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Growing Up With Gil Scott-Heron: In Loving Memory

Danny Goldberg, AlterNet, 11 June 2011

GIL SCOTT-HERON'S death last week at the age of 62 stimulated a wave of appreciation from critics and the jazz and hip hop communities who recognized his unique contribution to American and African-American culture.

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