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Thread started 03/20/17 4:07pm

fred12

CURTIS MAYFIELD!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

I'm a big Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions fan!!. I've been listening to him like crazy the pass couple of days. I just don't understand why he doesn't get the proper tributes and recognition of his colleagues like: Marvin Gaye, Sly Stone, James Brown, and Stevie Wonder..He was a bad brother..I brought the DVD The Message and Music of Curtis Mayfield and The Impressions a couple of years ago, but I still feel he deserves better than what he's getting.. He is one the few to be inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame twice

I wish there was s two-hour episode of UNSUNG covering him and The Impressions, it would be worth it. I would love for BET, CENTRIC, or other TV channels to do some type of acknowledgement of him. He will forever be A WINNER!!!

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Reply #1 posted 03/20/17 5:56pm

babynoz

Curtis Mayfield's brilliance does not get the recognition it deserves. He was extremely talented, soulful and versatile.

My favorite from him.....



Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #2 posted 03/20/17 6:07pm

babynoz

Baddest soundtrack in the history of music. cool the arrangement on this song is sick, and the lyrics capture the essence of the film brilliantly.


Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #3 posted 03/20/17 6:12pm

HuMpThAnG

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babynoz said:

Baddest soundtrack in the history of music. cool the arrangement on this song is sick, and the lyrics capture the essence of the film brilliantly.


nod

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Reply #4 posted 03/20/17 6:21pm

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This is on my list of songs I never EVER get tired of..."sho is funky and I aint no junkie!"

Make it so, Number One...
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Reply #5 posted 03/20/17 6:35pm

babynoz

This song is sublime and unforgettable. Not only is it one of the most sensual songs ever, but I cant hear it without thinking about the very first time I ever saw a love scene. I was SHOOK because I was just a seventh grader and I had no clue what men and women really did behind closed doors. eek


It felt like a damn rite of passage or something....you have to remember that this was racy as hell in the 70s, lol


NSFW!

https://www.youtube.com/w...sfLVJewUo4

Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #6 posted 03/20/17 6:37pm

babynoz

UncleJam said:

This is on my list of songs I never EVER get tired of..."sho is funky and I aint no junkie!"




cool

Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #7 posted 03/20/17 8:11pm

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Free your mind...and your ass will follow.
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Reply #8 posted 03/20/17 10:20pm

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Mayfield didn't dance (along with the Impressions), didn't sing about sex, wasn't blind or eccentric. That's why he isn't mentioned with JB, Stevie, Marvin or Sly. But he's just as important as those brothers. And he is one of the more underrated songwriter. His lyrics were HARD and DEEP. Just listen to songs "Minstreal and Queen", "This Is My Country" "Moonlight Shadows" and that's just his Impressions tracks.

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Reply #9 posted 03/21/17 9:25am

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Curtis deserves tons of praise because he was musically just as great as Stevie, Marvin and co. He is very underrated yet he made the classics "Curtis" and "Superfly" LPs. Not only that he made "Roots", "There's No Place like America Today" and "Back to the World". He also worked with Aretha, Gladys and the Pips and his Curtom label had some talented acts on it too. What is remarkable about Curtis is his final album he recorded whilst being paralysed from the neck down. That must have took a lot of effort but "New world order" was a great return to form.
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Reply #10 posted 03/21/17 9:38am

namepeace

He's been overshadowed by his contemporaries, and a certain superstar that followed . . . but he doesn't need to take a backseat to anyone.

Like Stevie and Prince, his sound and style weren't static, they evolved over time, and WITH the times.

A true legend in his own right.

Good night, sweet Prince | 7 June 1958 - 21 April 2016

Props will be withheld until the showing and proving has commenced. -- Aaron McGruder
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Reply #11 posted 03/21/17 9:58am

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thetimefan said:

Curtis deserves tons of praise because he was musically just as great as Stevie, Marvin and co. He is very underrated yet he made the classics "Curtis" and "Superfly" LPs. Not only that he made "Roots", "There's No Place like America Today" and "Back to the World". He also worked with Aretha, Gladys and the Pips and his Curtom label had some talented acts on it too. What is remarkable about Curtis is his final album he recorded whilst being paralysed from the neck down. That must have took a lot of effort but "New world order" was a great return to form.

eek This I did not know. A testament to his dedication to music!

