Saturday, May 28, 2011

R.I.P Gil Sott-Heron

Last night at around 8:00 my twitter feed blew up with news that Gil Scott-Heron has passed away.  Not always trusting news of death on twitter because that just couldn't be so. But sadly it was. Gil Scott-Heron was a legend, he lived a hard life tainted by addiction and jail time but in my opinion the message he gave us through his music and poetry outshines the trouble times.

R.I.P Gil Scott-Heron, a messenger, a legend.You will never be forgotten.

My favorites:

Probably his most famous:

1 comment:

12kyle said...

I remember hearing The Revolution Will Not Be Televised when I was in college. It spoke to me. We have truly lost a great icon