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May 28, 2011

RIP Gil Scott-Heron





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In 1985 he helped compose and sang "Let Me See Your I.D." on the Artists United Against Apartheid album Sun City, containing the famous line, "The first time I heard there was trouble in the Middle East, I thought they were talking about Pittsburgh."

Scott-Heron died on the afternoon of May 27, 2011, at St. Luke's Hospital, New York City, after becoming sick upon returning from a European trip. He is survived by his wife, Brenda Sykes, and daughter, Gia.

Gil Scott-Heron , Rest in Peace

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