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All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions

Jerry Garcia / Jerry Garcia Band

Initial release : April 2004

Rhino

A 6 CD box set bringing together the five Jerry Garcia and Jerry Garcia Band studio albums plus 4 hours of previously unreleased studio material. Accompanied by a 100 page book that includes a foreword by Robert Hunter.

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Contents

CD 1: 1972 debut solo Jerry Garcia album Garcia;
  • Deal (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Bird Song (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Sugaree (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Loser (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Late For Supper (Garcia)
  • Spidergawd (Garcia / Kreutzmann / Hunter)
  • Eep Hour (Garcia / Kreutzmann)
  • To Lay Me Down (Garcia / Hunter)
  • An Odd Little Place (Garcia / Kreutzmann)
  • The Wheel (Garcia / Kreutzmann / Hunter)

    Bonus tracks: all previously unissued outtakes from the album recording sessions;

  • Sugaree (Alternate Take) (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Loser (Alternate Take) (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Late For Supper/Spidergawd/Eep Hour (Alternate Takes) (Garcia / Kreutzmann / Hunter)
  • The Wheel (Alternate Take #1) (Garcia / Kreutzmann / Hunter)
  • The Wheel (Alternate Take #2) (Garcia / Kreutzmann / Hunter)
  • Study For Eep Hour (Garcia / Kreutzmann)
  • Dealin' From The Bottom (Studio Jam) (Garcia / Kreutzmann)
  • Study For The Wheel (Garcia / Kreutzmann)
CD 2: 1974 album Garcia (aka Compliments Of Garcia);
  • Let It Rock (Berry)
  • When The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game (Robinson)
  • That's What Love Will Make You Do (Thigpen / Banks / Marion)
  • Russian Lullaby (Berlin)
  • Turn On The Bright Lights (Washington)
  • He Ain't Give You None (Morrison)
  • What Goes Around (Rebbenack)
  • Let's Spend The Night Together (Jagger / Richard)
  • Mississippi Moon (Rowan)
  • Midnight Town (Kahn / Hunter)

    Bonus tracks: all previously unissued outtakes from the album recording sessions;

  • That's A Touch I Like (Winchester)
  • (I'm A) Road Runner (Holland / Dozier / Holland)
  • It's Too Late (Wills)
  • I'll Forget You (Copyright control)
  • Tragedy (Burch / Nelson)
  • Think (McCracklin / Robey)
  • I Know It's A Sin (Reed / Reed)
  • Lonesome Town (Knight)
  • Cardiac Arrest (Studio Jam) (Garcia)
  • Back Home In Indiana (Hanley / MacDonald)
CD 3: 1976 solo album Reflections;
  • Might As Well (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Mission In The Rain (Garcia / Hunter)
  • They Love Each Other (Garcia / Hunter)
  • I'll Take A Melody (Toussaint)
  • It Must Have Been The Roses (Hunter)
  • Tore Up Over You (Ballard)
  • Catfish John (McDill / Reynolds)
  • Comes A Time (Garcia / Hunter)

    Bonus tracks: all previously unissued outtakes from the album recording sessions;

  • Mystery Train (Studio Jam) (Parker / Phillips)
  • All By Myself (Studio Jam) (Domino / Barholomew)
  • Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie (Cotton)
  • You Win Again (Williams)
  • Orpheus (Grateful Dead)
CD 4: 1978 Jerry Garcia Band album Cats Under The Stars;
  • Rubin And Cherise (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Love In The Afternoon (Kahn / Hunter)
  • Palm Sunday (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Cats Under The Stars (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Rhapsody In Red (Garcia / Hunter / Kahn)
  • Rain (Godchaux)
  • Down Home (Kahn)
  • Gomorrah (Garcia / Hunter)

    Bonus tracks: previously unissued studio recordings 1976 and 1977;

  • Magnificent Sanctuary Band (Burnette) *
  • I'll Be With Thee (Dorothy Love) **
  • The Way You Do The Things You Do (Robinson / Rogers) *
  • Mighty High (Crawford / Downing) *
  • Don't Let Go (Stone) *
  • Down Home (Rehearsal Version) (Kahn) **
  • Palm Sunday (Alternate Take) (Garcia / Hunter) **

    * previously unreleased studio recordings from November 1976
    ** previously unreleased outtakes from the Cats Under The Stars recording sessions in 1977

