Gil Scott Heron Small Talk at 125th and Lenox Ltd Ed. Reissue
Classic Gil Scott Heron album, reissued by our sister label Flying Dutchman.
Limited Edition 140g vinyl with gatefold sleeve, reverse board.
Twenty-one-year-old Gil Scott-Heron had yet to make the full transition from poet to musician when he recorded his provocative 1970 debut, Small Talk at 125th and Lenox. His words, though--his gleaming anger, his brutal honesty, and his shocking wit--fill in the soundtrack on their own, chattering and dancing like the simple but persuasive percussion that drives most of the album. Scott-Heron paints the black experience of his time in bold strokes--by turns ironic (Whitey on the Moon), critical (Brother), and solemn (appropriately enough on the quiet Paint It Black).
01 THE REVOLUTION WILL NOT BE TELEVISED
04 COMMENT NUMBER 1
05 SMALL TALK AT 125TH AND LENOX
06 THE SUBJECT WAS FAGGOTS
07 EVOLUTION AND FLASHBACK
08 PLASTIC PATTERN PEOPLE
09 WHITEY ON THE MOON
10 THE VULTURE
11 ENOUGH TOTAL TIME
12 PAINT IT BLACK
13 WHO WILL PAY REPARATIONS ON MY SOUL
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