Shady Grove (Jerry Garcia and David Grisman album)

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Shady Grove
Studio album by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman
Released 1996
Recorded August 8, 1990 – June 3, 1993
Genre Folk
Length 61:06
Label Acoustic Disc
Producer Jerry Garcia
David Grisman
Jerry Garcia and David Grisman chronology
Not for Kids Only
(1993)
Shady Grove
(1996)
So What
(1998)
Jerry Garcia chronology
Not for Kids Only
(1993)
Shady Grove
(1996)
That High Lonesome Sound
(1996)
David Grisman chronology
DGQ-20
(1996)
Shady Grove
(1996)
That High Lonesome Sound
(1996)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 3/5 stars [1]
The Music Box 5/5 stars [2]
Rolling Stone (favorable) [3]

Shady Grove is an acoustic album by Jerry Garcia and David Grisman. It was released on the Acoustic Disc record label in 1996. The album was produced by Garcia and Grisman for Dawg Productions. Also appearing on the album: Joe Craven, Jim Kerwin, Matt Eakle, Bryan Bowers, and Will Scarlett. "Hesitation Blues" is an uncredited track appearing at the end of the album.

Track listing[edit]

  1. "Shady Grove" – 4:19
  2. "Stealin'" – 3:31
  3. "Off to Sea Once More" – 5:48
  4. "The Sweet Sunny South" – 3:25
  5. "Louis Collins" (Mississippi John Hurt)– 5:57
  6. "Fair Ellender" – 6:05
  7. "Jackaroo"– 4:02
  8. "Casey Jones" – 4:07
  9. "Dreadful Wind and Rain" – 4:46
  10. "I Truly Understand" – 3:40
  11. "The Handsome Cabin Boy" – 6:13
  12. "Whiskey in the Jar" – 4:14
  13. "Down in the Valley" – 4:59
  14. "Hesitation Blues" – 3:32

Chart positions[edit]

Chart (1996) Peak
Position
U.S. Billboard 200 135
U.S. Billboard Top Country Albums 19

Musicians[edit]

  • Jerry Garcia – acoustic guitar, five string banjo, vocals
  • David Grisman – mandolin, five string banjo
  • Joe Craven – drums
  • Jim Kerwin – bass
  • Bryan Bowers – autoharp
  • Will Scarlett – mouth harp
  • Matt Eakle – flute

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. Shady Grove at AllMusic
  2. ^ Metzger, John (October 1998). Shady Grove, The Music Box
  3. ^ Fricke, David (December 26, 1996). Shady Grove, Rolling Stone