Dick's Picks Volume 29

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Dick's Picks Volume 29
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released June, 2003
Recorded May 19 and May 21, 1977
Genre Rock
Label Grateful Dead Records
Grateful Dead chronology
Dick's Picks Volume 28
(2003)
Dick's Picks Volume 29
(2003)
The Very Best of Grateful Dead
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4.5/5 stars [1]
The Music Box 5/5 stars[2]

Dick's Picks Volume 29 is the 29th installment of the Grateful Dead's archival live album series. It was recorded on May 19, 1977, at the Fox Theatre in Atlanta, Georgia, and on May 21, 1977, at the Lakeland Civic Center Arena in Lakeland, Florida. The album contains all of both concerts, except for the encore of the second show, which was "U.S. Blues". Also included are several bonus tracks recorded on October 11, 1977 at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman, Oklahoma.

More music from this period can be found on Dick's Picks Volume 3, To Terrapin: Hartford '77, Dave's Picks Volume 1, and Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings.

Dick's Picks Volume 29 is the only "Dick's Picks" album that contains six CDs. The other "Dick's Picks" are two-, three-, or four-CD sets, except for Dick's Picks Volume 2, which is one CD.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One[edit]

May 19, 1977 — First Set:
  1. "The Promised Land" (Chuck Berry) – 6:14
  2. "Sugaree" (Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia) – 16:21
  3. "El Paso" (Marty Robbins) – 5:04
  4. "Peggy-O" (traditional, arr. Grateful Dead) – 8:34
  5. "Looks Like Rain" (John Barlow, Bob Weir) – 8:59
  6. "Row Jimmy" (Hunter, Garcia) – 11:29
  7. "Passenger" (Peter Monk, Phil Lesh) – 3:59
  8. "Loser" (Hunter, Garcia) – 8:38

Disc Two[edit]

May 19, 1977 — First Set:
  1. "Dancing in the Streets" (Marvin Gaye, Ivy Joe Hunter, William Stevenson) – 13:47
May 19, 1977 — Second Set:
  1. "Samson and Delilah" (traditional, arr. Weir) – 8:00
  2. "Ramble on Rose" (Hunter, Garcia) – 8:38
  3. "Estimated Prophet" (Barlow, Weir) – 10:09
October 11, 1977 bonus tracks:
  1. "Not Fade Away" (Buddy Holly, Norman Petty) – 16:39
  2. "Wharf Rat" (Hunter, Garcia) – 13:41
  3. "Around and Around" (Berry) – 8:36

Disc Three[edit]

May 19, 1977 — Second Set:
  1. "Lady with a Fan" / "Terrapin Station" (Hunter, Garcia) – 11:43
  2. "Playing in the Band" (Hunter, Mickey Hart, Weir) – 11:07
  3. "Uncle John's Band" (Hunter, Garcia) – 11:47
  4. "Drums" (Hart, Bill Kreutzman) – 5:28
  5. "The Wheel" (Hunter, Garcia) – 7:24
  6. "China Doll" (Hunter, Garcia) – 7:50
  7. "Playing in the Band" (Hunter, Hart, Weir) – 10:33

Disc Four[edit]

May 21, 1977 — First Set:
  1. "Bertha" (Hunter, Garcia) – 7:22
  2. "Me and My Uncle" (John Phillips) – 3:52
  3. "They Love Each Other" (Hunter, Garcia) – 8:10
  4. "Cassidy" (Barlow, Weir) – 5:21
  5. "Jack-A-Roe" (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 7:00
  6. "Jack Straw" (Hunter, Weir) – 6:13
  7. "Tennessee Jed" (Hunter, Garcia) – 9:41
  8. "New Minglewood Blues" (trad., arr. Weir) – 5:38
  9. "Row Jimmy" (Hunter, Garcia) – 11:28

Disc Five[edit]

May 21, 1977 — First Set:
  1. "Passenger" (Monk, Lesh) – 4:15
  2. "Scarlet Begonias" (Hunter, Garcia) – 11:44
  3. "Fire on the Mountain" (Hunter, Hart) – 12:53
May 21, 1977 — Second Set:
  1. "Samson and Delilah" (trad., arr. Weir) – 7:45
  2. "Brown-Eyed Women" (Hunter, Garcia) – 5:32
October 11, 1977 bonus tracks:
  1. "Dancing in the Streets" (Gaye, I. Hunter, Stevenson) – 17:38
  2. "Dire Wolf" (Hunter, Garcia) – 3:52

Disc Six[edit]

May 21, 1977 — Second Set:
  1. "Estimated Prophet" (Barlow, Weir) – 11:27
  2. "He's Gone" (Hunter, Garcia) – 15:36
  3. "Drums" (Hart, Kreutzman) – 4:09
  4. "The Other One" (Kreutzman, Weir) – 11:39
  5. "Comes a Time" (Hunter, Garcia) – 11:52
  6. "Saint Stephen" (Hunter, Garcia, Lesh) – 4:37
  7. "Not Fade Away" (Holly, Petty) – 11:15
  8. "St. Stephen" (Hunter, Garcia, Lesh) – 1:46
  9. "One More Saturday Night" (Weir) – 5:01

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Recording – Betty Cantor-Jackson
  • CD mastering – Jeffrey Norman
  • Tape archivist – David Lemieux
  • Archival research – Eileen Law
  • Cover art & package design – Robert Minkin
  • Photography – Jim Anderson

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay (2011). "Dick's Picks Volume 29: Fox Theatre, Atlanta, GA, - Grateful Dead | AllMusic". allmusic.com. Retrieved 20 August 2011. 
  2. ^ Metzger, John (2011). "Grateful Dead - Dick's Picks Volume 29 / May 1977 (Album Review)". musicbox-online.com. Retrieved 20 August 2011.