The very excellent Dave Hoekstra discusses the life and career of late soul legend Curtis Mayfield with his wife Altheida, who shares her memories of the man and the artist, his roots in Chicago, his philosophy towards music, and plans for a celebration observing the 60th anniversary of Mayfield starting his music career.
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Concert review- Booker T. Jones- Soiled Dove Underground, Denver, CO 6/12/15
” I saw him later at the Monterrey Pop Festival. Only this time, he wasn’t playing the Isleys’ music. 909 more words
Jerry Butler is a name you might not hear about too often these days but his contribution to music was significant if only for giving us Only the Strong Survive and For Your Precious Love, recorded with his group, The Impressions when he led the band and featured Curtis Mayfield among its members. 113 more words
Swear to Tell the Truth for Tuesday, June 9th, (1:00-2:30 pm)
This week, the promised followup special covering Chicago Soul. We cover a period extending from 1961 to 1975 but most of the recordings are from the sixties. 225 more words