Gil Scott-Heron ‎– The Best Of Gil Scott-Heron

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Arista ‎– 07822-18306-2
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1 The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Bass – Ron CarterDrums – Bernard PurdieFlute – Hubert LawsProducer – Bob Thiele
3:05
2 The Bottle
Congas [Solo] – Barnett WilliamsCongas, Bongos, Timbales [Solo] – Tony DuncansonDrums, Percussion – Reggie BrisbaneElectric Bass, Vocals – Danny BowensProducer [Associate Producer] – Tom Wilson (2)Tenor Saxophone [Tenor Sax] – Bilal Sunni Ali*Trumpet – Delbert Taylor
3:58
3 Winter In America
Drums [Traps] – Bob "O.D." Adams*
6:09
4 Johannesburg
Bells, Tambourine – Victor BrownCongas – Adenola, Charlie SaundersDrums [Chinese Drum] – Charlie SaundersHarmonica – Bilal Sunni Ali*Keyboards, Synthesizer [Moog Synthesizer] – Brian Jackson
4:47
5 Ain't No Such Thing As Superman
Congas – Eddie KnowlesDrums [Traps] – Bob AdamsSaxophone – Bilal Sunni Ali*Shekere [Shakerai] – Charlie Saunders
4:13
6 Re-Ron
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals], Voice [Chant] – Bernard FowlerCowbell – Aiyb DiengProducer, Synthesizer [Dmx], Electronics [Radio] – Bill LaswellSynthesizer [Dmx] – Anton FierSynthesizer, Clavinet – Bernie WorrellVoice [Chant] – D.ST*, Nicky Skopelitis, Shevin Conway
6:42
7 Shut' Um Down
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Juilia Waters*Flute – Carl CornwellGuitar – Marlo HendersonHorns – Bill Watrous, Denis Sirias, Gordon GoodwinPiano [Acoustic Piano], Drums – Brian JacksonPiano [Rhythm Piano] – Gil Scott-Heron
5:12
8 Angel Dust
Backing Vocals [Background Vocals] – Julia WatersDrums – Alvin TaylorElectric Piano, Synthesizer [Polymoog], Synthesizer [T.o.n.t.o.] – Greg PhillinganesPercussion [Asst. Percussion] – Barnett WilliamsProducer [Associate Producer] – Malcolm CecilSynthesizer [T.o.n.t.o.] – Brian Jackson
4:10
9 "B" Movie
Drums – Kenny PowellElectric Piano, Piano [Acoustic Piano], Organ, Clavinet, Synthesizer [String Synthesizer], Harmonica – Glen (Astro) Turner*Guitar – Ed BradySaxophone – Carl CornwellSoprano Saxophone, Alto Saxophone, Flute – Vernon JamesTrumpet, Flugelhorn – Kenny Sheffield
6:51

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Booklet and tray insert:
℗ 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1984 & © 1984 Arista Records, Inc., a Bertelsmann Music Group Company, 6 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019.
Printed in U.S.A.
*[track 1]℗ 1974 Flying Dutchman Records Ltd., licensed from RCA Records

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℗ 1975, 1976, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1984 Arista Records, Inc.
*[track 1]℗ 1974 Flying Dutchman Records Ltd., licensed from RCA Records
Manufactured in U.S.A. for Arista Records, Inc., a Bertelsmann Music Group Company, 6 West 57th Street, New York, N.Y. 10019

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Barcode (Text On Tray Insert): 07822-18306-2
  • Matrix / Runout: 07822183062 10/91 1DA3

Other Versions (5 of 12) View All

Cat# Artist Title (Format) Label Cat# Country Year
206 618 Gil Scott-Heron The Best Of(LP, Comp) Arista 206 618 Europe 1984 Sell This Version
ALB6-8306 Gil Scott-Heron The Best Of Gil Scott-Heron(LP, Comp) Arista ALB6-8306 Canada 1984 Sell This Version
ALB6-8306 Gil Scott-Heron The Best Of(LP, Comp) Arista ALB6-8306 US 1984 Sell This Version
AL 8-8248 Gil Scott-Heron The Best Of(LP, Comp) Arista AL 8-8248 US 1984 Sell This Version
406 618 Gil Scott-Heron The Best Of Gil Scott-Heron(Cass, Comp) Arista 406 618 UK 1984 Sell This Version

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