Jerry Does Dylan – A Compilation


Jerry Does Dylan
A Compilation

1. When I Paint My Masterpiece (9:42)
(Garcia & Kahn, Auditorium Theatre, Rochester, NY, 11/27/84)
2. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry (5:47)
(Garcia & Kahn, Boston Opera House, 6/28/82)
3. Little Sadie (3:14)
(Garcia, Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ, 4/10/82, Early Show)
4. Going, Going, Gone (4:19)
(Garcia & Kahn, Kabuki Theatre, San Francisco, 8/23/82, Late Show)
5. She Belongs To Me (5:56)
(Garcia & Grisman, The Warfield, San Francisco, 5/92)
6. Simple Twist of Fate (10:42)
(Garcia & Kahn, Boston Opera House, 6/28/82)

1. When I Paint My Masterpiece (13:39)
(JGB, 7/27/80, Palace Theatre, Albany, NY)
2. Tears of Rage (10:44)
(JGB, 1/31/91, The Warfield, San Francisco)
3. Forever Young (8:38)
(JGB, 8/24/91, Goldcoast Concert Bowl, Squaw Valley, CA)
4. Wicked Messenger (10:19)
(Legion of Mary, 4/11/75, Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA, Late Show)
5. Positively 4th Street (9:51)
(JGB, 10/31/75, Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA, Late Show)
6. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door (7:37)
(JGB, 8/30/87, The Greek Theatre, Berkeley, CA)
7. It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry (6:22)
(Garcia & Saunders, 7/10/73, The Keystone, Berkeley, CA)

1. Going, Going, Gone (12:00)
(Garcia & Saunders, 11/16/74, Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, PA, Early Show)
2. Tough Mama (8:18)
(JGB, 7/8/77, Calderone Concert Hall, Hempstead, NY, Early Show)
3. Senor (7:56)
(JGB, 11/7/93, USAir Arena, Landover, MD)
4. Simple Twist of Fate (14:19)
(JGB, 7/24/80, Bushnell Auditorium, Hartford)
5. I Shall Be Released (8:42)
(JGB, 9/1/90, Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA)
6. Tangled Up In Blue (12:20)
(JGB, 8/8/90, The Warfield, San Francisco)

My MO: I listened to as many versions of each song as I could find. That meant roughly 140 versions of Simple Twist and anywhere from 20-75 versions of most of the others. I eliminated those that didn’t pass a minimum threshhold of listenability and then gave full listens to all the other versions. My selections were based on whatever whims I had at the time. Basically, though, vocals were usually a minor consideration. Sound quality was a priority but not that it was what informed my final choices. The only thing I knew beforehand was that the 8/8/90 Tangled Up In Blue would be included. It is my favorite Jerry performance in any incarnation and the last five minutes are the greatest guitar solo I’ve ever heard from anybody, anywhere, anytime. It’s also what got the idea in my head to do this.

The only omission was All Along The Watchtower, which was played once (10/25/87) and does not circulate. I chose the better part of valor and decided against using the version released as part of the Pure Jerry series. Fully recognizing that I couldn’t be all things to all people, I hope this works as most things or most people.

As I was dealing with 19 different tracks from 18 different sources (mostly aud’s), matching levels and segueing were somewhat problematic. I have tried to minimize this as best I could, or at least as gently as possible.

Thanks to:
Tol, who singularly made this possible.
Zuma_Aiko Bill and SIRMick, who offered solicited help with the set lists.
Rory Kallfelz, who came through big-time when I sent out a short-notice SOS for help tweaking the art.
JG and his partners in crime through the years.




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Jerry Does Reggae – A Compilation


Jerry Does Reggae
A Compilation

1. Sitting In Limbo (1/12/94)
Garcia & Grisman, The Warfield, San Francisco
2. The Harder They Come (11/6/81)
Jerry Garcia Band, Capitol Theatre, Passaic, N.J.
3. Stop That Train (8/8/90)
Jerry Garcia Band, The Warfield, San Francisco
4. Stir It Up (1/29/77)
Jerry Garcia Band, Keystone, Berkeley, CA
5. Johnny Too Bad (9/10/94)
Jerry Garcia Band, Reno Hilton Amphitheatre, Reno, NV
6. Sitting In Limbo (7/24/80)
Jerry Garcia Band, Bushnell Auditorium, Hartford, CT
7. Struggling Man (7/7/79)
Reconstruction, Keystone Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA
8. Boogie On Reggae Woman (4/12/75)
Legion Of Mary, Masonic Temple, Scranton, PA, late show

The History
Boogie On Reggae Woman: Yeah, I know. Technically not a reggae song but Stevie Wonder did put it in the title. Played 24 times by Garcia & Saunders and the Legion of Mary from 1974-75.

Johnny Too Bad: Played five times with the JGB from 1994-95.

Sitting In Limbo: Played 108 times, mostly electric versions by Garcia & Saunders, Legion of Mary and the JGB from 1974-82 and 10 times by Garcia & Grisman from 1991-94.

Stir It Up: Played 33 times with Keith & Donna version of the JGB from July, 1976 to December, 1977.

Stop That Train: Played 122 times from 1976-95 by almost every lineup of the JGB.

Struggling Man: Played 58 times starting with 17 by Reconstruction in 1979, then reentered the repertoire in 1990 until the very end.

