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Curtis Mayfield: Superfly (Buddah Super 2318.065 £2.25) *****

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, 20 October 1972

CURTIS, THE Gentle Genius, joins the ranks of Black music-men who have supplied their musical talents towards film scores. However, Curtis surpasses all of them, save for Isaac Hayes' superb Shaft soundtrack which is equalled by Curtis' first attempt.

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