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On October 21, 1981.

On October 21, 1981, “Arista” label released “Bobby and the Midnites”, the first Bob Weir and Bobby and the Midnites album. It was recorded in 1981, and was produced by Gary Lyons.

Personnel:

  • Bob Weir– vocals, guitar
  • Billy Cobham– vocals, drums
  • Bobby Cochran– vocals, guitar
  • Alphonso Johnson– vocals, bass guitar
  • Matt Kelly– vocals, harmonica
  • Brent Mydland– vocals, keyboards, Hammond B3
  • Gary Lyons, Gregg Mann, Pete Thea, John Cutler
  • George Marino – mastering
  • John Marlow – lyric supervision
  • Victor Moscoso – art direction
  • Elizabeth Fenimore – photography

Track listing:

  1. Haze – Brent Mydland, Essra Mohawk, Bob Weir, Bobby Cochran, Matthew Kelly
  2. Too Many Losers – Bobby Cochran, Bob Weir
  3. Far Away – Bob Weir, Bobby Cochran, Matthew Kelly
  4. Book of Rules – Alphonso Johnson, Barry Llewellyn
  5. Me, Without You – John Perry Barlow, Alphonso Johnson
  6. Josephine – Bob Weir
  7. (I Want to) Fly Away – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  8. Carry Me – Bob Weir
  9. Festival – Bob Weir

On July 6, 1987.

On July 6, 1987, “Arista” label released “In the Dark”, the twelfth Grateful Dead studio album. It was recorded in January 1987, and was produced by Jerry Garcia and John Cutler. The cover art was designed by Randy Tuten.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia– guitar, vocals
  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Brent Mydland– keyboards, vocals
  • Phil Lesh– bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • Bob Bralove – programming, special effects, spatialization
  • Guy Charbonneau, Dan Healy, Jeffrey Norman, David Roberts, Jeff Sterling, John Cutler – engineer
  • Gail Grant – design
  • Herb Greene– art direction, photography

Track listing:

  1. Touch of Grey – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Hell in a Bucket – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir, Brent Mydland
  3. When Push Comes to Shove – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  4. West L.A. Fadeaway – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  5. Tons of Steel – Brent Mydland
  6. Throwing Stories – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  7. Black Muddy River – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter

In September 1972.

In September 1972, Warner Bros label released “Rolling Thunder”, the first Mickey Hart solo album. It was recorded in 1972, at “Mickey’s Barn” in Marin County, California.The cover art was created by Alton Kelly and Stanley Mouse’s Kelly/Mouse Studios.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion, field drum, timpani
  • John Cipollina– guitar
  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Tower of Power– horn section
  • Stephen Stills– bass
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales, congas
  • Mike and Nancy Hinton – marimba
  • Alla Rakha– rain
  • Sam Andrew, Robbie Stokes – guitar
  • David Freiberg– vocals, bass, piano
  • Steven Schuster – flute
  • Zakir Hussain – rain, table
  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, insect fear
  • Grace Slick– piano, vocals
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Barry Melton– acoustic guitar, vocals
  • David Freiberg – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Paul Kantner– vocals
  • Barry Melton – guitar
  • Robbie Stokes – guitar, bass
  • David Freiberg – bass, piano, viola, vocals, water pump
  • Terry Haggerty – guitar
  • Bill Champlin– organ
  • Phil Lesh – bass
  • Dan Healy, Rick Davis, John Wollman, David Freiberg, Mickey Hart– engineers
  • Phil Lesh, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, David Freiberg, Dan Healy, Stephen Stills– mixdown
  • Rock Scully– direction
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Ron Rakow, Bruce Baxter – photography

Track listing:

  1. Rolling Thunder/Shoshone Invocation” (Rolling Thunder)
  2. The Main Ten (Playing in the Band) – Mickey Hart, Bon Weir, Hunter
  3. Fletcher Carnaby – Mickey Hart, Hunter
  4. The Chase (Progress) – Mickey Hart
  5. Blind John – J. Stetson, Peter Monk
  6. Young Man – Mickey Hart, Peter Monk
  7. Deep, Wide and Frequent – Mickey Hart
  8. Pump Song – Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter
  9. Granma’s Cookies – Mickey Hart
  10. Hangin’ On – Stetson, Peter Monk; arranged by Mickey Hart

 

In May 1972.

In May 1972, “Warner Bros” label released “Ace” the first Bob Weir solo album. It was recorded January-March 1972, and was produced by “everyone involved”.

Personnel:

  • Bob Weir– lead vocals, electric and acoustic guitars
  • Jerry Garcia– lead guitar; pedal steel guitar, backup vocals
  • Keith Godchaux– piano, organ
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums, percussion
  • Phil Lesh– bass guitar, backup vocals
  • Ed Bogus – stringarrangement
  • Snooky Flowers, Luis Gasca and The Space Rangers – horns
  • Donna Jean Godchaux– production; backup vocals
  • Dave Torbert– bass guitar

Track listing:

  1. Greatest Story Ever Told – Bob Weir, Robert Hunter
  2. Black-Throated Wind – Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow
  3. Walk in the Sunshine – Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow
  4. Playing in the Band – Bob Weir, Robert Hunter
  5. Looks Like Rain – Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow
  6. Mexicali Blues – Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow
  7. One More Saturday Night – Bob Weir
  8. Cassidy – Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow

 

In March 1976.

