Terrapin Station, released in July of 1977, is the Grateful Dead's ninth studio album. Since Anthem of the Sun, it was the first time the Dead used an outside producer, Keith Olsen. Terrapin Station is the first Grateful Dead album on the Arista label after using its own Grateful Dead Records. Jerry Garcia came up with the idea for the song "Terrapin Part One" while driving across the Richmond-San Rafael Bridge, according to Dennis McNally.
Estimated Prophet Dancing In The Streets Passenger Samson And Delilah Sunrise Terrapin Station: Lady With A Fan Terrapin Station: Terrapin Station Terrapin Station: At A...read more
Skeletons from the Closet was the Grateful Dead's first compilation album. First released on LP in 1974, it was thought to be a conspiracy by Warner Brothers Records to monopolize on the rising popularity of the band. "Turn On Your Lovelight", "One More Saturday Night" and "Mexicali Blues" were not original Grateful Dead album studio recordings. In 1988, Warner Brothers released the album again and then re released it on LP in 1990. Rhino Records also re released it in May of 2004 as part of a greatest hits series (with various bands) and contains the complete version of "Lovelight" from Live/Dead.
Casey Jones Friend of the Devil Mexicali Blues One More Saturday Night Rosemary Saint Stephen Sugar Magnolia The Golden Road Truckin' Turn On Your Love Light Uncle John's...read more
Steal Your Face, released in June of 1976 is a double album that was recorded live in concert by the Grateful Dead between October 16 and October 20 of that year. This was at San Francisco's Winterland Ballroom, thought to be the Dead's "farewell run". Although the title derives from the lyrics of "He's Gone" (Like I told ya, what I said, steal your face right off your head), that song does not appear on the album. The record was dubbed "Steal Your Money" due to the poor sound and song selection. Jerry Garcia said, "None of us liked it. I'm sure even Phil and Owsley didn't like it that much..." In '89, Steal Your Face was first issued on CD and the sound quality was greatly improved.
Promised Land Cold Rain And Snow Around And Around Stella Blue Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo Ship Of Fools Beat It On Down The Line Big River Black-Throated Wind U.S. Blues El Paso Sugaree It Must Have Been The Roses Casey...
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Dead Set was released in 1981 on Aristais and is a live album. The live material was recorded between
September and October of 1980 in a variety of concerts. Space was left out of most of the CDs so that the entire album could fit on one CD. When it was re released in 2004 as part of the Beyond Description boxset, "Space" was included. A bonus CD of live material was included in the 2006 re release. Both Reckoning and Dead Set come from the same recorded concerts and both of the albums were to be one double record set. The extended length of many of the Grateful Dead's electric tunes is what made the material two releases.
Rhythm Devils Deal Little Red Rooster Loser Greatest Story Ever Told Feel Like A Stranger Fire On The Mountain Passenger Samson and Delilah Franklin's Tower Friend of the Devil Candyman Brokedown Palace New Minglewood...read more
Built to Last is the thirteenth and final studio album by the Grateful Dead. It was produced by John Cutler and Jerry Garcia, recording between February and October 1989 and released on October 31, 1989. Released in 1989 by Arista Records, it was rereleased in 2000 by BMG International, and then released as part of the 12 CD box set, Beyond Description, in 2004 (remastered). In 2006, it was released again by Rhino Records. Most of the songs feature keyboard player Brent Mydland, who died less than a year later, ending the Grateful Dead's studio album tenure.
Foolish Heart Just A Little Light Victim Or The Crime Standing On The Moon Blow Away Picasso Moon Built To Last I Will Take You Home (Little Girl Lost) We Can Run, But We Can't...read more
Live/Dead, recorded in 1969 over a series of live concerts, is the first official live album released by the San Francisco-based band the Grateful Dead. It was released that same year in November. Robert Christgau was quoted as saying, "the finest rock improvisation ever recorded." Allmusic wrote, "Few recordings have ever represented the essence of an artist in performance as faithfully as Live/Dead." Sadly, it is the final album with keyboardist Tom Constanten.
