View from the Vault, Volume Four

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View From The Vault, Volume Four
Live album by Grateful Dead
Released April 8, 2003
Recorded July 24 and July 26, 1987
Genre Rock
Label Grateful Dead Records
Grateful Dead chronology
Birth of the Dead
(2003)
View from the Vault, Volume Four
(2003)
Dick's Picks Volume 28
(2003)
Professional ratings
Review scores
Source Rating
Allmusic 4/5 stars [1]
The Music Box 4/5 stars [2]

View from the Vault, Volume Four (or View from the Vault IV) is the fourth release in the "View from the Vault" series of rock concert recordings by the Grateful Dead. Like the other entries in the series, it was released simultaneously as an album on CD and as a concert performance video on DVD. This volume contains two consecutive complete shows — July 24, 1987, at Oakland Stadium, and July 26, 1987 at Anaheim Stadium. The album was released as a 4-CD set.

These concerts were recorded during the "Dylan & the Dead" tour. On this brief tour, each Grateful Dead show was followed by a performance by Bob Dylan, with the Dead providing accompaniment. Songs from those performances are documented on the album Dylan & the Dead.

View from the Vault IV was the first "View from the Vault" that was not also released on VHS videotape. It was the first DVD of the series that included the option of either a two-channel stereo or a Dolby 5.1 channel surround sound soundtrack. It was also the last one with "view from the vault" in its title, and was followed eight months later by The Closing of Winterland.

Track listing[edit]

Disc one[edit]

Disc two[edit]

Disc three[edit]

Disc four[edit]

  • "Shakedown Street" (Garcia, Hunter)
  • "Looks Like Rain" (Weir, Barlow)
  • "Terrapin Station" (Garcia, Hunter)
  • "Drums" (Kreutzmann, Hart)
  • "Space" (Grateful Dead)
  • "The Other One" (Weir, Kreutzmann)
  • "Stella Blue" (Garcia, Hunter)
  • "Throwing Stones" (Weir, Barlow)
  • "Not Fade Away" (Buddy Holly, Norman Petty)

Track listing notes[edit]

Credits[edit]

Grateful Dead[edit]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ Planer, Lindsay. View from the Vault IV at AllMusic
  2. ^ Metzger, John (October 2003). View from the Vault IV, The Music Box