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Evolution (and Flashback) - The Very Best of Gil Scott-Heron


Release Date: 02/09/1999 
Label:  Rca   Catalog #: 63141   Spars Code: n/a 
Composer:  Gil Scott-heron
Performer:  Gil Scott-heron
Conductor:  Johnny PateHorace Ott
Number of Discs: 1 
Recorded in: Stereo 
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This CD is reissued by ArkivMusic.

Notes and Editorial Reviews

Personnel: Gil Scott-Heron (vocals, flute, piano, bells); Horace Ott, Johnny Pate (conductor); Brian Jackson (vocals, flute, acoustic & electric pianos, bells); David Barnes (vocals, percussion); Hubert Laws (saxophone, piccolo, flute); David Spinozza, Burt Jones (guitar); Ron Carter (acoustic & electric basses); Gerry Jemmott (bass); Bernard Purdie (drums); Eddie Knowles, Charlie Saunders (congas, percussion).
Producer: Bob Thiele.
Compilation producer: John Snyder.
Engineers include: Bob Simpson, Ray Hall.
Recorded between 1970 and 1972. Includes liner notes by Tom Terrell.
Digitally remastered by Tom MacCluskey (1997, BMG Studios, New York, New York).
Personnel: Gil Scott-Heron (vocals, flute, piano, bells); Horace Ott, Johnny Pate (conductor); Brian Jackson (vocals, flute, acoustic & electric pianos, bells); David Barnes (vocals, percussion); Hubert Laws (saxophone, piccolo, flute); David Spinozza, Burt Jones (guitar); Ron Carter (acoustic & electric basses); Gerry Jemmott (bass); Bernard Purdie (drums); Eddie Knowles, Charlie Saunders (congas, percussion).
Producer: Bob Thiele.
Compilation producer: John Snyder.
Engineers include: Bob Simpson, Ray Hall.
Recorded between 1970 and 1972. Includes liner notes by Tom Terrell.
Digitally remastered by Tom MacCluskey (1997, BMG Studios, New York, New York). Read less

Works on This Recording

1.
Paint It Black by Gil Scott-heron
Performer:  Gil Scott-heron (Voice/Flute/Piano)
Conductor:  Johnny Pate,  Horace Ott
2.
Evolution (And Flashback) by Gil Scott-heron
3.
Free Will by Gil Scott-heron
4.
Whitey on the Moon by Gil Scott-heron
5.
The Vulture by Gil Scott-heron
6.
Small Talk at 125th and Lenox by Gil Scott-heron
7.
Billy Green Is Dead by Gil Scott-heron
8.
Ain't No New Thing by Gil Scott-heron
9.
Get Out of the Ghetto Blues by Gil Scott-heron
10.
The King Alfred Plan by Gil Scott-heron
11.
No Knock by Gil Scott-heron
12.
Enough by Gil Scott-heron
13.
14.
Home is Where the Hatred Is by Gil Scott-heron
15.

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