Poet Gil Scott-Heron Dies

Poet Gil Scott-Heron Dies

There are 3 comments on the WFMZ story from May 27, 2011, titled Poet Gil Scott-Heron Dies. In it, WFMZ reports that:

Gil Scott-Heron, a poet and musician best known for the song "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised," died Friday, his publicist at XL Recordings said.

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Ten Bears

Bethlehem, PA

#1 May 27, 2011
What's the word?
Tell me brother, have you heard
from Johannesburg?
What's the word?
Sister/woman have you heard
from Johannesburg?
They tell me that our brothers over there
are defyin' the Man
We don't know for sure because the news we
get is unreliable, man
Well I hate it when the blood starts flowin'
but I'm glad to see resistance growin'
Somebody tell me what's the word?
Tell me brother, have you heard
from Johannesburg?
They tell me that our brothers over there
refuse to work in the mines,
They may not get the news but they need to know
we're on their side.
Now sometimes distance brings
misunderstanding,
but deep in my heart I'm demanding;
Somebody tell me what's the word?
Sister/woman have you heard
'bout Johannesburg?
I know that their strugglin' over there
ain't gonna free me,
but we all need to be strugglin'
if we're gonna be free
Don't you wanna be free?
Mocha Motive

Fogelsville, PA

#2 May 27, 2011
A rat done bit my sister Nell
and now her arm begins to swell

but

WHITEY ON DA MOON

hmmmm

Whitey
On
Da
Moon

RIP....brother
ian bruce

Lehighton, PA

#3 May 28, 2011
wonderful poet & musician. he was a racist but hi racism was understandable

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