Bahama Mama

Lyrics: Alphonso Johnson
Music: Alphonso Johnson

An instrumental played by Alphonso Johnson with Bob Weir's band "Bobby And The Midnites".

     Date Album Recorded By
     1977 Spellbound Alphonso Johnson (note 1)
     1978 Alivemutherforya Johnson, Cobham et al
     Jan/Feb 1983? Bobby And The Midnites Bobby And The Midnites (video only)
     1988 Nightfood Brian Melvin (note 2)
(1) also on the compilations "The Best Of Alphonso Johnson" (LP released in 1980) and "The Alphonso Johnson Collection" (CD released in 2000)
(2) on the CD, this is credited to Brian Melvin and Rick Smith. It's a very different arrangement, but to my ears it's recognisable derived from the Alphonso Johnson tune

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


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