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Gil Scott-Heron The Truth. Heard and Spoken

Echolalia // 1100-1300 05.06.11

gil scott-heron the truth. heard and spoken

The godfather of rap, the truth sayer, the man who brought you the truth with a fantastic band passed on to the next life.

So we in his memory are playing an extended two hour show in appreciation of this giant of poetry.

On this show we play you some of his seminal works as well as those who influenced and were influenced by him.

So tune in and enjoy tracks from the mighty Gil Scott-Heron plus Freddie Hubbard,Average White band, Stevie Wonder, Fela Anikulapo Kuti and many more fantastic musicians plus poems from Countee Cullen, Langston Hughes, Claude McKay and of course Gil himself.

So enjoy our tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron - http://gilscottheron.net/

Fela Anikulapo Kuti - http://www.wrasserecords.com/Fela_Anikulapo_Kuti_9/biography.html

Posted at 03:27, 26th June 2011

playlist

Heritage
Countee Cullen Rhino
Johannesburg
Gil Scott Heron TVT
Hang 'em Up
Freddie Hubbard Wsm
Got The Love
Average White band Atlantic / Wea
The Needle' Eye
Gil Scott Heron Sony
Boogie On Reggae Woman
Stevie Wonder Umtv
If We Must Die
Claude McKay Rhino
Woman of The Ghetto
Marlena Shaw Commercial Marketing
I Wish I Knew How It Would Feel To Be Free
Nina Simone Sony
King Alfred Plan
Gil Scott Heron Sony
My Way Home
Kanye West ft. Common Roc-A-Fella
Oh My God
A Tribe Called Quest Jive
Gangsta Gangsta
N.W.A Priority
B Movie
Gil Scott Heron Sony
Tired of Being Alone
Al Green Music Club
A Talk: Bluesology/Black History/Jaws
Gil Scott Heron TVT
Bright Lights, Big
Jimmy Reed Charly
The Negro Speaks of Rivers
Langston Hughes Random House
Strange Fruit
Billie Holiday Chrome Dreams
I Cried For You
Big Maybelle Madacy Label Group
H2Ogate Blues
Gil Scott Heron TVT
Black Man's Cry
Fela Anikulapo Kuti Shanachie
Lady Day and John Coltrane
Gil Scott Heron Sony
The Sound of Silence
Simon and Garfunkel Sony
I've Been Me (Interlude)
Gil Scott Heron XL
On Coming From A Broken Home (Part 2)
Gil Scott Heron XL

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