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Curtis Mayfield: Back To The World (Curtom)

Wayne Robins, Zoo World, 19 July 1973

WITH ALL courtesy to the self-proclaimed Black Caesar, Curtis Mayfield's Superfly was the musical equivalent to Mario Puzo's novel The Godfather. Both were nearly as successful aesthetically as they were commercially, but the question remains: would you take a chance on Puzo's next novel?

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