Dick's Picks Volume 12

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Dick's Picks Volume 12
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released October, 1998
Recorded June 26 & June 28, 1974
Genre Rock, Jam
Length 204:51
Label Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Dick's Picks Volume 11
(1998)
Dick's Picks Volume 12
(1998)
Dick's Picks Volume 13
(1999)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Music Box 4.5/5 stars [2]
Rolling Stone 3/5 stars [3]

Dick's Picks Volume 12 is the 12th live album in the Dick's Picks series of releases by the Grateful Dead. It was recorded on June 26, 1974 at the Providence Civic Center in Providence, Rhode Island and on June 28, 1974 at the Boston Garden, Boston, Massachusetts.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

June 26, 1974, Providence Civic Center:
  1. "Jam" (Grateful Dead) – 2:29 >
  2. "China Cat Sunflower" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 11:24 >
  3. "Mind Left Body Jam" (Grateful Dead) – 1:39 >
  4. "I Know You Rider" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 6:12
  5. "Beer Barrel Polka" (Brown, Timm, Vejvoda, Zeman) – 1:08
  6. "Truckin'" (Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Hunter) – 11:06 >
  7. "The Other One Jam" (Grateful Dead) – 3:06 >
  8. "Spanish Jam" (Grateful Dead) – 15:13 >
  9. "Wharf Rat" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:50 >
  10. "Sugar Magnolia" (Weir, Hunter) – 9:52

Disc two[edit]

June 26, 1974, Providence Civic Center:
  1. "Eyes of the World": (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:41
June 28, 1974, Boston Garden:
  1. "Seastones" (Lesh, Ned Lagin) – 4:52
  2. "Sugar Magnolia" (Weir, Hunter) – 6:12 >
  3. "Scarlet Begonias" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:31
  4. "Big River" (Johnny Cash) – 5:43
  5. "To Lay Me Down" (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:24
  6. "Me and My Uncle" (John Phillips) – 3:17
  7. "Row Jimmy" (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:16

Disc three[edit]

June 28, 1974, Boston Garden:
  1. "Weather Report Suite" – 14:35 >
  1. "Jam" (Grateful Dead) – 27:54 >
  2. "U.S. Blues" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:40
  3. "Promised Land" (Chuck Berry) – 3:01 >
  4. "Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 8:23 >
  5. "Sunshine Daydream" (Weir, Hunter) – 4:45
  6. "Ship of Fools" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:38

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead:

  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - percussion
  • Phil Lesh - bass, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - keyboards

Production:

  • Dick Latvala - tape archivist
  • Gecko Graphics - design
  • Bill Candelario - recording
  • Jeffrey Norman - CD mastering
  • John Cutler - magnetic scrutinizer
  • Jim Anderson, Mary Ann Mayer, Bruce Polonsky - photography

References[edit]

  1. ^ Ruhlmann, William. Dick's Picks Volume 12 at AllMusic
  2. ^ Metzger, John (February 1999). Dick's Picks Volume 12, The Music Box
  3. ^ The Grateful Dead Album Guide, Rolling Stone