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Curtis Mayfield: America Today

Ian MacDonald, New Musical Express, 14 June 1975

THREE YEARS AGO, Curtis Mayfield was one of the golden boys of New Wave soul, having broken with marketing formats (The Impressions) and joined the likes of Stevie Wonder and Marvin Gaye on the solo-album scene, redefining and radicalizing Black music.

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