No one says anything quite the way Mr. Gil Scott-Heron did. A spoken word MC, activist and self-proclaimed "bluesologist" Mr. Scott-Heron showed the world how to speak up for those who had no voice. And make it sound good.
Let's marinate this Labor Day on this piece called "Three Miles Down". A song that sheds light on the dark and claustrophobic world of the hardworking and risk taking coal miner. Helping us to appreciate the people and their struggles to produce the comodities we need most.
"Hard to imagine working in the mines... ain't no sunshine underground, it's like workin' in a graveyard three miles down."
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