Songs from Movies

Gil Scott-Heron

Gil Scott-Heron (born April 1, 1949 in Chicago, died May 27, 2011 in New York City) was an American poet and musician, known primarily for his late 1960s and early 1970s work as a spoken word performer, associated with African American militant activists. Heron is perhaps most well known for his poems/songs "The Revolution Will Not Be Televised" and "What's the Word - Johannesburg" a movement hit during the 1980's South Africa college and national divestment movement in the United States of America. Read more on

Gil Scott-Heron has 6 songs that have been featured in movies like Berkeley in the Sixties, Neighborhoods: The Hidden Cities of San Francisco - The Fillmore, Runaway and The Weather Underground. What is your favorite song by Gil Scott-Heron?


Songs from Gil Scott-Heron

The Revolution Will Not Be Televised
Lost in the World
Who Will Survive in America
Winter In America
Me and the Devil