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As confirmed by a publicist for his record label, Gil Scott-Heron, the singer-songwriter and poet, has died. He was 62.

Influential in R&B, spoken word, and hip-hop, Scott-Heron had a strong run of albums in the 1970s. He wrote the song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and the phrase entered the cultural lexicon after appearing on his 1970 album Small Talk at 125th & Lennox. Scott-Heron later battled drug problems and was incarcerated for a period during the 2000s, but he returned to music in 2010 and released the acclaimed I'm New Here followed by the Jamie xx collaboration We're New Here earlier this year.

http://pitchfork.com/news/42659-gil-scott-heron-rip/

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Whitey On The Moon
The Bottle

http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Gil_Scott-Heron

Small Talk at 125th and Lenox [album]
Pieces of a Man [album]
Last edited by blue_strat at May 27, 2011,
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Awww man, I remember him
Never did listen to a lot of his stuff, but he had a hell of some talent

RIP
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#9
The first time I heard of him was through the LCD Soundsystem song "Losing My Edge." Hey, at least I heard of him. R.I.P.
#11
RIP Gilley. I still owe you a beer.
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One of the great poets of our time. RIP.
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I don't know this guy but I really love his minge.
dirtbag ballet by the bins down the alley
as i walk through the chalet of the shadow of death
everything that you've come to expect


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Oh shit! My mom loved listening to him. The first song I ever heard by him was Living in the Bottle. That's crazy.
talk to me
and i better not hear a word
do me baby
i better not feel it girl
i still got one bullet left in my nine
finna do a love crime
love crime
finna do a love crime

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Rip

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#21
Not heard of him before. I'll check him out.
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#24
I like him. Handsome man and very nice music

RIP
sometimes I see us in a cymbal splash or in the sound of a car crash