THE IMPRESSIONS

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Quintessential Chicago soul act with 17 Top Ten R&B singles from 1958-1975; launched the careers of Curtis Mayfield, Jerry Butler, and Leroy Hutson.

The quintessential Chicago soul group, the Impressions' place in R&B history would be secure if they'd done nothing but launch the careers of soul legends Jerry Butler and Curtis Mayfield. But far more than that, the Impressions recorded some of the most distinctive vocal-group R&B of the '60s under Mayfield's guidance. Their style was marked by airy, feather-light harmonies and Mayfield's influentially sparse guitar work, plus, at times, understated Latin rhythms. If their sound was sweet and lilting, it remained richly soulful thanks to the group's firm grounding in gospel tradition; they popularized the three-part vocal trade-offs common in gospel but rare in R&B at the time, and recorded their fair share of songs with spiritual themes, both subtle and overt. Furthermore, Mayfield's interest in the civil
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The Complete A & B Sides 1961 - 1968 [2 CD]The Complete A & B Sides 1961 - 1968 [2 CD]
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THE IMPRESSIONS The Impressions With Jerry Butler : For Your Precious Love... album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Impressions With Jerry Butler : For Your Precious Love...
RnB 1963
THE IMPRESSIONS The Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Impressions
RnB 1963
THE IMPRESSIONS The Never Ending Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Never Ending Impressions
RnB 1964
THE IMPRESSIONS Keep On Pushing album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Keep On Pushing
RnB 1964
THE IMPRESSIONS People Get Ready album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
People Get Ready
RnB 1965
THE IMPRESSIONS One By One album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
One By One
RnB 1965
THE IMPRESSIONS Ridin' High album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Ridin' High
RnB 1966
THE IMPRESSIONS The Fabulous Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Fabulous Impressions
RnB 1967
THE IMPRESSIONS This Is My Country album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
This Is My Country
RnB 1968
THE IMPRESSIONS We're A Winner album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
We're A Winner
RnB 1968
THE IMPRESSIONS The Versatile Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Versatile Impressions
RnB 1969
THE IMPRESSIONS The Young Mods' Forgotten Story album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
The Young Mods' Forgotten Story
RnB 1969
THE IMPRESSIONS Check Out Your Mind! album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Check Out Your Mind!
RnB 1970
THE IMPRESSIONS Times Have Changed album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Times Have Changed
RnB 1972
THE IMPRESSIONS Preacher Man album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Preacher Man
RnB 1973
THE IMPRESSIONS Finally Got Myself Together album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Finally Got Myself Together
RnB 1973
THE IMPRESSIONS Three The Hard Way (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack) album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Three The Hard Way (Original Motion Picture Soundtrack)
Jazz Related Soundtracks 1974
THE IMPRESSIONS First Impressions album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
First Impressions
RnB 1975
THE IMPRESSIONS Loving Power album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Loving Power
RnB 1976
THE IMPRESSIONS It's About Time album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
It's About Time
RnB 1976
THE IMPRESSIONS Come To My Party album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Come To My Party
RnB 1979
THE IMPRESSIONS Fan The Fire album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Fan The Fire
RnB 1981
THE IMPRESSIONS Remembering Curtis album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
Remembering Curtis
RnB 2001
THE IMPRESSIONS I'm Coming Home For Christmas album cover 0.00 | 0 ratings
I'm Coming Home For Christmas
RnB 2009

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