Throwback: Happy 80th Birthday, Curtis Mayfield!

One of the greatest singer/songwriters to ever live, Curtis Mayfield was born on this day 80 years ago. While most know him for his incredible Superfly soundtrack, his work was the soundtrack of the Civil Rights Movement. How many people can say that?

So let’s celebrate some of the most memorable, greatest songs ever recorded — and the man who wrote them. Happy birthday, Curtis. Happy birthday, wherever you are!