Free your mind...and your ass will follow.
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Reply #12 posted 03/21/17 10:37am

bashraka

Curtis Mayfield's music should be part of the American Songbook. His songs catptured the zeitgeist of the '60s and '70s for the Black Experience, inner city life and Black pride. In fact, I bought The Impressions DVD about their amazing career and I plan on buying the complete box set. To me, Curtis Mayfield was a BRILLIANT BUSINESSMAN-he started touring at 15 years old, created his own record company with Eddie Thomas called Curtom Records, learned how to copyright his own music, owned his master recordings and publishing. Self financed his recordings, so he could sing and write the music that he wanted without having to compromise. In my life, his music is so inspirational. His live performances from Ronnie Scott and Montreux 1987 are incredibly spiritual and thought provoking. As far as why Curtis Mayfield doesn't get as many tributes as Marvin Gaye and his contemporaries. In my opinion, it's a mix of radio not playing his songs on r&b radio anymore and he wasn't as popular as his peers. But among musicians he is a GIANT. Any serious musician, has reverence for Curtis Mayfield: Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Rapheal Saadiq, Dangelo, Bonnie Raitt, Bilal, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne, Robert Cray, Steve Winwood have either paid musical tribute to Curtis Mayfield or verbalized how important Curtis Mayfield is to music. I heard Eric Leeds say that only a few musicians truly expanded the vocabulary of music which was Ray Charles and James Brown. Curtis Mayfield is among those greats. Lyrically, like Carlos Santana said, his lyrics should be taught in schools.

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Reply #13 posted 03/21/17 12:33pm

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bashraka said:

Curtis Mayfield's music should be part of the American Songbook. His songs catptured the zeitgeist of the '60s and '70s for the Black Experience, inner city life and Black pride. In fact, I bought The Impressions DVD about their amazing career and I plan on buying the complete box set. To me, Curtis Mayfield was a BRILLIANT BUSINESSMAN-he started touring at 15 years old, created his own record company with Eddie Thomas called Curtom Records, learned how to copyright his own music, owned his master recordings and publishing. Self financed his recordings, so he could sing and write the music that he wanted without having to compromise. In my life, his music is so inspirational. His live performances from Ronnie Scott and Montreux 1987 are incredibly spiritual and thought provoking. As far as why Curtis Mayfield doesn't get as many tributes as Marvin Gaye and his contemporaries. In my opinion, it's a mix of radio not playing his songs on r&b radio anymore and he wasn't as popular as his peers. But among musicians he is a GIANT. Any serious musician, has reverence for Curtis Mayfield: Bob Marley, Jimi Hendrix, Prince, Bruce Springsteen, Rapheal Saadiq, Dangelo, Bonnie Raitt, Bilal, Eric Clapton, Jackson Browne, Robert Cray, Steve Winwood have either paid musical tribute to Curtis Mayfield or verbalized how important Curtis Mayfield is to music. I heard Eric Leeds say that only a few musicians truly expanded the vocabulary of music which was Ray Charles and James Brown. Curtis Mayfield is among those greats. Lyrically, like Carlos Santana said, his lyrics should be taught in schools.


In his time Curtis was as successful if not more than his R&B contemporaries. He was constantly on the charts from 1958 until the early 80s.

I nean8the only groups bigger than the Impressions in the 60s were the Tempts, Toos and Miracles. And solo in the 70s right there with JB, Stevie, Gaye, Al Green, Ike Hayes.

Now as the years went on really only JB, Stevie and Marvin have kept their names goin strong.

But there are many artist who were huge back in the day that are totally forgotten. A guy like Jackie Wilson huge. Joe Tex, Hank Ballard and the Midnighters. The girl groups like Shirrels were huge.
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Reply #14 posted 03/21/17 2:56pm

NorthC

He was a great songwriter and guitarist. Choice of Color has already been mentioned, but Gipsy Woman, People Get Ready and especially The Makings of You also make my heart melt. My favourite is the Curtis Live album with its stripped down funky sound. And a lot of wisdom in the lyrics. Can't praise him enough. Such a shame his life ended in such a tragic way.
[Edited 3/21/17 14:57pm]
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Reply #15 posted 03/21/17 4:07pm

phunkdaddy

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babynoz said:

Curtis Mayfield's brilliance does not get the recognition it deserves. He was extremely talented, soulful and versatile.

