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It turns out that Gil-Scott Heron is not only still around, but he's still awesome.

By Ezra Klein  |  June 8, 2010; 12:48 PM ET
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But whitey is no longer on the moon.

Posted by: jeirvine | June 8, 2010 2:53 PM | Report abuse

Thanks for this. Just the other day the oil in the Gulf brought to mind a lyric from Gil Scott-Heron's wonderful 1974 piece "Winter In America" ...

Just like the cities stagger on the coastline
In a nation that just can’t stand much more

Posted by: Patrick_M | June 8, 2010 4:01 PM | Report abuse

...and coming the Blues Alley in just over a week!

Posted by: grahamkatz | June 8, 2010 6:07 PM | Report abuse

Thanks for this post.

Posted by: punchaxverulam | June 8, 2010 7:19 PM | Report abuse

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