The Harder They Come: Played 362 times from 1973-95 by Garcia & Saunders, Legion of Mary and multiple JGBs. The second-most played song among Jerry’s side projects, behind only How Sweet It Is.

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Jerry Does Motown – A Compilation


Jerry Garcia
Don’t Forget The Motor City:
Jerry Does Motown
A Compilation

1. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (7:58)
(JGB, Palace Theater, Waterbury, CT, 11/23/1977)
2. The Way You Do The Things You Do (6:48)
(JGB, The Palladium, New York, 11/10/1981)
3. Ain’t No Mountain High Enough (7:00)
(Garcia & Saunders, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, 10/4/1974)
4. (I’m A) Road Runner (10:29)
(JGB, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, 10/12/1975)
5. Another Star (12:05)
(Reconstruction, Keystone Palo Alto, Palo Alto, CA, 6/17/1979)
6. When The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (6:54)
(JGB, The Warfield, San Francisco, 4/21/1991)
7. I Second That Emotion (9:17)
(JGB, The Warfield, San Francisco, 8/9/1990)

1. (I’m A) Road Runner (7:16)
(JGB, Palace Theatre, Albany, NY, 11/4/1981)
2. I Second That Emotion (10:01)
(Garcia & Saunders, Rheem Theatre, Moraga, CA, 2/9/1974)
3. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (8:33)
(JGB, Lisner Auditorium, Washington, Early Show, 2/12/1980)
4. Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I Got) (11:40)
(Garcia & Saunders, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, 3/9/1974)
5. Boogie On Reggae Woman (14:27)
(Legion of Mary, The Bottom Line, New York, Early Show, 4/8/1975)
6. When The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (6:59)
(Reconstruction, Old Waldorf, San Francisco, 4/23/1979)
7. I Was Made To Love Her (7:44)
(Garcia & Saunders, The Lion’s Share, San Anselmo, CA, 1/19/1972)

DISC THREE (68:46)
1. The Way You Do The Things You Do (12:24)
(JGB, The Horizon, Rosemont, IL, 11/22/1991)
2. Honey Chile (10:51)
(Garcia & Saunders, Homer’s Warehouse, Palo Alto, CA, 5/5/1973)
3. I Second That Emotion (10:10)
(JGB, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, 8/20/1981)
4. Creepin’ (17:11)
(Legion of Mary, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, 2/14/1975)
5. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (6:39)
(JGB, Orpheum Theatre, Boston, 10/24/1975)
6. (I’m A) Road Runner (11:28)
(JGB, Sophie’s, Palo Alto, CA, 1/09/76)

DISC FOUR (70:32)
1. Hi-Heeled Sneakers (8:47)
(Garcia & Saunders, The Lion’s Share, San Anselmo, CA, 9/24/1971)
2. The Way You Do The Things You Do (7:32)
(JGB, Lisner Auditorium, Washington, 4/3/1976)
3. Come See About Me (9:43)
(Keith & Donna Band, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, 8/20/1975)
4. I Second That Emotion (11:38)
(JGB, Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh, 3/19/1978)
5. What’s Going On? (26:13)
(Garcia & Saunders, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, 7/22/1974)
6. How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You) (6:36)
(JGB, Wiltern Theatre, Los Angeles, 11/26/1988)

My MO: Essentially the same as Jerry Does Dylan. I listened to as many versions of each song as I could get my hands on. Unlike Jerry Does Dylan, quite a few of these songs weren’t performed many times, some only once. Basically, I selected whatever struck my fancy. Many different things contributed to my choices, none of them consistently. Sometimes it was the sound quality. Sometimes it was a solo. Sometimes it was the energy. Sometimes it was a guest artist. I didn’t necessarily shy away from a flaw or two if the performance was worth it. Much of the funkier stuff was performed only as instrumentals and usually, if not always, Merl was on the keyboards. There were a handful of songs that were performed across Jerry band incarnations. I started out selecting one version from each “band” until I came up with six versions of How Sweet It Is. I pared that down to four and put one on each disc. There are also more than one versions of I Second That Emotion, The Way You Do The Things You Do, Road Runner and maybe another. I also took a few liberties. Ain’t No Woman was not released on Motown but it was first recorded by the Four Tops so it’s included. Hi-Heel Sneakers was also not originally released by Motown but it was later covered by Stevie Wonder so I included it. On these discs, you’ll hear a few different lead singers. Merl does a tune. Backup singer Sarah Fulcher does a tune. Keith Godchaux does one. There’s Paul Butterfield and James Booker as well as the short-lived JGB that featured Nicky Hopkins.

Ain’t No Mountain High Enough: Performed once by Garcia & Saunders in 1974.

Ain’t No Woman (Like The One I Got): Performed four times by Garcia & Saunders, all in 1974.

Another Star: Performed 14 times by Reconstruction in 1979.

Boogie On Reggae Woman: Performed 21 times in 1974-75 by Garcia & Saunders and the Legion of Mary.

Come See About Me: Performed once by the Keith & Donna Band in 1975.

Creepin': Performed twice in 1975 by the Legion of Mary.

Hi-Heel Sneakers: Performed eight times from 1971-74 by Garcia & Saunders.

Honey Chile: Performed eight times in 1973 by Garcia & Saunders.

How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You): Performed 427 times by every incarnation of Jerry’s bands with the exception of Reconstruction. From its entrance into the repertoire in 1972, it was played numerous times every year, up to, and including, the final JGB show on 4/23/1995.

