Gil Scott-Heron Tribute: Anthony Joseph with Brian Jackson & Rod Youngs

To celebrate what would have been Gil Scott-Heron’s 72nd birthday, we present a special celebration of his life and music, produced, selected and mixed by poet and musician Anthony Joseph. Tune in for a show that features contributions from Gil’s long time collaborator Brian Jackson, as well as drummer Rod Youngs, who played with Gil for 12 years, in the Amnesia Express. Photo by Bunny Bread.

Tracklist

1. Intro/Re Ron - Kamasi Washington
2. On coming from a broken home - Gil Scott-Heron
3. Interlude/The Prisoner - Gil Scott Heron/Brian Jackson
4. A Toast to the People - Gil Scott Heron/Brian Jackson
5. Save the children - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
6. Interlude/Prince Wille - Marion Brown
7. Brother - Gil Scott-Heron
8. Winter in America - Freddie Gibbs
9. Who’ll pay Reparations on my Soul - The Archives
10. License to Kill - Linton Kwesi Johnson
11. Interlude/New York City - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
12. Its Your World - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
13. Home is Where the Hatred is - Esther Phillips
14. Calling England Home - Anthony Joseph
15. Interlude/Serenity - John Coltrane
16. The get out of the ghetto blues - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
17. We Almost Lost Detroit - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
18. Age - Nikki Giovanni
19. I’ve Been Me - Gil Scott-Heron/Makaya McCraven
20. Interlude/The Other Side pt 3 - Gil Scott-Heron
21. Work For Peace - Gil Scott-Heron
22. The Revolution will not be Televised - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
23. Interlude/Wars in Space Dub - Brother Resistance
24. Me and the Devil - Gil Scott-Heron
25. Interlude/Winter in America - Gil Scott-Heron & The Amnesia Express
26. Pieces of a Man - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
27. Lady Day & John Coltrane - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
28. The Bottle - Gil Scott-Heron & The Amnesia Express
29. The Crutch - Gil Scott- Heron/Makaya McCraven
30. Spirits - Gil Scott-Heron
31. A Very Precious Time - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson
32. Rivers of my Fathers - Gil Scott-Heron/Brian Jackson

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