Reckoning Album

Reckoning Album Picture Obtained Through Wikipedia 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.

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Dark Hollow Lyrics

Dark Hollow Lyrics

I'd rather be in some dark hollow where the sun don't ever shine Then to be at home alone and knowin' that you're gone Would cause me to lose my mind. So blow your whistle freight train take me far on down the track I'm going away, I'm leaving today I'm goin', but I ain't comin' back. I'd rather be in some dark hollow where the sun don't ever shine Then to be in some big city, in a small room, with you upon my mind. Well I'm going away, I'm leaving today I'm goin' but I ain't comin' back.

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I've Been All Around This World Lyrics

I've Been All Around This World Lyrics

Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains, there I'll take my stand. Up on the Blue Ridge Mountains, there I'll take my stand. A rifle on my shoulder, six shooter in my hand; Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Lulu, my Lulu come and open the door. Lulu, my Lulu come and open the door. Before I have to walk in with my old 'forty-four'. Oh Lord, I been all around this world. Mama and Papa, little sister makes three. Mama and Papa, little sister makes three. They're comin' in the mornin' ; that's the last you'll see of me. Oh Lord, I been all around...

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China Doll Lyrics

China Doll Lyrics

A pistol shot, at five o'clock, the bells of heaven ring, tell me what you done it for, No I won't tell you a thing. Yesterday I begged you before I hit the ground, all I leave behind me is only what I found. If you can abide it, let the hurdy-gurdy play, stranger ones have come by here before they flew away. I will not condemn you nor yet would I deny, I would ask the same of you, but failing, will not die. Take up your china doll, take up your china doll, it's only fractured and just a little nervous from the...

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It Must Have Been The Roses Lyrics

It Must Have Been The Roses Lyrics

Annie laid her head down in the roses. She had ribbons, ribbons, ribbons, in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, All I know I could not leave her there. I don't know, it must have been the roses, The roses or the ribbons in her long brown hair. I don't know, maybe it was the roses, All I know I could not leave her there. Ten years the waves roll the ships home from the sea, Thinkin' well how it may blow in all good company, If I tell another what your own lips told to me, Let me lay 'neath the roses, till my eyes no...

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Dire Wolf Lyrics

Dire Wolf Lyrics

In the timbers to Fennario, the wolves are running round, The winter was so hard and cold, froze ten feet 'neath the ground. Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me. Please, don't murder me. I sat down to my supper, 'twas a bottle of red whisky, I said my prayers and went to bed, that's the last they saw of me. Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder me. Please, don't murder me. When I awoke, the Dire Wolf, six hundred pounds of sin, Was grinning at my window, all I said was "Come on in". Don't murder me, I beg of you, don't murder...

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Bird Song Lyrics

Bird Song Lyrics

All I know is something like a bird within her sang, All I know she sang a little while and then flew on, Tell me all that you know, I'll show you snow and rain. If you hear that same sweet song again, will you know why? Anyone who sings a tune so sweet is passin' by, Laugh in the sunshine, sing, cry in the dark, fly through the night. Don't cry now, don't you cry, don't you cry anymore. Sleep in the stars, don't you cry, dry your eyes on the wind. All I know is something like a bird within her sang, All I know she sang a little while and then...

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On The Road Again Lyrics

On The Road Again Lyrics

Why I married me a bad girl, tell you the reason why Bad girls will even do things on the sly Look for your supper to be good and hot She never even put a stew bone in the pot She's on the road again, sure as you're born Natural born easy on the road again Friend come by, say looking for his hat Wants to know where your husband's at I don't know, he's on his way to the pen Come on pretty mama, let's get on the road again Went to my house the front door was locked Went 'round to my window, but my window was locked Jumped right back, shook my...

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Rosalie McFall Lyrics

Rosalie McFall Lyrics

Out on the lonely hillside in a cabin low and small Lived the sweetest rose of color my Rosie McFall Her eyes were bright and shining and her voice was sweet to me Knew that I would always love her and I hoped that she loved me My eyes turned to me, my darlin' and this is what she said: You know that I would always love you when you and I are wed. Then God way up in heaven one day for her did call I lost my bride, oh how I loved her, my Rosie McFall I searched this wide world over through cities great and small But I never found another like...

