Federation of Tackheads

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Federation Of Tackheads
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Studio album by Jimmy G and the Tackheads
Released 1985
Recorded 1985
Genre Funk
Length 38:19
Label Capitol Records
Producer George Clinton, Steve Washington, DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight, Garry Shider

Federation Of Tackheads is an album by the Parliament-Funkadelic spin off act, Jimmy G and the Tackheads. The band was led by George Clinton's younger brother Jimmy Giles and features various musicians and singers from the P-Funk musical collective.

Federation Of Tackheads was released in 1985 by Capitol Records. It was produced by Clinton, Steve Washington, DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight, and Garry Shider.

In 2004, EMI in the UK reissued the album Federation Of Tackheads featuring liner notes written by Rickey Vincent, author of Funk: The Music, The People, and the Rhythm of the One.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Break My Heart" (Clinton, Washington, Washington) (released as 12" single Capitol V-15215)
  2. "Clockwork" (Johnson, Clinton, Washington)
  3. "All Or Nothin'" (Clinton, Washington, Washington)
  4. "Lies" (J. Keaton, E. Eatmon) (released as 12" single Capitol V-8648)
  5. "Slingshot" (Clinton, Washington, Shider)
  6. "I Want Yo Daughter" (Keaton, Rogers, Clinton, Williamson)'


  • Guitars: DeWayne "Blackbyrd" McKnight, Steve Washington, Garry Shider, Tony Thomas, Andre Foxxe
  • Bass: Jimmy G, Steve Washington
  • Drums: Dean Ragland
  • Drum programming: Steve Washington, Jimmy G and Steve Washington on "Lies"
  • Keyboards: Steve Washington
  • Vocals: Jimmy G, Robert Johnson, George Clinton, Garry Shider, Ron Ford, Sheila Washington, Linda Shider, Sandra Feva, Mallia Franklin, Pat Lewis, Daryl Clinton, Cheryl James, Patty Curry, Lige Curry, Dean Ragland, Joe Harris, Rod Simpson, Kenny Colton