Community Noise is celebrating Black History Month with a short spot each new show we produce in February. This week we remember the great poet, Gil Scott-Heron. We include some New York cool, a couple of Boston treats, Portland’s Chromatics, and smatterings of other greatness.

Join DJ Barnabas on KBFG, 107.3FM North Seattle, Wednesday at 7pm and (repeat) Saturday 11am. We also stream from www.KBFGseattle.org.

1. Johnny Thunders — “Cool Operator”
2. Gil Scott-Heron — “The Bottle”
3. Gil Scott-Heron — “A Talk- Bluesology-Black History-Jaws-The Revolution Will Not Be”
4. Pixies — “Greens and Blues”
5. Chromatics — “Through The Looking Glass”
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6. The Waitresses — “Everything’s Wrong”
7. Low Flying Owls — “Mama Said”
8. John Cale — “Converging Themes”
9. Nina Hagen — “Dread Love”
10. Dead Can Dance — “The Writing on My Father’s Hand”
11. Transient Canvas — “Branches”