I Second That Emotion: Performed 204 times, it, too, found it’s way into Jerry’s repertoire consistently through 1978, then disappeared until Melvin joined the band in 1981 where it remained until early 1984. It reappeared in September, 1989 and remained until the end.

I Was Made To Love Her: Performed eight times, all by Garcia & Saunders in 1972-73.

(I’m A) Road Runner: Performed 75 times, mostly from 1974-76, appeared once in 1978 and then from 1981-83.

Sunshine Of My Life: Performed once with Garcia & Saunders in 1973. Unfortunately, no versions of that show circulate and it’s not included here.

The Way You Do The Things You Do: Performed 148 times in three different phases, 1976-78, 1981-84, 1990-1995.

What’s Going On?: Performed once by Garcia & Saunders in 1974.

When The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game: Performed 10 times, first with Reconstruction in 1979 and returned briefly in both 1991 and 1993.

SIRMick, for his always helpful knowledge and guidance, not to mention his Photoshopping.
Vierstein, for encouragement and getting me some hard-to-find tracks.
Saint Alan, for serving ’em up.

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Others In The Series
Jerry Does Dylan (Feb., 2005)
Musical Gods: Jerry Does Van (May, 2007)

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Under the Covers with Yonder: A YMSB Compilation


A Yonder Mountain String Band compilation

This compilation collects all the Yonder rock and roll covers, from Floyd to Zappa to the Misfits.

DISC ONE [71.55]
01 3rd Stone From The Sun (Jimi Hendrix Experience) 04-02-2004 7.41
02 4 Walls Of Raiford (Lynyrd Skynrd) 04-02-2004 3.55
03 20 Eyes (The Misfits) 11-20-2002 2.16
04 All Hell Breaks Loose (The Misfits) 10-31-2003 1.42
05 And Your Bird Can Sing (The Beatles) 04-06-2002 3.16
06 Astro Zombies (The Misfits) 10-31-2003 1.51
07 Bloody Mary Morning (Willie Nelson) 11-20-2002 3.21
08 Cocaine (JJ Cale) 03-31-2005 4.00
09 Come Together (The Beatles) 06-18-2005 7.01
10 Corona (minutemen) 10-31-2003 2.21
11 Crazy Train (Ozzy Osborne) 10-08-2005 7.58
12 Dear Prudence ^ (The Beatles) 06-25-2005 7.03
13 Dixie Chicken # (Little Feat) 06-29-2003 6.57
14 Dogs (Pink Floyd) 10-31-2005 15.00

DISC TWO [60.51]
01 Dominated Love Slave (Green Day) 02-09-2001 2.03
02 Don’t Bogart That Joint (Little Feat) 04-20-2007 3.53
03 Everybody Knows This Is Nowhere % (Neil Young) 06-24-2005 6.35
04 Fly Like An Eagle # (Steve Miller) 02-19-2005 7.27
05 Funkytown # (Lipps Inc) 02-19-2005 4.38
06 Girlfriend Is Better % (Talking Heads) 06-24-2005 14.35
07 Good Ol’ Boys # (Willie Nelson) 02-19-2005 2.19
08 Goodbye Blue Sky (Pink Floyd) 04-20-2006 3.08
09 Heroin (Velvet Underground) 03-31-2005 4.47
10 I Am The Slime @ (Frank Zappa) 06-26-2004 12.01

DISC THREE [72.51]
01 I’m Only Sleeping (The Beatles) 04-22-2004 2.33
02 In My Life (The Beatles) 05-14-2005 2.28
03 It’s All Too Much (The Beatles) 08-11-2006 7.28
04 It Takes a Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry + (Bob Dylan) 11-01-2003 5.10
05 Low Rider # (War) 07-01-2001 3.37
06 Maggie’s Farm $ (Bob Dylan) 12-31-2004 10.12
07 No Expectations * (Rolling Stones) 06-26-2004 13.40
08 Oklahoma (JJ Cale) > Whipping Post (Allman Brothers) > Oklahoma 10-02-2003 12.10
09 Only A Northern Song (The Beatles) 09-29-2001 6.11
10 Ooh La La (The Faces) 12-31-2006 4.44
11 Rock & Roll All Night # (Kiss) 07-01-2001 4.42

DISC FOUR [61.34]
01 Shady Grove (trad) > Don’t Stop Til You Get Enough (Michael Jackson) > Shady Grove 04-21-2001 8.03
02 Skulls (The Misfits) 10-31-2003 2.25
03 Spanish Harlem Incident (Bob Dylan) 04-20-2001 3.36
04 Stairway To Watchtower # (Led Zeppelin/Bob Dylan) 02-19-2005 7.21
05 Suspicious Minds (Elvis Presley) 11-11-2003 4.21
06 Sweet Home Alabama (Lynyrd Skynrd) 06-19-2002 5.02
07 Think For Yourself (The Beatles) 10-08-2005 2.18
08 Whipping Post (Allman Brothers) 06-17-2007 10.09
09 Word Up # (Cameo) 03-20-2007 5.37
10 Yellow Submarine jam (The Beatles) > Keep On Going reprise 09-29-2001 3.16
11 You May Be Right # (Billy Joel) 07-01-2001 5.07
# w/Keller Williams
+ w/Jorma Kaukonen & Jack Cassidy
* w/Del McCoury, Ronnie McCoury, Robbie McCoury & Jason Carter
@ w/Brittney Haas & Rushad Eggleston
% w/Eric Deutsch (drums) & Marc Dalio (keys)
^ w/Jefferson Hamer (guitar)
$ full-on electric version: Ben on keys, Adam & Jeff on electric guitars, Billy Sewell on drums,
Keller Williams on bass & Lou Gosain on harmonica

Darol Anger (fiddle), the 5th member of YMSB, is on about half these songs.

