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Cover versions of Phil Lesh compositions

This is a chronological listing of recordings by other musicians that include covers of Phil Lesh compositions.

For the purposes of this list a Phil Lesh song is a song written or co-written by Lesh or a song that is credited to the Grateful Dead, or another group that includes Lesh, rather than individual band members.

Similarly a cover is a recording of the song by a group that does not include Phil Lesh.

For a list of Phil Lesh compositions see the Phil Lesh compositions page.

Click on the 'info' buttons for more information about particular recordings.

Additions, corrections and comments are welcome



Related discography pages:
Phil Lesh discography
Phil Lesh compositions
Grateful Dead discography

Phil Lesh & Friends
Phil Lesh and The Hep Kats
Philharmonia | Phil & Trey
Phil Lesh bands: 1954 to 1960
Touloos Ta Truck
Furthur | The Dead
The Other Ones


Albums that include cover versions of Phil Lesh compositions

1972
info The Incomparable Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band, The Stanford Band, 1972
info 7" single (Truckin' / Where There's A Will, There's A Way), Sunnuva, 1972

1973
info Watkins Glen, King's Road, 1973

1979
info Step Up To Big Pay, Cache Valley Drifters, 1979

1980
info Jack O'Roses, Robert Hunter, 1980

1982
info The White EP, Pop-O-Pies, 1982

1983
info Disturbing The Peace: 415 Records Radio Sampler, Various Artists, 1983

1984
info Joe's Second Record, Pop-O-Pies, 1984

1988
info Those Who Know History Are Doomed To Repeat It, Henry Kaiser, 1988

1989
info No Time, The Squalls, 1989
info Juggling Suns, Solar Circus, 1989
info Fresh Tracks In Real Time, Tom Constanten, 1989

1990
info Five Man Acoustical Jam, Tesla, 1990
info Box Of Rain, Robert Hunter, 1990
info Heart's Desire, The Henry Kaiser Band, 1990

1991
info Nicky Holland, Nicky Holland, 1991
info Bloomington, Branford Marsalis Trio, 1991
info Deadicated, Various Artists, 1991

1992
info Nightfall Of Diamonds, Tom Constanten, 1992
info La Croix D'Amour, Dwight Yoakam, 1992
info Hurricane's Eye, Robin Hurt, 1992
info Relix Bay Rock Shop No. 2, Various Artists, 1992

1993
info A Historical Retrospective, Solar Circus, 1993

1994
info Dead Ringers, Dead Ringers, 1994
info Cover The Songs Of..., The Bobs, 1994
info Code Of The West, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1994
info The Infinite Summer Of Love, Various Artists (The Beast), 1994

1995
info Eternity Blue, Henry Kaiser, 1995

1996
info Long Live the Dead: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead, Billy and Terry Smith, 1996
info Blue Morning, Toni Brown, 1996
info Sloan Wainwright, Sloan Wainwright, 1996
info Live At Roseland Ballroom, Gov't Mule, 1996
info Dark Star - The Music of the Grateful Dead, David Murray, 1996
info Blues For Allah Project, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1996
info Deadbeats Acoustic, Deadbeats, 1996

1997
info Pickin' On The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 1997
info Fire On The Mountain - Reggae Celebrates The Grateful Dead - Volume 2, Various Artists, 1997
info Jake's Leg, Jake's Leg, 1997
info Space Debris, Space Debris, 1997
info New York Downtown, Jazz and Other Sounds, Various Artists, 1997
info Relix's Best Of Truck Driving Songs, Various Artists, 1997

1998
info Welcome To Our World (For Members Only), JGB, 1998
info Blue Light Rain, Jazz Is Dead, 1998
info Release 1, The Schwag, 1998
info The Serpent Unrolled, Fit & Limo, 1998
info Realms, Jamie Janover, 1998
info Mileage, Mick Overman, 1998
info Greatest Hits, 1970-1998, The Stanford Band, 1998
info Go Blue! The Ultimate Michigan Sports CD, Various Artists, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1998

1999
info Swingin' To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 1999
info Terrapin, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1999

2000
info Grateful Dreams, Tom Constanten, 2000
info Search For Intelligent Life, Dose Hermanos, 2000
info Pickin' On The Grateful Dead, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 2000
info Stolen Roses, Various Artists, 2000

2001
info Gratefully Yours, Jim Hudak, 2001
info Live At The Green Mill, Sabertooth, 2001
info The Sea To The North, Garth Hudson, 2001
info Live At Twenty North, Jake's Leg, 2001
info Great Sky River, Jazz Is Dead, 2001
info Blues Tribute To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001
info Gifts From The Dead, Gifts From The Dead, 2001
info homesleephome2, Various Artists (Lenola), 2001
info Long Strange Trip: Swingin' and Pickin' on the Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001

2002
info Electronic Tribute To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2002
info 88 Keys to Tomorrow, Tom Constanten, 2002
info Ukulele Summit 5, Various Artists, 2002
info Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros, Dwight Yoakam, 2002

2003
info In Others' Words, Dwight Yoakam, 2003

2004
info Jeb Holmes Band, Jeb Holmes Band, 2004
info Foundation, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 200?

