Gil Scott-Heron sadly passed away today.
An immense musician & poet, his free soul will be dearly missed. His timeless music as well as his message of peace and brotherhood surely will keep on inspiring generations of human beings.
Peace go with you, brother.
As a modest tribute, please find below a few live extracts of his unforgettable last visits to Paris, last June and September of 2010.
We Almost Lost Detroit/Work For Peace medley, Pt.1 & 2 (live et the New Morning, Jun10) :
Winter In America (live at the Cité de la Musique, Sep10):
Picture Vincent B., September 2010, Paris