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Super Fly
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Description: Super Fly is the third studio album by American soul and funk musician Curtis Mayfield, released in July 1972 on Curtom Records. It was released as the soundtrack for the blaxploitation film of the same name. Widely considered a classic of 1970s soul and funk music, Super Fly was a nearly immediate hit. Its sales were bolstered by two million-selling singles, "Freddie's Dead" (#2 R&B, #4 Pop) and the title track (#5 R&B, #8 Pop). Super Fly is one of the few soundtracks to out-gross the film it accompanied. Super Fly, along with Marvin Gaye's What's Going On, was one of the pioneering soul concept albums, wit ... (more)
Manufacturer: Curtom
Release date: 20 July 1972
EAN: 0081227580322 UPC: 812275803220
Tags: Funk (2), Soul (1), Soundtrack (1), 1972 (1), 1970s (1)
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"Blaxploitation’s finest 40 minutes The movie was no Oscar winner, but the ex-Impression’s gold soundtrack was a milestone. It also won over white rock fans who wanted a little ghetto funkiness. Inventively atmospheric, with Mayfield’s edgy guitar and whispery falsetto ratcheting up the tension, its message was crystal clear: Drugs are bad, sucker. Standout tracks: “Freddie’s Dead,” “Pusherman”"

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