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For Dead Heads

Various Artists

Initial release : 1976

Round Records / United Artists FREE 2

A sampler of tracks from the Grateful Dead's Grateful Dead and Round Record labels albums. A UK only release that was distributed with the Steal Your Face double LP.

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Tracks

  • The Music Never Stopped (Bob Weir / John Barlow)
  • Jump For Joy (Carter / Gilbert)
  • Razooli (Ray Spiegel)
  • Tore Up Over You (Hank Ballard)
  • Every Song I Sing (Donna Godchaux / Keith Godchaux)
  • Wild Horses (Mick Jagger / Keith Richards)
  • Franklin's Tower (Robert Hunter / Jerry Garcia / Bill Kreutzmann)
  • Hypnotize (Dave Torbert / Matt Kelly)
  • Sweet Sixteen (Diga Rhythm Band)
  • U.S. Blues (Robert Hunter / Jerry Garcia)
  • Glendale Train (John Dawson)
Musicians

Three of the tracks on this compilation album are taken from Grateful Dead LPs.

The Music Never Stopped and Franklin's Tower are taken from Blues For Allah;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Donna Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - keyboards
  • Bill Kreutzmann - percussion
  • Mickey Hart - percussion
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
U.S. Blues is taken from the double LP Steal Your Face;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Donna Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - keyboards
  • Bill Kreutzmann - percussion
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
Tore Up Over You is taken from the Garcia album Reflections, on which the musicians are;
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, rhythm guitar, organ, synthesiser, percussion, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - acoustic piano, fender rhodes, tack piano
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion, fire extinguisher, box
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass, synthesiser, vibes, organ, clavinet
  • Larry Knetchel - fender rhodes, piano
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
Every Song I Sing is taken from Keith and Donna Godchaux's LP. The musicians on the track are;
  • Donna Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - keyboards, vocals
  • Brian Godchaux - violin on Every Song I Sing
  • Jerry Garcia - guitars, vocals
  • Denny Seiwell - drums
  • Chrissy Stewart - bass
Wild Horses is taken from the Old And In The Way LP Old And In The Way;
  • Jerry Garcia - banjo, vocals
  • David Grisman - mandolin, vocals
  • Peter Rowan - guitar, vocals
  • Vassar Clements - fiddle
  • John Kahn - acoustic bass
Razooli and Sweet Sixteen are taken from Diga by Diga Rhythm Band;
  • Jordan Amarantha - congas, bongos
  • Peter Carmichael - tabla
  • Aushim Chaudhuri - tabla
  • Vince Delgado - dumbek, tabla, talking drum
  • Tor Dietrichson - tabla
  • Mickey Hart - traps, gongs, timbales, tympani
  • Zakir Hussain - tabla, folk drums, tar
  • Jim Loveless - marimbas
  • Joy Shulman - tabla
  • Ray Spiegel - vibes
  • Arshad Syed - duggi tarang, nal

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar (on Razooli and Happiness Is Drumming)
  • Jim McPherson - vocals (on Razooli)
  • Kathy McDonald - vocals (on Razooli)
  • David Freiberg - vocals (on Razooli)
Jump For Joy and Hypnotize are taken from the original Kingfish album;
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
  • Dave Torbert - bass, vocals
  • Matthew Kelly - guitar, harp, vocals
  • Robby Hoddinott - guitar, slide guitar
  • Chris Herold - drums, percussion
  • J.D. Sharp - string symphonizer (This Time, Lazy Lightnin' and Hypnotize)
  • Pablo Green - percussion (Hypnotize)
Glendale Train is from the Good Old Boys album Pistol Packin Mama;
  • David Nelson - guitar, vocals
  • Frank Wakefield - mandolin, vocals
  • Don Reno - banjo, vocals
  • Chubby Wise - fiddle
  • Pat Campbell - bass
Credits

The compilation album gives no other credit information.

See entries for original source albums for other credit information.

Related releases

For Deadheads was a UK released sampler of Grateful Dead 'family' tracks taken from Round Records and United Artists LPs from 1975 and 1976. It was distributed with Steal Your Face, Grateful Dead, 1976. The songs are taken from the following albums.

The Music Never Stopped and Franklin's Tower;

Jump For Joy and Hypnotize;
  • Kingfish, Kingfish, 1976, Round/UA RX 108
Razooli and Sweet Sixteen;
  • Diga, Diga Rhythm Band, 1976, Round/UA RX 110 / RX-LA600-G
Tore Up Over You; Every Song I Sing; U. S. Blues;
  • Steal Your Face, Grateful Dead, 1976, United Artists GD LA620 J2 / GD 104
Wild Horses; Glendale Train;

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