Grand Funk Railroad / E Pluribus Funk

If you hear this record and you don’t want to be a bass player, have someone check your pulse!

The almighty Mel Schacher is that rare player wherein every track matters. With its circular slick silver coin band portrait and Shea Stadium embossed silhouette jacket, E Pluribus Funk (1971) remains a visual and aural spectacle.

Mel decrees deification by way of his signature sonic hot-rodded fuzz-tone Fender Jazz - as harkened on “Upsetter,” “I Come Tumblin,” and “No Lies.” Functioning as a master catalyst for Mark “People Let’s Stop the War” Farner and Don "Save The Land" Brewer on this sacred slab; all ye enter the church of Mel!


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