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(Photo courtesy of the Curtis Mayfield estate)

“After the freak accident that paralyzed him in 1990, the great Curtis Mayfield recorded his last album, 1997’s New World Order, with heroic effort: by singing one line at a time while lying on his back,” wrote James Sullivan of Rolling Stone in his preview of Here But I’m Gone: A 70th Birthday Tribute To Curtis Mayfield, which is taking place at Avery Fisher Hall this Friday as part of Lincoln Center Festival.

 


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