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Curtis Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American , and , and guitarist from Chicago, Illinois.

Mayfield is probably best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and for the soundtrack to the film Superfly.

Perhaps because he didn't cross over to the pop audience as heavily as Motown's stars, it may be that the scope of Curtis Mayfield's talents and contributions have yet to be fully recognized. Judged merely by… read more

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  • His talent as a guitarist sometimes gets overlooked imo. He had the best strings too.
  • under rated done some awesome music
  • Just Great
  • Jesus...why are T Swift and Curtis even being mentioned in the same breadth? Pure insanity. (and I don't even have anything against her latest album...but they aren't comparable)
  • I just cannot believe how ridiculous the last two posts are.
  • Taylor Swift >> World!!
  • Taylor Swift>Curtis Mayfield
  • A soul and funk god.
  • Legend! Fantastic music!

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