Ladies and Gentlemen... the Grateful Dead

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Ladies And Gentlemen... The Grateful Dead
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released October, 2000
Recorded April 25, 1971 - April 29, 1971
Genre Jam, folk rock, psychedelic rock
Length 296:44
Label Grateful Dead Records / Arista Records
Producer David Lemieux
Grateful Dead chronology
Dick's Picks Volume 19
(2000)
Ladies and Gentlemen... the Grateful Dead
(2000)
Dick's Picks Volume 20
(2001)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
The Music Box 4/5 stars[1]

Ladies and Gentlemen... the Grateful Dead is a four-CD live album by the Grateful Dead. It was recorded at the April 25–29, 1971 shows at the Fillmore East in New York City.[2][3]

Some songs on the eponymous live album Grateful Dead were recorded at these shows as well.

The album was certified Gold by the RIAA on January 6, 2002. Just two years after its release.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Truckin'" (Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir) – 10:13
  2. "Bertha" (Hunter, Garcia) – 6:27
  3. "Next Time You See Me" (Frank Forest, William G. Harvey) – 4:23
  4. "Beat It on Down The Line" (Jesse Fuller) – 3:35
  5. "Bird Song" (Hunter, Garcia) – 9:18
  6. "Dark Hollow" (Bill Browning) – 3:31
  7. "I Second That Emotion" (Al Cleveland, William Robinson) – 5:22
  8. "Me and My Uncle" (John Phillips) – 3:39
  9. "Cumberland Blues" (Hunter, Garcia, Lesh) – 5:19
  10. "Good Lovin'" (Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick) – 2:28
  11. "Drums" (Kreutzmann) – 5:40
  12. "Good Lovin'" (Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick) – 15:00

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Sugar Magnolia (Hunter, Weir) – 5:48
  2. "Loser" (Hunter, Garcia) – 6:58
  3. "Ain't It Crazy (The Rub)" (Lightnin' Hopkins) – 5:36
  4. "El Paso" (Marty Robbins) – 5:34
  5. "I'm a King Bee" (Slim Harpo) – 8:27
  6. "Ripple" (Hunter, Garcia) – 5:15
  7. "Me and Bobby McGee" (Fred Foster, Kris Kristofferson) – 6:16
  8. "Uncle John's Band" > (Hunter, Garcia) – 6:06
  9. "Turn On Your Love Light" (Deadric Malone, Joseph Scott) – 22:18

Disc three[edit]

  1. "China Cat Sunflower" > (Hunter, Garcia) – 4:52
  2. "I Know You Rider" (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 6:07
  3. "It Hurts Me Too" (Elmore James) – 6:46
  4. "Sing Me Back Home" (Merle Haggard) – 10:03
  5. "Hard to Handle" (Alvertis Isbell, Allen Jones, Otis Redding) – 9:24
  6. "Dark Star" > (Hunter, Garcia, Mickey Hart, Kreutzman, Lesh, Ron McKernan, Weir) – 13:55
  7. "St. Stephen" > (Hunter, Garcia, Lesh) – 6:06
  8. "Not Fade Away" > (Buddy Holly, Norman Petty) – 3:31
  9. "Goin' down the Road Feeling Bad" > (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 6:27
  10. "Not Fade Away" > (Holly, Petty) – 3:30

Disc four[edit]

  1. "Morning Dew" (Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose) – 10:29
  2. "New Minglewood Blues" (trad., arr. Weir) – 4:23
  3. "Wharf Rat" (Hunter, Garcia) – 9:19
  4. "Alligator" > (Hunter, McKernan, Lesh) – 4:04
  5. "Drums" > (Kreutzman) – 4:11
  6. "Jam" > (Grateful Dead) – 9:32
  7. "Goin' down the Road Feeling Bad" > (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 4:55
  8. "Cold Rain & Snow" (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 5:47
  9. "Casey Jones"  (Hunter, Garcia) – 6:25
  10. "In the Midnight Hour" > (Steve Cropper, Wilson Pickett) – 9:49
  11. "We Bid You Goodnight" (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 3:55

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

special guest appearance by:
  • Tom Constanten - keyboards on disc 3, tracks 6–10

Production[edit]

  • Compilation produced by David Lemieux
  • Recorded by Bob Matthews and Betty Cantor-Jackson
  • Mixed by Jeffrey Norman
  • Tape archivists: Dick Latvala, David Lemieux
  • Project coordinator: Cassidy Law
  • Archival research: Eileen law
  • Cover design and lettering: Randy Tuten
  • Tie dye artist: James Preston
  • Photography: Amalie R. Rothschild, Fred Ordower
  • Program notes: Blair Jackson
  • Assistant engineer: Rudson Shurtliff

Recording dates[edit]

  • April 25, 1971 - Disc 1, tracks 3-4, 7, 10-12, Disc 2, track 1, Disc 3, tracks 1-2 & 4
  • April 27, 1971 - Disc 2, tracks 8-9, Disc 4, track 9
  • April 28, 1971 - Disc 1, tracks 5 & 8-9, disc 2, tracks 2-5 & 7, Disc 3, tracks 6-10, Disc 4, track 3
  • April 29, 1971 - Disc 1, tracks 1-2 & 6, Disc 2, track 6, Disc 3, tracks 3 & 5, Disc 4, tracks 1-2, 4-8 & 10-11

References[edit]