"Curtis Lee Mayfield was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement.
Born: June 3, 1942, Chicago, USA
Died: December 26, 1999, Roswell, USA"
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"1. People Get Ready
3. I'm So Proud
5. Move On Up
6. Freddie's Dead
7. The Makings of You
8. (Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below We're All Going to Go
9. Little Children Runnin' Wild
10. We the People Who Are Darker Than Blue"
""If, in the late fifties and early sixties, you were drawn to that place on the AM radio dial where the rhythms, the grooves and the beautiful sounds of African-American soul were playing, you would have found Curtis Mayfield. Many of us first heard him as backing vocalist in the Impressions behind Jerry Butler, singing "For Your Precious Love," but he really came into focus in Butler's next big hit, "He Will Break Your Heart," which was written by Mayfield and features his strumming electric gu"