Gil Scott-Heron R.I.P. 1949-2011
On the afternoon of May 27, 2011, poet, spoken-word artist, musician and author Gil Scott-Heron died at St. Luke’s Hospital, New York City, after becoming sick upon returning from a European trip. He was 62.
Thanks to Big O who share his blistering set in 2005 Gil Scott-Heron - Live at the Village Gate, New York; 1976
This is what Doinker, the poster, noted:
If you have ever lived in, or around a big city anywhere in the world, or if you have ever been in one long enough to catch its flavor, you need this music.