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Move On Up

Lyrics

Hush now child, and don't you cry
Your folks might understand you, by and by
Move on up, toward your destination
You may find from time to time
full lyrics
Hush now child, and don't you cry
Your folks might understand you, by and by
Move on up, toward your destination
You may find from time to time
full lyrics

Features of This Track

classic soul qualities
extensive vamping
demanding instrumental part writing
melodic horn lines
a clear focus on recording studio production
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
groove based composition
heavy syncopation
staccato horn lines
minor key tonality
melodic songwriting
orchestral arranging
a breathy male lead vocalist
electric rhythm guitars
subtle use of fender rhodes
prominent percussion
political lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

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Comments

Lve Curtis mayfield music.
Iimisscurtis songs
Anyone else have a feeling that this track was reused in Kanye West's "Touch the Sky"?
I always loved this song when I was growing up and still do to this day and I'm 33 now love the beat ♥♥♥♥♥
This man was an is where it's at
Such a fresh sound even now - what a track! Thanks Curtis
Love this song
hopeworks21j
Love him! So inspiring!
The smoothest voice ever!
founder and creater of orchestrated soul just great beat edsofie
Love curtis music
lapostlady
just beautiful, baby!
This man and his music brought me through the hardest times during the Civil Rights Struggle, gave me hope and strength to continue the fight even when the hour was darkest. Move on Up !!! very powerful
EVEN FROM DE GRAVE THE SONGS STILL INSPIRE THATS WHY I CALL HIM MY COOL GURU WID DA BUMP TRANSPLANT
"Take me there!!!!!!"

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