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Warriors KFOG Jam

Various Artists

Initial release : April 1994

Warriors 1045 (US Radio San Francisco / Golden State Warriors)

A charity fund raising CD that includes a live version of Bird Song taken from the Grateful Dead show on March 29, 1990 at Nassau Coliseum, Uniondale. This compilation also includes a live version of the Garcia/Hunter song Loser, performed by Cracker. Also includes a track recorded live at the Warfield in 1993.

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  • Bird Song (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Buffalo River Home (Hiatt)
  • I Will Never Be the Same (Etheridge)
  • Well I Lied (Hayes / Hayes)
  • Third Rail (Difford / Tillbrook)
  • Believe (Kravitz / Hirsch)
  • Truth (Harding)
  • Dream in Blue (Hidalgo / Perez)
  • Blood Makes Noise (Vega)
  • Something to Say (Phillips / Toad)
  • Loser (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Drifting Blues (Brown / Moore / Williams)

The performers on the tracks of this compilation are;

  • Bird Song - Grateful Dead
  • Buffalo River Home - John Haitt
  • I Will Never Be the Same - Melissa Etheridge
  • Well I Lied - Robert Cray
  • Third Rail - Squeeze
  • Believe - Lenny Kravitz
  • Truth - John Wesley Harding
  • Dream in Blue - Los Lobos
  • Blood Makes Noise - Suzanne Vega
  • Something to Say - Toad The Wet Sprocket
  • Loser - Cracker
  • Drifting Blues - John Hammond and John Lee Hooker
Bird song is taken from a live performance at Nassau Coliseum on March 29, 1990. The musicians were;
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Phil Lesh - bass, vocals
  • Branford Marsalis - saxophone
  • Brent Mydland - keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
Loser is taken from a live performance by Cracker. The musicians are;
  • David Lowery - guitar, vocals
  • Johnny Hickman - guitar, vocals
  • Davey Faragher - bass, guitar, vocals
  • Michael Urbano - drums
  • Phil Jones - percussion, drums

  • Producer - Paul Marszalek
  • Associate Producer - Jude Heller, Andy Dallin, Fran Miller
  • Executive Producer - Tony Salvadore, Dwight Walker, Richard Rogers
  • Mastering - Sandy Siegel
  • Design - Larry Hausen
  • Thanks to KFOG engineers - Bill Ruck, Brian Costello, Raul Velez, Bonnie Hong
  • Thanks to KFOG staff - Wendy Pearson, Michelle Martin
  • Additional thanks to - Chris Blake, J. B. Brenner, Holly Browdy, Julie Bruzzone, Linda Carhart, Wayne Coy, Annette Flowers, Howie Klein, Steve Lee, Kid Leo, Bill Leopold, Russ Martin, Rob McDonald, Dave McKenzie, Jeffrey Naumann, Donna Peterson, Jim Roppo, Paula Sartorius, Cameron Sears, Peter Standish

  • This CD was a fund raiser for the Bay Area Public School Music Programs. The CD booklet states;
    As funding decreases in our public school systems, extracurricular opportunities for our kids diminish - including music programs. The Golden State Warriors and KFOG 104.5 FM recognize this and have joined forces to create this special compact disc. All proceeds from WARRIORS - KFOG JAM will be donated to public school music programs in the Bay Area. The Warriors and KFOG thanks all the artists who have donated a song to this team effort. And a special thanks to you for purchasing this disc. You are helping make a difference in out community.

The tracks that have not been released prior to this compilation are from the following sources;

  • Bird Song - live at Nassau Coliseum on March 29, 1990
  • Third Rail - live at the Plant Studios, Sausolito on November 19, 1993
  • Dream in Blue - live at the Warfield, San Francisco on December 16, 1993
  • Blood Makes Noise - live at Canberra Royal Theatre, Canberra, Australia on July 9, 1993
  • Something to Say - live at the Hollywood Palladium on December 11, 1992
  • Loser - live at the Universal Amphitheater in December 1993
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This version of Bird Song was subsequently released on;