My favorite from him.....



Yes this is nice. I had never heard this one before. I not too long posted

Love That I Lost from the Impressions and If There Is A Hell Below(We're All Going To Go)

that musically seemed to inspire the Isleys Who's That Lady. My wife loves The Makings Of

You. She hipped me to that one. I liked the title song from his last album New World Order and

I'm embarrassed to say I haven't listened to the rest of it or have it in my collection.

Curtis Mayfield is definitely one of the best to ever do it.

You ain't nothin but a jaybird with draws on
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Reply #16 posted 03/21/17 4:07pm

fred12

LittleBLUECorvette said:

Mayfield didn't dance (along with the Impressions), didn't sing about sex, wasn't blind or eccentric. That's why he isn't mentioned with JB, Stevie, Marvin or Sly. But he's just as important as those brothers. And he is one of the more underrated songwriter. His lyrics were HARD and DEEP. Just listen to songs "Minstreal and Queen", "This Is My Country" "Moonlight Shadows" and that's just his Impressions tracks.

You said it best my friend....

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Reply #17 posted 03/21/17 5:59pm

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Have you ever listened to Here But I'm Gone? beautiful insightful song. I don't listen to his music, i will, but i love Pusherman.

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Reply #18 posted 03/21/17 6:31pm

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He's also very undderatted for haw he used his guitar in songs. One of the first to really popularize chicken scratching very early on.

Always cry 4 love, never cry 4 pain.
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Reply #19 posted 03/22/17 2:43am

novabrkr

LittleBLUECorvette said:

Mayfield didn't dance (along with the Impressions), didn't sing about sex, wasn't blind or eccentric. That's why he isn't mentioned with JB, Stevie, Marvin or Sly. But he's just as important as those brothers. And he is one of the more underrated songwriter. His lyrics were HARD and DEEP. Just listen to songs "Minstreal and Queen", "This Is My Country" "Moonlight Shadows" and that's just his Impressions tracks.


He has quite a few songs about sex. He has even tracks with moaning sounds in the background.

like this one:
https://www.youtube.com/w...vThf4GHZCI

It's true though that the general perception of him is that he was something of "a social commentator" in his songs, but his lyrics became less serious in the mid-70s.

[Edited 3/22/17 2:58am]

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Reply #20 posted 03/22/17 2:54am

novabrkr

I think there was a lot of interest in his music in the late-90s and early-00s. It wasn't just that he was considered one of the greats of soul music, Many rockers were into his stuff too and cited him as an influence. His records have always included on "the best soul albums of all time" type of lists in magazines.

I can't quite agree that he wouldn't have gotten the recognition he deserved and I wouldn't be surprised if more music fans would be actually into his stuff than Sly Stone's. However, it seems to be the case that the interest in him has waned, in a comparable manner as the case has been with Jimi Hendrix (Hendrix was everywhere in the late-90s and early-00s - on magazine covers, TV, posters etc.).

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Reply #21 posted 03/22/17 3:54am

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novabrkr said:

I think there was a lot of interest in his music in the late-90s and early-00s. It wasn't just that he was considered one of the greats of soul music, Many rockers were into his stuff too and cited him as an influence. His records have always included on "the best soul albums of all time" type of lists in magazines.

I can't quite agree that he wouldn't have gotten the recognition he deserved and I wouldn't be surprised if more music fans would be actually into his stuff than Sly Stone's. However, it seems to be the case that the interest in him has waned, in a comparable manner as the case has been with Jimi Hendrix (Hendrix was everywhere in the late-90s and early-00s - on magazine covers, TV, posters etc.).

Hendrix is far more iconic though. It doesn't really hurt his legacy for interest to dicipate, as it has with Curtis.

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Reply #22 posted 03/22/17 4:54am

novabrkr

bluegangsta said:

novabrkr said:

I think there was a lot of interest in his music in the late-90s and early-00s. It wasn't just that he was considered one of the greats of soul music, Many rockers were into his stuff too and cited him as an influence. His records have always included on "the best soul albums of all time" type of lists in magazines.

