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Curtis Mayfield - Roots Album

Curtis Mayfield - Roots Album Performer: Curtis Mayfield
Album: Roots
Country: US
Released: Oct 1971
Style: Soul
Label: Curtom
Genre: Funk
Catalog #: CRS 8009
Size FLAC: 2102 mb.
Size MP3: 1000 mb.
Rating: 4.4/5
Votes: 896
Record Source: Vinyl, LP, Album, Monarch Pressing


1Love To Keep You In My Mind3:48
2Get Down5:45
3Keep On Keeping On5:08
4We Got To Have Peace4:44
5Now You're Gone6:50
7Beautiful Brother Of Mine7:23


  • Arranged ByJohn Pate, Riley Hampton
  • Backing VocalsLeroy Hutson, Michael Hawkins
  • BassLucky
  • DrumsTyrone
  • GuitarCraig
  • ManagementMarv Stuart
  • Mastered ByRoger Anfinsen
  • PercussionHenry
  • Photography By [Back Cover And Poster]Dan Moriarty
  • Photography By [Front Cover And Inside]Gil Ross
  • ProducerCurtis Mayfield
  • Written-ByCurtis Mayfield, Joseph Scott (tracks: B2)


Recorded at RCA Studios, Chicago, Illinois. Exclusively distributed by Buddah Records.

Original copies come in a perforated and embossed gatefold sleeve. The right flap of the sleeve unfolds to reveal an October 1971-October 1972 calendar.


  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Center Label): CRS-8009-AA
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Center Label): CRS-8009-BB
  • Matrix / Runout (A Side Etched): A4RS-2509-4 CR5-8009-AAA Δ16416
  • Matrix / Runout (B Side Etched): A3RS-2510-4 CR5-8007-BBB-RE S-2 16416-X
  • Matrix / Runout: (MR)
  • Matrix / Runout: (MR)


  • Distributed By – Buddah Records
  • Recorded At – RCA Studios, Chicago
  • Pressed By – Monarch Record Mfg. Co. – 16416


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