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Gil Scott-Heron: Chasing The Heron

James Maycock, The Times, 16 July 2004

"I'M ADDICTED to creating," mutters a grizzled, slightly stoned Gil Scott-Heron. "I use other things from time to time." It's late afternoon on Friday 3rd October, 2003, and this iconic musician, poet, novelist, proto-rapper and singer is answering questions in the basement of a mid-town Manhattan hotel for tonight's BBC2 documentary.

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