“The tradition continues with SOBs’ annual Martin Luther King Jr Day celebration, with one of the people responsible for the United States’ adoption of the national holiday. Gil Scott-Heron celebrates MLK Day on Sunday, January 17th.”
Something Gil Scott-Heron doesn’t do annually is release a new album. As a matter of fact it has been thirteen years to be exact. Next month, Heron will be releasing a brand new recording I’m New Here through XL Records. The record is produced entirely by Richard Russell who also owns the indie U.K. label. Heron will perform his classic and new material at his S.O.B.’s show tonight. Tickets are still available for $25 at the door.