So it's only fitting that I write a blog post about Curtis Mayfield's song, "People Get Ready." It's a classic! And I came across a fantastic performance of this soul music anthem, sung by English singer-songwriter, James Morrison. Watching and hearing him sing it makes the song come alive for me. This video was recorded just last year.
Here is the evergreen original version of the song, sung by The Impressions in 1965 , with Curtis Mayfield as the lead singer: