Curtis Mayfield

Curtis Mayfield

  • Curtis Mayfield - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20:  The shows last performance lead by Fred Cash (C) of the Impressions at 'Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield' concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City.
  • Curtis Mayfield - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20:  Bilal performs at 'Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield' concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City.
  • Curtis Mayfield - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20:  (L-R) Singers Sam Gooden, Fred Cash, and Reggie Torian of the Impressions perform at 'Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield' concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City.
  • Curtis Mayfield - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20:  Mavis Staples performs at 'Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield' concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City.
  • Curtis Mayfield - NEW YORK, NY - JULY 20:  Captain Kirk Douglas of The Roots performs at 'Here But I'm Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute to Curtis Mayfield' concert at Avery Fisher Hall, Lincoln Center on July 20, 2012 in New York City.
  • Curtis Mayfield - HOLLYWOOD - MAY 20:  Altheida Mayfield attends a ceremony honoring her husband, R&B legend Curtis Mayfield at Hollywood's RockWalk on May 20, 2008 in Hollywood, California.
Singer, guitarist, songwriter and producer, born 3 June 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA, died 26 December 1999 in Roswell, Georgia, USA.Co-founder of R&B vocal group The Impressions in the late 1950's. He left The Impressions in 1970 to embark on a solo career and founded his record label Curtom.Mayfield is truly one of the greats, a pioneer in funk and socially aware R&B. He received the Grammy ...more


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