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Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron

[1949 - 2011] Late, influential American jazz poet, musician and activist whose lyrical style was a fore-runner to rap.

His key releases, many with Brian Jackson, include "Pieces Of A Man" (inc. "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"), "Winter In America" (inc. "The Bottle") and "I'm New Here" (also issued - "We're New Here" with Jamie XX).