I can't quite agree that he wouldn't have gotten the recognition he deserved and I wouldn't be surprised if more music fans would be actually into his stuff than Sly Stone's. However, it seems to be the case that the interest in him has waned, in a comparable manner as the case has been with Jimi Hendrix (Hendrix was everywhere in the late-90s and early-00s - on magazine covers, TV, posters etc.).

Hendrix is far more iconic though. It doesn't really hurt his legacy for interest to dicipate, as it has with Curtis.


Yes, you're right.

The reason why I mentioned Jimi in this case was really that I remember people being really interested in him when posthumous releases like "First Rays Of The New Rising Sun" were released and Curtis was often cited as an influence on Jimi. I think guitar players in particular will be drawn to Curtis' stuff for decades to come.

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Reply #23 posted 03/22/17 6:40am

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novabrkr said:



LittleBLUECorvette said:


Mayfield didn't dance (along with the Impressions), didn't sing about sex, wasn't blind or eccentric. That's why he isn't mentioned with JB, Stevie, Marvin or Sly. But he's just as important as those brothers. And he is one of the more underrated songwriter. His lyrics were HARD and DEEP. Just listen to songs "Minstreal and Queen", "This Is My Country" "Moonlight Shadows" and that's just his Impressions tracks.




He has quite a few songs about sex. He has even tracks with moaning sounds in the background.

like this one:
https://www.youtube.com/w...vThf4GHZCI

It's true though that the general perception of him is that he was something of "a social commentator" in his songs, but his lyrics became less serious in the mid-70s.


[Edited 3/22/17 2:58am]


True but late 70s Mayfield was not the same. Hell, this wasn't even written by him. He came baxk around to himself later in the 80s.
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Reply #24 posted 03/22/17 1:17pm

babynoz

novabrkr said:

LittleBLUECorvette said:

Mayfield didn't dance (along with the Impressions), didn't sing about sex, wasn't blind or eccentric. That's why he isn't mentioned with JB, Stevie, Marvin or Sly. But he's just as important as those brothers. And he is one of the more underrated songwriter. His lyrics were HARD and DEEP. Just listen to songs "Minstreal and Queen", "This Is My Country" "Moonlight Shadows" and that's just his Impressions tracks.


He has quite a few songs about sex. He has even tracks with moaning sounds in the background.

like this one:
https://www.youtube.com/w...vThf4GHZCI

It's true though that the general perception of him is that he was something of "a social commentator" in his songs, but his lyrics became less serious in the mid-70s.

[Edited 3/22/17 2:58am]




I was gonna say.... biggrin


Here is another example. Although he didn't write this one either, it was very popular back in the day when independent DJs used to play whole albums and deep cuts.

Get down, baby

To the funky, funky, funky groove

Get down, baby

Let the light reflect upon your natural mood


Get down, baby

Your creative mood shall express itself

Get down, baby

After life and desire there is nothing left



We're all children of the world

A hungry man in search for a hungry girl

It's strange, so plain we're all cannibal

The most wasted and two faced of all animals

Get down, get down

Get down, get down


Take my soul, baby

When you reel I can feel so much desire

Take my soul, baby

Life unfolds from my soul when you start a fire

So get down, just get down

Get down, baby

As the rhythm should follow through your able soul

Get down, baby

Play the part like a pro in a perfect role

Get down, baby

To the funky, funky, funky groove

Get down, baby

Let the light reflect upon your natural mood

One can never point out the actual path

Of the mysterious need in a female's heart

Man can only follow not knowing how

His faith might erupt [Incomprehensible]

So get down,

get down

Get down,

get downGet down


Get down, baby

To the funky, funky, funky groove

Get down, baby

Let the light reflect upon your natural move


Take my soul, baby

Your creative mood shall express itself

Take my soul, baby

After life and desire there is nothing left


Get down,

get down

Get down,

get down

Get down,

get down

Get down,

get down


Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #25 posted 03/22/17 1:23pm

babynoz

phunkdaddy said:

babynoz said:

Curtis Mayfield's brilliance does not get the recognition it deserves. He was extremely talented, soulful and versatile.

My favorite from him.....



