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American Beauty Grateful Dead
Warner Bros
Released 11/70
Studio Recordings - 1 CD



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Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, 8/70 - 10/70
 
Without a doubt, one of the Dead's top studio albums. A legitimate masterpiece of song writing and vocal harmony. The album cover art alternatively spells "American Reality". The creation of the album is featured in the video, Anthem to Beauty.
 
Tracks:Click Title for Song Information
1    Box of Rain   5:19   Lesh / Hunter
2    Friend of the Devil   3:24   Dawson / Garcia / Hunter
3    Sugar Magnolia   3:19   Weir / Hunter
4    Operator   2:26   Ron McKernan
5    Candyman   6:14   Garcia / Hunter
6    Ripple   4:10   Garcia / Hunter
7    Brokedown Palace   4:09   Garcia / Hunter
8    Till the Morning Comes   3:09   Garcia / Hunter
9    Attics of My Life   5:13   Garcia / Hunter
10    Truckin'   5:03   Garcia / Lesh / Weir / Hunter
 
Personnel:Click Name for Artist Discography
  Jerry Garcia - guitar, pedal steel, piano, vocals
Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
Phil Lesh - bass, guitar, piano, vocals
Ron "Pigpen" McKernan - harmonica, vocals
Bill Kreutzmann - drums
Mickey Hart - percussion

David Grisman - mandolin on "Friend Of The Devil" and "Ripple"
Ned Lagin - piano on "Candyman"
Dave Nelson - electric guitar on "Box Of Rain"
Dave Torbert - bass on "Box Of Rain"
Howard Wales - organ on "Candyman" and "Truckin", piano on "Brokedown Palace"
New Riders of the Purple Sage - collaborated musically throughout the album
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