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Gimme Shelter: Kaleidoscopic Funk Collection

Various Artists

Initial release : 2001

Harmless 35

This compilation of late 60's and early 70s tracks includes tracks by Sly & The Family Stone, The Loading Zone, Grootna and Kaleidoscope backing Larry Williams and Johnny "Guitar" Watson.

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Tracks / Musicians

The tracks and musicians on this compilation are;

  • I Am the Black Gold of the Sun - Rotary Connection
  • Can I Dedicate - The Loading Zone
  • Gimme Shelter - Merry Clayton
  • Ohio/Machine Gun - Isley Brothers
  • Get Back - Deirdre Wilson Tabac
  • I Want to Take You Higher - Sly & the Family Stone
  • Nobody - Larry Williams and Johnny "Guitar" Watson with Kaleidoscope
  • I Got a Thing for You Daddy - Ruth Copeland
  • I'm Funky - Grootna
  • Compared to What - Sweetwater
  • I'll Say It Again - Sweet Linda Divine
  • (I Know) I'm Losing You - Rare Earth

  • Compiler - John Stapleton
  • Sleeve notes - James Maycock
  • Backcover photograph - David Redfern
  • Harmless package and graphics - Think 1
  • Balane - Johnny Octopus
Related releases

I Want To Take You Higher was originally released on;

  • Stand! / I Want to Take You Higher, Sly & The Family Stone, 1969, Epic 10450
  • Stand!, Sly & the Family Stone, 1969
I'm Funky was originally released on; Can I Dedicate was originally released on; Nobody was originally released on Kaleidoscope a single;
  • Nobody (with Johnny Guitar Watson and Larry Williams) / Find Yourself Someone To Love, Kaleidoscope, 1967, Okeh 730