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Superfly (1972 Film) (CD)

By: Curtis Mayfield, Curtis Mayfield

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Curtis Mayfield Artist Snapshot:

After leaving his position as leader of the Impressions, one of the most successful black vocal groups of the 1960s, Curtis Mayfield made progressive and highly influential funk/R&B records, most notably the soundtrack to the cult movie SUPERFLY. His unique, simultaneous rhythm/lead guitar style and fragile falsetto vocals have been much imitated but never duplicated. In 1990, Mayfield was the victim of an onstage accident that made him a quadriplegic, but it didn't stop him from making music. He released an album of new material in '96, though he would pass away three years later.

Track Listing

DISC 1 for Superfly (1972 Film) (CD) Album By Curtis Mayfield
1   Little Child Runnin' Wild
2   Pusherman
3   Freddie's Dead
4   Junkie Chase [Instrumental]
5   Give Me Your Love (Love Song)
6   Eddie You Should Know Better
7   No Thing on Me (Cocaine Song)
8   Think [Instrumental]
9   Superfly
10   Freddie's Dead [Single Mix][*]

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5 out of 5 stars This is the album that made him famous!, May 7, 2008
By Curtis Fan 2000
Classic Piece from integral blaxpotation movie. This is the album that made him famous!

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Album Description

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Media Type: CD
Street Release Date: 07/20/1999

Product Notes

The term "classic" is tossed about a lot these days, and when it's being used to describe everything from Coke to a Janet Jackson CD, the term is shady. But take my word that the 1972 soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Superfly is a true classic. Why? Because 25 years after its release, the songs still ring true and sound fresh. A morality tale set to funky grooves and plaintive vocals, Superfly is the zenith of Mayfield's socially aware songwriting, recounting the highs and lows of the thug life and the no-win ghetto game of hustling. It's hard to believe, but a doom-filled ode to screwing up ("Freddie's Dead") was actually a big hit during the Nixon years. Truth be told, the record sounds as good, if not better, today and should be in everyone's collection. --Amy Linden

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