Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966

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Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966
Compilation album by Grateful Dead
Released March 25, 2005
Recorded 1966
Genre Psychedelic rock
Jam band
Label Grateful Dead Records
Producer David Lemieux
Grateful Dead chronology
The Grateful Dead Movie Soundtrack
(2005)
Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966
(2005)
Grateful Dead Download Series Volume 1
(2005)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Music Box 3/5 stars[2]

Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966 is an album of rare live and studio tracks recorded by the Grateful Dead in 1966. It was released on CD by Grateful Dead Records on March 25, 2005.[1]

Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966 was re-released as a limited-edition, two-disc LP in conjunction with Record Store Day on April 20, 2013.[3][4]

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Walking the Dog" (Rufus Thomas) – 5:38
  2. "You See a Broken Heart" (Pigpen) – 2:50
  3. "The Promised Land" (Chuck Berry) – 2:31
  4. "Good Lovin'" (Artie Resnick, Rudy Clark) – 2:41
  5. "Standing on the Corner" (Grateful Dead) – 2:55
  6. "Cream Puff War" (Jerry Garcia) – 3:37
  7. "Betty and Dupree" (traditional, arr. Grateful Dead) – 5:35
  8. "Stealin'" (Gus Cannon) – 2:53
  9. "Silver Threads and Golden Needles" (Dick Reynolds, Jack Rhodes) – 3:00
  10. "Not Fade Away" (Buddy Holly, Norman Petty) – 3:51
  11. "Big Railroad Blues" (Noah Lewis) – 3:10
  12. "Sick and Tired" (Dave Bartholomew, Chris Kenner) – 3:19
  13. "Empty Heart" (Mick Jagger, Brian Jones, Keith Richards, Charlie Watts, Bill Wyman) – 6:18
  14. "Gangster of Love" (Johnny "Guitar" Watson) – 4:35
  15. "Don't Mess Up a Good Thing" (Oliver Sain) – 2:56
  16. "Hey Little One" (Dorsey Burnette, Barry De Vorzon) – 5:02
  17. "I'm a King Bee" (Slim Harpo) – 6:01
  18. "Caution (Do Not Stop on Tracks)" (Grateful Dead) – 9:18

Recording dates[edit]

  • Tracks 1-6 & 10 – early 1966 studio recordings
  • Tracks 7-8 – March 2 studio recordings
  • Track 9 – late 1966 studio recording
  • Tracks 11-13 – February/March live recordings
  • Tracks 14-15 – Recorded live at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco on July 3
  • Tracks 16-18 – Recorded live at the Danish Center in Los Angeles on March 12

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Original recordings producer & notes – Owsley Stanley
  • Track 9 producer – Grateful Dead
  • Compilation producer & additional liner notes – David Lemieux
  • CD mastering – Jeffrey Norman
  • Photos – Herbie Greene, Robert Chevalier
  • Cover art – Richard Biffle
  • Archival research – Eileen Law
  • Art coordination – Brian Connors
  • Package layout – Robert Minkin

Notes[edit]

  1. ^ a b Planer, Lindsay. Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966 at Allmusic
  2. ^ Metzger, John. Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966, The Music Box, April 2005
  3. ^ "Grateful Dead's Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966 to Resurface on Record Store Day", Relix, March 7, 2013. Retrieved May 1, 2013.
  4. ^ Berman, Eric (April 21, 2013). "The Grateful Dead Rare Cuts and Oddities... Plus a Record Store Day Recap", Cool Album of the Day. Retrieved May 1, 2013.