On September 20, 1974.


On September 20, 1974, “Vertigo” label released “The Power and the Glory”, the sixth Gentle Giant album. It was recorded December 1973 – January 1974, at “Advision Studios” in London, and was produced by Derek Shulman, Kerry Minnear, Ray Shilman, Gary Greena and John Weathers.


  • Derek Shulman– lead vocals tenor saxophone
  • Kerry Minnear– lead vocals, Hammond organ, piano, Minimoog, Clavinet, electric piano, Mellotron, marimba, vibraphone, cello
  • Ray Shulman – vocals, bass, violin, electric violin, acoustic guitar
  • Gary Green – vocal, acoustiv and electric guitar
  • John Weathers– drums, tambourine, , sleigh bells, cymbals

Track listing:

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

  1. Proclamation
  2. So Sincere
  3. Aspirations – Ray Shulman, Kerry Minnear
  4. Playing the Game
  5. Cogs in Cogs
  6. No God’s Man
  7. The Face
  8. Valedictory

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