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Pieces of a Man is the debut studio album of American recording artist Gil Scott-Heron, released in 1971 in stereo format on Flying Dutchman Records in the United States. It was also issued in the United Kingdom on Philips Records in 1972. Recording sessions for the album took place at RCA Studios in New York City on April 19 and 20 in 1971. The album serves as the follow-up to Scott-Heron's live debut album, Small Talk at 125th and Lenox… read more



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  • Far and away his best album and one of my personal favorites.
  • 5/5.
  • Timeless. This one will always hold sentimental value for me.
  • Such wisdom, beauty, sorrow from such a young man. Amazing.
  • I'm new here
  • Rest in peace, Gil.
  • YES.
  • CLASSIC. awesome
  • timeless
  • Awesome music! By the way, have you noticed that this Man...This Man looks like a Jimi Hendrix secret twin brother!

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