Curtis Mayfield & The Impressions “Movin’ On Up” DVD


This 2 hour DVD tells their story in interviews with The Impressions and with Curtis Mayfield. See 22 complete performances filmed between 1965 and 1973.

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Throughout the ‘60s the Impressions helped provide a soundtrack for the civil rights movement with such classic songs as “People Get Ready,” “Meeting Over Yonder,” “Choice of Colors” and “We’re A Winner.” Later as a solo artist Curtis further defined an era with his ‘70s masterpiece, Superfly.

This two-hour documentary tells their incredible story through interviews with Impressions Fred Cash and Sam Gooden, Curtis’ wife Altheida Mayfield, producer/ arranger Johnny Pate, Carlos Santana, Chuck D, civil rights leader Ambassador Andrew Young, and archival interviews with Curtis Mayfield, as well as 22 complete performances filmed between 1965 and 1973. This film celebrates the craft and the conscience of one of the 20th century’s great souls.

Chapter Listing:
It’s All Right (1965)
Woman’s Got Soul (1965)
I Need You (1965)
People Get Ready (1965)
Meeting Over Yonder (1965)
We’re A Winner/Amen (1968)
This Is My Country (1970)
Choice Of Colors (1969)
Check Out Your Mind (1970)
(Don’t Worry) If There’s A Hell Below, We’re All Going To Go (1970)
Keep On Keeping On (1972)
We Got To Have Peace (1972)
We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue/Give Me Your Love (1972)
Superfly (1972)
Freddie’s Dead (1972)
Pusherman (1972)
Eddie You Should Know Better (1973)
Future Shock (1973)
The Makings Of You (1970)
We’re A Winner (1972)
Mighty Mighty (Spade And Whitey) (1972)
We The People Who Are Darker Than Blue (1972)
Move On Up (1972)
Freddie’s Dead (1973)


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