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Curtis Mayfield

John Abbey, Blues & Soul, February 1972

SINCE EMERGING as an important solo entertainer, Curtis Mayfield has also emerged as the president of a successful record company, due mainly to his basic understanding of the musical side of things at Curtom. He has been able to establish himself to the point where today he ranks as one of the top three artists in the progressive Soul field, although, in all fairness, Curtis is not restricted to the Soul circle.

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