Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72

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Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released July 9, 2002
Recorded April 7, 1972 - May 26, 1972
Genre Psychedelic rock
Jam
Rock & Roll
Length 5:14:05
Label GDM/Arista
Producer

David Lemieux

Jeffrey Norman
Grateful Dead chronology
Dick's Picks Volume 25
(2002)
Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72
(2002)
View from the Vault, Volume Three
(2002)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars[1]
The Music Box 5/5 stars[2]

Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72 is a live box set from the Grateful Dead, that collects performances from their seven shows in England during their Spring 1972 tour of Europe (their first tour of the UK and continental Europe).[3]

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

  1. "Cold Rain and Snow" (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 6:02
  2. "Greatest Story Ever Told" (Robert Hunter, Mickey Hart, Bob Weir) – 6:00
  3. "Mr. Charlie" (Hunter, Ron McKernan) – 3:52
  4. "Sugaree" (Hunter, Jerry Garcia) – 7:34
  5. "Mexicali Blues" (John Barlow, Weir) – 4:10
  6. "Big Boss Man" (Luther Dixon, Al Smith) – 6:28
  7. "Deal" (Hunter, Garcia) – 5:51
  8. "Jack Straw" (Hunter, Hart) – 5:19
  9. "Big Railroad Blues" (Noah Lewis) – 4:26
  10. "It Hurts Me Too" (Elmore James) – 6:07
  11. "China Cat Sunflower" > (Hunter, Garcia) – 5:05
  12. "I Know You Rider/Happy Birthday to You" (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 7:50
  13. "Playing in the Band" (Hunter, Hart, Weir) – 10:10

Disc two[edit]

  1. "Good Lovin'" (Rudy Clark, Artie Resnick) – 20:31
  2. "Ramble on Rose" (Hunter, Garcia) – 6:41
  3. "Black-Throated Wind" (John Barlow, Weir) – 6:07
  4. "Sitting on Top of the World" (Lonnie Carter, Walter Jacobs) – 3:30
  5. "Comes a Time" (Hunter, Garcia) – 7:01
  6. "Turn on Your Love Light" > (Deadric Malone, Joseph Scott) – 13:02
  7. "Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad" > (trad., arr. Grateful Dead) – 8:22
  8. "Not Fade Away" > (Buddy Holly, Norman Petty) – 4:54
  9. "Hey! Bo Diddley" > (Bo Diddley) – 4:30
  10. "Not Fade Away" > (Holly, Petty) – 3:06

Disc three[edit]

  1. "Rockin' Pneumonia and the Boogie Woogie Flu" (Huey Smith) – 5:15
  2. "Black Peter" (Hunter, Garcia) – 8:52
  3. "Chinatown Shuffle" (McKernan) – 3:23
  4. "Truckin'" > (Hunter, Garcia, Phil Lesh, Weir) – 10:14
  5. "Drums" > (Bill Kreutzmann) – 2:44
  6. "The Other One" > (Kreutzman, Weir) – 19:31
  7. "El Paso" > (Marty Robbins) – 4:47
  8. "The Other One" > (Kreutzman, Weir) – 8:20
  9. "Wharf Rat" (Hunter, Garcia) – 10:48
  10. "One More Saturday Night" (Weir) – 4:57

Disc four[edit]

  1. "Uncle John's Band" (Hunter, Garcia) – 7:20
  2. "The Stranger (Two Souls in Communion)" (McKernan) – 7:57
  3. "Dark Star" > (Hunter, Garcia, Hart, Kreutzman, Lesh, McKernan, Weir) – 31:27[a]
  4. "Sugar Magnolia/Sunshine Daydream" > (Hunter, Weir) – 7:15
  5. "Caution (Do Not Stop on Tracks)" (Grateful Dead) – 17:15
  6. "Brokedown Palace" (Hunter, Garcia) – 7:02

Notes

  1. ^ An excerpt of this track was previously released on Glastonbury Fayre.

Recording dates[edit]

  • April 7 at the Empire Pool in Wembley – Disc 3, tracks 4-9
  • April 8 at the Empire Pool – Disc 1, tracks 9-10, Disc 2, track 3, Disc 3, track 10 & Disc 4, tracks 3-5
  • April 11 at the Newcastle City Hall – Disc 1, tracks 4 & 7 & Disc 4, track 6
  • May 7 at the Bickershaw Festival in Wigan – Disc 1, tracks 2-3, 6 & 13 & Disc 2, tracks 1-2 & 6-7
  • May 23 at the Strand Lyceum in London – Disc 1, tracks 11-12, Disc 2, tracks 4-5 & 8-10 & Disc 4, tracks 1-2
  • May 24 at the Strand Lyceum – Disc 1, tracks 1 & 5 & Disc 3, tracks 1-3
  • May 26 at the Strand Lyceum – Disc 1, track 8

All of these concerts were later released in their entirety on Europe '72: The Complete Recordings.

Credits[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

Production[edit]

  • Compilation producer – David Lemieux
  • Mixing – Jeffrey Norman
  • Recording – Bob Matthews, Betty Cantor, Dennis Leonard, Jim Furman
  • Project coordination – Cassidy Law
  • Tape archivist – Dick Latvala
  • Archival research – Eileen Law
  • Assistant engineer – Rudson Shurtliff
  • Photography – Mary Ann Mayer
  • Cover art – Richard Biffle
  • Layout design – Robert Minkin
  • Crew – Heard, Jackson, Kidd, Parrish, Ramrod, Raizene, Winslow, Barry
  • Liner notes – Blair Jackson
  • Onstage band introduction – Sam Cutler

Charts[edit]

Album - Billboard

Year Chart Position
2002 The Billboard 200 160[5]

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