Tag Archives: Curtis Mayfield

Wednesday Open Thread | 60s Genre Music | “Black Power” & Social Change

It’s Hump day, and we’re moving right along with uplifting music of and for CHANGE from the “Black Power” movement. MISSISSIPPI GODAMN-NINA SIMONE Ain’t Got No- Simone Stand- Sly & Fam Stone Say it Loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud-JB … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread |Blaxploitation Movies Week

Today’s Movies: Cooley High Cooley High is a 1975 American film based upon the real high school located on the near north side of Chicago produced and released by American International Pictures and written by Eric Monte (co-creator of Good … Continue reading

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Friday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Thursday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Wednesday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Tuesday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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Monday Open Thread | Curtis Mayfield Week!

Curtis Lee Mayfield (June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999) was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the … Continue reading

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