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The Very Best of Curtis Mayfield (1970-1977)

With the anniversary of his classic album 'Curtis' fast approaching, what better a time to pay tribute to one of the greatest Soul singers of all-time. Throughout his career, which lasted nearly 30 years, Curtis released 17 studio albums and became one of the most highly respected men in music - he played a pivotal role in Soul music as a whole and has influenced countless musicians and politicians along the way. Soul music isn't the only genre he has influenced though, which is clearly evident when listening to modern day music, with his material becoming some of the most heavily sampled in Hip-Hop history (if you don't believe me, then you need to go HERE). There are many artists who you could label as the Godfather of Soul, and most of them probably deserve it, but Curtis is without doubt one of the originals and the quality of his discography speaks for itself. Hit the jump for tracklist and download link. Oh yeah, and for those who are new to this series, you can check out the rest of the entries HERE.

1. Curtis Mayfield - Get Down
2. Curtis Mayfield - Freddie's Dead
3. Curtis Mayfield - Ain't Got Time
4. Curtis Mayfield - Pusherman
5. Curtis Mayfield - Back To The World
6. Curtis Mayfield - When You Used to Be Mine
7. Curtis Mayfield - Give Me Your Love (Love Song)
8. Curtis Mayfield - It's Alright
9. Curtis Mayfield - She Don't Let Nobody (But Me)
10. Curtis Mayfield - You're So Good To Me
11. Curtis Mayfield - Just A Little Bit Of Love
12. Curtis Mayfield - Only You Babe
13. Curtis Mayfield - Give It Up
14. Curtis Mayfield - You Mean Everything To Me
15. Curtis Mayfield - Beautiful Brother Of Mine
16. Curtis Mayfield - Get A Little Bit (Give, Get, Take And Have)
17. Curtis Mayfield - The Makings Of You
18. Curtis Mayfield - Mother's Son
19. Curtis Mayfield - P.S. I Love You
20. Curtis Mayfield - Right On For The Darkness
21. Curtis Mayfield - Victory
22. Curtis Mayfield - In Your Arms Again (Shake It)
23. Curtis Mayfield - You Better Stop
24. Curtis Mayfield - Just Want to Be With You
25. Curtis Mayfield - Keep On Keeping On
26. Curtis Mayfield - So You Don't Love Me
27. Curtis Mayfield - Tell Me Tell Me (How Ya Like To Be Loved)
28. Curtis Mayfield - When Season's Change
29. Curtis Mayfield - Superfly
30. Curtis Mayfield - Move On Up


As with all The Very Best Of's, every track has been decoded to a lower quality, so please do the right thing and purchase the music if you enjoy it!

R.I.P. Curtis

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Thanks man - I haven't heard Curtis in ages. Brings me back to student flat days in Newcastle, chilling out to the likes of Curtis Mayfield on Gilles Peterson's Worldwide.

Off to the CD shop for me :-)

August 29, 2011 | Registered CommenterJeff Spencer

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