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WGN Radio Chicago
Celebrating the life of the great Curtis MayfieldJustin Kaufmann and Todd Mayfield Justin Kaufmann and Todd Mayfield Todd Mayf
Celebrating the life of the great Curtis Mayfield
WGN Radio Chicago / Posted 3 minutes ago
Justin Kaufmann and Todd Mayfield Justin Kaufmann and Todd Mayfield Todd Mayfield, son of the legendary Curtis Mayfield, joins Justin to discuss his new book, “Traveling Soul: The Life of Curtis Mayfield.” Todd talks about why he wrote the book,... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
A deep dive into the life of the great Curtis Mayfieldthat Rolling Stone magazine proclaimed, "More than Marvin Gaye, more than Stevi
A deep dive into the life of the great Curtis Mayfield
Chicago Tribune / Posted yesterday
that Rolling Stone magazine proclaimed, "More than Marvin Gaye, more than Stevie Wonder, maybe even more than James Brown, Curtis Mayfield captures the black experience in America during the '60s." That's one of the many interesting things found... Read more
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The Morning Call
Night of classic doo-wop and R&B at Sands Bethlehem Event Center to benefit PBS Channel 39through 1987. The quintessential Chicago soul group, The Impressions launched
Night of classic doo-wop and R&B at Sands Bethlehem Event Center to benefit PBS Channel 39
The Morning Call / Posted yesterday
through 1987. The quintessential Chicago soul group, The Impressions launched the careers of soul legends Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield, who wrote its 1965 hit “People Get Ready.” The Impressions were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame... Read more
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The Seattle Times
St. Paul & the Broken Bones goes beyond soul, and beyond Alabamafunk, and less soul, than their debut. “To me, you have to expand to evolve,”
St. Paul & the Broken Bones goes beyond soul, and beyond Alabama
The Seattle Times / Posted 5 days ago
funk, and less soul, than their debut. “To me, you have to expand to evolve,” Janeway explains. “This album has more of a Curtis Mayfield, Sly Stone, maybe more of a Prince vibe.” It’s also a more overtly political record, which is a shift from... Read more
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Northern Star
Mary J Blige joins Bluesfest 2017 line upfour and five-star reviews. Michael Samuel Kiwanuka is a British soul musician
Mary J Blige joins Bluesfest 2017 line up
Northern Star / Posted 6 days ago
four and five-star reviews. Michael Samuel Kiwanuka is a British soul musician who has been compared to Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Randy Newman and Otis Redding. He has been compared to Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Bill... Read more
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AllAfrica.com
Why Michael Kiwanuka Is Not Famous in Ugandamusic scene. His lyrics, writing style and voice are way older than his 29 year
Why Michael Kiwanuka Is Not Famous in Uganda
AllAfrica.com / Posted 6 days ago
music scene. His lyrics, writing style and voice are way older than his 29 years, and he has been compared to Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Bill Withers, Randy Newman, Terry Callier, and Otis Redding. Early this year, Uganda was again on... Read more
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Calgary Sun
Jack White, The Beatles, Ramones and July Talk top this week's new musichappy to get down with the old-school horn-punched R&B and funk of everyone
Jack White, The Beatles, Ramones and July Talk top this week's new music
Calgary Sun / Posted 10 days ago
happy to get down with the old-school horn-punched R&B and funk of everyone and everything from Al Green and Stax to Curtis Mayfield. And if it’s good enough for them, it oughta work for you too. RATING: 3.5 (out of 5) Southern Culture on... Read more
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Chicago Tribune
Gospel arises anew in Chicago hip-hopin churches across the South and West sides: Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls, Mavis Staple
Gospel arises anew in Chicago hip-hop
Chicago Tribune / Posted 12 days ago
in churches across the South and West sides: Sam Cooke, Lou Rawls, Mavis Staples and the Staple Singers, Jerry Butler, Curtis Mayfield and countless others. As these artists transitioned into secular music, they also wrote and recorded the... Read more
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Memphis Commercial Appeal
Civil Rights Museum hosts Grizzlies uniform reveal, essential new exhibit, and moreto the National Civil Rights Museum deserves commensurate music. One of the mov
Civil Rights Museum hosts Grizzlies uniform reveal, essential new exhibit, and more
Memphis Commercial Appeal / Posted 12 days ago
to the National Civil Rights Museum deserves commensurate music. One of the movement’s most timeless anthems, courtesy of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions: The 9:01, presented by The Community Foundation of Greater Memphis, is a daily look at... Read more
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JazzTimes Magazine
2016 Chicago Jazz Festivalthat traced the lineage of African-Americans in Chicago, spanning the influence
2016 Chicago Jazz Festival
JazzTimes Magazine / Posted 18 days ago
that traced the lineage of African-Americans in Chicago, spanning the influence of former denizens Louis Armstrong and Curtis Mayfield. On Friday, Tarbaby, the trio consisting of pianist Orrin Evans, bassist Eric Revis and drummer Nasheet... Read more
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Billboard
'Black Movie Soundtrack II': Common, Babyface & More Celebrate African-Americans in Cinema at Hollywood Bowlevening’s first standing ovation with a suite of songs from the 1974 film starr
'Black Movie Soundtrack II': Common, Babyface & More Celebrate African-Americans in Cinema at Hollywood Bowl
Billboard / Posted 26 days ago
evening’s first standing ovation with a suite of songs from the 1974 film starring Diahann Carroll and James Earl Jones. Curtis Mayfield produced the soundtrack, which included six songs he wrote for Knight & the Pips. Knight’s searing and... Read more
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Los Angeles Times
'A hug for your soul': Babyface, Common and others celebrate black movie music at the Hollywood BowlHayes’ “Theme From Shaft.” Ditto Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, who flexed his cre
'A hug for your soul': Babyface, Common and others celebrate black movie music at the Hollywood Bowl
Los Angeles Times / Posted 26 days ago
Hayes’ “Theme From Shaft.” Ditto Kenneth “Babyface” Edmonds, who flexed his creamy falsetto in “Superfly,” one of several Curtis Mayfield tunes performed Wednesday; later, Gladys Knight revisited the lush soul-funk songs Mayfield wrote for her and... Read more

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