In March 1976, “Round” label released the debut, self-titled Kingfish album. It was recorded 1975-1976, and was produced by Dan Healy and Bob Weir.

Personnel:

  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Matthew Kelly– guitar, harmonica, vocals
  • Dave Torbert– bass, vocals
  • Robby Hoddinott – lead guitar, slide guitar
  • Chris Herold – drums, percussion
  • Steve Evans – bass
  • Barry Flast – piano, vocals
  • Pablo Green – percussion
  • Anna Rizzo – vocals
  • Jim Sanchez – drums
  • D. Sharp – string symphonizer
  • Production assistants – Richard Hundgren, Dean Layman
  • Arrangement – Kingfish
  • Recording – Dan Healy, Kingfish
  • Engineer – Rob Taylor
  • Mastering – George Horn
  • Cover painting – Philip Garris
  • Trident logo – James A. Nelson III
  • Photography – Bob Marks

Track listing:

  1. Lazy Lightnin’- John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  2. Supplication – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  3. Wild Northland – Tom Hovey, Dave Torbert
  4. Asia Minor – John Carter, Tim Gilbert, Tom Hovey, Scott Quigley
  5. Home to Dixie – John Perry Barlow, John Cutler, Matt Kelly, Bob Weir
  6. Jump for Joy – John Carter, Tim Gilbert
  7. Good-Bye Yer Honor – Tom Hovey, Matt Kelly, Dave Torbert
  8. Big Iron – Marty Robbins
  9. This Time – Matt Kelly, Dave Torbert
  10. Hypnotize – Matt Kelly, Dave Torbert
  11. Bye and Bye – , arr. John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir

In February 1976.

In February 1976, “Round Records” label released “Reflections”, the third Jerry Garcia solo album. It was recorded in 1975, and was produced by Jerry Garcia.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, guitar, organ
  • Bob Weir- guitar, background vocals
  • Phil Lesh- bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann- drums
  • Keith Godchaux- Fender Rhodes, tack piano
  • Donna Jean Godchaux- background vocals
  • Mickey Hart- drums, percussion
  • John Kahn- organ
  • Nicky Hopkins- piano
  • John Kahn – bass, organ, synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • Larry Knechtel- Fender Rhodes
  • Donna Jean Godchaux, Bob Weir – background vocals
  • Dan Healy – engineer
  • Rob Taylor, Willi Deenihan, Joel Edelstein – assistant engineer
  • Smiggy – engineer, mix – down engineer
  • Steve Brown, Kidd, Ramrod, Steve Parrish – production assistant
  • Mike Steirnagel – cover art
  • Ria Lewerke – art direction

Track listing:

  1. Might As Well – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  2. Mission In the Rain – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  3. They Love Each Other – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  4. I’ll Take a Melody – Allen Toussaint
  5. It Must Have Been the Roses – Robert Hunter
  6. Tore Up Over You – Hank Ballard
  7. Catfish John – Bob McDill, Allen Reynolds
  8. Comes a Time – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter

On November 15, 1978.

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On November 15, 1978, “Arista” label released “Shakedown Street”, the tenth Grateful Dead studio album. It was recorded July 31 -August 18, 1978, at “Club Le Front”, and “Meta Tantay” in Carlin, Nevada, and was produced by Lowell George. The album cover art was by underground comics artist Gilbert Shelton.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia– lead guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux– vocals
  • Keith Godchaux– keyboards, vocals
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums, percussion
  • Phil Lesh– bass guitar
  • Bob Weir– guitar, vocals
  • Jordan Amarantha – percussion
  • Lowell George – vocals
  • Matthew Kelly– harmonica
  • Steve Schuster –horn
  • Brett Cohen –engineering
  • George Horn -mastering
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • John Kahn- horn arrangements, associate production
  • Bob Matthews –engineering
  • Jeffrey Boden –mixing assistance
  • Hugh Brown – art coordination
  • Billy Candelario – mixing assistance
  • Reggie Collins –liner notes
  • Jimmy Edwards – associate production
  • Sheryl Farber – editorial supervision
  • Tom Flye – mixing
  • Joe Gastwirt – mastering, production consultancy
  • Robert Gatley – mixing assistance
  • John Hagen – mixing assistance
  • Robin Hurley – associate production
  • Eileen Law – research
  • Hale Milfgrim – associate production
  • Robert Minkin – photography
  • Steve Parish – mixing assistance
  • Scott Pascucci – associate production
  • Ed Perlstein – photography
  • Bruce Polonsky – photography
  • Ron Rakow – photography
  • Rip Rense – liner notes
  • Steven Schuster – horn
  • Cameron Sears –executive production
  • Gilbert Shelton– art coordination
  • Steve Vance – art coordination

Track listing:

  1. Good Lovin’ – Rudy Clark, Arthur Resnick
  2. France – Mickey Hart,Robert Hunter, Bob Weir
  3. Shakedown Street – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  4. Serengetti – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann
  5. Fire on the Mountain – Mickey Hart, Robert Hunter
  6. I Need a Miracle – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  7. From the Heart of Me – Donna Jean Godchaux
  8. Stagger Lee – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  9. All New Minglewood Blues – Noah Lewis
  10. If I Had the World to Give – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter