Gil Scott-Heron Memoir Released In January

21 December 2011

Six months after the death of legendary poet and musician, Gil Scott-Heron's memoirs will be published by Canongate.

According to the Wire, the memoir is titled 'Last Holiday' and will be released on 16 January 2012 which is Martin Luther King Day, a significant date as it is a national holiday that both Scott-Heron and Stevie Wonder campaigned for.

Check out the interview below with Gil Scott-Heron and Jamie Byng, publisher of Canongate Books, recorded in 2010.

http://youtu.be/mHG7Ls5rgP8

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