Jerry Garcia Band (album)

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Jerry Garcia Band
Live album by Jerry Garcia Band
Released August 27, 1991
Recorded Spring 1990
Genre Rock
Label Arista
Producer Jerry Garcia
John Kahn
John Cutler
Jerry Garcia Band chronology
Cats Under the Stars
(1978)
Jerry Garcia Band
(1991)
How Sweet It Is
(1997)
Jerry Garcia chronology
Garcia/Grisman
(1991)
Jerry Garcia Band
(1991)
Not for Kids Only
(1993)

Jerry Garcia Band is the second album, and first live album, by the Jerry Garcia Band. It was recorded in the spring of 1990 at The Warfield in San Francisco. It was released by Arista Records as a two-disc CD in August 1991.[1]

Critical reception[edit]

Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[2]

On Allmusic, Lindsay Planer said, "The quartet is led by Jerry Garcia and features longtime Garcia associate John Kahn (bass), Melvin Seals (keyboards), David Kemper (drums), Gloria Jones (vocals), and Jackie LaBranch (vocals). The selections accurately image the wide spectrum of pop, R&B, rock and soul covers Garcia and company played circa the late '80s and early '90s.... Garcia's rush upon rush of incendiary fretwork equals the verve in practically any Grateful Dead rendering during the early '90s. However, the primary focus is divided between the superior choice of material and equally adroit execution.... The initiated and initially curious alike will find much to enjoy and discover throughout Jerry Garcia Band."[2]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one

  1. "The Way You Do the Things You Do" (William "Smokey" Robinson, Bobby Rogers) – 8:08
  2. "Waiting for a Miracle" (Bruce Cockburn) – 5:54
  3. "Simple Twist of Fate" (Bob Dylan) – 11:54
  4. "Get Out of My Life" (Allen Toussaint) – 8:53
  5. "My Sisters and Brothers" (Charles Johnson) – 4:17
  6. "I Shall Be Released" (Bob Dylan) – 9:26
  7. "Dear Prudence" (John Lennon, Paul McCartney) – 11:41
  8. "Deal" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 8:38

Disc two

  1. "Stop That Train" (Peter Tosh) – 8:51
  2. "Señor (Tales of Yankee Power)" (Bob Dylan) – 7:43
  3. "Evangeline" (David Hidalgo, Louie Perez) – 4:47
  4. "The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down" (Robbie Robertson) – 9:36
  5. "Don't Let Go" (Jesse Stone) – 17:16
  6. "That Lucky Old Sun" (Haven Gillespie, Beasley Smith) – 11:32
  7. "Tangled up in Blue" (Bob Dylan) – 12:16

Credits[edit]

Jerry Garcia Band[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Producer – Jerry Garcia, John Kahn & John Cutler
  • Live recording – John Cutler
  • Additional engineers – David Roberts, Andrew Warwick, Peter Miller & Justin Kreutzman
  • Digital mastering & editing – Joe Gastwirt
  • Cover art – John Kahn
  • Photography – Ken Friedman
  • Design – Carolyn Quan
  • Art coordination – Amy Finkle

References[edit]

  1. ^ Jerry Garcia Band at the Grateful Dead Family Discography. Retrieved May 25, 2013.
  2. ^ a b Planer, Lindsay. Jerry Garcia Band at Allmusic. Retrieved May 25, 2013.