Born: 3 June 1942 in Chicago, Illinois, USA.
Died: 26 December 1999 in Roswell, Georgia, USA (aged 57).
Co-founder of R&B vocal group The Impressions in the late 1950's. He left The Impressions in 1970 to embark on a solo career and founded his record label Curtom.
Mayfield is truly one of the greats, a pioneer in funk and socially aware R&B. He received the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award in 1995.
Inducted into Rock And Roll Hall of Fame in 1999 (Solo Performer) and previously (1991) as a member of The Impressions.
Inducted into Songwriters Hall of Fame in 2000.
Curtis Mayfield Discography Tracks
- 48 Vocals
- 82 Instruments & Performance
- 2487 Writing & Arrangement
- 25 Featuring & Presenting
- 2 Conducting & Leading
- 327 Production
- 12 Technical
- 3 Visual
- 7 Acting, Literary & Spoken
- 1 Management