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Old 05-28-2011, 07:09 AM
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Default Gil Scott-Heron died yesterday

What I know about the man could be written on the back of a postage stamp, apart from the fact that he was a fine lyricst and singer, a deep thinker and a funky guy.

I bought the vinyl of his album Bridges decades ago on the recommendation of a friend. I'd forgotten about his existence for a long time until today when I heard on the radio that he just died and I felt saddened because Bridges was one of my favourite albums to play along with.

RIP Gil.

Here are a couple of my fave tracks on the album:

Vildgolia (Deaf, Dumb and Blind): http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dpz1dY5bi7g

Delta Man: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=C8ORbZg5YaI

We Almost Lost Detriot: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=FDC_ZM48S0Y
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