Curtis Mayfield is a very famous musician, singer and songwriter from Chicago, Illinois. The singer's musical style can be described as a combination of R&B, funk and soul. Curtis Mayfield had several distinctions to his style of playing and singing, adding to the uniqueness of his music. When he taught himself how to play guitar, he tuned the guitar to the black keys of the piano. Most popular Curtis Mayfield ringtones listed: Superfly.