We Remember Gil Scott Heron. ‘Free Gil’

This day (May 27, 2011), in New York City, U.S, died Gil Scott-Heron, an American soul and jazz poet, musician and author.

DIGEST

Digest Tracklist :

We Almost Lost Detroit (2010) . The Other Side (2010) . 95 South (All Of The Places We’Ve Been) (1998) . Winter In America (1994) . We Almost Lost Detroit (1990) . Gun (1978) . Live In Johannesburg (1976) . The Bottle .

TOP 10

Gil Scott Heron Top 10 :

Me And The Devil . The Bottle . New York Is Killing Me . The Revolution Will Not Be Televised . Home Is Where The Hatred Is . Lady Day And John Coltrane . Your Soul and Mine . Save The Children . Where Did the Night Go . Running .

SELECTED ALBUMS

Released on February 8, 2010, Im New Here is the 13th and final studio album by Gil Scott-Heron. >>

Released in January 1975, The First Minute of a New Day is an album by Gil Scott-Heron and musician Brian Jackson. >>

Pieces of a Man by Gil Scott-Heron is his debut studio album recorded on April 19–20, 1971. >>

MORE VIDEOS

[1994] Gil Scott Heron is with Rod Youngs (d), Robbie Gordon (b), Ed Brady (g) and Larry Mc Donald (perc) at Woodstock 94 in Saugerties, NY >> 38 MINUTES on RVM

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Wikipedia : This day (May 27, 2011), in New York City, U.S, died Gil Scott-Heron, an American soul and jazz poet, musician and author.

Gil Scott-Heron : His collaborative efforts with Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues and soul music, as well as lyrical content concerning social and political issues of the time, delivered in both rapping and melismatic vocal styles by Scott-Heron.

@allmusic : One of the most important progenitors of rap music,Scott-Heron’s aggressive, no-nonsense street poetry inspired a legion of intelligent rappers while his engaging songwriting skills placed him square in the R&B charts

@last.fm : Known primarily for his late 1960s and early 1970s work as a spoken word performer, associated with African American militant activists, Heron is perhaps most well known for his poems/songs “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised” and “What’s the Word – Johannesburg”

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