Dave's Picks Volume 4

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Dave's Picks Volume 4
Close-up of a skeleton wearing Uncle Sam clothes and making the "OK" sign
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released November 1, 2012
Recorded September 24, 1976
Genre Rock
Length 161:36
Label Rhino
Producer Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Spring 1990: So Glad You Made It
(2012)
Dave's Picks Volume 4
(2012)
Winterland: May 30th 1971
(2012)

Dave's Picks Volume 4 is a three-CD live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains the complete concert recorded on September 24, 1976 at the College of William & Mary in Williamsburg, Virginia.[1][2][3] It was released on November 1, 2012.[4]

Dave's Picks Volume 4 is the fourth in the Dave's Picks series of Grateful Dead archival releases, the successor to the Road Trips series, and was produced as a limited edition of 12,000 numbered copies.

Music from the concert performed the following night was released on Dick's Picks Volume 20.

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1[edit]

First set:
  1. "Promised Land" (Chuck Berry) – 4:41
  2. "Deal" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 5:07
  3. "Cassidy" (Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow) – 4:34
  4. "Sugaree" (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:25
  5. "Looks Like Rain" (Weir, Barlow) – 7:53
  6. "Row Jimmy" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:48
  7. "Big River" (Johnny Cash) – 5:33
  8. "Tennessee Jed" (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:55

Disc 2[edit]

  1. "Playing in the Band" > (Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter) – 11:53
  2. "Supplication" > (Weir, Barlow) – 4:55
  3. "Playing in the Band" (Weir, Hart, Hunter) – 4:43
Second set:
  1. "Might as Well" (Garcia, Hunter) – 7:36
  2. "Samson and Delilah" (traditional, arranged by Weir) – 7:02
  3. "Loser" (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:06
  4. "New Minglewood Blues" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 4:30

Disc 3[edit]

  1. "Help on the Way" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 5:06
  2. "Slipknot!" > (Garcia, Phil Lesh, Weir, Bill Kreutzmann, Keith Godchaux) – 5:07
  3. "Drums" > (Hart, Kreutzmann) – 5:36
  4. "Slipknot!" > (Garcia, Lesh, Weir, Kreutzmann, K. Godchaux) – 5:28
  5. "Franklin's Tower" > (Garcia, Kreutzmann, Hunter) – 8:12
  6. "The Music Never Stopped" > (Weir, Barlow) – 5:49
  7. "Stella Blue" (Garcia, Hunter) – 7:35
  8. "Around and Around" (Berry) – 6:54
Encore:
  1. "U.S. Blues" (Garcia, Hunter) – 5:56

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Grateful Dead
  • Produced for release by David Lemieux
  • Executive producer: Mark Pinkus
  • Associate producer: Doran Tyson
  • CD mastering: Jeffrey Norman
  • Recording: Dan Healy
  • Art direction and design: Steve Vance
  • Cover art: Scott McDougall
  • Tape research: Michael Wesley Johnson
  • Archival research: Nicholas Meriwether
  • Photos: James R. Anderson
  • Liner notes essay "Higher Ed with the Dead": Nicholas Meriwether

References[edit]

  1. ^ Dave's Picks Volume 4 at the Grateful Dead Family Discography. Retrieved October 22, 2012.
  2. ^ Bernstein, Scott (October 1, 2012). "Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Vol. 4 — Uncirculated 1976 Show", Glide magazine. Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  3. ^ (October 2, 2012). "Uncirculated 1976 Grateful Dead Soundboard to Be Released as Dave's Picks Vol. 4", jambands.com. Retrieved October 23, 2012.
  4. ^ Jackson, Blair (October 1, 2012). "Dave's Picks Volume 4" at dead.net. Retrieved October 22, 2012.