Jagged jigsaw pieces Tossed about the room I saw my grandma sweeping With her old straw broom But she didn't know what she was doing She could hardly understand That she was really sweeping up Pieces of a man. I saw my daddy meet the mailman And I heard the mailman say "Now don't you take this letter to heart now, Jimmy Cause they've laid off nine others today" But he didn't know what he was saying He could hardly understand That he was only talking to Pieces of a man. I saw the thund.
I Think I'll Call It Morning. Pieces Of A Man. 4:52. 10. –Gil Scott-Heron. The Needle's Eye. 4:48. Gil Scott-Heron's second album was a landmark in black music. This CD release includes bonus tracks from a session by his earlier group Black & Blues.
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Gil Scott-Heron's 1971 album Pieces of a Man set a standard for vocal artistry and political awareness that few musicians will ever match. His unique proto-rap vocal style influenced a generation of hip-hop artists, and nowhere is his style more powerful than on the classic "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised. Even though the media - the very entity attacked in this song - has used, reused, and recontextualized the song and its title so many times, the message is so strong that it has become almost impossible to co-opt
Pieces of a Man is the debut studio album of American recording artist Gil Scott-Heron, released in 1971 in stereo format on Flying Dutchman Records in the United States. It was also issued in the United Kingdom on Philips Records in 1972. Recording sessions for the album took place at RCA Studios in New York City on April 19 and 20 in 1971.
Nothing New is a posthumous album of vocal & piano recordings by Gil Scott-Heron released by XL Recordings on April 19, 2014 in conjunction with Record Store Day. The album consists of new, stripped-down versions of a selection of older Scott-Heron songs stretching from 1971's "Pieces of a Man" to 1994's "The Other Side". It was recorded with producer Richard Russell between 2005 and 2009, in the same sessions that led to 2011's I'm New Here.
Album · 1970 · 14 Songs. Storm Music (The Best of Gil Scott-Heron). The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters. See All. Original Album Classics: Gil Scott-Heron.
On Kanye West’s 2010 album My Beautiful Dark Twisted Fantasy, there is an often-overlooked track entitled Who Will Survive America? The song features Gil Scott-Heron taking a dystopian look at how the world is coming to the realization that America is a bastard hosed down daily with a gagging perfume.
Artist: Gil Scott-Heron Album: Pieces Of A Man Genre: Soul, Funk Label: BMG, RCA-Victor France Released: 1971/2001 Quality: FLAC (tracks+. cue) Tracklist: The Revolution Will Not Be Televised (3:09). Save The Children (4:27). Home Is Where The Hatred Is (3:22). When You Are Who You Are (3:23). I Think I'll Call It A Morning (3:31). Pieces Of A Man (4:54). A Sign Of The Ages (4:03). Or Down You Fall (3:14). The Needle's Eye (4:51).