Winter in America is the 5th studio album by American Jazz vocalist Gil Scott-Heronand keyboardist Brain Jackson released in 1974. Scott-Heron and Jackson produced the album in a stripped-down fashion, relying on traditional African and R&B sounds. The subject matter deals with the African-American community and inner city in the 1970s. Format: CD (Vinyl Look-A-Like Compact Disc). This polycarbonate CD is black in color on both sides. The front includes groove vinyl design with a record label. The sound includes High-Res remastering that will play in any CD player. The packaging includes a carboard jacket, printed inner sleeve and an OBI side spine.