Monday, July 28, 2014

Suddenly, Gil Scott-Heron

Wandering down a street in Washington, D.C. today, I came upon this sign, which is part of a walking tour in the Logan Circle neighborhood:

That's Gil Scott-Heron on the left, with Brian Jackson on the right. The photo caption reports that they lived at 1 Logan Circle in the early 1970s. Here's the house now:

Looking around on the interweb, I found out their album, Winter in America (1973) was originally called Supernatural Corner. That's the title of the painting on the cover, and also a reference to the house on Logan Circle, which they thought was haunted.

That was my find for the day.


Here are my past posts that discuss Gil Scott-Heron and his work.

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