Compiled, tweaked and torrented by the Yondermeister

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Phish – August 2013 – Commerce City, CO


Dick’s Sporting Goods Park
Commerce City, Colorado
August 30 & 31, September 1, 2013

Friday 8/30/2013

1st Set

01 Ghost
03 Icculus
04 Heavy Things
05 Theme From The Bottom >
06 Esther
07 The Moma Dance >
08 Ocelot
09 Stash
10 Lawn Boy
11 Limb By Limb
12 *Easy To Slip

2nd Set:

01 Punch You In The Eye >
02 Sand >
03 Say Something >
04 Walls Of The Cave >
05 The Oh Kee Pa Ceremony >
06 Harry Hood >
07 Silent In The Morning >
08 Twist >
09 Slave To The Traffic Light


01 Thanks
02 Oh! Sweet Nuthin’ >
03 Meat Stick

* First Time Played

Saturday 8/31/2013

1st Set

01 Buried Alive >
02 AC/DC Bag >
03 Wolfman’s Brother
04 Yarmouth Road
05 Fee >
06 Halfway To The Moon
07 The Wedge
08 Hailey’s Comet >
09 Bathtub Gin
10 Bouncing Around The Room >
11 Mound
12 Gumbo >
13 Run Like An Antelope

2nd Set:

01 Chalkdust Torture >
02 Jam
03 Light >
04 46 Days >
05 Steam >
06 Free
07 Joy >
08 Also Sprach Zarathustra >
09 Tweezer >
10 Backwards Down The Number Line


01 Trey Thanks
02 On The Road Again >
03 Tweezer Reprise

Sunday 9/1/2013

1st Set

01 A Song I Heard The Ocean Sing
02 Kill Devil Falls
03 Back On The Train >
04 Rift
05 Meat >
06 It’s Ice >
07 Guelah Papyrus
08 Divided Sky
09 Funky Bitch
10 Cavern
11 Stealing Time From The Faulty Plan >
12 David Bowie

2nd Set:

01 Carini >
02 Birds Of A Feather >
03 Golden Age >
04 Prince Caspian >
05 Piper >
06 Boogie On Reggae Woman >
07 Saw It Again >
08 Mike’s Song
09 *Legalize It >
10 Weekapaug Groove
11 Show Of Life >
12 Suzy Greenberg


01 Character Zero

* First Time Played

All Sources: Schoeps CCM4V’S(din)>Lunatec V2>Benchmark AD2K>
Sound Devices 722 (24/48)
Recorded By: Z-Man

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Jerry Garcia 10 Disc Compilation


Jerry Garcia

10 Disc Compilation

by Chris Davis

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 1)—–

1. Cats Under the Stars 3/18/78
2. Love in the Afternoon 11/23/77
3. New York City* 6/4/74
4. Rubin and Cherise 4/10/82
5. Neighbor, Neighbor 8/30/74
6. Heavens Door** 3/11/78
7. Ill Be With Thee 3/18/78
8. Drove Old Dixie Down 7/20/76
9. Ride Mighty High 7/9/76
10. Palm Sunday 3/18/78

* with Alice Stuart on Vocals
** At around 7:23, some guy in the crowd yells, “Nice Ass Donna”; forever to be immortilized on tape as The “nice ass Donna” guy.

–With the season of Jerome (8/1 – 8/9) nearly upon us, I thought I might make a little mix and seed it. No biggie, these arent rare recordings or anything. I do prefer many of these versions, and think of them as being well played, and extremely energetic. Jerry at his finest!

–This is just a fun little mix….enjoy….Chris Davis (7/19/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 2)—–

1. Tore Up 11/15/76
2. Train to Cry 5/5/82
3. After Midnight -> 2/17/80
4. Eleanor Rigby jam ->
5. After Midnight (reprise)
6. Mississippi Moon 4/12/75
7. Sing Me Back Home 6/4/82
8. Positively 4th Street 12/21/79
9. Goodnight Irene* 4/21/82

*with Dr. John on piano

–My first Garcia compilation seemed to be popular, so here is another one. This one, of course, is with the blessing of the poo…thanks for the support, my friend… :) If the interest is there, more will follow. Enjoy…Chris Davis…(7/20/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 3)—–

1. Think 2/9/74
2. Someday Baby 7/8/73
3. Let It Rock 11/15/74
4. He Aint Give You None 8/24/74
5. The Harder They Come 11/28/74
6. Its No Use* 6/30/72
7. Roadrunner 2/5/74

*So far as I can tell, this is the first Its no Use. The Jerry Site seems to confirm this…

Without me intending it, this volume became a Garcia and Saunders compilation. Plenty more on the shelf, so many songs yet to cover, but I was just in a jazzy mood. The horns sound great! Look for more in a day or two. Enjoy! Chris Davis (7/21/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 4)—–

