Curtis Mayfield

CURTIS MAYFIELD: Classic Soul 1976 Interview

2021 intro: In November 1976, the legendary Curtis Mayfield (whose "There's No Place Like America Today" album is part of the 2021 Black History Month campaign at Warner Music Group) sat down with David Nathan at the Chicago headquarters of Curtom Records studios to talk about his work at the time with other artists as well as the formation of Curtom and more…

Summer 1972: Curtis Mayfield Soundtracks 'Super Fly'

Curtis Mayfield was never shy about speaking up.

When he left the Impressions and unveiled Curtom, his very own record label, he fired away with masterful songs that only elevated his musical messages further, including "The Other Side of Town," "We the People Who Are Darker Than Blue," "Beautiful Brother of Mine" and "Miss Black America."