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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
heavy syncopation
staccato horn lines
minor key tonality
groove based composition
melodic songwriting
orchestral arranging
mixed acoustic and electric instrumentation
a breathy male lead vocalist
electric rhythm guitars
subtle use of fender rhodes
prominent percussion
political lyrics
emphasis on instrumental arranging

These are just a few of the hundreds of attributes cataloged for this track by the Music Genome Project.

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WHAT MEMORIES !!!
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Move on up always.
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I'm 66 and I still groove to his music
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Still dancing curtis rip
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Best song best time
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So tremendous an artist he was here for little short time... Danced all night......
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dillonr62
This Took Me There !!!!
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If You Are Ready....... . ? . . . . . . L e t ' s Go....To A Greater Day!!!.....( O u r own day)....
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The Maestro of Soul Music, movie soundtracks, and helped heal a movement! Thanks Curtis Mayfield!
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jamal_grove. . . t h a t ISH.
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This my theme song when I step into world!
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Young Brother/Sist e r listen to the messages in his music amen*978*4m1 4 y ~
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Lve Curtis mayfield music.
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Iimisscurtis songs
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Anyone else have a feeling that this track was reused in Kanye West's "Touch the Sky"?
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I always loved this song when I was growing up and still do to this day and I'm 33 now love the beat ♥♥♥♥♥
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This man was an is where it's at
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Such a fresh sound even now - what a track! Thanks Curtis
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Love this song
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hopeworks21j
Love him! So inspiring!
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The smoothest voice ever!
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founder and creater of orchestrated soul just great beat edsofie
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Love curtis music
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lapostlady
just beautiful, baby!
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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
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EVEN FROM DE GRAVE THE SONGS STILL INSPIRE THATS WHY I CALL HIM MY COOL GURU WID DA BUMP TRANSPLANT
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"Take me there!!!!!!"

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