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Gil Scott-Heron: London

Vivien Goldman, Sounds, 28 February 1976

"HEY, BRIAN, it's sold out – there's a line in front of the theatre!" That's one of the Midnight Band's glamorous female entourage calling out in delight to Brian Jackson, Musical Director to the band who consistently herald the first minute of a new day (that's their motto). The saturnine Brian grins. "Deep in ma heart, I knew it all the time."

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