Gil Scott-heron

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Gil Scott-heron Biography

was around the middle seventies when I first heard this brazen, young black man's voice.  He was angry! We were angry! I was angry!  Angry over the fact that it was a few years ago that they had just taken from us our black shining Prince. He was mad.  We were mad.  I was mad!  Mad over the fact that our struggle for freedom had come to a screeching halt.  He was loud!  Loud and determined to be heard.  And I heard him. I heard him loud and clear.  I heard him when he said "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised".  I heard him when he said "No Knock On My Brothers' Head".  I heard him when he was saying that the spirit of Brother Malcolm will flourish in him as it has in me.

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The Latest Gil Scott-heron News

Posthumous Gil Scott-heron Album To Be Released On Record Store Day

2nd April 2014

Poet and jazz legend Gil Scott-Heron is set to return to the charts from beyond the grave with his first...

Gil Scott-heron's Daughter Wants Half-brother Cut From Estate

12th August 2013

One of Gil Scott-Heron's daughters has filed legal papers in a New York court to have her half-brother removed as...

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7th November 2011

Drake's hugely anticipated album 'Take Care' has leaked online a week ahead of its official release date. However, instead of...

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Gil Scott-heron Reviews

Gil Scott-Heron - I'm New Here Album Review

2nd March 2010

Attempting to document Gil Scott-Heron's life and career in the space of a few hundred...

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Gil Scott-heron Festivals

Bestival

4th September 2014

Coachella

11th April 2014

Ether Festival

24th March 2011

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