Iman Lababedi and Tomas Doncker
I can’t find a bad song
Curtis misses the culture zeitgeist not once but twice
the black experience is the white experience, the same peoples, only one of them is under extreme duress
an interesting historic artifact
the world that the draftee reenters is stacked against him, and only God and true love can get him back out
the standard bearer for black funk
between the dance floor and the streets
a nation indivisible under God and ready to sing it loud and clear and strong.
the norm, the average, the true experience of America
NPG do the one thing Prince spent his entire career not allowing to happen: they exploit him.
weren’t there yet but close, so close…
Curtis Mayfield was refusing to release strong and powerful albums
a real step back
a man needs love to be happy
A must have for historians, the rest of you take a pass
seeped in doubt and uncertainty.
a blueprint for black pop
As a chart move it only reached #54
it was a third step, early but moving on up
the faces of r&b today