A Piece of the Action (soundtrack)

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A Piece of the Action
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Soundtrack album by Curtis Mayfield and Mavis Staples
Released 1977
Genre Funk, soul
Label Curtom
Producer Curtis Mayfield
Curtis Mayfield chronology
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A Piece of the Action is the third studio album by American soul singer Mavis Staples. It is a Curtis Mayfield-penned, Mavis Staples-performed soundtrack to the 1977 film of the same name, starring Sidney Poitier and Bill Cosby.

Track listing[edit]

All tracks composed by Curtis Mayfield; except where indicated

  1. “Chocolate City” (Curtis Mayfield, Rich Tufo, Keni Burke, Quinton Joseph, Henry Gibson, Gary Thompson)
  2. “Of Whom Shall I Be Afraid”
  3. “Orientation”
  4. “Piece of the Action”
  5. “Good Lovin' Daddy”
  6. “'Til Blossoms Bloom” (Curtis Mayfield, Gil Askey)
  7. “Koochie Koochie Koochie”
  8. “Getting Deeper”