Dave's Picks Volume 28

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Dave's Picks Volume 28
A crowd of skeletons celebrates in front of the Capitol Theatre, with the Grateful Dead listed on the marquee
Live album by
ReleasedOctober 26, 2018
RecordedJune 17, 1976
VenueCapitol Theatre
Passaic, New Jersey
GenreRock
Length193:18
LabelRhino
(R2-565022)
ProducerGrateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Pacific Northwest '73–'74: Believe It If You Need It
(2018)
Dave's Picks Volume 28
(2018)
Playing in the Band, Seattle, Washington, 5/21/74
(2018)

Dave's Picks Volume 28 is a three-CD live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains the complete concert recorded on June 17, 1976, at Capitol Theatre, in Passaic, New Jersey and two bonus tracks from June 23, 1976 and June 28, 1976. It was produced as a limited edition of 18,000 copies, and released on October 26, 2018.[1][2][3][4]

Critical reception[edit]

On AllMusic, Timothy Monger wrote, "The three-disc set is loaded with highlights of their mid-'70s era, including strong "Help on the Way" / "Slipknot!" / "Franklin's Tower" and "Let It Grow" / "Wharf Rat" / "Around and Around" medleys."[5]

Track listing[edit]

Disc 1

First set:
  1. "Cold Rain and Snow" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 7:17
  2. "Big River" (Johnny Cash) – 6:43
  3. "They Love Each Other" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 7:37
  4. "Cassidy" (Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow) – 4:55
  5. "Tennessee Jed" (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:08
  6. "Looks Like Rain" > (Weir, Barlow) – 8:34
  7. "Row Jimmy" (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:12
  8. "The Music Never Stopped" (Weir, Barlow) – 6:29
  9. "Scarlet Begonias" (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:06
  10. "Promised Land" (Chuck Berry) – 3:59

Disc 2

Second set:
  1. "Help on the Way" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 5:35
  2. "Slipknot!" > (Garcia, Keith Godchaux, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Weir) – 8:02
  3. "Franklin's Tower" (Hunter, Garcia, Kreutzmann) – 11:10
  4. "Dancing in the Street" ( William "Mickey" Stevenson, Marvin Gaye, Ivy Jo Hunter) – 11:47
  5. "Samson and Delilah" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 6:17
  6. "Ship Of Fools" (Garcia, Hunter) – 7:41

Disc 3

  1. "Lazy Lightning" (Weir, Barlow) – 3:02
  2. "Supplication" (Weir, Barlow) – 5:15
  3. "Friend of the Devil" (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:54
  4. "Let It Grow" (Weir, Barlow) – 6:12
  5. "Drums" (Mickey Hart, Kreutzmann) – 2:38
  6. "Let It Grow" (Weir, Barlow) – 2:31
  7. "Wharf Rat" (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:20
  8. "Around and Around" (Berry) – 7:22
June 23, 1976 – Tower Theatre, Upper Darby, Pennsylvania:
  1. "Sugaree" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:09
June 28, 1976 – Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, Illinois:
  1. "High Time" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:17

Personnel[edit]

Grateful Dead

Production

  • Produced by Grateful Dead
  • Produced for release by David Lemieux
  • Mastering: Jeffrey Norman
  • Recording: Betty Cantor-Jackson
  • Art direction, design: Steve Vance
  • Cover art: Tim McDonagh
  • Liner notes: David Lemieux
  • Tapes provided through the assistance of ABCD Enterprises, LLC

Charts[edit]

Chart (2018) Chart
position
US Billboard 200[6] 35
US Top Rock Albums (Billboard)[7] 5

References[edit]

  1. ^ Bernstein, Scott (October 12, 2018). "Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 28 Features 1976 Show". JamBase. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  2. ^ "Grateful Dead Dave's Picks Volume 28 Features 1976 New Jersey Show". jambands.com. October 12, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  3. ^ "Dave's Picks Volume 28: Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ, 6/17/76". dead.net. October 12, 2018. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  4. ^ "Dave's Picks Volume 28 – Capitol Theatre, Passaic, NJ • 6/17/76". Discogs. Retrieved October 17, 2018.
  5. ^ Monger, Timothy. "Dave's Picks, Vol. 28: Capitol Theater, Passaic, NJ - 6/17/76". AllMusic. Retrieved November 17, 2018.
  6. ^ "Grateful Dead Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved November 6, 2018.
  7. ^ "Grateful Dead Chart History (Top Rock Albums)". Billboard. Retrieved November 6, 2018.