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ACL Fest Interview: Curtis Harding
Atlanta soul raconteur stays true to the song
"...[inset-1-right] Curtis Harding2:45pm, Tito's stage..."

Oct. 5, 2018 Music Feature by Kahron Spearman

Lasting Impressions
American Beat Records mines soul gold
"...that track the band from the last recording with Curtis Mayfield through its socially conscious growth...."

May 5, 2008 Music Post by Margaret Moser

Record reviews Reissues
"...CURTIS MAYFIELD..."

Aug. 23, 1996 Music Review

Love Is All Around
Tracking Sonny Curtis and his tall, West Texas tales
"...very last question of an intensive two-day interview, Sonny Curtis expresses uncharacteristic doubt...."

Oct. 15, 2004 Music Feature by Raoul Hernandez

DVDnds
DVDnds
"...Movin' on Up: The Music and Message of Curtis Mayfield & the Impressions 1965-1973(Hip-O)..."

Sept. 5, 2008 Music Review by Raoul Hernandez

Boz Scaggs' Head Music
Plano soul man's found his groove at 70
"...Also surprising is the falsetto you go into on Curtis Mayfield's "I'm So Proud." Was that a difficult song..."

May 1, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

SuperFly
NYC blaxploitation classic gets an ATL reboot.
"...most part, the film seems to run on autopilot. Curtis Mayfield’s celebrated score from the original film is referenced..."

June 22, 2018 Movie Review by Marjorie Baumgarten

Proud Mary
Taraji P. Henson picks up her guns but shoots blanks as an assassin with a conscience
"...Roundtree’s electrifying turn as private detective John Shaft, 1972’s Curtis Mayfield-scored Superfly, or Pam Grier in Foxy Brown, empowering..."

Jan. 19, 2018 Movie Review by Marc Savlov

White Denim 2.0
Frontman James Petralli talks of the old days and a new era
"...reference points on Stiff. “Big Big Fun” sounds like Curtis Mayfield and “Take it Easy” evokes Al Green...."

Feb. 4, 2016 Music Post by Kevin Curtin

Sittin' On Top Of The World
"...and Roll Hall of Fame were "performers" Billy Joel, Curtis Mayfield, Paul McCartney, Del Shannon, Dusty Springfield, Bruce Springsteen,..."

Aug. 13, 1999 Music Feature

Texas Horns
"...Connolly, and Johnny Nicholas. Kazanoff adds vocals on Percy Mayfield's "Lost Mind," Louis Jordan's "Caldonia," and the Big Joe..."

June 19, 2015 Music Feature by Jay Trachtenberg

Off the Record
Fun Fun Fun Fest by the numbers and Asleep at the Wheel's Top 40
"..."Please Send Me Someone To Love," Percy Mayfield..."

Nov. 5, 2010 Music Column by Austin Powell

Kings Go Forth
"...Pegging Curtis Mayfield as the godfather of Kings Go Forth's feel-good..."

Oct. 15, 2010 Music Review by Margaret Moser

Joseph Malik
Record review
"...a high, sweet falsetto reminiscent of Marvin Gaye and Curtis Mayfield. A veteran of the European underground scene, Malik..."

July 30, 2004 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Darker Than Blue
"...soulful "Get Involved," and Lloyd Charmers' dead-on workout of Curtis Mayfield's title track. Arranged chronologically, the mood of the..."

Aug. 31, 2001 Music Review by Jay Trachtenberg

Control
Gretchen Phillips admits she wasn’t Just Comforting that girl
"...on covers night, when she tapped transcendently into Ian Curtis' sorrow with her take on Joy Division's "Insight." It's..."

Oct. 31, 2008 Music Feature by Cindy Widner

Spotlight: Ted Leo & the Pharmacists
Ted Leo is Rising.
"...by comparisons to the Boss. You can also hear Curtis Mayfield coming through on the R&B-tinged "First to Finish,..."

March 14, 2003 Music Feature by Greg Beets

Gary Clark Jr.
"...reality, however, the homegrown blues phenom draws more from Curtis Mayfield, Prince, D'Angelo, and proto-punk pioneers Death, and thus..."

March 22, 2019 Music Review by Kahron Spearman

Gary Clark Jr. Packs Antone’s for Spotify Exclusive Event
Homegrown bluesman debuts This Land
"...post-“This Is America” landscape are obvious, but the falsetto-infused Curtis Mayfield soul and backend’s rent party further Clark’s ascendance..."

Feb. 12, 2019 Music Post by Raoul Hernandez

ACL Review: Durand Jones & the Indications
Indiana soul throwbacks hit their marks despite no hits
"...best tunes were covers, particularly a sizzling take on Curtis Mayfield’s “If There’s a Hell Below, We’re All Going..."

Oct. 14, 2018 Music Post by Michael Toland

On Assignment
How does News Editor Chase Hoffberger prepare for the “Destination: Drinks” issue? By jet-setting through Mexico.
"...fiftysomething American man catching a sunburn to match mine. Curtis Mayfield was on the speakerbox. There were butterflies galore...."

July 13, 2018 Features Feature by Chase Hoffberger

Nick Hakim
"...the D.C. singer in the realm of sensual aficionados Curtis Mayfield and D'Angelo through bluesy injections and gospel incantations...."

Oct. 13, 2017 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

The Rebirth of Doyle Bramhall II
For his first solo LP in 15 years, Eric Clapton’s top lieutenant may have put out the blues album of 2016
"...horn line that captured that Sixties blaxploitation vibe of Curtis Mayfield...."

Nov. 18, 2016 Music Feature by Alejandra Ramirez

Local Acts at ACL
Homegrown music at its finest
"...Influenced by the likes of Ray Charles and Curtis Mayfield, this collective of church singers and blues players..."

Sept. 28, 2016 Chron Events Post by Thomas Danh

Fun Fun Fun Q&A: Afrika Bambaataa
Hip-hop pioneer predicts Martians breakdancing to “Planet Rock”
"...James Brown, Sly & the Family Stone, George Clinton, Curtis Mayfield, Aretha Franklin – and then the rock beats..."

Nov. 5, 2015 Music Post by Thomas Fawcett

The Drifter
Mike Flanigin's accidental (and all-star) organ-grinding
"...the album comes with similar stories. Clark recorded his Curtis Mayfield-inspired "Stop the World" the same day he appeared..."

Aug. 14, 2015 Music Feature by Jim Caligiuri

Strawberry Letter 22 …
Our 2001 review of Shuggie Otis' Inspiration Information
"...offers a glimpse at what could have been, had Curtis Mayfield, William DeVaughn, and Miles Davis ruled the pop..."

July 10, 2015 Music Post by Kate X Messer

Riders Against the Storm Year
ATX hip-hop duo gets its science down
"...influences. Bob Marley, Nina Simone, Chaka Khan, Marvin Gaye, Curtis Mayfield, Prince, P-Funk. I come from that generation of..."

June 24, 2015 Music Post by Kahron Spearman

X Games: Kanye West Touches the Sky
Godlike MC ushers in his 37th birthday with a commanding set
"...from the Jay Z-assisted “Diamonds From Sierra Leone” and Curtis Mayfield-sampled “Touch the Sky.” It’s a “Homecoming,” you see...."

June 9, 2014 Music Post by Chase Hoffberger

ACL Interview: Dynamites feat. Charles Walker
Nashville Northern soul combo’s epic journey
"...getting more into social consciousness, almost more of a Curtis Mayfield vibe. And this one, having worked with Charles..."

Oct. 11, 2013 Music Post by Greg Beets

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