Walking in the Shadow of the Big Man

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Walking in the Shadow of the Big Man
Studio album by Guadalcanal Diary
Released 1984
Genre Alternative
Label Elektra
Producer Don Dixon
Guadalcanal Diary chronology
Watusi Rodeo EP
(1983)
Walking in the Shadow of the Big Man
(1984)
Jamboree
(1986)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3.5/5 stars[1]

Walking in the Shadow of the Big Man was the first full-length album by Marietta, Georgia band Guadalcanal Diary. The album was released in 1984 and was produced by Don Dixon. It was reissued on CD by Rhino Handmade in 2003, with additional tracks from the Watusi Rodeo EP, the B-side "Johnny B. Goode", and the previously unreleased track "Just an Excuse".[2]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Trail of Tears" - 2:24
  2. "Fire From Heaven" - 3:52
  3. "Sleepers Awake" - 3:10
  4. "Gilbert Takes the Wheel" (instrumental) - 2:32
  5. "Ghost on the Road" - 2:47
  6. "Watusi Rodeo" - 2:36
  7. "Heathen Rage" - 3:04
  8. "Pillow Talk" - 1:57
  9. "Walking in the Shadow of the Big Man (Part 1)" (instrumental) - 4:34
  10. "Kum-Ba-Yah (live)" - 3:40

Bonus Tracks on Limited Edition[edit]

  1. "Johnny B. Goode" - 3:45
  2. "Michael Rockefeller" - 4:55
  3. "Liwa Wechi" - 2:51
  4. "John Wayne" - 3:11
  5. "Dead Eyes" - 3:19
  6. "Just an Excuse" - 2:53

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