Jerry Garcia Before The Dead 180g 5LP Box Set
Jerry Garcia Before The Dead 180g 5LP Box Set Jerry Garcia Before The Dead 180g 5LP Box Set
Genre: Pop Rock
Label: Caroline
Format: 33RPM,
Size: 12"

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Jerry Garcia Before The Dead 180g 5LP Box Set

Jerry Garcia

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SKU:
CRLLP30251
UPC:
880882302511
Limited Edition 180g Vinyl 5LP Box Set - Limited To 2500 Sets!
Rare Collection Of Earliest Known Performances!
Lacquers Cut by Ron McMaster at Capitol Studios & Pressed at Quality Record Pressings!


Before The Dead brings together a rare collection of the earliest known performances by Jerry Garcia. From an informal and intimate 1961 performance of simple folk songs at a birthday party with future songwriting partner Robert Hunter to more polished coffeehouse gigs with old-timey and bluegrass bands through 1964, this collection showcases Garcia’s deep study of the folk music tradition and its influence on his musical journey leading to the formation of the Grateful Dead. Even with his entire musical career in front of him, Garcia's magnetic presence as a performer can be plainly heard in these first steps.

Features:
• Limited Edition 5LP Box Set - Only 2500 Sets
• 180g Vinyl
• Over 3.5 hours of studio & live performances culled from previously uncirculated masters and newly discovered recordings
• Audio restoration and mastering by Fred Kevorkian
• Lacquers cut by Ron McMaster at Capitol Studios and pressed to vinyl by Quality Record Pressings
• Produced by Grateful Dead publicist and biographer Dennis McNally and Brian Miksis
• 32 page book with rare photos, memorabilia and in-depth liner note essays by McNally, Miksis, acclaimed bluegrass scholar Neil V. Rosenberg, Sara Ruppenthal Katz, and Stu Goldstein
• Housed in a rigid slipcase box with embossed artwork

Selections:
Side One:
Bob and Jerry
May 26, 1961
Brigid Meier's Sixteenth Birthday Party
Menlo Park, California

1. Santy Anno
2. I Got A Home In That Rock
3. Oh, Mary Don't You Weep
4. All My Trials
5. I Was Born Ten Thousand Years Ago
6. Blow The Candles Out
7. Rake And A Rambling Boy
8. Trouble In Mind
Side Two:
Jerry Garcia, Marshall Leicester, and Robert Hunter
July 1961
Boar's Head Coffeehouse, Carlos Book Stall
San Carlos, California

1. Brown's Ferry Blues
2. Jesse James
Jerry Garcia and Unknown Musician
Summer or Fall 1961
Boar's Head Coffeehouse, Carlos Book Stall
San Carlos, California

3. Down In The Willow Garden
4. Long Lonesome Road
5. Railroad Bill
6. The Wagoner's Lad
7. Katie Cruel
Side Three:
Sleepy Hollow Hog Stompers
June 11, 1962
Boar's Head Coffeehouse, Peninsula Jewish Community Center
San Carlos, California

1. Cannonball Blues
2. Little Birdie
3. Sally Goodin
4. Hold That Woodpile Down
5. Legend Of The Johnson Boys
6. Shady Grove
7. Sweet Sunny South
8. Man Of Constant Sorrow
Side Four:
Hart Valley Drifters
Fall 1962
KZSU Radio Studio A, Stanford University
Stanford, California

