Pieces Of A Man
1971 debut album combining R&B, soul, jazz-funk and proto-rap...

Pieces Of A Man

Gil Scott-Heron

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  • LP
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Ace, BGP Records
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Description

Pieces of a Man is the debut studio album by American vocalist Gil Scott-Heron. It was recorded in April 1971 at RCA Studios in New York City and released later that year by Flying Dutchman Records.

Pieces of a Man marked the first of several collaborations by Scott-Heron and Brian Jackson, who played piano throughout the record. 

It is one of Scott-Heron's most critically acclaimed albums and one of the Flying Dutchman label's best-selling LP's. 

Earning modest success after its release, Pieces of a Man has received retrospective praise from critics. Music critics have suggested that Heron's combination of R&B, soul, jazz-funk, and proto-rap influenced the development of electronic dance music and hip hop.

Tracklist

A

  • 1.The Revolution Will Not Be Televised02:59
  • 2.Save The Children04:55
  • 3.Lady Day And John Coltrane03:10
  • 4.Home Is Where The Hatred Is03:15
  • 5.When You Are Who You Are03:01
  • 6.I Think I'll Call It Morning03:45

B

  • 1.Pieces Of A Man04:22
  • 2.A Sign Of The Ages04:05
  • 3.Or Down You Fall03:08
  • 4.The Needle's Eye04:01
  • 5.The Prisoner08:39

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