Forever Young

Lyrics: Bob Dylan
Music: Bob Dylan

Sung by Neil Young with the Grateful Dead on 3 November 1991 at the memorial concert for Bill Graham. Also played regularly by the Jerry Garcia Band from the mid 1980s, and from 2005 by Phil Lesh and Friends.

May God bless and keep you always
May your wishes all come true
May you always do for others
And let others do for you
May you build a ladder to the stars
And climb on every one
May you stay
Forever young

Forever young, forever young
May you stay forever young

May you grow up to be righteous
May you grow up to be true
May you always know the truth
And see the lights surrounding you
May you always be courageous
Stand upright and be true
May you stay
Forever young


May your hands always be busy
May your feet always be swift
May you have a strong foundation
When the winds of changes shift
May your heart always be joyful
May your song always be sung
May you stay
Forever young

Jerry Garcia Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     29 Aug 1987 Electric On The Eel Jerry Garcia Band
     28 Oct 1987 On Broadway: Act One Jerry Garcia Band
     30 Oct 1987 Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne: Best Of The Rest Jerry Garcia Band
      4 Mar 1988 Jerry Garcia Plays Dylan Jerry Garcia Band
      2 Sep 1989 Pure Jerry: Merriweather Post Pavilion Jerry Garcia Band
      5 Sep 1989 Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound Jerry Garcia Band
     20 May 1990 Garcia Live Volume 10 Jerry Garcia Band
      5 Aug 1990 Garcia Live Volume 2 Jerry Garcia Band
Neil Young/Grateful Dead Recordings
     2016 Under The Covers Neil Young (with the Grateful Dead in 1991) (note 1)

(1) I'm not sure if this is an official release: it's an album of Neil Young singing covers of other artists' songs.

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


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