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A teller of uncomfortable truths
"Scott-Heron's fusion of jazz, blues, soul, and funk challenged the status quo with biting satire, unapologetic social commentary, and confrontational poetry." More at rockhall.com...
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All of our books pertaining to Gil Scott-Heron can be found here.
All of our audio by or featuring Gil Scott-Heron can be found here.
All of our videos pertaining to Gil Scott-Heron can be found here.
All archival materials related to Gil Scott-Heron can be found here. Listed below are notable collections and items.
Darren Grealish Posters
The Darren Grealish Posters consist of 48 items designed by Grealish for a variety of bands and venues that span the years 1995 to 2011. All the posters are from a second printing and are numbered limited editions; most measure 18" x 24" (exceptions are noted), and are also signed by Grealish
Greg Kot Papers
The Greg Kot Papers span the years 1966 to 2013, with the bulk of the collection dating from 1988 to 2005. The collection consists of Kot’s research files on artists and music-related topics. Materials in the collection include clippings and copies of articles, press releases, publicity photographs, slides, interviews, and research notes used by Kot in his work as a music critic for the Chicago Tribune and contributor to national publications, Entertainment Weekly, Vibe, and Rolling Stone.
Rock's Backpages Articles
Free articles are available on Rock's Back Pages through the Free on RBP link. The articles below may require you to be on-site at the Library & Archives in order to read them.
Influence & Legacy
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