Gil Scott-Heron on the night John Lennon was murdered {audios}



"I got that same feeling I’d felt when I heard that Dr. King or someone else was killed; that sense of a certain part of you being drained away, a loss of self."

Listen to Gil Scott-Heron recount the night and he and Stevie Wonder found out John Lennon had been murdered in New York. This excerpt, taken from his as-yet-unreleased memoir The Last Holiday, is an absolute gem. And it makes me miss Brother Gil all over again. Rest in peace and power.

The night John Lennon was murdered
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