Tag Archives: Curtis Mayfield


8/11/16 – Curtis Mayfield – (Don’t Worry) If There’s A Hell Below We’re All Going To Go – 1970

So today is the day of the US election 2016 – we have finally arrived. We are all scared to death at both who will be the winner and who will be the loser  –  what it means for a society that is so split ideologically and that whatever the result,  tens of millions of people […]

Baby Huey Album Cover 1971

5/5/15 – Baby Huey – The Baby Huey Story – The Living Legend – 1971

Baby Huey was allegedly born James Ramey in Indiana in 1944 before moving to Chicago and singing with local bands. With a glandualr condition that made him a huge man he was nicknamed after a Paramount Pictures giant cartoon duck. Huey is one of the most interesting of the unknown Psychedelic Soul acts in that […]

Curtis Mayfield - Pic - 1972

24/4/15 – Curtis Mayfield – Freddie’s Dead Live – 1973

Freddie’s Dead is unusual in that it was from the soundtrack of the 1972 Blaxploitation film, Superfly of which Mayfield supplied the music. BUT the soundtrack was instrumental and this is the vocal version. It reached No.2 on the US charts selling two million copies and driving the sales of the album to the extent […]