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Ship Of Fools
Composer: Jerry Garcia / Robert Hunter

Ship of Fools was first performed by the Grateful Dead in February 1974. It was then played every year except 1975. The song was performed in total over 200 times. The last Grateful Dead performance of the song was in June 1995.


Grateful Dead

info Grateful Dead From The Mars Hotel, Grateful Dead, 1974
info Steal Your Face, Grateful Dead, 1976
info Wake Of The Flood / From The Mars Hotel, Grateful Dead, 1977?
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 12, Grateful Dead, 1998
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 27, Grateful Dead, 2003
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 31, Grateful Dead, 2004
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 32, Grateful Dead, 2004
info Beyond Description, Grateful Dead, 2004
info Truckin' Up To Buffalo, Grateful Dead, 2005
info Truckin' Up To Buffalo (DVD), Grateful Dead, 2005
info Road Trips: Vol 2, No. 1: MSG, Sept 1990, Grateful Dead, 2008
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No. 4: Spectrum 4.6.82, Grateful Dead, 2011
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No. 5: Boston Music Hall 6.9.76, Grateful Dead, 2011
info Dave's Picks Vol. 2: Hartford, CT, 7/31/74, Grateful Dead, 2012
info Spring 1990 (box set), 2012
info May 1977 (box set), 2013
info Dave's Picks Vol. 8: Atlanta, GA 11/30/80, 2013
info Live At Hampton Coliseum, 2014
info Spring 1990 (The Other One), 2014

Other recordings

info Deadicated, Various Artists (Elvis Costello), 1991
info Costello And Nieve, Elvis Costello and Steve Nieve, 1996
info Live At The Fillmore (Promo), Elvis Costello and Steve Nieve, 1996
info Swingin' To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 1999
info Stolen Roses, Various Artists, 2000
info Might as Well...The Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead, The Persuasions, 2000
info Long Strange Trip: Swingin' and Pickin' on the Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001
info Gratefully Yours, Jim Hudak, 2001
info Ukulele Summit 5, Various Artists, 2002
info Rocking Horse To Mars, Kim Cheshire, 2002
info Kojak Variety (Extended remastered version only), Elvis Costello, 2004
info 20 Of Solitude, Grass Is Dead, 2004
info The Thief, The David Thom Band, 2004
info Sight (DVD), Keller Williams, 2005
info Twisted Love Songs, David Gans, 2007
info U Liners, U Liners, 2007
info Persuasions Of The Dead, The Persuasions & Friends, 2011

 
The Dead

info New York, NY, April 25, 2009
info Mountain View, CA, May 14, 2009

Furthur

info Dec 12, 2009, Asbury Park, NJ, 2009
info Feb 13, 2010, Fairfax, VA, 2010
info March 27, 2011, New York, NY, 2011
info April 12, 2012, New York, NY, 2011
info September 30, 2012, Mountain View, CA
info April 23, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info July 13, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
info Sept 20, 2013, Morrison, CO

Ratdog

info Charlottesville, VA, August 7, 2005
info Atlantic City, NJ, September 4, 2005
info Baltimore, MD, November 2, 2005
info Las Vegas, NV, December 7, 2005
info Danbury, CT, March 21, 2006
info Magna, UT, June 30, 2006
info St. Paul MN, October 22, 2006
info Stroudsburg PA, November 6, 2006
info Peekskill NY, March 6, 2007
info Lebanon, NH, October 28, 2007
info Baltimore, MD, April 9, 2008
info Jacksonville, OR, July 6, 2008
info Hampton Beach, NH, July 23, 2009
info Boise, ID, August 27, 2009
info Santa Margarita, CA, September 6, 2009
info Westbury, NY, February 22, 2014
info Louisville, KY, March 12, 2014

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