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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