Gil Scott-Heron The Revolution Begins: The Flying Dutchman Masters

      • 1. Lady Day And John Coltrane
      • 2. Home Is Where The Hatred Is
      • 3. Save The Children
      • 4. The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
      • 5. Did You Hear What They Said?
      • 6. Pieces Of A Man
      • 7. Speed Kills
      • 8. Everyday
      • 9. I Think I'll Call It Morning
      • 10. When You Are Who You Are
      • 11. Free Will
      • 12. Or Down You Fall
      • 13. The Needle's Eye
      • 14. The Middle Of Your Day
      • 15. A Sign Of The Ages
      • 16. Who'll Pay Reparations On My Soul?
      • 17. Introduction / The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
      • 18. Whitey On The Moon
      • 19. No Knock
      • 20. Small Talk At 125th & Lenox
      • 21. Billy Green Is Dead
      • 22. Sex Education: Ghetto Style
      • 23. The Vulture
      • 24. The Prisoner
      • 25. ...And Then He Wrote Meditations
      • 26. Plastic Pattern People
      • 27. The Get Out Of The Ghetto Blues
      • 28. Artificialness
      • 29. Ain't No New Thing
      • 30. Brother
      • 31. Evolution (And Flashback)
      • 32. The King Alfred Plan
      • 33. Enough
      • 34. Paint It Black
      • 35. Omen
      • 36. Wiggy
      • 37. Comment #1
      • 38. The Subject Was Faggots
      • 39. Did You Hear What They Said? (Alt Take 1)
      • 40. The Middle Of Your Day (Alt Take 1)
      • 41. Free Will (Alt Take 1)
      • 42. The Get Out Of The Ghetto Blues (Alternate Ending)
      • 43. Speed Kills (Alt Take 3)
      • 44. The King Alfred Plan (Alt)
      • 45. No Knock (Alt)
      • 46. Wiggy (Alt)
      • 47. Ain't No New Thing (Breakdown Take)
      • 48. Billy Green Is Dead (Alt)
      • 49. ...And Then He Wrote Meditations (Alt)
      • 50. No Knock (Breakdown Alt Take)
      • 51. Free Will (Alt Take 2)

      The three albums Gil Scott-Heron recorded for Bob Thiele’s Flying Dutchman label are some of the most important in the history of black music. They show a multi-talented artist reaching maturity with his first recorded efforts. "The Revolution Begins” gathers together every piece of music released by Gil on Flying Dutchman, including a track recorded with Bernard “Pretty” Purdie which has never been previously reissued. All remastered from the original master tapes, bringing you sound that’s better than you’ll ever have heard and new clarity to Gil’s words and the musical performances. BGP have additionally assembled an alternate version of Gil's third album, "Free Will", based on access to the original recordings.

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          Gil Scott-HeronA Father And Son StoryLMH Publishing
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