CD 5: 1982 Jerry Garcia Band album Run For The Roses;
  • Run For The Roses (Garcia / Hunter)
  • I Saw Her Standing There (Lennon / McCartney)
  • Without Love (McPhatter)
  • Midnight Getaway (Garcia / Kahn / Hunter)
  • Leave The Little Girl Alone (Kahn / Hunter)
  • Valerie (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door (Dylan)

    Bonus tracks: previously unissued studio recordings from 1979 and 1981;

  • Fennario (Traditional) (aka Peggy-O) *
  • Alabama Getaway (Garcia / Hunter) *
  • Tangled Up In Blue (Dylan) **
  • Simple Twist Of Fate (Dylan) *
  • Dear Prudence (Lennon / McCartney) *
  • Valerie (Alternate Mix) (Garcia / Hunter) **

    * previously unreleased studio recordings from Spring 1979
    ** previously unreleased outtakes from the Run For The Roses recording sessions in 1981

CD 6: previously unreleased outtakes, alternate versions and studio jams;
  • Deal (Alternate Take) (Garcia / Hunter) *
  • Let's Spend The Night Together (Alternate Take) (Jagger / Richards) **
  • Mississippi Moon (Alternate Take) (Rowan) **
  • Lonesome Town (Acoustic Version) (Knight) **
  • Catfish John (Alternate Take) (McDill / Reynolds) ***
  • I'll Take A Melody (Alternate Take) (Toussaint) ***
  • My Sisters And Brothers (Johnson) ****
  • Hully Gully (Goldsmith / Smith) / Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu (Studio Jam) (Smith / Vincent) ***
  • Streamlined Cannonball (Studio Jam) (Acuff) ***
  • Iko Iko (Studio Jam) (Jones / Jones / Jones / Thomas) *****
  • Hey Bo Diddley (McDaniel) /Hide Away (Studio Jam) (King / Thompson) ***
  • Accidentally Like A Martyr (Zevon) ******

    * outtake from the 1972 Garcia album
    ** outtakes from the 1974 Compliments recording sessions
    *** outtakes from the 1975 Reflections recording sessions
    **** studio recording from Nov 1976
    ***** outtake from the Cats Under The Stars recording sessions in 1977
    ****** studio recording from Aug 1977

Copies of the box set ordered from the official Jerry Garcia web site (www.jerrygarcia.com) included a seventh bonus CD with 4 additional unreleased tracks; Some pre-ordered copies also included a sampler for a forthcomoing live release;

Musicians

The musicians on the albums and bonus tracks included in the box set are as follows.

Disc 1: album and bonus tracks;

  • Jerry Garcia - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass, piano, organ, samples, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
Disc 2: album tracks;

Let It Rock;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Arthur Adams - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano, tack piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Bobbye Hall - congas, shakers, bells
When The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Larry Carlton - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Bobbye Hall - congas
That's What Love Will Make You Do;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Larry Carlton - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - fender rhodes
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Bobbye Hall - guiro, congas, cow bell, wood block
  • Melvin Moore - trumpet
  • Gene Connors - trombone, horn arrangement
  • Jackie Kelso - baritone saxophone
Russian Lullaby;
  • Jerry Garcia - classical guitar, vocals
  • John Kahn - bass guitar
  • Amos Garrett - trombone
  • Joel Tepp - clarinet
  • Richard Greene - violin
Turn On The Bright Lights;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Arthur Adams - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Melvin Moore - trumpet
  • Gene Connors - trombone, horn arrangement
  • Jackie Kelso - tenor saxophone, baritone saxophone
He Ain't Give You None;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Larry Carlton - guitar
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Merry Clayton - background vocals
  • Clydie King - background vocals
  • Patty - background vocals
What Goes Around;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Bobbye Hall - tambourine
  • Amos Garrett - trombone
  • Geoff Mulduar - clarinet
Lets Spend The Night Together;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Arthur Adams - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Bobbye Hall - cow bess, tambourine
  • Richard Greene - violin
  • Maria Muldaur - background vocals
Mississippi Moon;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Ben Benay - rhythm guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • John Kahn - bass, horn & string arrangements
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • John Rotella - e flat clarinet
  • Willie Green - b flat clarinet
  • Gary Ray - b flat clarinet
  • Julian Speer - bass clarinet
  • Sid Page - violin
  • Carl Pedersen - violin
  • Nathan Rubin - violin
  • Emily Van Valkenburgh - violin
  • Miriam Dye - viola
  • Nancy Ellis - viola
  • Terry Adams - cello
  • Judiyaba - cello
  • Ray Siegal - bass
  • Arnie Egilsson - bass
  • Sid Sharp - contractor
Midnight Town;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Larry Carlton - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Sid Page - violin
  • Carl Pedersen - violin
  • Nathan Rubin - violin
  • Emily Van Valkenburgh - violin
  • Miriam Dye - viola
  • Nancy Ellis - viola
  • Terry Adams - cello
  • Judiyaba - cello
  • Ray Siegal - bass
  • Arnie Egilsson - bass
  • Sid Sharp - contractor
  • Merry Clayton - background vocals
  • Clydie King - background vocals
  • Patty - background vocals
Disc 2: bonus tracks;

