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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…
We must remember the words of Civil Rights-era champion Curtis Mayfield as Election Day nears: "Bring back the power for the people."
My Classic Soul podcast host David Nathan and music industry Michael Lewis discuss civil rights anthems of the past that continue to resonate with the present.
Today - June 3 - we celebrate Curtis Mayfield and his rallying anthems for love and encouragement on what would have marked the King of Conscious Soul's 78th birthday.
Mayfield victoriously gave his all in his final album with superhuman optimism, "Never forget that the life we live is oh so beautiful."