1. Band Introductions
2. Roving Gambler
3. Ground Speed
4. Pig In A Pen
5. Standing In The Need Of Prayer
6. Flint Hill Special
7. Nine Pound Hammer
8. Handsome Molly
9. Clinch Mountain Backstep
Side Five:
1. Think Of What You've Done
2. Cripple Creek
3. All The Good Times Have Past And Gone
4. Billy Grimes, The Rover
5. Paddy On The Turnpike (Boys, My Money's All Gone)
6. Run Mountain
7. Sugar Baby
8. Sitting On Top Of The World
Side Six:
The Wildwood Boys
February 23, 1963
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
2. Jerry's Breakdown
3. Standing In The Need Of Prayer
4. Mule Skinner Blues
5. Saturday Night Shuffle
6. Pike County Breakdown
7. The Little Sparrow
8. We Shall Not Be Moved
Side Seven:
Jerry and Sara
May 4, 1963
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Deep Elem Blues
2. Will The Weaver
3. I Truly Understand
4. Long Black Veil
5. The Man Who Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man
6. Foggy Mountain Top
Side Eight:
Black Mountain Boys
Fall 1963
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Barefoot Nellie
2. She's More To Be Pitied
3. Noah's Breakdown
4. Who Will Sing For Me?
Black Mountain Boys
January 10, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

5. Salt Creek
6. Monroe's Hornpipe (Jody's Hornpipe)
7. Rosa Lee McFall
8. John Hardy/Closing Theme
Black Mountain Boys
March 6, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

9. Katie Kline
10. Walkin' The Dog
Side Nine:
Black Mountain Boys
March 6, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Paddy On The Turnpike (Boys, My Money's All Gone)
2. Love And Wealth
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. If I Lose
5. Homestead On The Farm (I Wonder How The Old Folks Are At Home)
6. Stoney Creek
7. Salty Dog Blues
8. Love Please Come Home
9. Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
10. Darlin' Allalee
Side Ten:
Black Mountain Boys
March 6, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. In The Pines
2. Raw Hide
3. Black Mountain Rag
4. True Life Blues
5. Medley: Devil's Dream—Sailor's Hornpipe
Black Mountain Boys
Spring 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

6. Drink Up And Go Home
Asphalt Jungle Mountain Boys
Summer 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

7. These Men Of God
8. Roll On Buddy
9. Goodbye Old Pal
10. Back Up And Push
Description
Limited Edition 180g Vinyl 5LP Box Set - Limited To 2500 Sets!
Rare Collection Of Earliest Known Performances!
Lacquers Cut by Ron McMaster at Capitol Studios & Pressed at Quality Record Pressings!


Before The Dead brings together a rare collection of the earliest known performances by Jerry Garcia. From an informal and intimate 1961 performance of simple folk songs at a birthday party with future songwriting partner Robert Hunter to more polished coffeehouse gigs with old-timey and bluegrass bands through 1964, this collection showcases Garcia’s deep study of the folk music tradition and its influence on his musical journey leading to the formation of the Grateful Dead. Even with his entire musical career in front of him, Garcia's magnetic presence as a performer can be plainly heard in these first steps.

Features:
• Limited Edition 5LP Box Set - Only 2500 Sets
• 180g Vinyl
• Over 3.5 hours of studio & live performances culled from previously uncirculated masters and newly discovered recordings
• Audio restoration and mastering by Fred Kevorkian
• Lacquers cut by Ron McMaster at Capitol Studios and pressed to vinyl by Quality Record Pressings
• Produced by Grateful Dead publicist and biographer Dennis McNally and Brian Miksis
• 32 page book with rare photos, memorabilia and in-depth liner note essays by McNally, Miksis, acclaimed bluegrass scholar Neil V. Rosenberg, Sara Ruppenthal Katz, and Stu Goldstein
• Housed in a rigid slipcase box with embossed artwork

Selections:
Side One:
Bob and Jerry
May 26, 1961
Brigid Meier's Sixteenth Birthday Party
Menlo Park, California

1. Santy Anno
2. I Got A Home In That Rock
3. Oh, Mary Don't You Weep
4. All My Trials
5. I Was Born Ten Thousand Years Ago
6. Blow The Candles Out
7. Rake And A Rambling Boy
8. Trouble In Mind
Side Two:
Jerry Garcia, Marshall Leicester, and Robert Hunter
July 1961
Boar's Head Coffeehouse, Carlos Book Stall
San Carlos, California

1. Brown's Ferry Blues
2. Jesse James
Jerry Garcia and Unknown Musician
Summer or Fall 1961
Boar's Head Coffeehouse, Carlos Book Stall
San Carlos, California

