Midnight Moonlight

Lyrics: Peter Rowan
Music: Peter Rowan

Jerry Garcia played this with Peter Rowan in Old And In The Way, and then did it himself with the JGB.

If you ever feel lonesome
And you're down in San Antone
Beg, steal, or borrow
Two nickels or a dime to call me on the phone
I'll meet you at Alamo Mission
Where we can say our prayers
The Holy Ghost and the Virgin Mother will heal us
As we kneel there

Chorus
In the moonlight
In the midnight
In the moonlight midnight moonlight
In the moonlight
In the midnight
In the moonlight midnight moonlight

If you ever feel sorrow
For the deeds you have done
With no hope for tomorrow
In the setting of the sun
And the ocean is howling
For the things that might have been
And that last good morning sunrise
Will be the brightest you've ever seen

[chorus]

If you ever feel sorrow
For the deeds you have done
With no hope for tomorrow
In the setting of the sun
And the ocean is howling
For the things that might have been
And that last good morning sunrise
Will be the brightest you've ever seen

[chorus]
[chorus]
Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
      1 Oct 1973 Breakdown Old And In The Way
      8 Oct 1973 Old And In The Way Old And In The Way (note 1)
     18 Mar 1978 Pure Jerry 6: Warner Theatre Jerry Garcia Band
     28 Feb 1980 After Midnight Jerry Garcia Band
      1 Mar 1980 Garcia Live Volume 1 Jerry Garcia Band
     26 Jun 1981 Garcia Live Volume 1.5 Jerry Garcia Band
     31 Oct 1987 Pure Jerry 2: Lunt-Fontanne Jerry Garcia Band
      2 Sep 1989 Pure Jerry 5: Merriweather Post Pavilion Jerry Garcia Band
      199? Shining Star Jerry Garcia Band
      5 Aug 1990 Garcia Live Volume 2 Jerry Garcia Band
      9 Nov 1991 Pure Jerry 7: Hampton Coliseum Jerry Garcia Band
 
Other Related Recordings
      1975 The Rowans Rowan Brothers
      1978 Peter Rowan Peter Rowan
      1985 Hot Blue Grass Rowan, Keith, Rooney
      1992 Midnight Moonlight New Riders Of The Purple Sage
      2005 Jerry Jams, Jerry Cares Michael Patrick and the Suburban Hillbillies
     2013 First Reearsals Sycamore Slough String Band

Notes
(1) also included on Live At The Boarding House


Futher Information
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography
For online chords and TAB see www.rukind.com
For sheet music, see:
          Jerry Garcia Songbook (vocal line and chords)
          Old And In The Way Banjo Songbook (banjo TAB)

 


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