Sunday, October 19

Curtis Mayfield Omnibus (1995)

"Written and Presented by Caryl Phillips, 'Darker Than Blue' was a tribute to the talent of Curtis Mayfield and broadcast in March 1995. Interviews include the great man himself and all the appropriate supporting cast... Jerry Butler, Fred Cash and Sam Gooden of The Impressions and Carl Davis. Caryl Phillips visits Curtis's childhood home and school in Chicago and talks to Curtis's mother. Curtis's son Todd Mayfield is also interviewed in Atlanta. Essential viewing for all Curtis fans and devotees of Chicago soul."
YouTube: Curtis Mayfield Omnibus - Part 1, Part2, Part 3, Part 4

2013 June: Roots (1971), 2014 May: Super Fly (1972), 2014 July: There's No Place Like America Today (1975), 2014 September: Back to the World (1973).