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"BROKEN HOMES," Single Moms, Remarkable Sons ... Gill Scott-Heron, jazz poet

“All I really want to say
Is that the problems come and go
But the sunshine seems to stay . . . “

My son sent me…

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Poetry

'God Knows We Love Bank Holidays' Playlist

Hello to all the well-fed brain-dead out there this fine day! Here’s a chill out playlist for you to come down to after your food comas this Easter. 79 more words

Nas Says He's Dropping His First Album In Nearly Five Years, Shares New Song 'Angel Dust'


It’s been almost a year since DJ Khaled unleashed the track, “Nas Album Done,” on his last record Major Key, and we’re still waiting for the full-length return of Queensbridge’s finest MC. 210 more words

RealTalk

The Seven Day Music Challenge

I’m often loathe to participate in Facebook-type “List your Top Ten Favorite Reptiles – then hit share!”  But this invitation proved irresistible.

The premise was that the participant would write about a musical epiphany  – one a day for seven days.   1,826 more words

Music

Gil Scott-Heron Tribute Mix

Bill Brewster’s tribute to Gil Scott-Heron

The first time I ever heard Gil Scott-Heron’s music was the spring of 1982, almost exactly 35 years ago. In the early 1980s, the NME started to do beautifully curated compilation cassettes that were, for me at least, a treasure trove of new discoveries.

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New Mixes