This post was originally intended for a post on another blog about my dad/music, but I think it belongs here too.
Download The Flying Lizards – Move On Up (Curtis Mayfield Cover)
In 1980, white British women sang a song written by black pioneer of funk Curtis Mayfield in 1971.
Searching for “move on up” in google also leads me here. Move-on-up is a social networking site for politically conservative African-Americans.
This “Move On Up” idea is pretty compelling because it’s a phrase that continues to circulate in different ways.