | Discogs5/5(1).
  6. Rhino's The Very Best of Curtis Mayfield is devoted to material the legendary soul man recorded after leaving the Impressions, focusing particularly on his classic songs from the early '70s. There are more comprehensive compilations on the market, namely the sublime double-disc Anthology and the flawed but worthwhile box set People Get Ready, but this is the best bet for .
  7. This is the official Curtis Mayfield channel Ran by: The Curtis Mayfield Estate. The real tribute to Curtis Lee Mayfield lies with his music and its lasting.
  8. out of 5 stars Timeless and perfect. Reviewed in the United States on June 29, Curtis Mayfield was a musical genius and this CD is a testament to his amazing ability to create powerful, engaging, funky, soulful, moving music. Mayfield is clearly the master of funk and his falsetto vocals are the baddest of bad.5/5(7).

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