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The Rhythm Devils

The Rhythm Devils is a name that has been used to refer to the two Grateful Dead drummers, Bill Kreutzmann and Mickey Hart, and the music they play together in a number of situations.

With the Grateful Dead

The Rhythm Devils name has been used on set lists and recordings for the drum and percussion segments of Grateful Dead shows. These segments are more often referred to as drums. See the rhythm devils and drums song pages for information about Dead recordings that include this music.

The Apocalypse Now Soundtrack

A group that featured Kreutzmann and Hart recorded music for the Apocalypse Now soundtrack. As well as being used in the movie this music was released on LP, The Rhythm Devils Play River Music, The Rhythm Devils, 1980. This music has been released on an expanded CD The Apocalypse Now Sessions, The Rhythm Devils, 1991 and tracks are included on some various artist compilation.

Rhythm Devils: live performance 2006, 2010 and 2011

The Rhythm Devils, a group led by Hart and Kreutzmann, played shows on a short Fall tour in 2006. The group, with variations in the line-up, played further shows in the Summer and Fall of 2010 and played 3 shows in 2011.

Songs performed or recorded by the Rhythm Devils

It is intended that this list contains all songs from the 1980 recordings and from the shows performed in 2006, 2010 and 2011.

no info 7 Seconds
info Alligator
info Almost Cut My Hair
no info Also Sprach Zarathustra
info And We Bid You Goodnight
info Apeman
info Arabian Wind
info Bagua Osi
no info Beam Me Up Scotty
info The Beast
info Bird Song
info Brokedown Palace
info Brown Eyed Women
info Casey Jones
info Cave
info The Center
info China Cat Sunflower
info Cold Rain And Snow
info Comes A Time
info Comes The Dawn
info Compound
info Cortez The Killer
info Cumberland Blues
info Dancing Sorcerer
info Dear Mr. Fantasy
info Djinn Djinn
info Don't Ease Me In
info Drums
info Easy Wind
info Eyes Of The World
info Fire On The Mountain
info For This One Hour
info Fountains Of Wood
info Franklin's Tower
info Friend Of The Devil
info Goin' Down The Road Feeling Bad
info Good Lovin'
info Hard To Handle
info Hell's Bells
info Hey Bo Diddley
no info Hey Ya!
info (I Can't Get No) Satisfaction
info I Know You Rider
info Iko Iko
info In The Midnight Hour
info Into The Mystic
info It's Up To You
info Jack-A-Roe
no info Jingo
info Lance
info Loose Lucy
info Love Is the Ocean
info Mountains Of The Moon
info Napalm For Breakfast
info New Speedway Boogie
info The Next Dimension
info Not Fade Away
info The Other One
no info Percussion Parade
no info Piece Of My Heart
info Revolution
no info Rhythm Devils In Space
info Ripple
info Samson & Delilah
info Scarlet Begonias
info See You Again
info Ship Of Fools
info Sittin' on top of the World
info So Many Roads
info Space
info Steps
info Strange World
info Street Gang
info Sugaree
info Sultans of Swing
info Tar
info Tear Upon God's Face
info Temple Caves
info Ticket To Nowhere
info Trenches
info Turn on Your Lovelight
info Twist
info U.S. Blues >
info Uncle John's Band
no info Voodoo Chile
info Voodoo Zombies
info The Wedge
info Where Love Goes (Sito)
info Who Do You Think You Are?
info The Wrecking Crew
info You Remind Me
info Your House

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Rhythm Devils
2011 July
Mickey Hart
Bill Kreutzmann
Reed Mathis
Keller Williams
Steve Kimock

Rhythm Devils
2010 Fall/2011 January
Mickey Hart
Bill Kreutzmann
Sikiru Adepoju
Andy Hess
Tim Bluhm
Davy Knowles

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Rhythm Devils
2010 Summer
Mickey Hart
Bill Kreutzmann
Sikiru Adepoju
Andy Hess
Keller Williams
Davy Knowles

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Rhythm Devils
2006 tour
Mickey Hart
Bill Kreutzmann
Mike Gordon
Steve Kimock
Sikiru Adepoju
Jen Durkin

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Rhythm Devils
1980 recording
Mickey Hart
Bill Kreutzmann
Airto Moreira
Michael Hinton
Jim Loveless
Greg Errico
Jordan Amarantha
Flora Purim
Phil Lesh

Last updated May 2012