• 1. Ain’t No Reason
      • 2. Green And Yellow Daughter
      • 3. Cry And Show Me
      • 4. Hussein (I’m Lucky
      • 5. Forget Her
      • 6. Get So Mad
      • 7. Keep On Trying
      • 8. Feeling Good
      • 9. Forever (My Darling Don’t Cry)
      • 10. All Over The World (Ain’t That Lovin’)
      • 11. Angry Fire (Intestical Swing)
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      The results of Tal’s nearly 25-year funk-fermentation are compelling, with a beefy stew of blues, funk, eastern rhythms, psychedelia, percussive textures, and even some rock ‘n’ roll for good measure. The album’s roots lie deep in the Mississippi Delta style of brooding blues. Whereas his former band eventually shed their hard funk for a more accessible sound, Ross surprisingly stays true to Funkadelic’s early style here on ‘Giant Shirley’. Alternating between red hot and cool funk, the album takes the listener on a fantastic journey not witnessed since Clinton and company’s early 70s output.

      This unique album is far from the standard “shake your whatever” genericness that the majority of the P-Funk camp had embraced by this point and comes highly recommended for fans of Parliament/Funkadelic (and for 70s psychedelic/funk rock collectors in general).

      Tidal Waves Music now proudly presents the FIRST ever vinyl release of Giant Shirley (it was only available briefly on CD in the mid-nineties), supervised by P-funk archivist & producer Aris Wilson. Available as a deluxe 180g DOUBLE vinyl edition with obi strip.

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