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Phil Lesh Discography

Phil Lesh was a founder member of the Grateful Dead. He performed and recorded with the group from 1965 through to 1995. During this period he occasionally contributed as a guest to other albums.

Since 1995 he has performed and recorded with the The Dead, the Other Ones, Furthur, Phil Lesh & Friends and other groups.

This page documents his contributions to recordings away from the Grateful Dead.

Phil Lesh contributed to all Grateful Dead recordings. See the Grateful Dead Discography for a full listing of Grateful Dead recordings. See the links to the right for more detailed discography and song list information for post Grateful Dead groups that include Phil Lesh.

Additions, corrections and comments are welcome



Related discography pages:
Phil Lesh compositions
Covers of 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


Discography sections | Major albums/comps | Concert releases | Guest contributions | Miscellaneous

Solo, group leader or co-leader albums and compilations

info Furthur, Various Artists, 1997
info Furthur More, Various Artists, 1997
info The Strange Remain, The Other Ones, 1999
info Love Will See You Through, Highlights Volume One, Phil Lesh and Friends, 1999
info Sing Out For Seva, Various Artists, 1999
info Furthur Most, Various Artists, 2000
info KFOG - Live from the Archives, Vol. 8, Various Artists, 2001
info KBCO Studio C, Vol. 14, Various Artists, 2002
info There and Back Again, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2002
info Live From Bonnaroo, Various Artists, 2002
info Live From Bonnaroo Music Festival 2003, Various Artists, 2003
info Searching for the Sound : My Life in the Grateful Dead Audio CD, Phil Lesh, 2005
info Live From Bonnaroo Music Festival 2004, Various Artists, 2005
info Phil Lesh and Friends Live at the Warfield, Phil Lesh and Friends, 2006
info Phil Lesh and Friends Live at the Warfield DVD, Phil Lesh and Friends, 2006
info The Best of the Jammys, Vol. One, 2006
info Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert: Vol 3, Various Artists, 2010

Phil Lesh & Friends concert releases

info June 18, 2006: Bonnaroo Music Festival, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 20, 2006, Nashville, TN, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 22, 2006, Boca Raton, FL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 23, 2006, Tampa, FL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 24, 2006, Orlando, FL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 25, 2006, Atlanta, GA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 27, 2006, Asheville, NC, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 28, 2006, Raleigh, NC, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info June 30, 2006, Camden, NJ, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 1, 2006, Holmdel, NJ, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 2, 2006, Saratoga, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 3, 2006, Hartford, CT, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 6, 2006, Mansfield, MA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 7, 2006, Wantagh, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 8, 2006, Darien Lakes, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 9, 2006, Bethel, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 11, 2006, Scranton, PA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 12, 2006, Essex Junction, VT, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 14, 2006, Columbus, OH, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 15, 2006, Indianapolis, IN, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 16, 2006, Chicago, IL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 18, 2006, Louisville, KY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info July 19, 2006, Kansas City, MO, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info April 2, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 3, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 4, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 5, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 9, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 10, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 11, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 12, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 18, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 19, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info April 20, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info May 29, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info May 30, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info September 5, 2014, Arrington, VA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info September 6, 2014, Arrington, VA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info October 17, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info October 18, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info October 19, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info October 31, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 1, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 7, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 8, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 14, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 15, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 21, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 22, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 28, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info November 29, 2014, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2014
info December 29, 2014: The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY, PhilRAD, 2014
info December 30, 2014: The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY, PhilRAD, 2014
info December 31, 2014: The Capitol Theatre, Port Chester, NY, PhilRAD, 2014
info March 15, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info March 16, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info March 18, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info March 19, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info September 11, 2015, Arrington, VA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info October 30, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info October 31, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info November 1, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info November 5, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info November 6, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info November 7, 2015, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2015
info February 26, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info February 27, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info February 28, 2016, Las Vegas, NV, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info March 15, 2016, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info March 17, 2016, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info March 18, 2016, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info May 27, 2016, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info May 28, 2016, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info May 29, 2016, Port Chester, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info August 27, 2016, Arrington, VA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info August 28, 2016, Arrington, VA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info September 14, 2016, Brooklyn, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016
info September 15, 2016, Brooklyn, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2016

Other Phil Lesh & Friends shows have not been officially released. Many of these shows can be found on archive.org

