Before The Dead

Before The Dead

A 4CD collection of Jerry Garcia's performances before the Grateful Dead was formed.

CD 1
Bob and Jerry
May 26, 1961
Brigid Meier’s Sixteenth Birthday Party
Menlo Park, California
Santy Anno
I Got A Home In That Rock
Oh Mary Don't You Weep
All My Trials
I Was Born Ten Thousand Years Ago
Blow The Candles Out
Rake And Ramblin' Boy
Trouble In Mind
Garcia, Leicester & Hunter
July 1961
Boar’s Head Coffeehouse, Carlos Book Stall, San Carlos, California
Brown's Ferry Blues
Jesse James
Garcia with unknown bluegrass band
Summer or Fall 1961
Boar’s Head Coffeehouse, Carlos Book Stall, San Carlos, California
Down In The The Willow Garden
Long Lonesome Road
Railroad Bill
The Wagoner's Lad
Katie Cruel
CD 2
Sleepy Hollow Hog Stompers
11 June 1962
Jewish Community Center, San Carlos, CA
Cannonball Blues
Little Birdie
Sally Goodin
Hold The Woodpile Down
Legend Of The Johnson Boys
Shady Grove
The Sweet Sunny South
Man Of Constant Sorrow
Hart Valley Drifters
Fall 1962
KZSU Studios - also released separately
Band Introductions
Roving Gambler
Ground Speed
Pig In A Pen
Standing In The Need Of Prayer
Flint Hill Special
Nine Pound Hammer
Handsome Molly
Clinch Mountain Backstep
Think Of What You've Done
Cripple Creek
All The Good Times Are Past And Gone
Billy Grimes The Rover
Paddy On The Turnpike (Boys, My Money's All Gone)
Run Mountain
Sugar Baby
Sitting On Top Of The World
CD 3
Wildwood Boys
23 February 1963
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
Jerry's Breakdown
Standing In The Need Of Prayer
Mule Skinner Blues
Saturday Night Shuffle
Pike County Breakdown
The Little Sparrow
We Shall Not Be Moved
Jerry And Sara Garcia
4 May 1963
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
Deep Elem Blues
Will The Weaver
I Truly Understand
Long Black Veil
The Man Who Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man
Foggy Mountain Top
CD 4
Black Mountain Boys
Fall 1963
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
Barefoot Nellie
She's More To Be Pitied
Noah's Breakdown
Who Will Sing For Me
Black Mountain Boys
10 January 1964
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
Salt Creek
Monroe's Hornpipe (Jodie's Hornpipe)
Rosa Lee McFall
John Harty/Closing Theme
Black Mountain Boys
6 March 1964
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
Katie Kline
Walkin' The Dog
Paddy On The Turnpike (Boys, My Money's All Gone)
Love And Wealth
Sourwood Mountain
If I Lose
Homestead On The Farm (I Wonder How The Old Folks)
Stoney Creek
Salty Dog Blues
Love Please Come Home
Make Me A Pallet On Your Floor
Darlin' Alalee
In The Pines
Raw Hide
Black Mountain Rag
True Life Blues
Medley: Devil's Dream - Sailor's Hornpipe
Black Mountain Boys
Spring 1964
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
Drink Up And Go Home
Asphalt Mountain Boys
Summer 1964
Top Of The Tangent, Palo Alto, CA
These Men Of God
Roll On Buddy
Goodbye Old Pal
Back Up And Push



 


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