1. Ill Take a Melody 3/8/80
2. How Sweet It Is 2/12/80
3. Mission in the Rain 2/19/78
4. Tough Mama 1/27/76
5. Sitting Here in Limbo* 12/19/75
6. Masterpiece 2/29/80
7. Russian Lullabye 1/24/80

*There is some slight crackling at various points during Limbo. It is not terribly noticeable, but the headphones do make it more obvious. I added this anyway, because Nicky Hopkins plays his heart out on this one…

–This is by far the most mellow mix so far. Enjoy..Chris Davis (7/22/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 5)—–

1. Sweet Sunny South* 12/8/91
2. Off to Sea Once More 2/3/91
3. Drink Up and Go Home 5/7/92
4. Friend of the Devil 8/25/91
5. Heavens Door** 3/xx/95
6. So What 9/17/93
7. Oh, the Wind and Rain 5/xx/92
8. Im Troubled 5/8/92
9. The Thrill is Gone 5/xx/92
10. Louis Collins 12/8/91
11. She Belongs to Me 5/xx/92
12. Eat my Dust*** 8/25/91
13. Ripple*** 8/25/91
14. Jam Into Shady Grove** 3/xx/95
15. Shady Grove** 3/xx/95

*duet, with banjos
**with Tony Rice
***with Bela Fleck

–This started as an acoustic Garcia mix. It transformed into a Garcia/Grisman mix. I guess the other acoustic stuff will have to wait for another volume. Enjoy…Chris Davis…(7/23/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 6)—–

1. Shining Star 11/19/93
2. Dear Prudence 2/5/94
3. C’est La Vie (You Never Can Tell) 4/25/94
4. The Maker 2/6/94
5. Strugglin man 8/14/94
6. Lets Spend the Night Together* 5/2/92

*final time played

–This is the “mature Jerry” mix I talked about. As usual, theres tons more I could add to this, but these versions are excellent! Enjoy…Chris Davis…(7/25/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 7)—–

01. Finders Keepers* 1/19/74
02. Think** 8/30/87
03. Right Back Together*** 1/7/76
04. Will the Weaver**** 5/4/63
05. Sick and Tired***** 6/30/72
06. Money Honey* 12/20/75
07. Turtle Dove****** 12/17/87
08. Born on the Bayou******* 5/27/89
09. Wang Dand Doodle******** 12/4/88
10. Heavens Door** 8/30/87

* Matt Kelly (Garcia/Saunders)
** Bonnie Raitt (JGB)
*** James Booker (JGB)
**** Sara Ruppenthal Garcia (Jerry and Sara)
***** Tom Fogerty (Garcia/Saunders)
****** Joan Baez (Garcia/Kahn/Weir)
******* John Fogerty (Fogerty/Garcia/Weir/Randy Jackson/Steve Jordan)
******** Neil Young (Garcia/Weir/Wasserman)

–Obviously this is a Garcia and Guests compilation. Some neat versions, and decent recordings as well. Ive done my best to accurately list the proper band titles, I hope I got it all right..Enjoy…Chris Davis…(7/26/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 8)—–

1. The Love Each Other* 9/10/89
2. Waiting for a Miracle* 9/16/89
3. Tangled Up In Blue** 11/12/93
4. Hope It Wont Be This Way Always* 9/10/89
5. Lay Down Sally** 11/12/93
6. Dont Let Go* > 9/11/89
7. Lonesome and a Long Way From Home*
8. I Shall Be Released* 12/2/89

*with Clarence Clemons
**with David Murray

–Welcome to “Saxophone Jerry”. Some great versions, the sax goes so well… The source on some of these is not the best sounding, but the sax work warrants the attention, so here it is…Enjoy…Chris Davis (7/31/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 9)—–

1. Sugaree 9/11/76
2. Stop That Train 8/22/76
3. Catfish John 11/15/76
4. Thats What Love Will Make You Do 9/11/76
5. A Strange Man 1/27/76
6. Stir It Up 7/20/76
7. Mission in the Rain 1/27/76
8. Mystery Train 7/9/76

–I went for quality on this one. These tracks are all silky. I had to make up for missed songs, and I was in the mood to do a 76’er…listened to this today, and it sounds very nice :) Enjoy…Chris Davis…(8/2/05)

—–Garcia Compilation (Volume 10)—–

01. Stagger Lee 4/21/82
02. To Lay Me Down 6/3/84
03. Valerie 8/23/82
04. Oh Babe it Aint No Lie 5/5/82
05. Peggy-O 11/26/84
06. She Belongs To Me 10/16/85
07. Jack A Roe 6/4/82
08. Gomorrah 1/28/86
09. Little Sadie 11/14/86
10. Masterpiece 1/27/86
11. Run For the Roses 11/18/84
12. Rubin and Cherise 5/5/82
13. Ripple 6/4/82

Outside of the Grateful Dead, Garcia spent more time onstage with John Kahn than anyone else. So, I thought I might conclude the Garcia Compilations with a nice Garcia and Kahn mix. Enjoy…Chris Davis…(8/10/05)

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The Garcia Discs – A Compilation


The Garcia Discs – A Compilation

Selections are taken from The Grateful Dead, Reconstruction, Legion of Mary, JGB & Garcia/Grisman. A week straight of late nights went into this mix and a bit of red wine. Many tracks are continuous even though they are from different shows. Thanks to JBL for the inspiration. And above and beyond thanks to Garcia for showing us the way. This is for the people. Enjoy.