That's A Touch I Like, It's Too Late, I'll Forget You, Tragedy and Cardiac Arrest;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
(I'm A) Road Runner;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Unknown horns
Think and Lonesome Town;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Arthur Adams - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
I Know It's A Sin;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Unknown harp
Back Home In Indiana;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • David Nichtern - guitar
  • David Grisman - mandolin
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Vassar Clements - violin
Disc 3: album tracks;

Might As Well;

  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, organ, vocals
  • Bob Weir - second guitar, background vocals
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Keith Godchaux - fender rhodes, tack piano
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - background vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion
Mission In The Rain;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, chimes, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass, synthesiser, vibes
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Larry Knetchel - fender rhodes
They Love Each Other;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, percussion, vocals
  • Bob Weir - second guitar
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Keith Godchaux - fender rhodes
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion
  • John Kahn - organ
I'll Take A Melody;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, synthesiser, percussion, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - background vocals
  • Bob Weir - background vocals
  • John Kahn - bass, synthesiser, organ
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • Larry Knetchel - fender rhodes
  • Mickey Hart - percussion, fire extinguisher
It Must Have Been The Roses;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir - second guitar, harmony vocals
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Keith Godchaux - fender rhodes, acoustic piano
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - harmony vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion
Tore Up Over You;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Larry Knetchel - piano
  • Mickey Hart - percussion
Catfish John;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - harmony vocals
  • Bob Weir - harmony vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass, clavinet, synthesiser
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Mickey Hart - percussion
Comes A Time;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, rhythm guitar, bells, vocals
  • Bob Weir - second guitar
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Keith Godchaux - fender rhodes
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion, box
Disc 3: bonus tracks;

Mystery Train and Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Larry Knetchel - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
All By Myself and You Win Again;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Orpheus;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir - second guitar
  • Keith Godchaux - electric piano
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Mickey Hart - drums
Disc 4: album tracks and bonus tracks;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - keyboard, background vocals
  • John Kahn - basses, keyboards, guitars, orchestration
  • Ron Tutt - drums, percussion
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • Maria Muldaur - background vocals (on Love In The Afternoon and Gomorrah)
  • Steve Schuster - flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Brian Godchaux - violin
  • Candy Godchaux - violin
Disc 5: album tracks;

Run For The Roses;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • James Warren - piano, clavinet
  • John Kahn - bass, synthesizer
  • Ron Tutt - drums, tambourine
I Saw Her Standing There;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, slide guitar, vocals
  • Michael O'Martian - clavinet
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums, tambourine
Without Love;
  • Jerry Garcia - vocals
  • Michael O'Martian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Roger Neuman - trumpet, horn section leader, horn arrangement
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Midnight Getaway;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • James Warren - piano
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • John Kahn - bass, fretless bass, synthesizer
Leave The Little Girl Alone;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • James Warren - piano
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • John Kahn - bass, guitar, slide guitar, synthesizer
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Valerie;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • James Warren - piano
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • John Kahn - bass, fretless bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Knockin' On Heaven's Door;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • John Kahn - bass, piano, clavinet, guitar, synthesizer
  • Ron Tutt - drums, percussion
  • Liz Stires - background vocals
  • Julie Stafford - background vocals
Disc 5: bonus tracks;

