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Gil Scott-Heron: Word War Fighter

Len Brown, New Musical Express, 19 July 1986

Prophet, poet and rap pioneer GIL SCOTT-HERON was calling for sanctions against South Africa a decade ago in his hit ‘Johannesburg’. Currently due to appear at WOMAD this weekend, he assured LEN BROWN that the revolution will not be produced by Bill Laswell.

Total word count of piece: 1651

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