Yes this is nice. I had never heard this one before. I not too long posted

Love That I Lost from the Impressions and If There Is A Hell Below(We're All Going To Go)

that musically seemed to inspire the Isleys Who's That Lady. My wife loves The Makings Of

You. She hipped me to that one. I liked the title song from his last album New World Order and

I'm embarrassed to say I haven't listened to the rest of it or have it in my collection.

Curtis Mayfield is definitely one of the best to ever do it.



I tell ya, I feel so lucky to have lived in this era. We had so many songs like this.

Here is another one, cool


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Reply #26 posted 03/22/17 4:03pm

LittleBLUECorv
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babynoz said:



novabrkr said:




LittleBLUECorvette said:


Mayfield didn't dance (along with the Impressions), didn't sing about sex, wasn't blind or eccentric. That's why he isn't mentioned with JB, Stevie, Marvin or Sly. But he's just as important as those brothers. And he is one of the more underrated songwriter. His lyrics were HARD and DEEP. Just listen to songs "Minstreal and Queen", "This Is My Country" "Moonlight Shadows" and that's just his Impressions tracks.




He has quite a few songs about sex. He has even tracks with moaning sounds in the background.

like this one:
https://www.youtube.com/w...vThf4GHZCI

It's true though that the general perception of him is that he was something of "a social commentator" in his songs, but his lyrics became less serious in the mid-70s.



[Edited 3/22/17 2:58am]






I was gonna say.... biggrin


Here is another example. Although he didn't write this one either, it was very popular back in the day when independent DJs used to play whole albums and deep cuts.

Get down, baby


To the funky, funky, funky groove


Get down, baby


Let the light reflect upon your natural mood


Get down, baby


Your creative mood shall express itself


Get down, baby


After life and desire there is nothing left



We're all children of the world


A hungry man in search for a hungry girl


It's strange, so plain we're all cannibal


The most wasted and two faced of all animals



Get down, get down


Get down, get down




Take my soul, baby


When you reel I can feel so much desire


Take my soul, baby


Life unfolds from my soul when you start a fire



So get down, just get down

Get down, baby


As the rhythm should follow through your able soul


Get down, baby


Play the part like a pro in a perfect role

Get down, baby


To the funky, funky, funky groove


Get down, baby


Let the light reflect upon your natural mood

One can never point out the actual path


Of the mysterious need in a female's heart


Man can only follow not knowing how


His faith might erupt [Incomprehensible]

So get down,


get down


Get down,


get downGet down


Get down, baby


To the funky, funky, funky groove


Get down, baby


Let the light reflect upon your natural move


Take my soul, baby


Your creative mood shall express itself


Take my soul, baby


After life and desire there is nothing left


Get down,


get down


Get down,


get down


Get down,


get down


Get down,


get down



Mayfield wrote Get Down.
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Reply #27 posted 03/22/17 6:00pm

babynoz

LittleBLUECorvette said:

babynoz said:




I was gonna say.... biggrin


Here is another example. Although he didn't write this one either, it was very popular back in the day when independent DJs used to play whole albums and deep cuts.

Get down, baby

To the funky, funky, funky groove

Get down, baby

Let the light reflect upon your natural mood


Get down, baby

Your creative mood shall express itself

Get down, baby

After life and desire there is nothing left



We're all children of the world

A hungry man in search for a hungry girl

It's strange, so plain we're all cannibal

The most wasted and two faced of all animals

Get down, get down

Get down, get down


Take my soul, baby

When you reel I can feel so much desire

Take my soul, baby

Life unfolds from my soul when you start a fire

So get down, just get down

Get down, baby

As the rhythm should follow through your able soul

Get down, baby

Play the part like a pro in a perfect role

Get down, baby

To the funky, funky, funky groove

Get down, baby

Let the light reflect upon your natural mood

One can never point out the actual path

Of the mysterious need in a female's heart

Man can only follow not knowing how

His faith might erupt [Incomprehensible]

So get down,

get down

Get down,

get downGet down


Get down, baby

To the funky, funky, funky groove

Get down, baby

Let the light reflect upon your natural move


Take my soul, baby

Your creative mood shall express itself

Take my soul, baby

After life and desire there is nothing left


Get down,

get down

Get down,

get down

Get down,

get down

Get down,

get down


Mayfield wrote Get Down.