3. Down In The Willow Garden
4. Long Lonesome Road
5. Railroad Bill
6. The Wagoner's Lad
7. Katie Cruel
Side Three:
Sleepy Hollow Hog Stompers
June 11, 1962
Boar's Head Coffeehouse, Peninsula Jewish Community Center
San Carlos, California

1. Cannonball Blues
2. Little Birdie
3. Sally Goodin
4. Hold That Woodpile Down
5. Legend Of The Johnson Boys
6. Shady Grove
7. Sweet Sunny South
8. Man Of Constant Sorrow
Side Four:
Hart Valley Drifters
Fall 1962
KZSU Radio Studio A, Stanford University
Stanford, California

1. Band Introductions
2. Roving Gambler
3. Ground Speed
4. Pig In A Pen
5. Standing In The Need Of Prayer
6. Flint Hill Special
7. Nine Pound Hammer
8. Handsome Molly
9. Clinch Mountain Backstep
Side Five:
1. Think Of What You've Done
2. Cripple Creek
3. All The Good Times Have Past And Gone
4. Billy Grimes, The Rover
5. Paddy On The Turnpike (Boys, My Money's All Gone)
6. Run Mountain
7. Sugar Baby
8. Sitting On Top Of The World
Side Six:
The Wildwood Boys
February 23, 1963
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
2. Jerry's Breakdown
3. Standing In The Need Of Prayer
4. Mule Skinner Blues
5. Saturday Night Shuffle
6. Pike County Breakdown
7. The Little Sparrow
8. We Shall Not Be Moved
Side Seven:
Jerry and Sara
May 4, 1963
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Deep Elem Blues
2. Will The Weaver
3. I Truly Understand
4. Long Black Veil
5. The Man Who Wrote Home Sweet Home Never Was A Married Man
6. Foggy Mountain Top
Side Eight:
Black Mountain Boys
Fall 1963
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Barefoot Nellie
2. She's More To Be Pitied
3. Noah's Breakdown
4. Who Will Sing For Me?
Black Mountain Boys
January 10, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

5. Salt Creek
6. Monroe's Hornpipe (Jody's Hornpipe)
7. Rosa Lee McFall
8. John Hardy/Closing Theme
Black Mountain Boys
March 6, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

9. Katie Kline
10. Walkin' The Dog
Side Nine:
Black Mountain Boys
March 6, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. Paddy On The Turnpike (Boys, My Money's All Gone)
2. Love And Wealth
3. Sourwood Mountain
4. If I Lose
5. Homestead On The Farm (I Wonder How The Old Folks Are At Home)
6. Stoney Creek
7. Salty Dog Blues
8. Love Please Come Home
9. Make Me A Pallet On The Floor
10. Darlin' Allalee
Side Ten:
Black Mountain Boys
March 6, 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

1. In The Pines
2. Raw Hide
3. Black Mountain Rag
4. True Life Blues
5. Medley: Devil's Dream—Sailor's Hornpipe
Black Mountain Boys
Spring 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

6. Drink Up And Go Home
Asphalt Jungle Mountain Boys
Summer 1964
Top of the Tangent
Palo Alto, California

7. These Men Of God
8. Roll On Buddy
9. Goodbye Old Pal
10. Back Up And Push
Genre
Pop Rock
If Can Be Discounted
YES
Discontinued
YES
Inventory
.00
Construct
0
Dropship
0
Artist
Jerry Garcia
Title
Before the Dead
Composer
Additional Artists
Record Weight
180G
Record Speed
33RPM
Record Speed Record Size
12"
Multi Channel
Stereo
1
Mono
Colored
Picture Disc
1/2 Speed
DMM
Out of Print
1
Sell Hold/Repressing
Direct to disc
Creation Date
03-14-2018
Release Date
05-09-2018
Availability
Discontinued
Format
Vinyl
ISBN
ASSOC
R
Scratch & Dent
0
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