Cats Under the Stars

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Cats Under the Stars
Studio album by Jerry Garcia Band
Released April 1978
Genre Rock, Folk
Label Arista
Producer Jerry Garcia & John Kahn
Jerry Garcia Band chronology
Cats Under the Stars
(1978)
Jerry Garcia Band
(1991)
Jerry Garcia chronology
Reflections
(1976)
Cats Under the Stars
(1978)
Run for the Roses
(1982)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]

Cats Under the Stars is an album by the Jerry Garcia Band. Released in 1978, it is the only studio album credited to the band. It was Jerry Garcia's first album on the Arista label.

Garcia considered this album to be his favorite.[citation needed]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Rubin And Cherise" (Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia) – 5:17
  2. "Love In The Afternoon" (Hunter, John Kahn) – 4:09
  3. "Palm Sunday" (Hunter, Garcia) – 2:21
  4. "Cats Under The Stars" (Hunter, Garcia) – 5:31
  5. "Rhapsody In Red" (Hunter, Garcia, Kahn) – 5:11
  6. "Rain" (Donna Godchaux) – 5:53
  7. "Down Home" (Kahn) – 1:46
  8. "Gomorrah" (Hunter, Garcia) – 5:26

The album was reissued in the All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions box set with the following bonus tracks:

9. "Magnificent Sanctuary Band" (Dorsey Burnette) – 3:50
10. "I'll Be With Thee" (trad.) – 6:01
11. "The Way You Do the Things You Do" (Smokey Robinson, Robert "Bobby" Rogers) – 5:01
12. "Mighty High" (David Crawford, Richard Downing) – 3:04
13. "Don't Let Go" (Jesse Stone) – 15:59
14. "Down Home (Rehearsal Version)" (Kahn) – 1:49
15. "Palm Sunday (Alternate Take)" (Hunter, Garcia) – 2:24
  • Tracks 9 & 11-13 are from a rehearsal session in November 1976.

Personnel[edit]

Jerry Garcia Band[edit]

Additional personnel[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Engineers - Betty Cantor-Jackson, Bob Matthews
  • Assistants - Harry Popick, Steve Parrish, Bill Candelario, Ramrod
  • Cover art - Kelly Mouse Studios

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay (2011). "Cats Under the Stars - Jerry Garcia | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 August 2011.