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To Lay Me Down Lyrics

To Lay Me Down Lyrics

To lay me down, once more to lay me down with my head in sparklin' clover to lay me down, on e last time, to lay me down To be with you, once more, to be with you. With our bodies close together let the world go by, like the clouds a'streamin' to lay me down, on e last time, to lay me down to lay me down, to lay me down, to lay me down, one last time, to lay me down to lie with you, once more, to lie with you with our dreams entwined together to wake beside you, my love still sleepin' to tell sweet lies, one last time and say good night to lay...

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Cassidy Lyrics

Cassidy Lyrics

I have seen where the wolf has slept by the silver stream. I can tell by the mark he left you were in his dream. Ah child of countless trees, ah child of boundless seas. What are you, what are you meant to be? Speaks his name for you were born to me, Born to me, Cassidy Lost now on the country miles in his Cadillac. I can tell by the way you smile he is rolling back. Come wash the nighttime clean, come grow the scorched ground green. Blow the horn, tap the tambourine. Close the gap on the dark years in between. You and me, Cassidy Quick beats...

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Deep Elem Blues Lyrics

Deep Elem Blues Lyrics

If You Go Down To Deep Elm Put Your Money In Your Shoes The Women In Deep Elem They Give You The Deep Elem Blues Oh, sweet Mama, Your Daddy's Got Them Deep Elem Blues Once I Had A Girlfriend, She Meant The World To Me She Went Down To Deep Elem, Now She Ain't What She Used To Be Once I Knew A Percher, Preached THe Bible Thru And Thru He Went Sown To Deep Elem, Now His Preaching Days Are Thru When You Go Down To Deep Elem To Have A Little Fun, Have Your Ten Dollars Ready When The Police Man Comes When yo go down to Deep Elem...

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Jack-A-Roe Lyrics

Jack-A-Roe Lyrics

There was a wealthy merchant, in London he did dwell He had a Beautiful daughter, the truth to you we'll tell Oh the truth to you we'll tell She had sweethearts a plenty, and men of high degree But none but Jack the sailor, her true love ever be Oh her true love ever be Jackie's gone a sailing, with trouble on his mind He's left his native country and his darling girl behind Oh his darling girl behind She went down to a tailor shop and dressed in man's array She climbed on board a vessel to convey herself away Oh convey herself away Before you...

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Monkey And The Engineer Lyrics

Monkey And The Engineer Lyrics

Once upon a time there was an engineer. Drove a locomotive both far and near. Accompanied by a monkey that would sit on a stool Watching everything the engineer would do One day the engineer wanted a bite to eat, He left the monkey sitting on the driver's seat, The monkey pulled the throttle, the locomotive jumped the gun And did 80 miles an hour down the mainline run. Big locomotive right on time, big locomotive coming down the line. Big locomotive No. 99, left the engineer with a worried mind. The engineer called up the dispatcher on the...

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Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie Lyrics

Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie Lyrics

Been all around this whole round world, Lord, I just got back to day. Worked all the way honey and I gave it all to you Honey babe, what more can I do? Oh babe, it ain't no lie. Oh babe, it ain't no lie. Oh babe, it ain't no lie. You know this life I'm living is mighty high. One more woman, Lord in this town. Keep her telling her lies on me. Wish to my soul that old woman would die. Keep her telling her lies on me.

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The Race Is On Lyrics

The Race Is On Lyrics

I feel tears welling up from down deep inside, Like my heart's got a big break And a stab of loneliness sharp and painful that I may never shake. You might think that I'm taking it hard since you broke me off with a call, You might wager that I'll hide in sorrow and I might lay right down and bawl. Now the race is on and here comes pride up the back stretch, Heartaches a goin' to the inside, my tears are holding back, tryin' not to fall. My heart's our of the running, true love scratched for another's sake, The race is on and it looks like...

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Ripple Lyrics

Ripple Lyrics

If my words did glow with the gold of sunshine And my tunes were played on the harp unstrung, Would you hear my voice come thru the music, Would you hold it near as it were your own? It's a hand-me-down, the thoughts are broken, Perhaps they're better left unsung. I don't know, don't really care Let there be songs to fill the air. Ripple in still water, When there is no pebble tossed, Nor wind to blow. Reach out your hand if your cup be empty, If your cup is full may it be again, Let it be known there is a fountain, That was not made by the...

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