Playing contributions to other albums, singles and compilations

info If I Could Only Remember My Name...., David Crosby, 1971
no info Single (Music Is Love / Laughing), David Crosby, 1971
info Songs For Beginners, Graham Nash, 1971
no info Single (I Used To Be A King / Wounded Bird), Graham Nash, 1971
info Graham Nash and David Crosby, Graham Nash and David Crosby, 1972
no info Single (Southbound Train / The Wall Song), Graham Nash and David Crosby, 1972
info Ace, Bob Weir 1972
info Single (One More Saturday Night / Cassidy), Bob Weir, 1972
info Burbank, Various Artists, 1972
info Display Case Vol. 7, Various Artists, 1972
info Rolling Thunder, Mickey Hart, 1972
info Single (Blind John / Pump Song), Mickey Hart, 1972
info Demon In Disguise, David Bromberg 1972
info Days Of Wine & Vinyl, Various Artists, 1972
info Warner/Reprise Display Case, Vol. 9, Various Artists, 1972
info Rock's Greatest Hits, Various Artists, 1972
info Wanted Dead Or Alive, David Bromberg 1974
info Seastones, Ned Lagin, 1975
info Sampler For Deadheads (#3 of 3), Robert Hunter / Ned Lagin, 1975
info Reflections, Jerry Garcia, 1976
info For Dead Heads (UK release), Various Artists 1976
info Out Of The Blues, David Bromberg 1977
info The Best Of Crosby And Nash, David Crosby and Graham Nash 1978
info Apocalypse Now - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Various Artists, 1979
info The Rhythm Devils Play River Music, The Rhythm Devils, 1980
info Before Time Began, New Riders Of The Purple Sage/David Nelson, 1986
info Apocalypse Now Sessions, The Rhythm Devils, 1989
info Relix Sampler (#2), Various Artists, 1989
info Seastones (Extended Version), Ned Lagin, 1991
info Crosby, Stills and Nash Box Set, Crosby, Stills and Nash 1991
info Relix's Best Of The Early New Riders Of The Purple Sage, NRPS, 1995
info Relix Bay Record Shop, Vol. 9 : Tribute To Jerry Garcia, Various Artists, 1997
info The Player : Retrospective, David Bromberg 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 2000
info Apocalypse Now Redux soundtrack, 2001
info The Deep End, Vol. 2, Gov't Mule, 2002
info Over The Edge And Back, Mickey Hart, 2002
info Now & Then, The Rowan Brothers, 2004
info Weir Here: The Best Of Bob Weir, Bob Weir, 2004
info 10/22/04, Great American Music Hall, San Francisco, CA, Umphrey's McGee, 200?
info 2/12/05, Bill Graham Civic Auditorium, San Francisco, CA, Umphrey's McGee, 200?
info 10/21/05, The Warfield, San Francisco, CA
info The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 2006
info Voyage, David Crosby, 2006
info David Bromberg / Demon In Disguise, David Bromberg, 2008
info Giving Up the Ghost, Jackie Green, 2008
info Reflections, Graham Nash, 2009
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/28/09, Allman Brothers Band, 2009
info Wanted Dead Or Alive/Midnight On The Water, David Bromberg, 2010
info March 10, 2012, San Francisco, CA, Railroad Earth, 2012
info 8/3/12, Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012
info 8/4/12, Terrapin Crossroads, San Rafael, CA, Yonder Mountain String Band, 2012
info Garcia Live: June 26, 1981, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Jerry Garcia Band, 2013
info Move Me Brightly performance/documentary, 2013
info 8/23/14,  San Rafael, CA, Anders Osborne, 2014
info Dear Jerry: Celebrating The Music Of Jerry Garcia, Various Artists, 2016
info Selections from the Great American Music Hall, Midnight North, 2018

Other albums with a contribution from or reference to Lesh

info New Riders Of The Purple Sage, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 1971 (Executive Producer)
info James And The Good Brothers, James And The Good Brothers, 1971 (Thanked on the cover)
info Havergal Brian Symphony No 3, BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1989 (Thanked in the CD booklet)
info #1, Skylab, 1995 (sampled use of voice)
info The Music Of The Grateful Dead And Beyond, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1998 (Thanked in the CD booklet)
info Elko, Railroad Earth, 2006 (Thanked in CD notes)


Last updated May 2019