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Best of Gil Scott-Heron
     

Best of Gil Scott-Heron

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by Gil Scott-Heron
 
There are at least a dozen Gil Scott-Heron compilations out there, most of them quite decent, though there are one or two that are just plain dodgy. This isn't one of them, however, and is an update of an RCA Bluebird title called The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. The package has been redesigned and the recordings have been

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There are at least a dozen Gil Scott-Heron compilations out there, most of them quite decent, though there are one or two that are just plain dodgy. This isn't one of them, however, and is an update of an RCA Bluebird title called The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. The package has been redesigned and the recordings have been completely remastered. This set includes 15 tracks that feature standards such as "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," "The Bottle," "Home Is Where the Hatred Is," and a dozen others. The price is certainly right, but there are few liners though actual discographical information is provided. This is a great introductory sampler despite the absence of the late hit "Angel Dust."

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Release Date:
01/26/2009
Label:
Sony Bmg Europe
UPC:
0886974427926
catalogNumber:
744279
Rank:
2611

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Best of Gil Scott-Heron 4.7 out of 5 based on 0 ratings. 3 reviews.
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This is a old school record, rap before it became the star in music that it is today. This singer has a earthy voice and down to earth and sharp witted lyrics. He tells it like it is and was. I love this album.
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