Pickin' on the Grateful Dead: A Tribute

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Pickin' on the Grateful Dead: A Tribute
Studio album
Released 1997
Recorded Studio "Z", Santa Barbara, California
Genre Bluegrass
Length 63:54
Label CMH Records, Inc.
Producer David West
Alternative cover
CD cover of the 2001 reissue
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]

Pickin' on the Grateful Dead: A Tribute is a 1997 tribute album to the Grateful Dead consisting of thirteen of their songs replayed in a bluegrass style.[2] It is a part of the Pickin' On… series.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Althea" (Robert Hunter/Jerry Garcia) - 5:31
  2. "Scarlet Begonias" (Hunter/Garcia) - 5:24
  3. "Friend of the Devil" (Hunter/Garcia/Dawson) - 4:25
  4. "Bird Song" (Hunter/Garcia) - 6:32
  5. "Truckin'" (Hunter/Garcia/Phil Lesh/Bob Weir) - 6:06
  6. "Lady with a Fan" (Hunter/Garcia) - 4:12
  7. "Casey Jones" (Hunter/Garcia) - 4:12
  8. "Samson and Delilah" (arrangement: David West) - 3:46
  9. "Touch of Grey" (Hunter/Garcia) - 6:02
  10. "Cumberland Blues" (Hunter/Garcia/Lesh) - 5:26
  11. "Ripple" (Hunter/Garcia) - 4:10
  12. "Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad" (arrangement: David West) - 3:59
  13. "Dark Star" (Hunter/Garcia) - 4:18

Personnel[edit]

  • David West – Guitars, mandolin, banjo, bass, dobro, hammered dulcimer, percussion, background vocals
  • Mike Mullins – Guitar, Mandolin
  • Phil Salazar – Fiddles
  • John Rosenburg – Piano
  • Tom Ball – Harmonica
  • Jody Eulitz – Drums
  • Bill Flores – Pedal steel guitar
  • Barney Tower – Electric guitar
  • Pat Milliken – Guitars, mandolin
  • Bo Fox – Percussion
  • Kenny Sultan – Guitar
  • Paul Lee – Fiddle

References[edit]

  1. ^ Pickin' on the Grateful Dead at AllMusic
  2. ^ Pickin' on the Grateful Dead at the Grateful Dead Family Discography