Curtis Mayfield

Born: 
06/03/1942
City: 
Chicago
Region: 
IL
Country: 
USA
Died: 
12/26/1999
Years Active: 
1958-1999
Instruments: 
Drums, Guitar, Keyboards, Sax, Vocals
Associated Artists: 
Played With: 

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Curtis Lee Mayfield was an American soul, R&B and funk singer, songwriter and record producer. He is best known for his anthemic music with The Impressions during the Civil Rights Movement of the 1960s and for composing the soundtrack to the blaxploitation film Super Fly.