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Scott-Heron, Gil 1949-2011

Overview
Works: 220 works in 610 publications in 6 languages and 7,094 library holdings
Genres: Popular music  Rap (Music)  Soul music  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Music  Blues (Music)  Folk music  Fiction  Educational films  Internet videos 
Roles: Author, Performer, Singer, Composer, Instrumentalist, Interviewee, Narrator, Lyricist, Bibliographic antecedent, Arranger, Dedicatee
Classifications: M1630.18.W47, 782.42164
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My beautiful dark twisted fantasy by Kanye West( Recording )

1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 673 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The highly anticipated fifth studio album from Grammy Award-winning and critically acclaimed rapper Kanye West features the singles Monster and Runaway
I'm new here by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

17 editions published in 2010 in 4 languages and held by 315 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

"8.2 out of 10...triumphant..."--Paste
The nigger factory, a novel by Gil Scott-Heron( Book )

12 editions published between 1972 and 2012 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Earl Thomas, student body president at Sutton University, is in a difficult position: struggling with the fact that even a historically black college could be part of a system that still privileges whites, he's also threatened by his fellow students, members of radical activist group MJUMBE. Claiming the time has come for revolution, not reform, the leaders of MJUMBE are poised not only to bring Earl down personally, but also to instigate larger scale acts of violence
The revolution will not be televised by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

22 editions published between 1974 and 1998 in English and Undetermined and held by 234 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Scott-Heron's mix of jazz, R&B, funk, and poetry comes to light in a collection featuring some of his earliest recordings
Mandela, long walk to freedom original motion picture soundtrack( Recording )

1 edition published in 2013 in Zulu and held by 231 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

U2's first new song Ordinary Love is one of the highlights found on the soundtrack to one of the most anticipated films of 2013. Also included is a mix of political movement songs and South African chants
Let freedom sing the music of the civil rights movement( Recording )

1 edition published in 2009 in English and held by 228 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The best of Gil Scott-Heron by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

25 editions published between 1974 and 2009 in 4 languages and held by 221 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

True blood music from the HBO original series( Recording )

2 editions published in 2011 in German and English and held by 212 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Music to drink blood, shape shift, and howl at the moon to. Spooky and sexy, new and classic tracks from the HBO original series True Blood Volume 3, follow-up to Grammy-nominated Volumes 1 and 2
Winter in America by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

24 editions published between 1974 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 178 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Now and then-- : the poems of Gil Scott-Heron by Gil Scott-Heron( Book )

10 editions published between 2000 and 2011 in English and held by 173 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One glance at Now and Then and it becomes evident that this is not merely a collection of a songwriter's lyrics. The song-poems of this undisputed "bluesologist" triumphantly stand on their own, evoking the rhythm and urgency which have distinguished Gil Scott-Heron's career. This, the first ever collection of his poems to be published in Britain, carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by capitalist culture to painfully personal themes and the realities of modern day life. His message is black, political, historically accurate, urgent, uncompromising and mature and as relevant now as it was when he started, back in the early seventies
We're new here by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

9 editions published between 2011 and 2012 in 3 languages and held by 161 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Gil Scott-Heron's acclaimed 2010 release I'm New Here is reworked by Jamie xx, producer and member of the Mercury Prize-winning group the xx. Smith remixed thirteen of the fifteen tracks, using only Scott-Heron's vocals, with a heavy U.K. bass slant
So far, so good by Gil Scott-Heron( Book )

3 editions published in 1990 in English and held by 152 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

One glance at So Far, So Good and it becomes evident that this is not merely a collection of a song writer's lyrics. The song-poems of this undisputed "Bluesologist" triumphantly stand on their own, evoking the rhythm and urgency which have distinguished Gil Scott-Heron's 20 year career. This collection carries the reader from the global topics of political hypocrisy and the dangers posed by Capitalist culture to painfully personal themes and the realities of African American life. Always, Scott-Heron supports his mission of unveiling America's hypocrisy and inaction with hope for an African American future of self liberation
Small talk at 125th and Lenox; a collection of Black poems by Gil Scott-Heron( Book )

3 editions published in 1970 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Rap looking for the perfect beat( Visual )

4 editions published between 2000 and 2003 in English and held by 132 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This program featuring rap-master Melle Mel describes the history of rap and hip-hop from its roots in earlier oral and musical traditions to its full flowering in the mid-1990s
Spirits by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

17 editions published in 1994 in 4 languages and held by 130 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

From South Africa to South Carolina by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

9 editions published between 1975 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 119 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

It's your world by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

10 editions published between 1976 and 2010 in 4 languages and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Pieces of a man by Gil Scott-Heron( Recording )

20 editions published between 1971 and 2014 in 4 languages and held by 96 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Black wax by Gil Scott-Heron( Visual )

5 editions published between 1998 and 2015 in English and held by 78 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A documentary about Gil Scott-Heron, one of rap's earliest pioneers. Interspliced between performance footage of Scott-Heron and his Midnight Band are vignettes of him walking around Washington D.C., and expressing his views on then-President Reagan (dubbed "Ray-Gun"). The live performance features many of Scott-Heron's best-known hits, including "Johannesburg," "Winter in America," and "Angel Dust," among others
Jazz shorts( Visual )

2 editions published between 1986 and 1998 in English and held by 37 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Four unrelated short features on jazz
 
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Now and then-- : the poems of Gil Scott-Heron
Alternative Names
Gil Dcott-Heron

Gil Scot-Heron

Gil Scott

Gil Scott Heron

Gil Scott-Heron americký hudebník

Gil Scott-Heron Amerikaans zanger

Gil Scott-Heron amerikansk sångare

Gil Scott-Heron amerikansk sanger

Gil Scott-Heron amerikansk songar

Gil Scott-Heron amerykański muzyk i poeta

Gil Scott-Heron poeta e musicista statunitense

Gil Scott-Heron US-amerikanischer Musiker und Dichter

Gill Scott Heron

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Scott-Heron, Gilbert 1949-2011

Τζιλ Σκοτ-Χίρον

Гил Скот-Херон

Гил Скотт-Херон

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吉爾·斯科特·賽壬

慶南大学校

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Now and then-- : the poems of Gil Scott-HeronSo far, so goodBlack wax