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Too Slow To Disco 3

Various Artists

Initial release : 2017

How Do You Are

This European compilation includes Shakedown Street by the Grateful Dead.


  • Is It You? - Lee Ritenour
  • Don't Let Me Fall - Bob Welch
  • Whachersign (Extended Version) - Pratt & McClain
  • Inside You - The Cornelius Bumpus Quartet
  • Silky - David Gates
  • I Love You - Weldon Irvine
  • Fallin' In Love - The Markley Band
  • Do The Bossa Nova - Vapour Trails
  • One Way Or Another - The Fifth Avenue Band
  • I Believe In Miracles - Mark Capanni
  • Shakedown Street - Grateful Dead
  • Quand Tu Te Laisse Aller - Dwight Druick
  • Take It Easy - Archie James Cavanaugh
  • Taste And See - Rob Mehl)
  • Where Did You Come From - Larry Carlton
  • Cool Breeze - Jeremy Spencer Band
  • Stars And Bars - Stars 'N' Bars
  • Special Delivery - Billy Mernit

The notes in the CD booklet for Shakedown Street are as follows:

We finally have that Grateful Dead track! Since TSTD1 we have been begging the band to give us permission to include this killer track and finally it worked out with kind permission. Back in 1978 Rolling Stone weren't so enthusiastic of course, declaring that the song 'comes across as an artistic dead end' and 'the disco tinges merely add to the catastrophe.' Of course, to us this is a ringing endorsement! Rumour has it that band didn't like the song that much in the beginning because they were asked by the record company to produce something 'a bit more commercial' which no band likes to hear But for some strange reason the fans went mad for the track. Soon after the release, the band opened their live shows with the song and even now Grateful Dead followers, the 'Deadhaeds', ended up referring to the illicit vending areas outside Dead concerts as 'Shakedown Street'.
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