Fennario;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Johhny D'Fonseca - drums
Alabama Getaway;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Dan Healy - guitar
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Johhny D'Fonseca - drums
Tangled Up In Blue;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • James Warren - electric piano
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Liz Stires - background vocals
  • Julie Stafford - background vocals
Simple Twist Of Fate;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Johhny D'Fonseca - drums
Dear Prudence;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Merl Saunders - electric piano, clavinet, organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Johhny D'Fonseca - drums
  • Mark Isham - trumpet
  • Ed Neumeister - trombone
  • Ron Stallings - tenor saxophone
Valerie (alternate take);
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • James Warren - piano
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • John Kahn - bass, fretless bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Liz Stires - background vocals
  • Essra Mohawk - background vocals
Disc 6;

Deal;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
Let's Spend The Night Together;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Arthur Adams - guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Mississippi Moon;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Ben Benay - rhythm guitar
  • Michael Omartian - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Lonesome Town;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • David Nichtern - guitar
  • David Grisman - mandolin
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Vassar Clements - violin
Catfish John;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
I'll Take A Melody;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
My Sisters And Brothers;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - piano
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - background vocals
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Hully Gully/Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Streamlined Cannonball;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - electric piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Iko Iko;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - electric piano
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Hey Bo Diddley/Hide Away;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Larry Knetchel - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Accidentally Like A Martyr;
  • Jerry Garcia - piano, vocals
  • Bob Matthews - bass
  • Steve Parish - drums

Credits

See original album discography entries for details of credits for the individual albums.

For the box set;

  • Produced for release by James Austin, David Gans, Blair Jackson
  • Executive producer - Christopher Sabec, Peter McQuaid, Hale Milgrim
  • Archivist - Joel Bernstein
  • Mastering - Joe Gastwirt
  • Additional mixing - Tom Flye
  • Discographical annotation - Reggie Collins
  • Editorial supervision - Dorothy Stefanski
  • Reissue art direction - Hugh Brown, Steve Vance
  • Design - Steve Vance / Modern Art & Design
  • Liner notes coordination - Tim Scanlin
  • Booklet introduction - Robert Hunter
  • Booklet essay - Blair Jackson
  • Booklet album essays - Robert Hunter, Gary Lambert, Steve Silberman, Blair Jackson, Dennis McNally
  • Photos - Richard E. Aaron, Robert Altman, Joel Axelrad, Hugh Brown, Henry Diltz, Michael Dobo, Herb Greene, Bob Gruen, Jonathan Hyams, B. R. Johnson, Neil Jones, Andy Leonard, Jeffrey Mayer, Rosie McGee, Mar Ann Mayer, Stanley Mouse, Anastasia Pantsios, Dave Patrick, Michael Putland, Roberto Rabanne, Roger Ressmeyer, Ebet Roberts, Mick Rock, Paul Ryan, Eric Schwartz, Bob Seideman, Jon Sievert, Michael Ochs Archive, Vincent Zuffante
  • Legal - Peter Paterno
  • Project manager - Jimmy Edwards
  • Project assistance - Jeff Adams, David Lemieux, Suzanne Love, April Milek, Randy Perry
  • Thanks to - Cam Baker, Bill Belmont, Mark Bodnick, Nina Bombadier, Jim Caparro, John Cooper, Malia Doss, Alex Glynn, Grateful Dead, Grateful Dead Productions, David Hellman, April Higashi, Robert Hunter, Robin Hurley, Karen Kimmey, Justice Donald King, Roger McNamee, Gary Lambert, Cliff Palefsky, Steve Parish, Scott Pascucci, Seth Quittner, Jay Rosenthal, Jacqueline Sabec, Jan Simmons, Jeffery Stein, Alan Trist
  • Special thanks to - Deborah Koons Garcia, Keelin Garcia, Tiff Garcia, Trixie Garcia, Heather Garcia Katz, Sunshine Kesey, Annabelle Garcia McLean
  • Very special thanks to the countless thousands of fans for their enduring support throughout Jerry's career

Related releases

The original albums that form the core of the material in this box set are; The versions of the albums included in the All Good Things box were subsequently released as separate CDs in 2005.

Copies of the box set ordered from the official Jerry Garcia web site (www.jerrygarcia.com) included a seventh bonus CD with 4 additional unreleased tracks;

Some pre-ordered copies also included a sampler for a forthcomoing live release; 10 tracks from the box set were included on a CD that was distributed to promote the set;

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