Backbone is an album by the American rock band Backbone, a trio led by former Grateful Dead drummer Bill Kreutzmann. Their only album, it was released by Grateful Dead Records on January 13, 1998. It contains ten original songs, plus a version of the Grateful Dead tune "New Speedway Boogie".
In addition to Kreutzmann, the band Backbone included guitarist Rick Barnett and bassist Edd Cook. Their music was heavily influenced by blues and R&B, and included substantial amounts of improvisational jamming.