Music of a Movement: 20 Socially Conscious Classics
Gil Scott-Heron: "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised"
In 1970 poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron gave voice to the growing Black Power movement...
In 1970 poet and musician Gil Scott-Heron gave voice to the growing Black Power movement in one of his most popular songs. "The revolution will be no re-run brothers; The revolution will be live," he said on this hip-hop precursor, warning African-Americans of the dangers of relying on mass media and culture.