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Curtis Mayfield
Roots

Album US 1971 on Curtom label
R&B/Soul (Soul)

Label and pressing variation, pressed by Capitol Records Pressing Plant, Scranton per stamped IAM in triangle and anvil symbol in runouts. Released with a textured gatefold sleeve. The right flap of the sleeve is perforated, and unfolds to reveal an October 1971-October 1972 calendar. Recorded at RCA Studios, Chicago, Illinois. From label rim text: Exclusively distributed by Buddah Records 1650 Broadway, N.Y.C.

        
Musicians
PortraitCurtis Mayfield g, voc, 1942-1999 US
producer, written by, album by
PortraitJohnny Pate b, *1923 US
arranged by
Riley Hampton 1918-2006 US
arranged by
Lucky b, GB
bass
Marvin Heiman
conductor
PortraitTyrone McCullen US
drums
Craig McMullen g, US
guitar
PortraitHenry Gibson cng, perc,
percussion
Producers
Leroy Hutson backing vocals
Michael Hawkins backing vocals
Marv Stuart management
Roger Anfinsen mastered by
Dan Moriarty photography by, back cover and poster
Gil Ross photography by, front cover and inside
Album Tracks   
No Title Artist Composer Duration
1Get DownCurtis Mayfield5:45
2Keep On Keeping OnCurtis Mayfield5:08
3UndergroundCurtis Mayfield5:15
4We Got To Have PeaceCurtis Mayfield4:44
5Beautiful Brother Of MineCurtis Mayfield7:23
6Now You're GoneCurtis Mayfield6:50
7Love To Keep You In My MindCurtis Mayfield3:48

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