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Curtis Mayfield (1942-1999)

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Creator:Hill, Ian
Title:Curtis Mayfield (1942-1999)
Date:2005 July 21

Encyclopedia article about Curtis Mayfield, a founding member of the Impressions and a successful solo musician. His music publishing business, Curtom, moved from Chicago to Atlanta in 1980. Mayfield was inducted into the Georgia Music Hall of Fame, the Soul Train Hall of Fame, and the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.

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Subjects:Mayfield, Curtis | African American musicians--Georgia | Soul musicians--Georgia | Funk musicians--Georgia | Georgia | Atlanta (Ga.) | Fulton County (Ga.)
Collection:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Institution:New Georgia Encyclopedia
Contributors:New Georgia Encyclopedia (Project) | Georgia Humanities Council | University of Georgia. Press | Merrill-Hall New Media | GALILEO (Georgia statewide project)
Online Publisher:[Athens, Ga.] : Georgia Humanities Council and the University of Georgia Press | 2005-07-21
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Cite as: "Curtis Mayfield (1942-1999)," New Georgia Encyclopedia. Retrieved [date]: http://www.georgiaencyclopedia.org.

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