I thought so too, so I checked. I never make a statement without doing so.

Here are the links, shrug

Google Play Music......

https://play.google.com/m...=kp-lyrics

Written by Mustafa Omer, James Murray, James Arthur, Wayne Hector, Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Cleveland Horne, George Brown, Gene C Redd, Gene Redd, Roy Handy, Robert Bell, Dennis Thomas, Richard Westfield, Robert Mickens, Jonathan Koffer • Copyright © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc


Songwriter's Hall Of Fame....

http://songwritershalloff.../C169/P60/

Prince, in you I found a kindred spirit...Rest In Paradise.
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Reply #28 posted 03/22/17 6:56pm

HuMpThAnG

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babynoz said:

LittleBLUECorvette said:

babynoz said: Mayfield wrote Get Down.



I thought so too, so I checked. I never make a statement without doing so.

Here are the links, shrug

Google Play Music......

https://play.google.com/m...=kp-lyrics

Written by Mustafa Omer, James Murray, James Arthur, Wayne Hector, Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Cleveland Horne, George Brown, Gene C Redd, Gene Redd, Roy Handy, Robert Bell, Dennis Thomas, Richard Westfield, Robert Mickens, Jonathan Koffer • Copyright © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc


Songwriter's Hall Of Fame....

http://songwritershalloff.../C169/P60/

This is an error

Some of those names looks like members from Kool & The Gang

Track listing[edit]

Original release[edit]

All songs written and composed by Curtis Mayfield, except as noted.

  1. "Get Down" – 5:45
  2. "Keep On Keeping On" – 5:08
  3. "Underground" – 5:15
  4. "We Got to Have Peace" – 4:44
  5. "Beautiful Brother of Mine" – 7:23
  6. "Now You're Gone" (Mayfield, Joseph Scott) – 6:50
  7. "Love to Keep You in My Mind" – 3:48

Don't Be Alarm
It's Just My Snake Baby
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babynoz said:



LittleBLUECorvette said:


babynoz said:





I was gonna say.... biggrin


Here is another example. Although he didn't write this one either, it was very popular back in the day when independent DJs used to play whole albums and deep cuts.

Get down, baby


To the funky, funky, funky groove


Get down, baby


Let the light reflect upon your natural mood


Get down, baby


Your creative mood shall express itself


Get down, baby


After life and desire there is nothing left



We're all children of the world


A hungry man in search for a hungry girl


It's strange, so plain we're all cannibal


The most wasted and two faced of all animals



Get down, get down


Get down, get down




Take my soul, baby


When you reel I can feel so much desire


Take my soul, baby


Life unfolds from my soul when you start a fire



So get down, just get down

Get down, baby


As the rhythm should follow through your able soul


Get down, baby


Play the part like a pro in a perfect role

Get down, baby


To the funky, funky, funky groove


Get down, baby


Let the light reflect upon your natural mood

One can never point out the actual path


Of the mysterious need in a female's heart


Man can only follow not knowing how


His faith might erupt [Incomprehensible]

So get down,


get down


Get down,


get downGet down


Get down, baby


To the funky, funky, funky groove


Get down, baby


Let the light reflect upon your natural move


Take my soul, baby


Your creative mood shall express itself


Take my soul, baby


After life and desire there is nothing left


Get down,


get down


Get down,


get down


Get down,


get down


Get down,


get down




Mayfield wrote Get Down.



I thought so too, so I checked. I never make a statement without doing so.

Here are the links, shrug

Google Play Music.....

https://play.google.com/m...=kp-lyrics

Written by Mustafa Omer, James Murray, James Arthur, Wayne Hector, Claydes Smith, Ronald Bell, Cleveland Horne, George Brown, Gene C Redd, Gene Redd, Roy Handy, Robert Bell, Dennis Thomas, Richard Westfield, Robert Mickens, Jonathan Koffer • Copyright © Sony/ATV Music Publishing LLC, Warner/Chappell Music, Inc


Songwriter's Hall Of Fame....

http://songwritershalloff.../C169/P60/


Isn't James Author a member of Bar-Kays. But yeah that must be a different Get Down.
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