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Baba O'Riley
Composer: Pete Townshend

Introduced into the Grateful Dead repertoire by Vince Welnick in the early 1990s. They performed the song about a dozen times between May 1992 and November 1994.

Originally recorded by the Who in May 1971.



Grateful Dead

info Dick's Picks, Vol. 27, Grateful Dead, 2003

Other recordings

no info Who Covers Who, Various Artists (Hinnies), 1994
info Live: The Greek, The Tubes, 1995
info Fun Sessions, Dread Zeppelin, 1996
no info Euphonium, The Picketts, 1996
no info No Strings Attached, Those Darn Accordions, 1996
no info Who's Serious: The Symphonic Music of the Who, London Philharmonic Orchestra & Peter Scholes, 1998
no info Symphonic Rock Classics, Various Artists (London Philharminc Orchestra), 1998
no info This Isn't Sex, Jim Dvorak and Eric Mingus, 1999
no info Who Cares: A Tribute to the Who, Various Artists (SoundRangers), 2000
no info Down to the Promised Land: 5 Years of Bloodshot Records, Various Artists (Waco Brothers), 2000
no info Extra Purestrail, Pure, 2000
no info Live: Sporthalle - Hamburg, Germany, June 26, 2000, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: West Palm Beach, Florida, August 10, 2000, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: Memphis, Tennessee, August 15, 2000, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: Jones Beach, New York, August 25, 2000, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, September 2, 2000, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, September 5, 2000, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: 10-17-00, Dallas, Texas, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: 10-21-00, Phoenix, Arizona, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: 10-22-00, Las Vegas, Nevada, Pearl Jam, 2001
info Live: 10-31-00: San Francisco, CA, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: 10-5-00, Toronto, Canada, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: 10-9-00, Chicago, Illinois, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Live: 11-6-00, Seattle, Washington, Pearl Jam, 2001
no info Lost in Space: Reel-to-Reel Obscurities, Nash the Slash, 2001
no info Who's Next 2.002, Various Artists, 2001
no info Pickin' on the Who, Various Artists (Gabe Witcher and David West), 2002
no info Naive Melodies, Steve Ball, 2003
no info Paul Chapman's Ghost, Paul Chapman, 2003
no info Live: 07-08-03 New York, NY, Pearl Jam, 2003
no info Retroactive: FM Archives, Vol. 1, FM, 2004
no info Who's Not Forgotten: FDR's Tribute to the Who, Various Artists (Guided By Voices), 2004
info DJ's Choice: Live to Ride, Hit Crew, 2005
no info Rock Star: A Night at the Mayan Theatre, Various Artists (Jordis Unga), 2005
no info Live at the Gorge 05/06, Pearl Jam, 2007
info Tour of Duty: Top 100, Various Artists (The Who), 2008

 
The Who & related recordings

info Who's Next, The Who, 1971
no info The Story of the Who, The Who, 1976
no info The Kids Are Alright Soundtrack, The Who, 1979
no info Concert For The People Of Kampuchea, Various Artists (The Who), 1981
no info Hooligans, The Who, 1982
no info Who Rocks America, The Who, 1983
no info Cool Cats: 25 Years of Rock 'N' Roll Style, Various Artists (The Who), 1984
no info Two's Missing, The Who, 1987
no info Who's Better Who's Best, The Who, 1988
no info Who's Last, The Who, 1988
no info Psychoderelict, Pete Townshend, 1993
info Thirty Years Of Maximum R&B, The Who, 1994
no info Celebration Of The Music Of The Who, Roger Daltrey and Guests (Chieftans on Baba O'Riley), 1994
info My Generation: The Very Best of the Who, The Who, 1996
info Prefontaine Soundtrack, Various Artists (Who), 1997
no info Memorial Show, Various Artists (Roger Daltrey), 1997
no info The Vegas Job: Reunion Concert Live in Vegas, The Who, 1999
no info The Summer of Sam, Original Soundtrack, 1999
info Fever Pitch Soundtrack, Various Artists (The Who), 2000
no info The Avatar Collection Box Set, Pete Townshend, 2000
no info The Lifehouse Chronicles, Pete Townshend, 2000
no info Lifehouse Elements, Pete Townshend, 2000
no info Live: Sadler's Wells 2000, Pete Townshend, 2000
no info Classic Albums: The Who: Who's Next (DVD), The Who, 2000
no info The Concert for New York City, Various Artists (The Who), 2001
info The Ultimate Collection, The Who, 2002
no info Best of British, Various Artists (Who), 2002
info Live at the Royal Albert Hall, The Who, 2003
info Then & Now, The Who, 2004
no info Moonlighting: The Anthology, Roger Daltrey, 2004
no info The Who Live in Boston, The Who, 2004
no info Tommy and Quadrophenia: Live, The Who, 2005
no info Let It Grow, Various Artists (The Who), 2005
no info Live from Toronto, The Who, 2006
no info Endless Wire, The Who, 2006
no info Gold, Roger Daltrey, 2006

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