Source: 99% SBD

Compiled by: Ed Maier
Uploaded by: Rob Werner

iPod-ready high bitrate mp3 download (1 Gb)

Disc One

1 Dancin’ in the Streets >
2 Franklin’s Tower 10.27.79
3 Here Comes Sunshine 2.23.74
4 Sugaree 6.15.76
5 Mystery Train 9.2.74
6 Finders Keepers 1.17.73

Disc Two

1 China Cat >
2 I Know You Rider 2.24.74
3 Bertha 8.6.71
4 Hard to Handle 8.6.71
5 The Thrill is Gone – Honeymoon Tapes ’92
6 Sitting in Limbo – Honeymoon Tapes ’92
7 Mountains of the Moon 2.27.69
8 Alligator > Jam >
10 Cold Rain and Snow 4.28.71

Disc Three

1 Bird Song 3.29.90
2 Mission in the Rain 12.3.83
3 Rhapsody in Red 12.3.83
4 Eyes > 6.18.74
5 Big River 6.18.74
6 Aiko Aiko 4.16.78

Disc Four

1 Scarlet > Fire 12.30.78
2 Stella Blue 11.17.73
3 Jam >
4 Last Train >
5 After Midnight Dicks Gifts
6 Comes a Time 6.25.91
7 Mr. Charlie 5.3.72

Disc Five

1 Help > Slip > Franklin’s 9.10.91
2 Don’t Let Go 3.27.82
3 Terrapin Station 9.3.77
4 Loser 5.26.72
5 Morning Dew 9.18.87

Disc Six

1 St. Stephen >
2 The Eleven 2.27.69
3 Loose Lucy 8.6.74
4 Candyman 2.24.74
5 They Love Each Other 2.21.76
6 Not Fade Away >
7 Wharf Rat 11.6.77
8 Tore Up 8.7.77
9 Brokedown Palace 5.18.77

Disc Seven

1 Shakedown 6.30.85
2 Dear Prudence 11.26.88
3 Dark Star >
4 Cumberland 9.27.72
5 Somebody to Love 8.24.91
6 Shining Star 8.24.91

Disc Eight

1 Mississippi Half Step 11.6.77
2 The Wheel 5.7.77
3 Althea 7.19.90
4 Crazy Fingers 6.3.76
5 Foolish Heart 5.7.89
6 That’s What Love 6.22.79
7 Dixie Down 12.15.74
8 Ripple 10.11.80
9 We Bid You Goodnight 4.29.71

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JerryNOLA: Jerry Covers New Orleans (A Compilation)


JerryNOLA: Jerry Covers New Orleans
A Compilation

1. Get Out Of My Life Woman (Allen Toussaint) (7:17)
JGB, The Stone, San Francisco, Oct. 4, 1986
2. All By Myself (Fats Domino) (13:14)
JGB, Keystone, Berkeley, CA, Oct. 12, 1975
3. Something You’ve Got (Chris Kenner) (3:58)
JGB, Club Front, San Rafael, CA, Jan. 7, 1976
4. You Are My Sunshine (Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell) (11:43)
JGB, Sophie’s, Palo Alto, CA, Jan. 10, 1976
5. Stagger Lee (Garcia & Hunter) (6:03)
Grateful Dead, Winterland, San Francisco Oct. 17, 1978
6. Don’t Try To Be Your Brother’s Killer (James Booker) (9:55)
JGB, Club Front, San Rafael, CA, Jan. 7, 1976
7. Rockin Pneumonia & The Boogie Woogie Flu (Huey “Piano” Smith) (6:08)
JGB, Orpheum Theatre, Boston, Oct. 24, 1975 (Early Show)
8. United Our Thing Will Stand (James Booker) (11:51)
JGB, Sophie’s, Palo Alto, CA, Jan. 9, 1976

9. Just Kissed My Baby (Modeliste, Neville, Nocentelli, Porter Jr.) (11:11)
Garcia & Saunders, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, Nov. 28, 1974
10. Junco Partner (Traditional) (4:45)
JGB, Sophie’s, Palo Alto, CA, Jan. 10, 1976
11. Stagger Lee (Garcia & Hunter) (5:44)
JG (Solo), Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ, April 10, 1982
12. Classified/Right Place, Wrong Time Medley (James Booker/Mac Rebennack) (10:01)
JGB, Club Front, San Rafael, CA, Jan. 7, 1976
13. Iko Iko (James “Sugar Boy” Crawford) (12:08)
Grateful Dead, Huntington Civic Centre, Huntington, WV, April 16, 1978
14. I’ll Take A Melody (Allen Toussaint) (12:38)
JGB, Lisner Auditorium, Washington, Feb. 12, 1980 (Late Show)
15. What A Wonderful World (Bob Thiele & George David Weiss) (8:42)
JGB, Irvine Meadows Amphitheatre, Irvine, CA, Aug. 1, 1992

It’s no coincidence that this compilation is dominated by James Booker and, to a lesser extent, Nicky Hopkins, two of the boogie-woogiest piano players the world has ever known. And since eight of the 15 tracks feature one or the other doing songs Jerry only played with them, many of these tracks selected themselves. None of the Booker tracks were played in any other incarnation of Jerry’s side projects. Since there are only three recordings over four nights with Booker, there was no way to get a wide variety of choices.

