Editors’ Notes Curtis Mayfield’s 1970 solo debut is an intense funk hangover from the ’60s, fueled by congas, orchestrated keyboards, and psychedelic wah-wah. He’s slipping into gloom and refusing to be reined in. “(Don’t Worry) If There’s a Hell Below We’re All Going to Go” flips gospel hope on its head, and “The Other Side of Town” is despairing blues for the inner city. Yet the nearly nine-minute “Move on Up,” ignited by Mayfield’s peerless falsetto, is as uplifting as ’70s soul gets.

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(Don't Worry) If There's a Hell Below We're All Going To Go
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7:50
 
The Other Side of Town
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4:01
 
The Makings of You
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3:43
 
We the People Who Are Darker Than Blue
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6:05
 
Move On Up (Extended Version)
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8:55
 
Miss Black America
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2:58
 
Wild and Free
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3:16
 
Give It Up
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3:49
 
Power To the People (Demo Version)
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2:47
 
Underground (Demo Version)
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3:11
 
Ghetto Child (Demo Version)
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5:10
 
Readings In Astrology (Demo Version)
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3:31
 
Suffer (Demo Version)
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2:31
 
Miss Black America (Demo Version)
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2:22
 
The Makings of You (Backing Track Take 32)
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4:35
 
(Don't Worry) If There Is a Hell Below, We're All Going To Go [Backing Track Take 1 & 2]
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4:18
 
(Don't Worry) If There Is a Hell Below, We're All Going To Go [Single Version]
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3:26
 

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