Back Home In Indiana

Lyrics: [James Hanley, Ballard MacDonald]
Music: James Hanley, Ballard MacDonald

Recorded during the sessions for Jerry Garcia's second solo album ("Compliments Of ...") but not released on the original LP. It's a jazz standard, played as an instrumental on the Garcia recording, though the original did have lyrics:

Back home again in Indiana
And it seems that I can see
A gleaming candlelight
Still shining bright
Through the sycamores, for me

The new-mown hay
Sends all its fragrance
From the fields I used to roam
When I dream about the moonlight
On the Wabash
Then I long for my Indiana home
Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     1974 Compliments Of ... Jerry Garcia (note 1)
Notes
(1) bonus track on the reissued album included in the box set All Good Things

Futher Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography

 


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