Absolute Essential Soul
|By AMIR SAID (SA’ID)|
As with all soul music, there’s a incredibly strong sense of feeling that is underscored by an ironic mix of personal pain, collective oppression, and joy of the shoulders of hope. That being said, Donny Hathaway qualifies as the personification of soul. Having trained under Curtis Mayfield as a house producer in Chicago, and even serving as a member in the Curtis Mayfield-produced band, The Mayfield Singers, Donny Hathaway would eventually go on to become one of the most powerful figures in all of soul music.
The music and video below is presented here for the purpose of scholarship.
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