Deadicated: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead

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Deadicated: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead
Compilation album by Various Artists
Released April 23, 1991
Genre Country rock, Folk-rock, Rock
Length 74:33
Label Arista
Producer Various
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars[1]
Entertainment Weekly B+[2]

Deadicated: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead is a 1991 tribute album with music of the Grateful Dead performed by various artists.

According to the liner notes, the compilation is a rainforest benefit album, with significant proceeds from its sale being donated to the Rainforest Action Network and Cultural Survival.[3]

The Harshed Mellows, the band that performs the song "U.S. Blues", was a one-off group formed exclusively for this album, featuring Dan Baird of the Georgia Satellites, Mike Campbell, Benmont Tench, and Stan Lynch of Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, producer Brendan O'Brien, folk singer Michelle Malone and session drummer Mauro Magellen.

Track listing[edit]

No. Performed by Title Written by Length
1. Los Lobos "Bertha" Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter 5:17
2. Bruce Hornsby and the Range "Jack Straw" Bob Weir, Hunter 5:51
3. The Harshed Mellows "U.S. Blues" Garcia, Hunter 5:18
4. Elvis Costello "Ship of Fools" Garcia, Hunter 5:20
5. Suzanne Vega "China Doll" Garcia, Hunter 3:25
6. Suzanne Vega "Cassidy" Weir, John Perry Barlow 3:34
7. Dwight Yoakam "Truckin'" Garcia, Weir, Phil Lesh, Hunter 5:25
8. Warren Zevon with David Lindley "Casey Jones" Garcia, Hunter 4:16
9. Indigo Girls "Uncle John's Band" Garcia, Hunter 4:48
10. Lyle Lovett "Friend of the Devil" Garcia, John Dawson, Hunter 4:14
11. Cowboy Junkies "To Lay Me Down" Garcia, Hunter 5:18
12. Midnight Oil "Wharf Rat" Garcia, Hunter 6:05
13. Burning Spear "Estimated Prophet" Weir, Barlow 6:46
14. Dr. John "Deal" Garcia, Hunter 4:17
15. Jane's Addiction "Ripple" Garcia, Hunter 4:39

Personnel[edit]

By song[edit]

"Bertha" (produced by Los Lobos)

"Jack Straw" (produced by Bruce Hornsby and the Range and Eddie King)

"U. S. Blues" (produced by Ralph Sall)

"Ship Of Fools" (produced by D.P.A. McManus and Kevin Killen)

"China Doll" and "Cassidy" (produced by Ralph Sall)

"Truckin'" (produced by Pete Anderson)

"Uncle John's Band" (produced by Ralph Sall)

"Casey Jones" (produced by Ralph Sall)

"Friend of the Devil" (produced by George Massenburg, Lyle Lovett, and Billy Williams)

"To Lay Me Down" (produced by Michael Timmins)

"Wharf Rat" (produced by Ralph Sall and Midnight Oil)

"Estimated Prophet" (produced by Ralph Sall)

"Deal" (produced by Ralph Sall)

"Ripple" (produced by Ralph Sall and Perry Farrell)

Album production[edit]

  • Executive producer, concept - Ralph Sall
  • A&R - Roy Lott
  • Booklet design - Ann Petter
  • Illustration - MIKIO, William Giese
  • Tree bark photo - W. Cody, Westlight
  • Engineers - Dusty Wakeman, Eddie King, Peter Doell, Leslie Jones, Ray Blair, Kevin Killen, Steve Lyons, Nick Addison, Clif Norrell, George Massenburg, Bob Doidge, Thom Cadley, Lee Anthony, Michel Sauvage, Junior Edwards, S. Morris, C. Gopie, Michael Scalcione, Tim Leitner, Patrick Dillette, Joe Gibb
  • Mixing - Ralph Sall, Ray Blair, Steve Addabbo, Anton Sanko, David Leonard, Brian Foxworthy, Noel Hazen, George Massenburg, Cowboy Junkies, Bob Doidge, Michel Sauvage

References[edit]

  1. ^ Tamarkin, Jeff. Deadicated at AllMusic
  2. ^ Browne, David (May 3, 1991). Deadicated, Entertainment Weekly
  3. ^ Deadicated at the Grateful Dead Family Discography