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Garcia Plays Dylan

Jerry Garcia Band / Grateful Dead

Initial release : 2005

Rhino

2 CD release of covers of Dylan songs by Garcia/Saunders, Legion of Mary, Jerry Garcia Band and the Grateful Dead. All recordings are from liver performances and date from 1973 to 1995. A bonus disc distributed with copies of Garcia Plays Dylan pre-ordered from www.jerrygarcia.com.

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Tracks

Disc 1;

  • It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry - Garcia-Saunders
  • Tough Mama - Jerry Garcia Band
  • Positively 4th Street - Jerry Garcia Band
  • The Wicked Messenger - Legion Of Mary
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Jerry Garcia Band
  • Simple Twist Of Fate - Jerry Garcia Band
  • I Shall Be Released - Jerry Garcia Band
Disc 2;
  • When I Paint My Masterpiece - Jerry Garcia Band
  • She Belongs To Me - Grateful Dead
  • Forever Young - Jerry Garcia Band
  • Tangled Up In Blue - Jerry Garcia Band
  • Seņor (Tales Of Yankee Power) - Jerry Garcia Band
  • Visions Of Johanna - Grateful Dead
  • The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo) - Grateful Dead
  • It's All Over Now, Baby Blue - Grateful Dead
A bonus disc, entitled Garcia Plays Dylan Again was distributed with pre-ordered copies;
  • It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry - Jerry Garcia and John Kahn
  • Tears of Rage - Jerry Garcia Band
  • Going, Going, Gone - Legion Of Mary
Musicians

The musicians on the tracks are as follows.

It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Merl Saunders - keyboards
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Bill Vitt - drums
Tough Mama and Positively 4th Street;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
The Wicked Messenger;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Merl Saunders - keyboards
  • Martin Fierro - saxophone
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Knockin' On Heaven's Door;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - piano, vocals
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Ron Tutt - drums
Simple Twist Of Fate;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - piano
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Buzz Buchanan - drums
I Shall Be Released;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Melvin Seals - keyboards
  • John Kahn - bass
  • David Kemper - drums
  • Gloria Jones - vocals
  • Jackie LaBranch - vocals
When I Paint My Masterpiece;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Ozzie Ahlers - keyboards
  • John Kahn - bass
  • Johnny DeFonseca - drums
She Belongs To Me;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar
  • Brent Mydland - keyboards
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Billy Kreutzmann - drums
  • Mickey Hart - drums
Forever Young, Tangled Up In Blue and Seņor (Tales Of Yankee Power);
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Melvin Seals - keyboards
  • John Kahn - bass
  • David Kemper - drums
  • Gloria Jones - vocals
  • Jackie LaBranch - vocals
Visions Of Johanna;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar
  • Vince Welnick - keyboards
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Billy Kreutzmann - drums
  • Mickey Hart - drums
The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo) and It's All Over Now, Baby Blue;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar
  • Brent Mydland - keyboards
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Billy Kreutzmann - drums
  • Mickey Hart - drums
Credits

  • Compilation produced for release by - Blair Jackson, Peter McQuaid
  • Executive producer - Christopher - Sabec
  • Associate producer - James Austin, Jimmy Edwards
  • Engineering, mastering - Joe Gastwirt at Joe's Mastering Joint
  • Mixing (Disc 1, tracks 2-3 & disc 2, tracks 7-8) - Mike McGinn
  • Editorial supervision - Cory Frye
  • Art direction, design - Steve Vance, Hugh Brown
  • Booklet essay and notes - Blair Jackson
  • Photos - Ken Friedman, Herb Greene, Mary Ann Mayer, Roberto Rabbane, Roger Ressmeyer, Jerry Garcia Estate
  • Project assistance - Reggie Collins, Karen LeBlanc, James O'Toole
  • Special thanks - Jeff Dark, David Gans, David Lemieux, Bob Menke, Jeff Rosen, Bob Weir
Notes

The songs on this release are from the following performances.

Disc 1;

  • It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry - Garcia-Saunders at The Boarding House, San Francisco, CA on January 23, 1973 (Jan 25 in booklet is an error)
  • Tough Mama - Jerry Garcia Band - at the Keystone, Berkeley, CA on November 18, 1975
  • Positively 4th Street - Jerry Garcia Band at the Keystone, Berkeley, CA on November 17, 1975
  • The Wicked Messenger - Legion Of Mary at the Oriental Theater, Milwaukee,WI on April 19, 1975
  • Knockin' On Heaven's Door - Jerry Garcia Band at the Keystone, Berkeley, CA on February 15, 1976
  • Simple Twist Of Fate - Jerry Garcia Band at the Santa Cruz Civic Auditorium, Santa Cruz, CA on February 19, 1978
  • I Shall Be Released - Jerry Garcia Band at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA on November 28, 1987
Disc 2;
  • When I Paint My Masterpiece - Jerry Garcia Band at The Stone, San Francisco, CA on February 2, 1980
  • She Belongs To Me - Grateful Dead at the Frost Amphitheater (Stanford University), Palo Alto, CA on April 28, 1985
  • Forever Young - Jerry Garcia Band at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA on March 4, 1988
  • Tangled Up In Blue - Jerry Garcia Band at the Oakland Coliseum, Oakland, CA on October 31, 1992
  • Seņor (Tales Of Yankee Power) - Jerry Garcia Band at the Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA on April 23, 1993
  • Visions Of Johanna - Grateful Dead at Soldier Field, Chicago, IL on July 8, 1995
  • The Mighty Quinn (Quinn The Eskimo) - Grateful Dead at Sullivan Stadium, Foxboro, MA on July 2, 1989
  • It's All Over Now, Baby Blue - Grateful Dead at Copps Coliseum, Hamilton, Ontario on March 22, 1990
The source of the tracks on the bonus disc distributed with pre-ordered copies are;
  • It Takes a Lot to Laugh, It Takes a Train to Cry - Neighbors of Woodcraft, Portland, June 4, 1982
  • Tears of Rage - Greek Theater, Berkeley on August 5, 1990
  • Going, Going, Gone - Keystone, Berkeley on May 22, 1975
Related releases

Positively 4th Street was subsequently included on;


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