Gil Scott Heron | Lady Day & John Coltrane | 1974

Gil Scott Heron | Lady Day & John Coltrane | 1974

Gil Scott Heron his views on mindless consumption. This song on the other hand suggests that art (and the awareness it brings) offers some kind of solace and hope.
Interesting is this similar view by Terence McKenna

Musicians:
* Ron Carter – bass
* Brian Jackson – piano
* Jerry Jemmott – bass
* Burt Jones – guitar
* Eddie Knowles – percussion
* Hubert Laws – alto saxophone, flute
* Pretty Purdie – drums
* Charlie Saunders – percussion
* Gil Scott-Heron – piano, vocals, songwriter
* David Spinozza – guitar

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