It's hard to believe it's been over a month since the music world was shocked and sadden by the sudden passing of Gil Scott-Heron. As weeks have passed since his surprising death, there have been a number of tributes and dedications from many musicians, artists, deejays, and writers. I wanted to pay my respect to the legendary musician/ poet by featuring one of my favorite gems by Scott-Heron, a track he did back in 1974 with Brian Jackson titled "The Bottle". This amazing track was featured on the superb Strata-East released album Winter in America. For years now, this funky track has been an all-time favorite of mine. Just one of the many brilliant tracks Gil Scott-Heron released during his accomplished life. We will all certainly miss him, his music, and his message.
Gil Scott-Heron & Brian Jackson - The Bottle