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Selections From The Golden Road (1965 - 1973)

Grateful Dead

Initial release : 2001

Rhino PRCD 400046

A 19 track promotional release of tracks that are included in the 12 CD box set reissue of all the Grateful Dead albums on the Warner Brothers label.


  • Don't Ease Me In (Traditional)
  • It's All Over Now Baby Blue (Live) (Dylan)
  • The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) (McGannahan Skjellyfetti)
  • Alice D. Millionaire (Garcia/Kreutzmann/Lesh/McKernan/Weir)
  • Born Cross-Eyed (Weir)
  • Alligator (excerpt) (Lesh/McKernan/Hunter)
  • China Cat Sunflower (Garcia/Hunter)
  • Cosmic Charlie (Live) (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Saint Stephen (excerpt) (Hunter / Garcia / Lesh)
  • Casey Jones (Jerry Garcia / Robert Hunter)
  • New Speedway Boogie (Alternate mix) (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Truckin' (Jerry Garcia / Robert Hunter / Phil Lesh / Bob Weir)
  • Candyman (Live) (Jerry Garcia / Robert Hunter)
  • Playing In The Band (Weir / Hunter)
  • I'm A Hog For You (Live) (Leiber / Stoller)
  • Jack Straw (Bob Weir / Robert Hunter)
  • The Stranger (Two Souls in Communion) (McKernan)
  • Dark Hollow (Browning)
  • Sitting on Top of the World (Jacobs / Carter)

Grateful Dead musicians involved;

  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, pedal steel guitar, piano, kazoo, vibraslap, vocals
  • Bob Weir - rhythm guitar, acoustic guitar, 12-string guitar, kazoo, vocals
  • Ron (Pigpen) McKernan - keyboards, organ, celesta, acoustic guitar, harmonica, congas, claves, percussion, vocals
  • Phil Lesh - bass, guitar, piano, harpsichord, trumpet, kazoo, timpani, guiro, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums, percussion
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion
  • Tom Constanten - keyboards, prepared piano, piano, electronic tape
  • Keith Godcahux - piano
  • Donna Godchaux - vocals
Guest musicians are involved on a couple of the tracks.

Related releases

For further information about the tracks, musicians and other details see the discography entry for the full box set;

Some of the tracks on this promotional CD were unreleased prior to the release of the box set. Others were originally released on the original Warner Brothers albums;
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