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Author Baram, Marcus, author.

Title Gil Scott-Heron : pieces of a man / Marcus Baram.

Publication Info. New York : St. Martin's Press, 2014.


Location Call No. Status
 GDL Central Library Non-Fiction    780.92 Scott-Heron,G BAR    Available
Edition First edition.
Description 305 pages : illustrations ; 24 cm
text rdacontent
unmediated rdamedia
volume rdacarrier
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Can't go home again -- Scotty, why you run so fast? -- Broken and then unbroken -- Sounds of the city -- Unleashed -- The protest and the rage -- The black and blues -- Who am I? -- Brothers in arms -- "Whitey's been kicking my ass for too long" -- Revolution of the mind -- "I saw the thunder and heard the lightning" -- The urban strange -- Spider and the stickman -- Free jazz and wild stuff -- Bluesology -- The prince of chocolate city -- The rhythm of rebirth -- "Black Bob Dylan" -- What's the word? -- My father's house -- The griot -- "Do we have enough love?" -- Keeping it real -- Peace go with you, brother -- Fire and water -- Turning corners -- Hotter than July -- Facing backward -- Black wax -- Long dark night of the soul -- The godfather of rap -- Reunited -- Deep in exile -- Don't give up -- Hanging on to hope -- "Doing time in places I don't want to be" -- Me and the devil -- Back from the dead -- Hitting a wall -- The last holiday -- Spirits.
Subject Scott-Heron, Gil, 1949-2011.
Soul musicians -- United States -- Biography.
African American musicians -- Biography.
African American poets -- 20th century -- Biography.
Poets, American -- 20th century -- Biography.
Added Title Pieces of a man
ISBN 9781250012784 (hbk.)
1250012783 (hbk.)

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