Of the other songs done by the JGB, only two, Get Out Of My Life Woman and I’ll Take A Melody (both written by Allen Toussaint), were done with any regularity. GOOMLW was an easy choice, taken from Jerry’s 10/4/86 first post-coma performance. There are better recordings of it but the electricity and warmth coming from the audience at this historic show made this one easy. Melody was also an easy selection. A 1980 Ozzie Ahlers song had to be included.

While Stagger Lee is a Garcia/Hunter composition, the story of Stagger Lee (and Billy DeLion) is deeply rooted in the rich tradition of New Orleans music. There are two versions here, one with the Grateful Dead and one from Jerry’s only solo show. Although What A Wonderful World was written by non-Louisianans Bob Thiele and George David Weiss, it was popularized by Louis Armstrong. So it’s inclusion is also necessary. There was no more famous New Orleans musician than Satchmo. The version included here is from Jerry’s 50th birthday.

All By Myself: Performed 20 times. 17 from April, 1975 with the Legion Of Mary, through the Nicky Hopkins and James Booker bands. Brought back twice in 1978 and then once more in August, 1980.
Written by Fats Domino

Classified: Performed three times from Jan. 7-10, 1976.
Written by James Booker

Don’t Try To Be Your Brother’s Killer: Performed once in rehearsal on Jan. 7, 1976.
Written by James Booker

Get Out Of My Life Woman: Performed 63 times beginning in July, 1984 until September, 1994.
Written by Allen Toussaint

Iko Iko: Performed by the Grateful Dead 185 times beginning in May, 1977 and remained a regular part of the repertoire until the end.
Written by James “Sugarboy” Crawford

I’ll Take A Melody: Performed 212 times by the JGB, beginning with the Legion of Mary in April, 1975 and remained a regular part of the repertoire through November, 1990. It was then brought back twice in early 1994.
Written by Allen Toussaint

Junco Partner: Performed once on Jan. 10, 1976.

Just Kissed My Baby: Performed four times in November, 1974 by Garcia & Saunders.
Written by Zigaboo Modeliste, Art Neville, Leo Nocentelli & George Porter Jr. (The Original Meters) expired on 07/26/2010 and is pending renewal or deletion.
in the meantime…

Right Place, Wrong Time: Performed twice, on Jan. 7 and Jan. 10, 1976. It was part of a medley on Jan. 7, the version included here.
Written by Mac Rebennack

Rockin’ Pneumonia & The Boogie Woogie Flu: Performed five times from Oct. 22-27, 1975
Written by Huey “Piano” Smith and Johnny Vincent

Something You Got: Performed once in rehearsal on Jan. 7, 1976
Written by Chris Kenner

Stagger Lee: Performed by the Grateful Dead 147 times including regularly from August, 1978 to December, 1979. It reappeared a couple of times in August, 1982 then returned to the regular rotation in June, 1985 and remained there until June, 1995. Jerry also performed it acoustically by himself and with Garcia & Kahn three times in 1982.

United Our Thing Will Stand: Performed three times from Jan. 7-10, 1976.
Written by James Booker

What A Wonderful World: Performed five times from 1992-93.
Written by Bob Thiele and George David Weiss

You Are My Sunshine: Performed once on Jan. 10, 1976.
Written by Jimmie Davis and Charles Mitchell

A Skiddly Bop Production

Others In The Series
Jerry Does Dylan (Feb. 2005)
Musical Gods: Jerry Does Van (May 2007)
Don’t Forget The Motor City: Jerry Does Motown (Dec. 2007)
The Toussaint Covers (July 2008)
Down The Road: Interpretations of Junco Partner (Oct. 2009)
All On A Mardi Gras Day (Feb. 2010)

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New Riders of the Purple Sage & Jerry Garcia – April 1971 – New York, NY


NRPS and Grateful Dead
April 25 – 29, 1971
Fillmore East
New York City, NY

opening shows (4 of 5)

John Dawson – rhythm guitar, vocals
David Nelson – lead guitar, vocals
David Torbert – bass, vocals
Jerry Garcia – pedal steel guitar
Spencer Dryden – drums


Monday, April 26, 1971
Fillmore East, New York, NY


1. Henry
2. The Weight
3. Last Lonely Eagle
4. Fun, Fun, Fun
5. Runnin’ back to you
6. I Don’t Know You
7. Dirty Business
8. Glendale Train


Tuesday, April 27, 1971
Fillmore East New York, NY


1. //Lodi
2. Sailing Song
3. Sweet Lovin’ One
4. Runnin’ back to you
5. Last Lonely Eagle
6. The Weight
7. Louisiana Lady


Wednesday, April 28, 1971
Fillmore East – New York, NY


1. Workingman’s Blues
2. Superman
3. Truck Drivin’ Man
4. I Don’t Know You
5. Runnin’ Back To You
6. Down In The Boondocks
7. Garden Of Eden
8. Glendale Train
9. Fair Chance To Know
10 Sailing Song
11 Connection
12 Henry
13 The Weight
1. Last Lonely Eagle
2. Louisianna Lady
3. Fun, Fun, Fun
4. Honkey Tonk Woman


Thursday, April 29, 1971
Fillmore East – New York, NY


1. Six Days On The Road
2. Runnin’ Back To You
3. I Don’t Know You
4. Sailing Song
5. Henry
6. Dirty Business
7. Superman
8. Lodi
9. Glendale Train //
10 Fair Chance To Know
11 The Weight
1. Portland Women >
2. Last Lonely Eagle >
3. Louisiana Lady
4. Honky Tonk Woman


