Curtis Mayfield

11 12 2009

June 3, 1942 – December 26, 1999

He was born July 3, 1942 in the Cabrini-Green housing projects, Chicago’s North Side, part of a single parent, seven member family in a small apartment. Mayfield first sang before the public in his grandmother’s Traveling Soul Spiritualists’ Church at age 7, the church where he obtained and retained his lifelong appreciation of black gospel music. He would also appreciate the electric blues music, newly flourishing around him in Chicago, a form of music soon to have such an impact on young rockers the world over. Completing the circle of Mayfield’s talent was his mother’s enthusiasm for poetry that he inherited and turned into the song lyric…..(more)





Donny Hathaway

1 12 2009

Documentary





Head Trip!!!!

28 10 2009

This will twist your head…follow the instructions!!!!





Tabasxo Alley – HORN BLAST

27 10 2009

Super Fly Funk Project made up of a cast of the supreme but illusive session players of the world that ended up in the right studio, on the right night, on the right vibe and with the right chemistry to create the perfect storm of funk delicacies. Lucky for us that session was recorded and you can hear it here on FUNK FACE…

HORN BLAST

I got my hands on a pre release from this mind blowing project…I have not yet heard what they intend to do with it, but I have the exclusive here for you to give a listen to… I’m diggin’ every minute of it!!!!
Enjoy
-Delmos


Octagon Soup
Horn Blast
Heavy Funk
It Aint Nuthin’
Difficult
Detroit
Sly Slick Slippery
Bearings
Baseline Rocks





Funk and Soul Catalog

22 10 2009

Click on Curtis and he’ll take you to the spot !

curtis





old/new School… – Move On Up

16 10 2009

Curtis Mayfeild

Lettuce

the Funk lives Forever!!!!!