Dark Star The Eleven Turn On Your Love Light Death Don't Have No Mercy Feedback And We Bid You Goodnight Saint...read more
Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel is the Grateful Dead's seventh studio album and was mainly recorded in 1974, originally released in June of 1974. This was the second release under the band's own label, Grateful Dead Records, once they fulfilled their contract with Warner Brothers Records. After this album, the band took a brake
from touring in October of that year to finish up the film editing of The Grateful Dead Movie. "Unbroken Chain" and "Money Money" were rarely played live and "Pride of Cucamonga" was never played live. "Pride of Cucamona" and "Unbroken Chain" are both sung by bassist Phil Lesh and would be his final lead vocal work for over ten years. If the album is held upside down in front of a mirror, the picture on the front appears to say "Ugly Rumors".
U.S. Blues China Doll Unbroken Chain Loose Lucy Scarlet Begonias Pride of Cucamonga Money, Money Ship of...read more
The American Beauty album was recorded between August and September 1970 and was released in November 1970 by Warner Brothers Records.
Producers on the album were the Grateful Dead and Stephen Barncard. It is the fifth album by the Grateful Dead, being preceded by Workingman's Dead, also released in 1970.
Box Of Rain Friend Of The Devil Sugar Magnolia Operator Candyman Ripple Brokedown Palace Till The Morning Comes Attics Of My Life...read more
Dylan and the Dead, a collaborative live album by Bob Dylan and the Grateful Dead was released in 1989 by Columbia Records and consists of seven songs written and sung by Bob Dylan, the Grateful Dead providing accompaniment. It was produced (once again) by Jerry Garcia and John Cutler and was recorded in 1987 during the successful Dylan and the Dead stadium tour where the Grateful Dead would perform two sets of songs and then there would be a set by Bob Dylan, the Dead doing backing.
Slow Train I Want You Gotta Serve Somebody Queen Jane Approximately Joey All Along The Watchtower Knockin' On Heaven's...read more
Wake of the Flood is the Grateful Dead's sixth studio album. Recorded between August and September of 1973 and released in October of 1973. This was the first album to be released under the band's own label, Grateful Dead Records and was their first full-length studio album in nearly three years (1970's American Beauty being the previous). Wake of the Flood was the first studio album without Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, who had recently died. The Dead's new piano player Keith Godchaux's, changed the band's sound towards jazz rather than McKernan's blues. "Let Me Sing Your Blues Away" is the only song writing and vocal contribution from Keith and was performed live but a handful of times during '73. After being released on CD for the first time in 1995 by Grateful Dead Reords and Arista, it was re released in the box set Beyond Description. Rhino Records re released a seperate CD in '06.
Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo Let Me Sing Your Blues Away Row Jimmy Stella Blue Here Comes Sunshine Eyes Of The World Weather Report Suite: Part 1 Weather Report Suite: Part 2 (Let It...read more
Workingman's Dead is the Grateful Dead's fourth studio album. It was recorded during 1970 and first released in June of 1970. In 2003, Workingman's dead was reissued in the box set The Golden Road, an expanded CD, and as a DVD audio release. Eight exclusive tracks can be found in the box set and the expanded CD.
Uncle John's Band High Time Dire Wolf New Speedway Boogie Cumberland Blues Black Peter Easy Wind Casey...read more
Anthem of the Sun, released in July of 1968, was recorded between September of 1967 and March,1968. It is the second studio album by the Grateful Dead and is also the first album to feature drummer Mickey Hart, who joined the Grateful Dead in September of 1967. Anthem of the Sun was released by Warner Brothers Records and was produced by the Grateful Dead and David Hassinger.
That's It For The Other One I: Cryptical Envelopment That's It For The Other One III: The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get That's It For The Other One IV: We Leave The Castle New Potato Caboose Born Cross-Eyed Alligator Caution (Do Not Stop On...read more
Blues for Allah was recorded between February and May of 1975 and is the eighth studio album by the Grateful Dead. It was originally released in September of 1975, under the band's own label, Grateful Dead Records, after fulfilling their contract with Warner Brothers Records. Mickey Hart was the drummer, his first with the Dead after four years and his picture does not appear on the back cover. Their first album after a brief
brake from touring in 1974, the title track was only played a handful of times in '75 and was never played again after
that, but other tracks on the album were performed regularly for the rest of the Dead's career.
