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Curtis Mayfield - Keep On Pushing

Curtis Mayfield - Keep On Pushing

Songs of hope, truth, change, peace and love.

With an open F sharp tuning on his guitar and singing only in falsetto, Curtis Mayfield was praised for being "a prophetic, visionary teacher for his people"

Curtis' music with a message was embraced by Martin Luther King Jr with We're A Winner, People Get Ready and Keep on Pushing becoming anthems of the black civil rights movement and theme music for the Freedom Ride buses in the 1960's.

Continuing as a solo artist recording some of the most important and moving tunes of the 1970's on the albums Curtis, Roots, Superfly, Back To The World, Got To Find A Way, Sweet Exorcist and There's No Place Like America Today, creating Curtom records to take control of his work and "own as much of himself as possible"

Curtis is listed on discogs with 32 albums and 76 singles plus 39 appearances on other people's albums with more than 2500 writing, performance, arrangement and production credits.

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Jayo
Jayo

Marian Lewis, Curtis forever! so glad you enjoyed the mix!

Marian Lewis

I love it stepping back to the past