curtis mayfield dead at 57
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Top composer Curtis Mayfield-whose socially-
People are ready, keep working hard, we are the winners, this is my country and it\'s the soundtrack of what some people call the civil rights movement ---has died. He was 57.
Mayfield died Sunday morning at the North Fulton Regional Hospital in Rosewell, Georgia. , a nurse said.
No details were provided at the request of his family.
Mayfield was very ill and could not attend a parade to get him into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
In 1994, he became the Grammy Legend Award winner and the Grammy Lifetime Achievement Award winner in the second year.
Mayfield said in 1996 that he provided a music background for 1960, \"I\'m glad they said so.
Miller\'s testimony delayed the long term manager and business partner Marv Heiman, saying Mayfield knew that the legacy he left behind was not only entertaining but also improving the world.
\"Curtis wants his music to inspire people and he wants his songs to be inspiring,\" Heyman said . \".
\"He wants people to think about themselves and the world around them and make life better for everyone.
\"Mayfield was completely paralyzed by 1990 of the stage accidents, but his career was far from declining.
In 1996, Mayfield\'s new world order was nominated for three Grammy Awards, and those of us who are darker than blue, it was originally repeated in the first solo album at Mayfield in 1970 with Aretha Franklin and Mavis Staples.
Born in Chicago in June 3, 1942, Mayfield\'s unique tenor follows his former
Alphatones band in their teens
In 1956, he joined a new group, the rooster, with church choir members Jerry Butler, brother Arthur and Richard Brooks, and Sam Gooden.
They work at the club and record with Bandra and wiy-Jay Records.
In 1958, the cock is renamed as impression and recorded for Your Precious Love, which is not.
11 in the United States.
While Butler left the group, Mayfield continued that he would break your heart and need to belong to someone and find another girl for himself.
ABC Paramount Records gave the impression in the second year that it was a record contract, and that the group, together with the Gypsy, had the top 20 successes, the beginning of a decade of success.
Mayfield productions, including \"Nothing, 1963\", went on the charts and influenced the musical styles of artists including Gene Chandler, Major Lance, Bradley and Walter Jackson in January.
Most of Mayfield\'s hits are theirs.
Mayfield, with the \"blaxploitation\" movie Superfly, 1970 of the soundtrack was successful in the 1972 s.
Freddy is dead, and the championship track has taken four weeks on the charts.
The reason for this is that Mayfield led the hit track film, cladudine, 1974 with Nate and point, let\'s do it again, 1975, the staple singer.
He produced two airesha Franklin albums, Sparkle, 1976 and fire Almighty, with a total of 1978.
He recorded it.
The well-received solo album includes 1973 to the world, 1974, sweet-green exorcist, 1974, finding a way, 1975, and no place like today\'s America.
But with the rise of the disco craze, Mayfield\'s voice and social --
The relevant lyrics have become out of tune.
Mayfield made a brief U. S.
Traveling with Jerry Butler in 1983, four years later, he toured the UK with \"Blow Monkey\" and the 1987 release of \"Blow Monkey\" celebrated (
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Featured Mayfair and Mayfair-inspired tunes.
In the second year, international interest in Mayfield music rose again.
A concert at Wingate stadium in Brooklyn on 1990 will stage a comeback.
The wind blew a light tower and hit Mayfield as he walked on the outdoor stage.
Mayfield was taken to King County Hospital and the doctor diagnosed him with permanent paralysis from below the neck. Warner Bros.
On 1994, Eric Clapton, Phil Collins, Whitney Houston, Bruce Springsteen, John melencamp, Rod Stewart performed the old-fashioned Mayfield material, B. B.
King, Elton John, Gladys Knight, Aretha Franklin, and others.
Mayfield himself recorded \"let\'s do it again for all men\" for the first time since his 1990 stage accident.
\"I lost my husband, the father of our children, my best friend and soulmate,\" said altaida, Mayfield\'s widow . \".
\"But I know that he is in the hands of the Lord, and he is finally safe.
Thanks to God, his music and legacy will go far beyond today.
\"Today, Mayfield\'s work was hip-
Hip hop and rap artists including Dr. Curio
Drury, Snoopy dog and R. Kelly.
In addition to his wife, Mayfield was alive by his mother; 10 children; two sisters; a brother;
And seven grandchildren.
Mayfield lives in Atlanta, where he continues to write and record.
The funeral service was not perfect.