Soul Serenade: The Impressions, "I've Been Trying" | Popdose

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The latest entry in my Soul Serenade column features the Impressions with their 1964 song “I’ve Been Trying.”

“The music of Curtis Mayfield and the Impressions was part and parcel of the civil rights movement in the 1960s. Beginning with the 1964 hit “Keep On Pushing,” the group’s music had an integral role in the struggle for equality.”

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