Curtis mayfield was a musical genius and this cd is a testament to his amazing ability to create powerful, engaging, funky, soulful, moving music. He first achieved success and recognition with the impressions during the civil rights movement of the late 1950s and 1960s, and later worked as a solo artist. Listen to songs by curtis mayfield on myspace, stream free online music by curtis mayfield. Curtis mayfield love to the people bw only you babe by. Produced by mayfield, it was released on his own label curtom records. Curtis mayfield songs download best all mp3 free online. Curtis mayfield is one of the greatest geniuses of music.
Official curtis mayfield makings of you lyrics at cd universe. The makings of you by curtis mayfield discover this songs samples, covers and remixes on whosampled. Curtis 1970 dont worry if theres a hell below, were all going to go. Curtis mayfield the makings of you sheet music in f major. The film is titled after the curtis mayfield song, the makings of you. Curtis mayfield pusherman bonnie edit i free download. Curtis mayfield samples, covers and remixes whosampled. A little sugar, honey suckle lamb great expression of happiness boy, you could not miss with a dozen roses such would astound you the joy of children laughing around you these are the makings of you it is true, the makings of you, oh its been a miracle for what youve done please stay right by my side two can be one for the righteous way to go anyone would know i believe i thought i told you. Listen free to curtis mayfield right on for the darkness.
As the first new music mayfield recorded since he was paralyzed in 1990, the album engenders a lot of goodwill its undeniably affecting to hear him sing again, especially with the knowledge that his performances had to be recorded line by line, due to his paralysis. Be the first to know about our new cool ringtones, get free stuff and other goodies. Curtis mayfieldthe makings of you, sound recording administered by. Stream curtis mayfield pusherman bonnie edit i free download by just bonnie from desktop or your mobile device. Add a little sugar, honeysuckle and a great, big expression of happiness boy, you couldnt miss with a dozen roses such would. The makings of you by jamie saft, released 26 january 2018.
Curtis mayfield i am blind and i cannot see you are there, your petty evil dont bother me playing all the clothes you wear laugh at me, pressed and clean, and i dont care right on for the darkness right on for the darkness you pity fools, you pity fools you better have some sympathy, yeah cause this educated people running the lives of high society making up the blues holding back. Its been praised for its spectacular soundtrack, for its gritty, otherworldly atmosphere, and for its surprising love storyrevolving around middleaged bluecollar charactersthat spirals out into something much larger. Cut in january of 1971 during four nights at the bitter end then greenwich villages leading music venue in new york, the resulting double lp transcended any expectations in both its programming and execution mayfield performed numbers off of the curtis. Curtis lee mayfield june 3, 1942 december 26, 1999 was an american singersongwriter. Curtis mayfield the makings of you lyrics genius lyrics.
Make sure to download this track on itunes or amazon. Curtis is the debut album by american soul musician curtis mayfield, released in september 1970. Watch the video for the makings of you from curtis mayfields curtis for free, and see the artwork, lyrics and similar artists. Peppers album of 70s soul, helping with its content and its success to open the whole genre to much bigger, richer musical canvases than artists had previously worked with. If theres a hell below, were all gonna go, has the ethical message of pluck the beam for your own eye before condemning the splinter in the others. The makings of you by curtis mayfield on amazon music. The first solo album by the former leader of the impressions, curtis represented a musical apotheosis for curtis mayfield indeed, it was practically the sgt. Listen online and get new recommendations, only at. Provided to youtube by rhino the makings of you curtis mayfield curtis. His first few singles boasted a harder, more funkdriven sound. Perhaps because he didnt cross over to the pop audience as heavily as motowns stars, it may be that the scope of curtis mayfields talents and contributions have yet to be fully recognized.
The real tribute to curtis lee mayfield lies with his music and its lasting. Curtis mayfield the makings of you sheet music in f. Add a little sugar, honeysuckle and a great big expression of happiness boy, you couldn. Print and download the makings of you sheet music by curtis mayfield. Curtis mayfield the makings of you february 22, 2012 by fleamarketfunk in crate diggin, flea market funk, music, record digging, respect, soul, vinyl. Given mayfields prodigious talents, it was perhaps inevitable that he would eventually leave the impressions to begin a solo career, as he did in 1970. Curtis mayfield 1970 curtis free download funk my soul. Curtis mayfield wild and free is the way i wanna be making a new day leading in a new way respect for those people power to the people setting down the old crew bringing in the brand new wild and free with peace finally wild and free is the way i want my life natures wait for me without pain in its stride fighting what is wrong across the world as well as home but respect for everybody. In this curtis describes the joyous makings of a woman and expresses his affection. The third track on curtis debut album curtis released in 1970. Curtis mayfields lyrics and richard tufos arrangement of the title cut paint a vivid, frank, gut wrenching picture of life for returning g.
The musical styles of curtis moved further away from the popsoul sounds of mayfields previous group the impressions and featured more of a funk and psychedelicinfluenced sound. Here we get a whopping 36track collection of vintage joints later to be employed on many biggie classics. He was also one of the first soul artists to infuse his music with uplifting, inspirational messages. I miss you harold melvin and the bluenotes lyrics duration. This is the official curtis mayfield channel ran by. In later years, mayfields music was included in the movies im gonna git you sucka, hollywood. Curtis mayfield samples, covers and remixes on whosampled.
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If youre only interested in mayfields funkier solo work, rhinos the very best of curtis mayfield features all but one of the solo tracks included here, plus several more. Judged merely by his records alone, the mans legacy is enormous. Curtis mayfield june 3, 1942 december 26, 1999 was an american soul, funk and rhythm and blues, singersongwriter and guitarist from chicago, illinois. Curtis mayfield composer, vocals, guitar, producer joseph lucky scott bass master henry gibson percussion tyrone mccullen drums pusherman morris jennings drums all tracks except pusherman craig mcmullen guitar roger anfinsen engineer. The very best of curtis mayfield by curtis mayfield on. By the time this post is up, there will be a new addition to the fmf family.
Lyrics to no thing on me cocaine song by curtis mayfield. Ive met many people over the years and in my opinion i have found that people are the same everywhere they have the same fears. The love of all mankind should reflect some sign of these words im trying to recite theyre close, but not quite almost impossible to do reciting the makings of you. Mayfield is clearly the master of funk and his falsetto vocals are the baddest of bad.
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