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 […]

Johnny Pate

Johnny Pate (born Dec. 5, 1923) is an American jazz-funk/soul bassist, producer, and arranger from Chicago Heights. Discography: Subtle Sounds (1956) Jazz Goes Ivy League (1958 • Johnnie Pate Trio Plus Three) Set a Pattern (1968) Outrageous (1970) Brother on the Run (OST, 1973) Shaft: Hit-Run (1973) Shaft in Africa (OST, 1973) Bucktown (OST, 1975) […]