Gil Scott-Heron Passes
Long before Public Enemy urged the need to "Fight the Power" or N.W.A. offered a crude rebuke of the police, Gil-Scott Heron was articulating the rage and the disillusionment of the black masses through song and spoken word. Gil gave us moments of his life we will give him moments on the Charles Brooks INTL LET US TALK ABOUT IT JUNE 03, 2011 Tonight.
PART ONE CONTINUES at another time.
His breakthrough record, “Pieces of a Man” in 1971, included his best-known work, “The Revolution Will Not Be Televised,” which attacked the superficiality of mass media and suggested the real stories were happening below its radar.
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