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American Beauty: The Angel's Share

Grateful Dead

Initial release : 2020

Rhino

A collection of previously unreleased demos and outtakes of the songs that were originally released on the American Beauty album plus To Lay Me Down which was originally released on the first Garcia album. Angel's Share was released to celebrate the 50th anniversary of the American Beauty LP.

Tracks

  • Friend Of The Devil (Demo)
  • Sugar Magnolia (Demo)
  • Candyman (Demo)
  • To Lay Me Down (Demo)
  • Truckiní (Demo)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Demo)
  • Brokedown Palace (Demo)
  • Til The Morning Comes In (Demo)
  • Attics Of My Life (Demo)
  • Operator (Demo)
  • Box Of Rain (Acoustic Mix)
  • Candyman (Alternate Take)
  • Truckiní (Alternate Mix)
  • Operator (Take 1)
  • Operator (Take 2 Breakdown)
  • Operator (Take 3)
  • Operator (Take 4 Breakdown)
  • Operator (Take 5) (Misnamed As Take 6)
  • Operator (Take 6 Breakdown)
  • Operator (Take 7 Breakdown)
  • Operator (Take 8)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 1 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 2 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 3 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 4 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 5)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 6)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 7)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Arranging Take 1)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Arranging Take 2)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Arranging Take 3)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 9 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 10 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 11)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 12 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 13)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 14 Breakdown)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 15)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 16)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 17)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 18)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 19)
  • Friend Of The Devil (Take 20)
  • Attics Of My Life (Take 1)
  • Attics Of My Life (Take 2 Breakdown)
  • Attics Of My Life (Take 3 Breakdown)
  • Attics Of My Life (Take 4 Breakdown)
  • Attics Of My Life (Take 5)
  • Attics Of My Life (Solo Version)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 1 Breakdown)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 2 With Vocals)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 3)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 4)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 5 Breakdown)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 6 Breakdown)
  • Hand Me Down (Ripple) (Take 7)
Musicians

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, pedal steel, piano, vocals
  • Phil Lesh - bass, guitar, piano, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
  • Pigpen (Ron McKernan) - harmonica, vocals
  • Mickey Hart - percussion
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
Credits

Original LP credits:

  • Producers - The Grateful Dead
  • Co-producer - Steve Barncard
  • Engineer - Phil Sawyer
  • Recorded at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco in August and September 1970
Angel's Share credits:
  • Engineer - Brian Kehew
  • Archivist - Mike Johnson
  • Supervision - David Lemieux
  • Demos recorded at Pacific High Recording Studio, San Francisco in August 1970
  • Outtakes recorded during the American Beauty sessions at Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco in August and September 1970
Related releases

American Beauty was originally released in 1970:

A 3 CD expanded edition, a picture disc LP version, and a colored vinyl LP version of American Beauty were also released to mark the 50th anniversary: To Lay Me Down was originally released on: See the page for the original LP for information about other related releases.

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