“Three things tell a man: his eyes, his friends and his favorite quotes.”
Curtis Mayfield (American Musician)
Date of Birth:
June 3, 1942
Date of Death:
December 26, 1999
Curtis Mayfield was an American soul, R&B, and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions and composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Super Fly. From these works and others, he was highly regarded as a pioneer of funk and of politically conscious African-American music. He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played the guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, and drums.