On September 11, 1978.


On September 11, 1978, “Chrysalis” label released “Giant for a Day!” the tenth  Gentle Giant album. It was recorded April – May 1978, at “Ramport Studios” in Battersea, England, and was produced by Gentle Giant.


  • Gary Green– electric guitar, slide guitar, acoustic guitar, backing vocals
  • Kerry Minnear– co – lead and backing vocals, piano, electric piano, Minimoog, Hammond organ , Clavinet,  synthesizer, xylophone, bass
  • Derek Shulman– lead vocals
  • Ray Shulman– bass, 12-string guitar, backing vocals
  • John Weathers– lead and backing vocals, drums, tambourine, shaker, cowbell

Track listing:

All tracks by Kerry Minnear, Derek Shulman, and Ray Shulman, except where noted.

  1. Words from the Wise
  2. Thank You
  3. Giant for a Day!
  4. Spooky Boogie – Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear
  5. Take Me – Derek Shulman, John Weathers
  6. Little Brown Bag
  7. Friends – John Weathers
  8. Friends
  9. No Stranger
  10. It’s Only Goodbye
  11. Rock Climber

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