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(I'm A) Road Runner
Composer: Lamont Dozier / Brian Holland / Eddie Holland

(I'm A) Road Runner was performed twice by the Grateful Dead in 1986. The song was performed probably about 70 times by various Jerry Garcia bands between 1973 and 1983.

The version of this song included in the All Good Things box set is a previously unreleased take from the recording sessions for the 1974 Jerry Garcia solo album, Garcia (Compliments).

The early Junior Walker And The All Stars albums and single that included (I'm A) Road Runner were released on Soul, one of the major Motown subsidiary labels.



Jerry Garcia

info All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions, Jerry Garcia / Jerry Garcia Band, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Keystone Berkeley, September 1, 1974, Jerry Garcia & Merl Saunders Band, 2004
info Garcia (Compliments of Garcia), 2005 (bonus on exp. CD)
info Let It Rock: The Jerry Garcia Collection, Vol. 2: Keystone Berkeley '75, 2009
info Garcia Live: Volume Three, Legion Of Mary, 2013
info Garcia Live: Volume Five, Jerry Garcia Band, 2014

Furthur

info March 13, 2011, New York, NY

Other recordings

info Shotgun, Junior Walker and the All Stars, 1965
no info Single ((I'm A) Road Runner / Shoot Your Shot), Junior Walker and the All Stars, March 1966 (Soul 35015)
info Road Runner, Junior Walker and the All Stars, 1966
no info Live at Small's Paradise, King Curtis, 1966
no info Hand Clappin' Foot Stompin' Funky-Butt...Live!, Geno Washington & The Ram Jam Band, 1966
info Live!, Junior Walker and The All-Stars, 1967
info The Motown Sound: 16 Original Big Hits, Vol 8, Various Artists (Junior Walker & The All Stars), 1967
no info Bill Cosby Sings Hooray for the Salvation Army Band!, Bill Cosby, 1968
no info Junior Walker and the All Stars' Greatest Hits, Junior Walker and All Stars, 1969
no info Motown Chartbusters, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1971
no info Ann Arbor Blues & Jazz Festival: 1972, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1973
no info Eat It, Humble Pie, 1973
no info Penguin, Fleetwood Mac, 1973
no info Anthology, Junior Walker and All Stars , 1974
no info The Songs of Holland-Dozier-Holland, Various Artists, 1974
no info Junior Walker and The All Stars, Junior Walker and The All-Stars, 1974
no info Cooley High Soundtrack, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1975
no info Disco Tech, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1975
no info Skullduggery, Steppenwolf, 1976
no info Motown's Preferred Stock/Stock Option #3, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1977
no info I'm In You, Peter Frampton, 1977
no info Shotgun/Roadrunner, Junior Walker and The All-Stars, 1986
no info Doctor's Orders, Dr. Feelgood, 1986
no info Motown Dance Party, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1987
no info Greatest Hits, Junior Walker and The All-Stars, 1990
no info Rhythm & Blues: 1966, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1990
info Classic Rock: 1966: Blowin' Your Mind, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1990
no info Kingfish, Kingfish, 1991
info Hitsville USA: The Motown Singles Collection 1959-1971, Various Artists (Junior Walker and The All-Stars), 1992
no info Live at the Reading Festival '73, Various Artists (Strider), 1992
no info Nothing But Soul: The Singles, Junior Walker and the All Stars, 1994
no info Motown: The Hits Collection, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1994
no info Motown Year by Year: The Sound of Young America, 1966, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1995
no info King Biscuit Flower Hour: In Concert, Humble Pie, 1996
no info The Ultimate Collection, Junior Walker and The All-Stars, 1997
no info Geno! Geno! Geno! Live in the 60s, Geno Washington, 1998
no info Shows the Way, Peter Frampton, 1998
no info 100% British Ska, Various Artists (Ska City Rockers), 1998
no info 25 Years of Dr. Feelgood, Dr. Feelgood, 1999
no info Motown Chartbusters, Vols. 1-6, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 1999
no info The Essential Collection, Junior Walker and the All Stars, 1999
no info Ska Mania, Various Artists (Ska City Rockers), 1999
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Junior Walker & the All Star, 2000
no info Shotgun (compilation), Junior Walker and The All Stars, 2001
no info Classic Peter Frampton: The Universal Masters Collection, Peter Frampton, 2001
info The In Crowd: Ultimate Collection 1958-67, Various Artists (Junior Walker And The All Stars), 2001
no info Motown Mania, Various Artists (Chris Rea), 2001
no info Have Tenor Sax, Will Blow/Live at Small's Paradise, King Curtis, 2002
no info Sixties Jukebox Classics, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2002
no info Blues & Soul Masters, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2002
no info Ez Ridin', Various Artists (Humble Pie), 2002
no info The Collection, Barbara Randolph, 2003
no info From the Front Row Live, Humble Pie, 2003
no info Shotgun/Soul Session, Junior Walker and The All Stars, 2003
no info Road Runner & Home Cookin', Junior Walker and The All-Stars, 2003
no info Motown Greatest Hits, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2003
no info 60's Soul Mix: 50 Classic Tracks to Feed Your Soul, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2003
no info Capital Gold Motown Classics, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2003
no info Shotgun (compilation), Junior Walker and The All Stars, 2004
info Heaven Must Have Sent You: The Holland/Dozier/Holland Story, Various Artists (Junior Walker And The All Stars), 2005
no info This Is the Modern World, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2004
no info Summer of Motown, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2004
no info Dancing in the Streets, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2005
no info Motown Hitsville UK, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2005
info How Sweet It Is: A Rock and Roll Tribute to Motown, Various Artists (Fleetwood Mac), 2005
info The Complete Motown Singles, Vol. 6: 1966, Various Artists (Junior Walker & The All Stars), 2006
no info Do the Boomerang: The Music of Junior Walker, Don Byron, 2006
no info Skullduggery/Reborn to Be Wild, Steppenwolf, 2006
no info Colour Collection, Peter Frampton, 2006
no info Foot Stomping Soul: The Soul Years, Geno Washington and The Ram Jam Band, 2006
no info Road Runner, Albert Lee, 2006
no info True Sixties, Various Artists (Junior Walker and the All Stars), 2006
no info The Definitive Collection, Junior Walker & the All-Stars, 2008
info Wanee Music Festival, Live Oaks, FL, April 13, 2011, Melvin Seals & JGB, 2011

 
 
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