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Poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron was born in Chicago. His mother, Bobbie Scott-Heron, was an opera singer and a teacher, and his Jamaican-born father, Gilbert Heron, was the first professional black soccer player in the United States and the first to play on Celtic FC in Scotland.

His estranged father played for Glasgow Celtic, a Scottish soccer team. He met musician Brian Jackson when both were students at Lincoln University, Pennsylvania, and in they formed the Midnight Band to play their original blend of jazz, soul and prototype rap music. In , Scott-Heron had a minor hit with 'The Bottle', a song inspired by a group of alcoholics who congregated outside his and Jackson's communal house in Washington, DC. Winter In America on which Jackson was co-credited for the first time and The First Minute Of A New Day, the latter for new label Arista Records, were both heavily jazz-influenced, but later sets saw Scott-Heron and Jackson exploring more pop-orientated formats, and in they scored a hit with the disco-based protest single, 'Johannesburg'. During this period they began working with pioneering electronic producer Malcolm Cecil from Tonto's Expanding Headband, with the duo's musical emphasis naturally shifting to synthesizer-based sounds.

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The Last Holiday

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Gilbert Scott-Heron April 1, — May 27, [8] was an American soul and jazz poet , [2] [3] musician, and author, known primarily for his work as a spoken-word performer in the s and s. His collaborative efforts with musician Brian Jackson featured a musical fusion of jazz , blues , and soul , as well as lyrical content concerning social and political issues of the time, delivered in both rapping and melismatic vocal styles by Scott-Heron. His own term for himself was "bluesologist", [9] which he defined as "a scientist who is concerned with the origin of the blues. His music, most notably on the albums Pieces of a Man and Winter in America in the early s, influenced and foreshadowed later African-American music genres such as hip hop and neo soul. His recording work received much critical acclaim, especially one of his best-known compositions, " The Revolution Will Not Be Televised ".

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From deadpan attacks on racism to withering sarcasm about the Great Society; from Chomskian rants to parodies of media shallowness - every line comes coated in a sardonically witty turn of phrase. He has been opening eyes, minds and souls for thirty years. A highly influential and widely admired singer, proto-rapper, jazz pianist, published poet, novelist and socio-political commentator, Scott-Heron remains a unique and major figure in global music.

Gil Scott-Heron was much more than our mainstream history of black music can handle—which is precisely why that history needs a revision, and a revolution. Project MUSE promotes the creation and dissemination of essential humanities and social science resources through collaboration with libraries, publishers, and scholars worldwide. Forged from a partnership between a university press and a library, Project MUSE is a trusted part of the academic and scholarly community it serves. Built on the Johns Hopkins University Campus.

Scott-Heron was born in Chicago in Gil Scott Heron was a poet, jazz singer-songwriter, author and rapp music pioneer in the s and 80s. He died in New York in But I compiled what few facts I could, I mean, such as they are to see if I could shed a little bit of light and this is what I got so far:. First, white folks discovered Africa and they claimed it fair and square.

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Now and Then is the most comprehensive and wide-ranging collection of Gil Scott-Herons poetry ever to be published and draws on work written over four decades. Harriet Tubman was an African-American woman who daringly escaped slavery and helped hundreds of other slaves escape to freedom.

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Он думал, что сможет обойтись без ее участия - принимая во внимание ее склонность к самостоятельности - и сам найдет этот ключ, но уже столкнулся с проблемами, пытаясь самостоятельно запустить Следопыта. Рисковать еще раз ему не хотелось. - Сьюзан, - в его голосе послышалась решимость, - я прошу тебя помочь мне найти ключ Хейла. - Что? - Сьюзан встала, глаза ее сверкали. Стратмор подавил желание встать с ней. Он многое знал об искусстве ведения переговоров: тот, кто обладает властью, должен спокойно сидеть и не вскакивать с места. Он надеялся, что она сядет.

Она хорошо понимала, что в отчаянной ситуации требуются отчаянные меры, в том числе и от АНБ. - Мы не можем его устранить, если ты это имела в виду. Именно это она и хотела узнать. За годы работы в АНБ до нее доходили слухи о неофициальных связях агентства с самыми искусными киллерами в мире - наемниками, выполняющими за разведывательные службы всю грязную работу. - Танкадо слишком умен, чтобы предоставить нам такую возможность, - возразил Стратмор. Сьюзан испытала от этих слов странное облегчение.

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Беккер терпеть не мог говорить с автоответчиком: только задумаешься, а тот уже отключился.  - Прости, не мог позвонить раньше, - успел сказать. Подумал, не рассказать ли ей. Но решил этого не делать.  - Позвони коммандеру. Он тебе все объяснит.  - Сердце его колотилось.

АНБ пригласило Беккера, потому что имелось подозрение, что оригинал был написан на мандаринском диалекте китайского языка, и ему предстояло переводить иероглифы по мере их дешифровки. В течение двух часов Беккер переводил бесконечный поток китайских иероглифов. Но каждый раз, когда он предлагал перевод, дешифровщики в отчаянии качали головами. Очевидно, получалась бессмыслица. Желая помочь, Беккер обратил их внимание на то, что все показанные ему иероглифы объединяет нечто общее - они одновременно являются и иероглифами кандзи. В комнате тут же стало тихо.

Беккер убрал руку. Парень хмыкнул. - Я тебе помогу, если заплатишь. - Сколько? - быстро спросил Беккер. - Сотню баксов. Беккер нахмурился.

Его темные глаза выжидающе смотрели на Сьюзан.

 Я же сказал. Возвращается домой, к мамочке и папочке, в свой пригород. Ей обрыдли ее испанская семейка и местное житье-бытье.

 - Я люблю. Я люблю. В этот момент в тридцати метрах от них, как бы отвергая мерзкие признания Стратмора, ТРАНСТЕКСТ издал дикий, душераздирающий вопль. Звук был совершенно новым - глубинным, зловещим, нарастающим, похожим на змею, выползающую из бездонной шахты. Похоже, фреон не достиг нижней части корпуса.

Hear Gil Scott-Heron Read from His New Memoir ‘The Last Holiday’

 Я все рассказал лейтенанту.