Short Eyes (album)

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Short Eyes
Soundtrack album by Curtis Mayfield
Released 1977
Genre Funk/Soul
Length 35:34
Label Curtom
Producer Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Mayfield chronology
A Piece of the Action (with Mavis Staples)
Short Eyes
Never Say You Can't Survive

Short Eyes is a Curtis Mayfield soundtrack to Robert M. Young's 1977 film, based upon the play of the same name by Miguel Piñero. The album contains one of Mayfield's last funk hits, "Do Do Wap is Strong in Here".

Track listing[edit]

  1. Do Do Wap is Strong in Here
  2. “Back Against the Wall”
  3. “Need Someone to Love”
  4. “A Heavy Dude”
  5. “Short Eyes/Freak, Freak, Free, Free, Free”
  6. “Break It Down” (H.P. Denenberg, Martin Hirch)
  7. “Another Fool in Love”
  8. “Father Confessor" (Instrumental)

Later Samples[edit]