Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron

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Top Songs

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The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
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The Bottle
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Pieces of a Man
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Gun
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I'm New Here

Albums

  • Save the Children

    Oct 2021 • 9 songs

  • The Bottle

    Jun 2020 • 9 songs

  • Save the Children

    Apr 2020 • 9 songs

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Gil Scott-Heron

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One of the most important progenitors of rap music, Gil 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 later in his career, backed by increasingly contemporary production courtesy of Malcolm Cecil and Nile Rodgers (of Chic). Born in Chicago but transplanted to Tennessee for his early years, Scott-Heron spent most of his high-school years in the Bronx, where he learned firsthand many of the experiences that later made up his songwriting material. He had begun ...
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