Help On The Way/Slipknot! Franklin's Tower The Music Never Stopped Crazy Fingers Blues For...read more
Without a Net, released in 1990, is a live recording of the Grateful Dead performing in concert. This album is dedicated to Clifton Hanger, a pseudonym the Grateful Dead's keyboardist Brent Mydland used to sign in hotel guest books. A drug overdose took Mydland's life during this album's post-production.
Althea Bird Song Cassidy China Cat Sunflower Dear Mr. Fantasy Eyes Of The World Feel Like A Stranger Help on the Way/Slipknot! Let It Grow Looks Like Rain Mississippi Halfstep One More Saturday Night Victim Or The Crime Walking...read more
Aoxomoxoa is the third studio album by the Grateful Dead. It was recorded between September of 1968 and March of 1969 and was released by Warner Brothers Records in June, 1969. Aoxomoxoa was originally titled Earthquake Country. This is the first album with Tom Constanten as an official member of the Grateful Dead. Defiantly the experimental peak of the Dead's entire history, it was produced by the Grateful Dead.
St. Stephen Dupree's Diamond Blues Rosemary Doin' That Rag Mountains Of The Moon China Cat Sunflower What's Become Of The Baby Cosmic...read more
Europe '72 is a live triple album of performances by the Grateful Dead, while on tour of Western Europe in early 1972. It was released in November of 1972 by Warner Brothers Studios and was preceded by the Grateful Dead Album. The Dead's History of the Grateful Dead, Volume One (Bear's Choice) album came next.
Cumberland Blues He's Gone One More Saturday Night Jack Straw You Win Again China Cat Sunflower I Know You Rider Hurts Me Too Ramble On Rose Sugar Magnolia Mr. Charlie Tennessee Jed Truckin' Morning...read more
Reckoning was recorded live through September and October of 1980 and was released as a live double album in 1981 by the Grateful Dead. Originally intended for release on one double LP, the format of the music lead the Dead towards the release of the two double albums, Dead Set being the other. "We really ended p with so much good material that it was a struggle.," said Jerry Garcia. Reckoning was produced by Dan Healy, Bety Canto-Jackson and Jerry Garcia and released by Arista.
Dire Wolf The Race Is On Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie It Must Have Been The Roses Dark Hollow China Doll I've Been All Around This World Monkey And The Engineer Jack-A-Roe Deep Elem Blues Cassidy To Lay Me Down Rosalie McFall On The Road Again Bird...read more
Go to Heaven, released in April of 1980, is the Grateful Dead's eleventh studio album. Arista Records released it on CD for the first time in 1990 and then it was re released in 2000 by BMG International. In 2004 it was remastered and expanded as part of the Beyond Description box set. Rhino Records re released it separately in 2006. Brent Mydland played keyboard on this, his first album with the Dead, and replaced Donna Jean Godchaux on backup vocals and Keith Godchaux on piano.
Far From Me Althea Feel Like A Stranger Alabama Getaway Don't Ease Me In Easy To Love You Lost Sailor Saint Of...read more
Grateful Dead was released by Warner Brothers Records in october of 1971 and is the seventh album by the Grateful Dead. This is the Dead's second live double album, and has been known by the names Skull and Roses (due to its iconic cover art) and Skull Fuck (the name the band originally wanted to give to the album, which was formally rejected by the Warner Brothers Records.
Bertha Mama Tried Big Railroad Blues Playing In The Band Me And My Uncle Big Boss Man Me And Bobby McGee Johnny B. Goode Wharf Rat Not Fade Away/Goin' Down The Road Feeling...read more
Shakedown Street, released in November of 1978, is the tenth studio album by the Grateful Dead. Gilbert Shelton, an underground comics artist, did the album cover. The album's name is from the term "Shakedown Street" or the vendors tent area at outdoor music festivals. Also, that is where the cops give you a "Shakedown".
Good Lovin' France Shakedown Street Fire On The Mountain I Need A Miracle From The Heart Of Me Stagger Lee All New Minglewood Blues If I Had The World To...read more