Curtis Mayfield Roots LP (Orange Vinyl)
Curtis Mayfield Roots LP (Orange Vinyl)
Genre: Funk
Label: Rhino
Size: 12"
Format: 33RPM,

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Curtis Mayfield Roots LP (Orange Vinyl)

Curtis Mayfield

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SKU:
RHILP84518
UPC:
603497845187

Acclaimed 2nd Studio Album On Orange Vinyl LP!

Curtis Mayfield was an American soul, rhythm and blues and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is highly regarded as a pioneer of funk and of politically conscious African-American Music. He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played the guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, and drums.

Released in 1971, Roots is in many ways Mayfield's masterpiece. It reached #6 on the Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart and is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of soul music and funk of the 1970s.

Roots is Curtis Mayfield's visionary album, a landmark creation every bit as compelling and far-reaching in its musical and extra-musical goals as Marvin Gaye's contemporary What's Goin' On. Opening on the hit 'Get Down,' the album soars on some of the sweetest and most eloquent - yet driving - soul sounds heard up to that time.
-Bruce Eder, Allmusic.com, 4.5/5 stars
Throughout Roots, as throughout his entire career, Mayfield sings in that signature voice of his: a sensuous tenor croon that glides effortlessly into a swoon-inducing falsetto. It's a complex sound simultaneously imbued with calm and urgency, one well suited to a singer-songwriter committed to the subtlety of every situation and emotion. On Roots, Mayfield was beginning to appreciate the full reach of his talents.
-Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone

Features

  • Orange Vinyl
  • Remastered in 2019
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side One:

  1. Get Down
  2. Keep On Keeping On
  3. Underground
  4. We Got To Have Peace

Side Two:

  1. Beautiful Brother Of Mine
  2. Now You're Gone
  3. Love To Keep You In My Mind
Description

Acclaimed 2nd Studio Album On Orange Vinyl LP!

Curtis Mayfield was an American soul, rhythm and blues and funk singer, songwriter, and record producer. He is highly regarded as a pioneer of funk and of politically conscious African-American Music. He was also a multi-instrumentalist who played the guitar, bass, piano, saxophone, and drums.

Released in 1971, Roots is in many ways Mayfield's masterpiece. It reached #6 on the Billboard's Top R&B Albums chart and is widely regarded as one of the finest examples of soul music and funk of the 1970s.

Roots is Curtis Mayfield's visionary album, a landmark creation every bit as compelling and far-reaching in its musical and extra-musical goals as Marvin Gaye's contemporary What's Goin' On. Opening on the hit 'Get Down,' the album soars on some of the sweetest and most eloquent - yet driving - soul sounds heard up to that time.
-Bruce Eder, Allmusic.com, 4.5/5 stars
Throughout Roots, as throughout his entire career, Mayfield sings in that signature voice of his: a sensuous tenor croon that glides effortlessly into a swoon-inducing falsetto. It's a complex sound simultaneously imbued with calm and urgency, one well suited to a singer-songwriter committed to the subtlety of every situation and emotion. On Roots, Mayfield was beginning to appreciate the full reach of his talents.
-Anthony DeCurtis, Rolling Stone

Features

  • Orange Vinyl
  • Remastered in 2019
  • Gatefold sleeve
  • Made in Germany

Selections

Side One:

  1. Get Down
  2. Keep On Keeping On
  3. Underground
  4. We Got To Have Peace

Side Two:

  1. Beautiful Brother Of Mine
  2. Now You're Gone
  3. Love To Keep You In My Mind
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Genre
Funk
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
NO
Inventory
15.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Artist
Curtis Mayfield
Title
Roots
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
Record Speed
33RPM
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
1
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
12-15-2020
Release Date
02-10-2021
Scratch & Dent
0
Availability
In Stock
Format
Vinyl
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