– I do not have the April 25 show
– db.eTree lists no source for NRPS April 25

– GD and NRPS SHNs originally circulated at GD Live dot com
– the April 26, 27, 28 NRPS SHN files are from the archives at GD Live dot com
– the April 29 NRPS SHNs came to me by PM

– the complete text files for GD and NRPS on these 4 nights are included
– 2 pics 4u: one of Jerry on pedal steel, and one w/ Jer & NRPS on stage
– note how both pics are time-stamped as April 25, the source we don’t have

compiled by Monte
for your Jerry collection


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Jerry Does Van – A Compilation

jerry_does_van-single cover

Musical Gods
Jerry Does Van
A Compilation

1. And It Stoned Me (JGB, 4/17/93, Pauley Pavilion, Los Angeles)
2. He Ain’t Give You None (JGB, 8/16/76, The Keystone, Berkeley, CA)
3. Tupelo Honey (Garcia & Saunders, 1/15/72, Keystone Korner, San Francisco)
4. He Ain’t Give You None (Legion of Mary, 4/6/75, Orpheum Theatre, Boston – Late)
5. Crazy Love (JGB, 4/24/87, The Stone, San Francisco)
6. He Ain’t Give You None (JGB, 11/8/93, Hartford Civic Center)
7. Bright Side of the Road (JGB, 11/7/91, Capital Centre, Landover, MD)

For me, the pantheon is Van and Jerry.
What Van does with his voice, Jerry did with his fingers.
So it seemed only natural to marry the two.
Van never covered Jerry.
But Jerry covered Van.

He only covered five of his songs and much of that was in his later years.
Jerry’s versions seemed somewhat pedestrian at first. They were rather faithful to the originals, not terribly expansive as Jerry was known to be. But listen closer and they’re real Jerry. The artistry. The sense of fun. The passion.

The centerpiece of this set is He Ain’t Give You None. It’s the one song that Jerry covered in distinctly different phases, all of which were notable by the keyboards. There’s the r&b/jazz/funk stylings of the Garcia & Saunders/Legion of Mary years. The understated elegance of the Keith Godchaux years. The gospel of the Melvin Seals years, further enhanced by the additions of the exquisite Gloria Jones and Jackie LaBranch on backing vocals. It was the one song in this collection (and Vanatics will understand when I say this) that Jerry “workshopped.” So I’ve included a version from each phase.

I have a feeling Van fans that aren’t Jerry fans will be disappointed. There will be a tendency to compare the voices. That would be unfair. As Hunter once said, “I thought Jerry had a glorious voice, or maybe I had to to write the songs.” But he did have a glorious voice. What he lacked in range and technique, he made up for with passion and emotion, even in his later years when he croaked through many a show. When Jerry growled or strained, you knew it wasn’t artifice.

So take this for what it is. One musical god paying homage to another. Without comparisons.

Some History…

And It Stoned Me: The JGB performed this 96 times, the first time soon after Jerry returned to the stage following his 1986 coma until just a week before the last JGB show in 1995.

He Ain’t Give You None: Performed 51 times, including 16 times with Garcia & Saunders/Legion of Mary in 1974-75 and one performance in 1976 with Keith Godchaux. It was then brought back in 1991 and played consistently until, and including, the final JGB show on April 23, 1995.

Tupelo Honey: Performed just twice, once in January and once in February of 1972 with Garcia & Saunders.

Crazy Love: Performed 15 times, starting in October 1986, just after returning to the stage and last performed on Halloween 1987, the final night of his two-week Broadway run.

Bright Side of the Road: Performed five times, all in November 1991.

Technical matters…the beginning of Tupelo Honey had a nasty tape pause release screech which i have removed at the expense of the first second or two of the song. The fade in on Bright Side of the Road is on the master.

Track 1, 5-7: Jerry Garcia, guitar/lead vocal; John Kahn, bass; David Kemper, drums; Melvin Seals, keyboards; Gloria Jones and Jackie LaBranch, backing vocals.

Track 2: Jerry Garcia, guitar/lead vocal; John Kahn, bass; Ron Tutt, drums; Keith Godchaux, piano; Donna Jean Godchaux, backing vocal.

Track 3: Jerry Garcia, guitar/lead vocal; Merl Saunders, keyboard; John Kahn, bass; Bill Vitt, drums; Tom Fogerty, guitar.

Track 4: Jerry Garcia, guitar/lead vocal; Merl Saunders, keyboards; John Kahn, bass; Ron Tutt, drums; Martin Fierro, sax

Thanks to…
_ The tapers, without whom this is impossible.
_ SIRMick, for his talent recreating Michelangelo.
_ vanark, for handling the cover art details and lettering.
_ Vierstein91, who prodded me along by sending me a dozen Jerry shows (from Australia, no less), including one of the two performed versions of Tupelo Honey that I had found somewhat elusive.
_ Joe Hoyt, SIRMick and Mike Lembo from Sugarmegs, who provided me quite a few versions of songs I didn’t already have.
_ Art Siegel, he of the golden eye, who gave me permission to use one of his photos for the back cover. It was supposed to be of Van but this one was too unintentionally perfect to pass up.
_ Jerry, for the fingers, all nine of them.
_ Van, for the words (and the voice).

A Skiddly Bop Production
May 12, 2007

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