The son of Chicago native Curtis Mayfield tells the musical great's story in the new book “Traveling Soul.” Todd Mayfield tells us about his talented father's turbulent life.

Curtis Mayfield performs for Dutch television in 1972.

Chicago music legend Curtis Mayfield is remembered onstage at Black Ensemble Theater. We talk with the two men who portray Mayfield in the play, including one who knew him. Read an interview with the theater's founder and watch a web extra video of Mayfield from WTTW's archives.