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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised...Plus - Gil Scott-Heron

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised...Plus

Gil Scott-Heron  

Format: 1 CD

Genre: jazz

Barcode: 0029667077927

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Description

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Artist

US singer, spoken-word, activist and author of Jamaican descent.
Born: April 1, 1949 (Chicago, IL, USA)
Died: May 27, 2011 (New York, NY, USA)

American poet, musician, and author known primarily for his late 1960s and early 1970s work as a spoken word soul performer and his collaborative work with musician Brian Jackson. His collaborative efforts with 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. The music of these albums, most notably Pieces of a Man and Winter in America in the early 1970s, influenced and helped engender later African-American music genres such as hip hop and neo soul. Scott-Heron’s recording work is often associated with black militant activism and has received much critical acclaim for one of his most well-known compositions “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised”. On his influence, Allmusic wrote “Scott-Heron’s unique proto-rap style influenced a generation of hip-hop artists”.

Tracks

1  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised  03:05

2  Sex Education: Ghetto Style  00:50

3  The Get Out Of The Ghetto Blues  05:07

4  No Knock (without Intro)  01:29

5  Lady Day And John Coltrane  03:34

6  Pieces Of A Man  04:52

7  Home Is Where The Hatred Is  03:19

8  Brother (without Intro)  01:44

9  Save The Children  04:25

10  Whitey On The Moon (without Intro)  01:25

11  Did You Hear What They Said?  03:26

12  When You Are Who You Are  03:20

13  I Think I'll Call It Morning  03:29

14  Or Down You Fall  03:11

15  Free Will  03:30

16  The Middle Of Your Day  04:27

17  Speed Kills  03:14

18  Paint It Black  00:30

19  Who'll Pay Reparations On My Soul?  05:13

20  The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (First Version)  02:48

Releases

Formats

Vinyl, CD, Cassette, File

Labels

RCA, BMG Music, BMG, BMG Special Products, RCA Victor, Bluebird , Ace, BGP Records, Flying Dutchman

Countries

Brazil, Italy, Spain, United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland, United States of America, Europe

years

1974, 1975, 1978, 1980, 1988, 1989, 1998, 2005, 2016, 2017

Members

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