Curtis Mayfield

Keep On Keeping On: Curtis Mayfield Studio Albums 1970-1974

  • CD 573931 A 573931
  • $34.99
  • 180 Gram Vinyl
  • $69.99

This collection includes newly remastered versions of his first four studio albums: Curtis (1970), Roots (1971), Back to the World (1973) and Sweet Exorcist (1974).-His debut album, Curtis reached the Billboard Pop Albums Chart Top 20 and was certified gold. It features “(Don’t Worry) If There’s A Hell Below, We’re All Going To Go,” a hit in the U.S., and “Move On Up,” which charted in the U.K. -Mayfield returned in 1971 with Roots. His second solo album peaked at #6 on the R&B Albums chart thanks to memorable tracks like “Get Down,” “Beautiful Brother Of Mine” and “We Got To Have Peace.” This new collection, KEEP ON KEEPING ON, is named for a song on that album. -Following the enormous success of his Super Fly soundtrack in 1972, Mayfield released his third solo record, Back to the Worldin 1973. It topped the R&B Albums chart and introduced fans to great tracks like “Future Shock,” “Can’t Say Nothin’” and “If I Were Only A Child Again.” -
The final album in this new set is Sweet Exorcist (1974), which reached #2 on the Top R&B Albums chart. It produced two singles, the title track and “Kung Fu.”