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Live At Club Passim

David Rovics

Initial release : 2000


This release includes a song called Deadhead In Prison.


  • Song for Big Mountain (David Rovics)
  • Intro to Song for the BBB
  • Song for the BBB (David Rovics)
  • Song for my Broken Heart (David Rovics)
  • Intro to the Alligator Song
  • The Alligator Song (David Rovics)
  • Terror in the Skies (David Rovics)
  • Intro to Henry Ford was a Fascist
  • Henry Ford was a Fascist (David Rovics)
  • Song for Eric (David Rovics)
  • Cannabis Cafe (David Rovics)
  • Intro to Deadhead in Prison
  • Deadhead in Prison (David Rovics)
  • Song for the SOA (David Rovics)
  • Minimum Wage Strike (David Rovics)
  • Intro to Morning at Minnehaha
  • Morning at Minnehaha (David Rovics)
  • Song for Boxcar Betty (David Rovics)
  • Pray for the Dead and Fight Like Hell for the Living (David Rovics)
  • Intro to the Flag Desecration Rag
  • The Flag Desecration Rag (David Rovics)
  • Hobo's Lullaby (Goebel Reeves)

  • David Rovics - guitar, vocals
  • Sean Staples - mandolin
  • Eric Royer - banjo
  • Rich Caloggero - second guitar
  • Bonnie Rovics - flute
  • Rob Laurens - bass guitar
  • Gregor Harvey - harmony vocals
  • Maria Nazzaro - harmony vocals (overdubbed in studio)

  • Live recording, mixing - Stephen Friedman at Melville Park Studio
  • Graphics, poster art - Jon Sulkow
  • Recorded at Club Passim on April 12th, 2000

The lyrics to Deadhead In Prison are reproduced below for information. They are copyright, David Rovics.

Deadhead In Prison
David Rovics

It was all about living
And the good folks of the earth
It was all about loving
This crazy accident of birth

It was all about traveling
And hearing those shoe-bells ring
It was all about dancing
And hearing the fat man sing

And it's like a bad trip in hell
Stranded and broke
Twenty years in this cell
It's like a life up in smoke

Once I sought vision
With a sweet gypsy tribe
It was about feeling
The pulse of a vibe

And sure I smoked kind bud
Did windowpane
And soaked up the beauty
Of the warm summer rain


I slept in the shadows
Of Golden Gate Park
Watched the moon shine
Felt the breeze in the dark

The whole world was mine
But I lived for a song
Now I'm caged in this cell
And the good days are gone


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