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The Best Curtis Mayfield Albums of All Time 

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Updated October 13, 2018 284 votes 128 voters 5.7k views 20 items

List Rules This list includes studio albums only, so if you add an album make sure it's a proper studio release.

Curtis Mayfield is known as one of the best R&B singers of all time. Here, you'll find a definitive list of the best Curtis Mayfield albums, including pictures of the album covers when available. This Curtis Mayfield discography is ranked from best to worst, so the top Curtis Mayfield albums can be found at the top of the list. To make it easy for you, we haven't included Curtis Mayfield singles, EPs, or compilations, so everything you see here should only be studio albums. If you think the greatest Curtis Mayfield album isn't high enough on the list, then be sure to vote for it so it receives the credit it deserves. Make sure you don't just vote for critically acclaimed albums; if you have a favorite Curtis Mayfield album, then vote it up, even if it's not necessarily the most popular.

If you want to know, "What is the Best Curtis Mayfield album of all time?" or "What are the top Curtis Mayfield albums?" then this list will answer your questions. After his timw with The Impressions, Curtis Mayfield went on to have a successful solo career, spanning nearly 30 years. Throughout his long and prolific career, he released a long list of studio albums, and even composed soundtracks. The list here features every studio album, including Curtis and Roots

This list of popular Curtis Mayfield albums has been voted on by music fans around the world, so the order of this list isn't just one person's opinion. You can share your own opinion by voting up what you think are the best albums, while voting any down you feel should be lower on the list.

Curtis is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Curtis Mayfield Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1970

Artist: Curtis Mayfield

Producer: Curtis Mayfield

Tracks: The Makings of You, The Makings of You, (Don't Worry) If There's Hell Below We're All Gonna Go, + more

Genres (Music): Soul music, Funk, Chicago soul

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Super Fly is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Curtis Mayfield Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1972

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Roots is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Curtis Mayfield Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1971

Artist: Curtis Mayfield

Producer: Curtis Mayfield

Tracks: We Got to Have Peace, Now You're Gone, Beautiful Brother of Mine, + more

Genres (Music): Soul music, Funk

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There's No Place Like Am... is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Curtis Mayfield Albums of All Time
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Release Date: 1975

Artist: Curtis Mayfield

Tracks: Billy Jack, Jesus, Blue Monday People, + more

Genres (Music): Rhythm and blues, Funk

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