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The Music Never Stopped
Composer: Bob Weir / John Perry Barlow

The Music Never Stopped was first performed live by the Grateful Dead in August 1975. It was a frequent part of the repertoire through the rest of the 1970's. From 1980 onward it was played less frequently with usually between 6 and 12 performances each year. The last of the approximately 230 performances of the song was on June 28, 1995.


Grateful Dead

info Blues For Allah, 1975
info Single (The Music Never Stopped / Help On The Way), 1975
info For Dead Heads, Various Artists, 1976
info One From The Vault, 1991
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 3, 1995
info Ticket to New Year's (video), 1996
info Fallout From The Phil Zone, 1997
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 15, 1999
info So Many Roads (1965-1995), 1999
info So Many Roads Sampler, 1999
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 17, 2000
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 18, 2000
info View From The Vault II, 2001
info View From The Vault II (DVD), 2001
info The Very Best Of The Grateful Dead, 2003
info Weir Here: The Best Of Bob Weir, Bob Weir, 2004
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 32, 2004
info Beyond Description, 2004
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 1: 4/30/77, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 4: 6/18/76, 2005
info Spirit of '76 bonus CD, 2006
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 9, 4/2 & 3/89, 2006
info Road Trips: Vol 1, Number 2: October 1977, 2008
info Road Trips Download: Philadelphia, Nov 5, 1979, 2008
info Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings, 2009
info Road Trips: Vol 3, Number 1: Oakland Dec 28, 1979, 2009
info Formerly The Warlocks, 2010
info Flashback With The Grateful Dead, 2011
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No. 5: Boston Music Hall 6.9.76, 2011
info Dave's Picks Volume 4: Williamsburg, VA, 9/24/76
info May 1977 (box set), 2013
info Dave's Picks Vol 7: Normal, 4/24/78, 2013

The Dead

info Mansfield, MA, June 22, 2003
info Holmdel, NJ, June 25, 2003
info Austin, TX, July 4, 2003
info Morrison, CO, July 6, 2003
info Somerset,WI, August 3, 2003
info Darien Center, NY, August 8, 2003
info San Francisco, CA, February 9, 2004
info Morrison, CO, June 18, 2004
info Irvine, CA, June 24, 2004
info Boise, ID, July 1 , 2004
info East Troy, WI, July 24, 2004
info Saratoga Springs, NY, August 1, 2004
info Raleigh, NC, August 17, 2004
info Dead '09: Greensboro, NC, April 12, 2009
info Dead '09: E. Rutherford, NJ, April 29, 2009
info Dead '09: Quincy, WA, May 16, 2009

Furthur

info Dec 11, 2009, Wallingford, CT
info Feb 5, 2010, Miami, FL
info Feb 17, 2010, Buffalo, NY
info Feb 24, 2010, New York, NY
info Mar 5, 2010, Denver, CO
info May 30, 2010, Angels Camp, CA
info June 27, 2010, Brooklyn, NY
info July 5, 2010, Stroudsburg, PA
info July 28, 2010, New York, NY
info September 16, 2010, Eugene, OR
info November 9, 2010, Ames, IA
info March 4, 2011, Boston, MA
info March 19, 2011, Upper Darby, PA
info March 29, 2011, Binghamton, NY
info April 6, 2011, Boca Raton, FL
info July 16, 2011, Bethel, NY
info July 29, 2011, Simpsonville, SC
info Sept 23, 2011, Eugene, OR
info Oct 5, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
info Nov 5, 2011, Wilkes-Barre, PA
info Nov 13, 2011, Buffalo, NY
info Dec 30, 2011, San Francisco, CA
info April 9, 2012, New York, NY
info April 17, 2012, New York, NY
info September 27, 2012, Troutdale, OR
info October 6, 2012, Los Angeles, CA
info December 31, 2012, San Francisco, CA
info January 19, 2013, Mill Valley, CA
info February 23, 2013, Broomfield, CO
info April 16, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info July 14, 2013, Cooperstown, NY
info July 20, 2013, All Good Festival, Thornville, OH
info Sept 22, 2013, Morrison, CO
info Sept 28, 2013, Berkeley, CA
info Oct 6, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

 
Other recordings

info Blues For Allah Project, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1996
info The Music Of The Grateful Dead And Beyond, Live, Vol. 2, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1998
info IPO, Flying Other Brothers, 1999
info Lost Marbles, Lost Marbles, 2000
info Live At Twenty North, Jake's Leg, 2001
info Thunder And Lightnin', Dark Star Orchestra, 2003
info Deadgrass, Deadgrass, 2005
info For Rex : The Black Tie Dye Ball, The Zen Tricksters and Special Guests, 2006
info Barlow Shanghai: Live, Mr. Blotto, 2006

Ratdog

info Live At Roseland, 2001
info Hampton Beach NJ: October 17, 2003
info Poughkeepsie NY: October 26, 2003
info Milwaukee WI: November 1, 2003
info St. Louis MO: November 15, 2003
info Portland OR, March 5, 2004
info Boulder CO, March 16, 2004
info Tulsa OK, September 15, 2004Ratdog, 2004
info Frederick MD, April 11, 2005
info Boston MA, April 23, 2005
info Philadelphia, PA, April 30, 2005
info Columbus, OH, June 8, 2005
info Ocean City, MD, August 9, 2005
info Greensburg, PA, November 4, 2005
info Las Vegas, NV, December 7, 2005
info North Charleston, SC, March 16, 2006
info Syracuse, NY, March 30, 2006
info Providence, RI, April 3, 2006
info Morrison, CO, July 1, 2006
info Atlantic City, NJ, August 18, 2006
info Chicago IL, October 20, 2006
info Stroudsburg PA, November 6, 2006
info Atlanta GA, November 13, 2006
info Anaheim CA, February 13, 2007
info New York NY, March 8, 2007
info Charlottesville VA, July 14, 2007
info Santa Fe NM, July 25, 2007
info Burgettstown PA, August 15, 2007
info Westbury, NY, October 31, 2007
info St. Petersburg, FL, November 13, 2007
info Royal Oak, MI, March 28, 2008
info Baltimore, MD, April 8, 2008
info Indio, CA, June 28, 2008
info Clarkston, MI, August 27, 2008
info Westbury, NY, October 30, 2008
info Wilkes Barre, PA, November 11, 2008
info Fort Myers, FL, November 21, 2008
info Rochester, NY, July 12, 2009
info Spokane, WA, August 25, 2009
info Santa Margarita, CA, September 6, 2009
info New York, NY, October 23, 2009
info Negril, Jamaica, January 29, 2010

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