The Impressions

The Impressions were an American soul group from Chicago, formed in 1958 and initially a singles act for Abner. Between 1963 and 1968, the band released a string of albums on ABC-Paramount, followed by a run of titles on Curtom over the subsequent eight-year period. Members: Sam Gooden (vocals), Jerry Butler (vocals, 1958-60), Curtis Mayfield […]

The Impressions – The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story (1969)

The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story is an album by American soul combo The Impressions, released in 1969 on Curtom. Tracklist: A1. “The Young Mods’ Forgotten Story” (2:00) A2. “Choice of Colors” (3:15) A3. “The Girl I Find” (2:37) A4. “Wherever You Leadeth Me” (2:32) A5. “Deceiving Heart” (2:49) B1. “Seven Years” (2:21) B2. “Love’s Miracle” […]

Curtis Mayfield – Back to the World (1973)

Back to the World is the fourth solo studio album by American soul/funk musician/vocalist Curtis Mayfield, released in 1973 on Curtom. Tracklist: A1. “Back to the World” (6:48) A2. “Future Shock” (5:24) A3. “Right On for the Darkness” (7:30) B1. “If I Were Only a Child Again” (2:53) B2. “Can’t Say Nothin’” (5:20) B3. “Keep […]

Curtis Mayfield – Roots (1971)

Roots is the second solo album by Chicago soul/funk musician/vocalist Curtis Mayfield, released in 1971 on Curtom. Tracklist: A1. “Get Down” (5:45) A2. “Keep On Keeping On” (5:08) A3. “Underground” (5:15) A4. “We Got to Have Peace” (4:44) B1. “Beautiful Brother of Mine” (7:23) B2. “Now You’re Gone” (6:50) B3. “Love to Keep You in My […]