Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2

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Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released February 4, 2008
Recorded October, 1977
Genre Rock
Length 158:20
bonus disc: 79:28
Label Grateful Dead
Producer Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Road Trips Full Show: Spectrum 11/6/79
(2008)
Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2
(2008)
Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings
(2008)
Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 Bonus Disc
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
All About Jazz (favorable) [1]
Allmusic 4/5 stars [2]
The Music Box 4.5/5 stars [3]

Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 is a live album by the American rock band the Grateful Dead, the second in their "Road Trips" series of archival releases. It was recorded in October 1977, and released on February 4, 2008.[4][5]

Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 contains material from four different concerts, recorded over a two-week period at venues in New Mexico, Oklahoma, Texas, and Louisiana.

Portions of the 10/11/77 show from Norman, Oklahoma can also be found as bonus tracks on Dick's Picks Volume 29.

Track listing[edit]

Disc One[edit]

  1. "Let It Grow" (Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow) – 10:17
    Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma, 10/11/77
  2. "Sugaree" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 17:41
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  3. "The Music Never Stopped" (Weir, Barlow) – 8:59
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  4. "Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo" (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:53
    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, 10/14/77
  5. "El Paso" (Marty Robbins) – (4:52)
    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, 10/14/77
  6. "Help On the Way" (Garcia, Hunter) – 5:48
    Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma, 10/11/77
  7. "Slipknot!" (Garcia, Keith Godchaux, Phil Lesh, Weir) – 4:02
    Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma, 10/11/77
  8. "Franklin's Tower" (Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Hunter) – 14:59
    Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma, 10/11/77

Disc Two[edit]

  1. "Playing in the Band" (Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter) – 17:12
    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, 10/14/77
  2. "Drums" (Hart, Kreutzmann) – 3:09
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  3. "The Other One" (Weir) – 8:24
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  4. "Good Lovin'" (Arthur Resnick, Rudy Clark) – 5:53
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  5. "Terrapin Station" (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:29
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  6. "Black Peter" (Garcia, Hunter) – 13:17
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  7. "Around and Around" (Chuck Berry) – 9:08
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  8. "Brokedown Palace" (Garcia, Hunter) – 5:51
    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, 10/14/77
  9. "Playing In the Band reprise" (Weir, Hart, Hunter) – 5:23
    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, 10/14/77

Bonus Disc[edit]

  1. "Scarlet Begonias" (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:02
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  2. "Fire On the Mountain" (Hart, Hunter) – 9:31
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  3. "Estimated Prophet" (Weir, Barlow) – 12:04
    Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana, 10/16/77
  4. "Loser" (Garcia, Hunter) – 7:55
    Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas, 10/14/77
  5. "Sunrise" (Donna Godchaux) – 3:56
    Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma, 10/11/77
  6. "Iko Iko" (James Crawford) – 7:05
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 10/7/77
  7. "The Wheel" (Garcia, Kreutzmann, Hunter) – 5:30
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 10/7/77
  8. "Wharf Rat" (Garcia, Hunter) – 13:31
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 10/7/77
  9. "Sugar Magnolia" (Weir, Hunter) – 9:48
    University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico, 10/7/77

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Produced by Grateful Dead
  • Compilation produced by David Lemieux and Blair Jackson
  • Recorded by Betty Cantor-Jackson
  • Edited and mastered by Jeffrey Norman at Garage Audio Mastering
  • Cover art by Scott McDougall
  • Photos by Bob Minkin and Ed Perlstein
  • Package design by Steve Vance
  • Liner notes written by Steve Silberman

Sound quality[edit]

A label on the CD case for Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 states, "The compact discs herein have been digitally remastered directly from original analog reel-to-reel tapes. They are historical snapshots, not modern professional recordings, and may therefore exhibit occasional technical anomalies and unavoidable ravages of time."

The album was released in HDCD format. This provides enhanced sound quality when played on CD players with HDCD capability, and is fully compatible with regular CD players.

Concert set lists[edit]

The complete set lists for the October 7, 11, 14 and 16, 1977 Southwest Tour concerts from which this recording was taken were:[6]

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico – 10/7/77

  • First Set: "Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo", "Jack Straw", "Peggy-O", "El Paso", "They Love Each Other", "Big River", "Dupree's Diamond Blues", "Let It Grow", "Deal"
  • Second Set: "Samson & Delilah", "Sunrise", "Ramble On Rose", "Passenger", "Terrapin Station", "Playing in the Band", "Drums", "Iko Iko"**, "The Wheel"**, "Wharf Rat"**, "Sugar Magnolia"**
  • Encore: "One More Saturday Night"

Lloyd Noble Center, Norman, Oklahoma – 10/11/77

  • First Set: "Help on the Way"*, "Slipknot!"*, "Franklin's Tower"*, "Jack Straw", "Peggy-O", "El Paso", "Sunrise"**, "Deal", "Let It Grow"*
  • Second Set: "Dancin' in the Streets"***, "Dire Wolf"***, "Estimated Prophet", "Eyes of the World", "Not Fade Away"***, "Wharf Rat"***, "Around and Around"***

Hofheinz Pavilion, Houston, Texas – 10/14/77

  • First Set: "Jack Straw", "Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo"*, "El Paso"*, "Brown-Eyed Women", "New Minglewood Blues", "Loser"**, "Passenger", "Friend of the Devil", "Me & My Uncle", "Tennessee Jed", "The Music Never Stopped"
  • Second Set: "Bertha", "Good Lovin'", "Candyman", "Playing in the Band"*, "Drums", "The Wheel", "Wharf Rat", "Around and Around"
  • Encore: "Brokedown Palace"*, "Playing in the Band"*

Assembly Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana – 10/16/77

  • First Set: "Promised Land", "Sugaree"*, "Cassidy", "Loser", "New Minglewood Blues", "Friend of the Devil", "Sunrise", "Dire Wolf", "The Music Never Stopped"*
  • Second Set: "Scarlet Begonias"**, "Fire on the Mountain"**, "Estimated Prophet"**, "Drums"*, "The Other One"*, "Good Lovin'"*, "Terrapin Station"*, "Black Peter"*, "Around and Around"*
  • Encore: "U.S. Blues"

* appears on Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2
** appears on bonus disc
*** appears on Dick's Picks 29

References[edit]

  1. ^ Collette, Doug (March 28, 2008). Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2, All About Jazz
  2. ^ Planer, Lindsay. Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 at AllMusic
  3. ^ Metzger, John (April 24, 2008). Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2, The Music Box
  4. ^ Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 at the Grateful Dead Family Discography
  5. ^ Road Trips Volume 1 Number 2 at dead.net
  6. ^ Scott, John W.; Dolgushkin, Mike; Nixon, Stu. (1995). DeadBase IX: The Complete Guide to Grateful Dead Song Lists. Cornish, NH: DeadBase. pp. 66–67. ISBN 1-877657-18-2.