LP by Grateful Dead
Studio Recordings - 1 CD
Warner Bros 1970 11/01
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
Wally Heider Studios, San Francisco, 8/70 - 9/70
CD Bonus Tracks:
||Truckin'3:17Garcia / Lesh / Weir / HunterSingle Version
||Friend of the Devil4:21Dawson / Garcia / HunterFillmore East, San Francisco 5/15/70
||Candyman5:18Garcia / HunterWinterland Ballroom, San Francisco 4/15/70
||Till the Morning Comes3:20Garcia / HunterWinterland Ballroom, San Francisco10/04/70
||Attics of My Life6:31Garcia / HunterFillmore West, San Francisco 6/06/70
||Truckin'10:10Garcia / Lesh / Weir / HunterLegion Stadium, El Monte, CA12/26/70
||Ripple3:02Garcia / HunterSingle Version
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"
Riders of the Purple Sage - collaborated musically throughout the album