First Time On Vinyl: Funkadelic's Live 1971 Performance

First Time On Vinyl: Funkadelic's Live 1971 Performance

Through Tidal Waves Music Funkadelic's live performance at Meadowbrook, Rochester, Michigan in 1971 will be released for the first ever on wax. This is the band's only official in-concert recording which features a star studded line up of George Clinton, Fuzzy Haskins, Calvin Simon, Grady Thomas, Ray Davis, Tyrone Lampkin, Eddie Hazel, Billy Bass Nelson, Bernie Worrell & former Isaac Hayes sideman Harold Beane.

Consisting of clear recordings taken from the soundboard master tapes, described as ‘Jimi Hendrix, James Brown & Sun Ra making a love-child live on stage’. The package will be on double LP, with an OBI strip limited to 1,000 copies.

Funkadelic's long out of print compilation album, Finest, will also be reissued. It comprises of 16 carefully selected tracks spanning from a six-year period between 1970 - 1976. Several often overlooked tracks will be featured alongside the band's more well known standards such as “Hit It and Quit It,” “You and Your Folks, Me and My Folks,” and “Cosmic Slop”. Pressed from the original analogue master tapes onto double vinyl.

Both releases are scheduled to drop on the 6th of January. Listen to both albums below.

Source: Light In The Attic