RIP to the brother!
Gilbert "Gil" Scott-Heron (April 1, 1949 – May 27, 2011, He was the son of a Jamaican father and an African American mother. Gil is an American poet, musician, and author known primarily for his late 1960s and early 1970s work as a spoken word soul performer and his collaborative work with musician Brian Jackson. His collaborative efforts with Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz, blues and soul music, as well as lyrical content concerning social and political issues of the time…
UMarmot, the Catablog of SCUA : The Archive of Social Change
Special Collections and University Archives | University Libraries | UMass Amherst: Archives, manuscripts, photographs, and books documenting the history and experience of social change