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Curtis (180 gram)

   Artist: Curtis Mayfield
Label: Curtom
Orig. Released: 1970
Catalog No.: LPCURT8005H
Condition: Sealed-Reissue
Format: LP (1.3)

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Curtis is the debut album by American soul/funk artist Curtis Mayfield, released in September of 1970. Produced by Mayfield, it was released on his own label Curtom Records. The musical styles of Curtis moved further away from the pop-soul sounds of Mayfield's previous group The Impressions and featured more of a funk and psychedelia inspired sound. The album's subject matter incorporates political and social concerns of the time. Curtis sold well at the time charting at number one on the Billboard Black albums and number nineteen on the Billboard Pop albums charts. Only the single "(Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below, We're All Going to Go" charted. Curtis receives very high praise from modern day critics with Bruce Eder of Allmusic commenting that the record is "...practically the "Sgt. Pepper's" album of '70s soul..."

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Track Titles
1. If There Is A Hell Below We're All Gonna Go
2. The Other Side Of Town
3. Wild And Free
4. The Makings Of You
5. Miss Black America
6. Move On Up
7. We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue
8. Give It Up


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