Live at Hampton Coliseum

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Live at Hampton Coliseum
Red, blue, and black drawing of a skeletal hand holding a ticket, with Hampton Coliseum in the background
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released April 19, 2014
Recorded May 4, 1979
Genre Rock
Label Rhino
Producer Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Dave's Picks Volume 9 Live at Hampton Coliseum Dave's Picks Volume 10

Live at Hampton Coliseum is an album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It was recorded on May 4, 1979, at the Hampton Coliseum in Hampton, Virginia. Produced as a two-disc vinyl LP, in a limited edition of 7,900 numbered copies, it was released on April 19, 2014, in conjunction with Record Store Day.[1][2][3]

The May 4, 1979 concert was the band's first show at Hampton Coliseum, and their third with then-new keyboardist Brent Mydland.[4]

Track listing[edit]

Side one
  1. "Loser" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 7:21
  2. "New Minglewood Blues" (Noah Lewis) – 5:13
  3. "Don't Ease Me In" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 3:08
  4. "Passenger" (Phil Lesh, Peter Monk) – 5:40
Side two
  1. "I Need a Miracle" (Bob Weir, John Barlow) – 4:24
  2. "Bertha" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:16
  3. "Good Lovin'" (Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick) – 6:40
  4. "Ship of Fools" (Garcia, Hunter) – 7:24
Side three
  1. "Estimated Prophet" (Weir, Barlow) – 12:15
  2. "Eyes of the World" (Garcia, Hunter) – 13:00
Side four
  1. "Truckin'" (Garcia, Lesh, Weir, Hunter) – 8:01
  2. "Stella Blue" (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:29
  3. "Around and Around" (Chuck Berry) – 7:08

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead
Production
  • Produced by Grateful Dead
  • Mastering: Jeffrey Norman
  • Artwork: Kyle Field

Concert set list[edit]

The complete set list for the May 4, 1979 concert at Hampton Coliseum was:[5]

  • First set: "Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo" > "Franklin's Tower", "Mama Tried" > "Mexical Blues", "Candyman", "Lazy Lightning" > "Supplication", "Loser"*, "New Minglewood Blues"*, "Don't Ease Me In"*, "Passenger"*
  • Second set: "I Need a Miracle"* > "Bertha"* > "Good Lovin'"*, "Ship of Fools"*, "Estimated Prophet"* > "Eyes Of The World"* > "Drums" > "Space" > "Truckin'"* > "Stella Blue"* > "Around and Around"*

* Included in Live at Hampton Coliseum

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Grateful Dead: Live at Hampton Coliseum, Record Store Day. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
  2. ^ Live at Hampton Coliseum at the Grateful Dead Family Discography. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
  3. ^ Ryan, Patrick (April 15, 2014). "As Vinyl Sales Rise, Record Store Day Plays It Forward", USA Today. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
  4. ^ "Record Store Day: Grateful Dead Live at Hampton Coliseum", JamBase, March 20, 2014. Retrieved April 19, 2014.
  5. ^ Scott, John W.; Dolgushkin, Mike; Nixon, Stu. (1999). DeadBase XI: The Complete Guide to Grateful Dead Song Lists. Cornish, NH: DeadBase. p. 44. ISBN 1-877657-22-0.