2005
info When We All Come Home, The Dragonflys, 2005
info Live At Mojo, Dreadnaught, 2005
info Deadgrass, Deadgrass, 2005
info Hi-Cue Billards, Hit Crew, 2005
info DJ's Choice: Live to Ride, Hit Crew, 2005
info Jerry Jams, Jerry Cares, Various Artists, 2005
info The 1000th Show, Dark Star Orchestra, 2005

2006
info I Don't Miss Trains, The Orchard Boys, 2006
info Live Butter, Sept 8, 2006, Petaluma, CA, Hot Buttered Rum, 2006

2007
info 2b Continued..., Tomas Nicholas, 2007
info Journey, Karmic Society, 2007
info Live In The Northeast, Hot Buttered Rum, 2007
info Live Butter, Feb 23, 2007, Wintergrass, WA, Hot Buttered Rum, 2007
info Live Butter, June 16, 2007, Portland, OR, Hot Buttered Rum, 2007
info Live Butter, July 22, 2007, Berkeley, CA, Hot Buttered Rum, 2007

2008
info Ithaca 30 Years Later, Dark Star Orchestra, 2008
info Live Butter, June 10, 2008, Albuquerque, Hot Buttered Rum, 2008
info Live Butter, June 14, 2008, San Diego, CA, Hot Buttered Rum, 2008
info Live Butter, October 11, 2008, Boulder, CO, Hot Buttered Rum, 2008

2009
info Fall Be Kind EP, Animal Collective, 2009

info At Fine Arts Center, UMass, Amherst, MA 11/16/07, The American Beauty Project, 2009
info Live Butter, March 21, 2009, Seattle, WA, Hot Buttered Rum, 2009

2010
info Yoga Pop Ups: Yoga Tribute To Grateful Dead, 2010
info Lullaby Versions of Grateful Dead, 2010
info Welcome Home / Diggin' The Universe, Various Artists (City Center), 2010
info At Page Auditorium, Duke University, Durham, NC 10/15/10, The American Beauty Project, 2010

2011
info The Wheel: A Musical Celebration of Jerry Garcia, Various Artists, 2011
info 11/09/11, Bloomington, IL, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2011
info 12/27/11, Boulder, CO, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2011

2012
info The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), Frankenstein 3000, 2012
info Afterthoughts, Lonesome Strings And Mari Nakamura, 2012
info The Georgia Bootleg Box, Gov't Mule, 2012
info 03/04/12, Urbana, IL, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012
info March 10, 2012, San Francisco, CA, Railroad Earth, 2012
info 04/14/12, San Francisco, CA, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012
info 06/22/12, Telluride, CO, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012
info 8/4/12, San Rafael, CA, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012

2013
info The Scoops Are On Their Way, Frankenstein 3000, 2013
info Harpin' On The Dead, Anela Lauren, 2013
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/5/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/6/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/12/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/16/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info 03/30/12, St. Louis, MO, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012
info Live, Live Oak, FL, 4/20/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Scranton, PA, 8/16/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Chicago, IL, 8/20/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Hartford, CT, 8/24/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013
info Live, Raleigh, NC, 8/30/13, Allman Brothers Band, 2013

2014
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/8/14, Allman Brothers Band, 2014
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/15/14, Allman Brothers Band, 2014
info Dark Side Of the Mule (Deluxe), Gov't Mule, 2014

2015
info Twangin' The Dead, Matt Rae, 2015
info Strange Maps, Reno Bo, 2015
info Songs Of Their Own, Various Artists, 2015
info 7/2/15, Chicago, IL, Infamous Stringdusters & Keller Williams, 2015
info 8/8/15, Grand Targhee, WY, Infamous Stringdusters & Keller Williams, 2015

2016
info Day Of The Dead, Various Artists, 2016
info Dead Giveaway, Be Gulls, 2016

2018
info Fudge Sandwich, Ty Segall, 2018



Last updated June 2019