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The History Of Rock, Volume 23

Blood, Sweat & Tears, The Band, Country Joe & The Fish, Grateful Dead

Initial release : 1984

History Of Rock HRL 023

A double LP compilation that is made up of an album side by each of the four groups. The Grateful Dead side contains four songs taken from their Warner Brothers albums. The compilation was part of a series linked to a magazine called The History Of Rock.


Side One (Blood, Sweat & Tears);

  • I Love You More Than You'll Ever Know (Kooper)
  • Morning Glory (Beckett / Buckley)
  • I Can't Quit Her (Kooper / Levine)
  • You've Made Me So very Happy (Gordy / Wilson)
  • Spinning Wheel (Clayton-Thomas)
Side Two (The Band);
  • The Weight (Robertson)
  • The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down (Robertson)
  • Ain't Got No Home (Henry)
  • Rag Mama Rag (Robertson)
  • Up On Cripple Creek (Robertson)
  • I Shall Be Released (Dylan)
Side Three (Country Joe & The Fish);
  • I-Feel-Like_I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag (McDonald)
  • Rock 'N' Soul Music (McDonald)
  • Section 43 (McDonald)
  • Bass Strings (McDonald)
  • Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine (McDonald)
Side Four (Grateful Dead);
  • The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) (Garcia / Lesh / Weir / Kreutzmann / McKernan)
  • Dark Star (Hunter / Garcia / Lesh / Weir)
  • Uncle John's Band (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Truckin' (Garcia / Lesh / Weir / Hunter)
  • Jack Straw (Weir / Hunter)

Credits for the compilation;

  • Compiler, coordinator - Bob Fisher
  • Liner notes - John Platt
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The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) was originally released on;

Uncertain if Dark Star is the single version or an edited version of the album version. These were originally released on; Uncle John's Band was originally released on; Truckin' was originally released on; Jack Straw was originally released on; I-Feel-Like-I'm-Fixin'-To-Die Rag was originally released on an EP and subsequently, in a different version on an LP. Unsure which version is included here; Section 43 and Bass Strings originally released on an EP and subsequently, in different versions on an LP. Unsure which versions are included here; Not So Sweet Martha Lorraine was originally released on; Rock & Soul Music was originally released on;
  • Together, Country Joe & The Fish, 1968
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