Small Talk At 125th And Lenox

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£ 17.99


Released in 1971 'Small Talk At 125th and Lenox' was the start of Gil Scott-Heron's distinguished forty-year recording career but this album is his simplest and most hard-hitting. For the most part it features him with three percussionists performing his poetry. The rhythmic backdrop and the style of the delivery makes it more than a spoken word album. It is a classic that stands head and shoulders above similar albums of the same date. It laid the basis for Scott-Heron's emergence as one of the leading figures of the black radical movement. Here is the original of 'The Revolution Will Not Be Televised' a FM radio hit which prompted the recording of the full band version better known today. The album also includes the renowned 'Whitey On The Moon' and the much-sampled 'Brother'. Here are Gil Scott-Heron's first three recordings as a singer, including the beautiful 'Who'll Pay Reparations On My Soul'. CD - From new 24-96 transfers and has never sounded better. The original album artwork is presented with its stark Charles Stewart photographs and the booklet contains a new essay on the album by compiler Dean Rudland.LP - 180 Gram Vinyl with Heavyweight Gatefold reverse board sleeve.

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Comment #1
Small Talk At 125th & Lenox
The Subject Was Faggots
Evolution (And Flashback)
Plastic Pattern People
Whitey On The Moon
The Vulture
Paint It Black
Who'll Pay Reparations On My Soul ?
Format: LP
Label: Original Sound Track Recordings Flying Dutchman
Catalogue numbers: OST013LP

Copyright (c)-Flying Dutchman Productions
Published By-Rufus Music Publishing
Published By-Bob Thiele Music

Barcodes & Identifiers:
Rights Society-MCPS
Media Condition: Mint (M)
Sleeve Condition: Mint (M)

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