Most widely held works about Curtis Mayfield
Most widely held works by Curtis Mayfield
New millennium funk party ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 404 libraries worldwide
Super fly ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1983 and 2010 in English and French and held by 398 libraries worldwide
Priest is a cocaine dealer who is just smart enough to know that there's no real future in dealing coke, and makes a proposal to his partner Eddie that would leave them with a million dollar profit each. But Scatter, the dealer who set Priest up in the cocaine trade, is both unwilling and unable to sell them that much product. As Priest looks for a new source for his big score, one of his underlings, Fat Freddie, is picked up by the police. Freddie tells the cops about Priest's underground empire. Priest is confronted by corrupt cops who want to become his partner.
Superfly by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
31 editions published between 1972 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 338 libraries worldwide
Gospel by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
3 editions published between 1999 and 2003 in 3 languages and held by 301 libraries worldwide
Sparkle ( Visual )
4 editions published between 1976 and 2007 in English and held by 297 libraries worldwide
Set in Harlem in 1958, this musical tells the story of three sisters struggling to find stardom as a singing group. But they learn that wishing on a star is one thing, and that being the star can be a one-way ticket to self-destruction.
Claudine ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2002 in English and held by 290 libraries worldwide
While struggling to support herself and her six children in Harlem by working as a maid for a wealthy family, Claudine meets a charming garbage man, Roop. But although Roop is smitten with the lovely single mother, his own life trials make him slow to respond to her invitation to a lifetime of love.
Rhino instant party. Whole lotta soul ( Recording )
1 edition published in 2001 in English and held by 281 libraries worldwide
The Anthology by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
2 editions published in 1992 in English and held by 248 libraries worldwide
Let's do it again ( Visual )
5 editions published between 1975 and 2003 in English and held by 243 libraries worldwide
Working class brothers swindle big time gamblers to save their fraternal lodge in the second pairing of Poitier and Cosby (Uptown Saturday Night).
New world order by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
9 editions published in 1996 in English and Undetermined and held by 212 libraries worldwide
A tribute to Curtis Mayfield by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
8 editions published in 1994 in 3 languages and held by 196 libraries worldwide
The very best of Curtis Mayfield by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
4 editions published between 1997 and 2009 in English and No Linguistic content and held by 183 libraries worldwide
A collection of sixteen hits by American soul, funk, and rhythm and blues singer and songwriter Curtis Mayfield, including "Get Down," "Kung Fu," "Only You Babe," and "Do Be Down."
The old grey whistle test ( Visual )
1 edition published in 2003 in English and held by 170 libraries worldwide
A collection of performances from the cutting-edge British music show that ran from 1971-1987. Includes rarely seen performances by and interviews with John Lennon, Elton John, Bob Marley, Lynyrd Skynyrd, The Police, U2, REM and many more.
Superfly and other hits by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
3 editions published in 1999 in English and held by 147 libraries worldwide
Roots by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
17 editions published between 1970 and 2005 in 5 languages and held by 141 libraries worldwide
Pure funk ( Recording )
1 edition published in 1998 in English and held by 140 libraries worldwide
A piece of the action ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2004 in English and held by 133 libraries worldwide
"Manny and Dave are two Chicago crooks skilled at rippiing off rip-off-artists who exploit the poor. They don't intend to give to the poor until a sly detective anonymously pulls a con of his own: they must donate time to the Community Center ... or do time in the federal pen"--Back container cover.
The hangover part II original motion picture soundtrack ( Recording )
3 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 131 libraries worldwide
The best of Soul Train ( Visual )
2 editions published in 2010 in English and held by 115 libraries worldwide
Commemorates the 40th anniversary of the innovative, culturally influential TV music show that featured one-of-a-kind superstar performances, outrageous fashions, hip dances, and the iconic Soul Train dance line.
Curtis by Curtis Mayfield ( Recording )
24 editions published between 1970 and 2010 in 5 languages and held by 111 libraries worldwide
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