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Paul Kantner: Blows Against the Empire

In November 1970, “RCA Victor” label released “Blows Against the Empire”, the debut Paul Kantner album. It was released under the name Paul Kantner and Jefferson Starship, and was the first album to use the “Starship” moniker. It was recorded in 1970, at “Pacific High” and “Wally Heider Studios” in San Francisco, and was produced by Paul Kantner,

Personnel:

  • Paul Kantner – vocals, acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bass machine, design
  • Grace Slick – vocals, piano
  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, banjo, lead guitar, pedal steel guitar, sound effects
  • David Crosby – lead and backing vocals, guitar, engineer
  • Peter Kaukonen – lead guitar
  • Jack Casady – bass
  • Harvey Brooks – bass
  • Joey Covington – vocals, drums, congas
  • Bill Kreutzmann – drums
  • Graham Nash – congas, sound effects, backing vocals, engineer
  • Mickey Hart – vocals, percussion, sound effects
  • David Freiberg – backing vocals
  • Phill Sawyer – sound effects
  • Allen Zentz, Pat Leraci, Phill Sawyer, Bob Shoemaker – engineer
  • CCCP – cover
  • Patti Landres – books
  • Jim Goldberg – space, design
  • Tony Nagamuma – title

Track listing:

  1. Mau Mau (Amerikon) – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Joey Covington
  2. The Baby Tree – Rosalie Sorrels
  3. Let’s Go Together – Paul Kantner
  4. A Child Is Coming – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, David Crosby
  5. Sunrise – Grace Slick
  6. Hijack – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick, Marty Balin, Gary Blackman
  7. Home – Paul Kantner, Phil Sawyer, Graham Nash
  8. Have You Seen the Stars Tonight? – Paul Kantner, David Crosby
  9. XM – Paul Kantner, Phil Sawyer, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart
  10. Starship – Paul Kantner, Grace Slick. Marty Balin, Gary Blackman

Mickey Hart: Spirit into Sound

On May 21, 1999, “Grateful Dead Records” label released “Spirit into Sound”, album by Mickey Hart. It was recorded in 1999, and was produced by Mickey Hart.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart – drums, percussion
  • Rebeca Mauleón – vocals, drums, percussion, flutes, bass, prepared piano
  • Zakir Hussain – drums
  • Bob Weir – acoustic guitar 
  • Rahsaan Fredricks – bass
  • Ustad Sultan Khan – sarangi 
  • Bobi Céspedes – vocals
  • Haroon Tahir – forest zone
  • Haroon Tahir – computer programming
  • Roy Finch – computer programming
  • Matt Jepsen – computer programming
  • Tom Fly – recording, mixing, mastering
  • Jeffrey Norman – mixdown engineer, mastering
  • Kevin Sellers – Pro Tools operator
  • Jack Crymes – technical support
  • Howard Cohen – production management, package design
  • Margie Nelte – package design
  • Chris Pinkerton – illustration
  • Michael Quinn – design

Track listing:

All tracks by Mickey Hart and Rebeca Mauleón, except where noted. 

  1. Amazon Nguni
  2. Sueño Tropicale
  3. Cloud Moss
  4. Funky Peru
  5. Shambolaya
  6. Lizard Dance
  7. Nature Talk
  8. Elephant Walk
  9. Chroma
  10. Hidden Beach
  11. Native Sun
  12. Indian Night – Zakir Hussain, Ustad Sultan Khan

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.

Personnel:

  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion, field drum, timpani
  • Paul Kantner– vocals
  • John Cipollina– guitar
  • Bob Weir– vocals, guitar
  • Sam Andrew, Robbie Stokes – guitar
  • Jerry Garcia – guitar, insect fear
  • Barry Melton – guitar
  • Terry Haggerty – guitar
  • Barry Melton – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • David Freiberg – vocals, acoustic guitar
  • Robbie Stokes – guitar, bass
  • Grace Slick– vocals, piano
  • Bill Champlin– organ
  • David Freiberg – bass, piano, viola, vocals, water pump
  • Stephen Stills– bass
  • Phil Lesh – bass
  • Greg Errico– drums
  • Carmelo Garcia – timbales, congas
  • Mike and Nancy Hinton – marimba
  • Tower of Power– horn section
  • Steven Schuster – flute
  • Alla Rakha– rain
  • Zakir Hussain – rain, table
  • Dan Healy, Rick Davis, John Wollman, David Freiberg, Mickey Hart– engineer
  • Phil Lesh, Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, David Freiberg, Dan Healy, Stephen Stills– mixing
  • Rock Scully– direction
  • Ed Thrasher– art direction
  • Alton Kelly – cover art
  • Stanley Mouse – cover art
  • 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 – J. Stetson, Peter Monk; arranged by Mickey Hart

In August 1971.

In August 1971, “Columbia” label released the debut, self-titled New Riders of the Purple Sage album. It is the only band’s studio album to feature co-founder Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead.It was recorded December 1970 – January 1971, at “Wally Heider Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by John Dawson , David Nelson, Dave Torbert, Jerry Garcia and Spencer Dryden.

Personnel:

  • John Dawson– acoustic guitar, vocals
  • David Nelson– electric guitar, acoustic guitar, mandolin, vocals
  • Dave Torbert– bass, acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Jerry Garcia– pedal steel guitar, banjo
  • Spencer Dryden– drums, percussion
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • Commander Cody– piano
  • Stephen Barncard– engineering, executive production
  • Phil Lesh– executive production
  • Ellen Burke – technician
  • Michael Ferguson, Alton Kelly– cover art

Track listing:

All tracks by John Dawson.

  1. I Don’t Know You
  2. Whatcha Gonna Do
  3. Portland Woman
  4. Henry
  5. Dirty Business
  6. Glendale Train
  7. Garden of Eden
  8. All I Ever Wanted
  9. Last Lonely Eagle
  10. Louisiana Lady

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, backing vocals
  • John Kahn- organ
  • Nicky Hopkins- piano
  • Keith Godchaux- Fender Rhodes, tack piano
  • Larry Knechtel- Fender Rhodes
  • John Kahn – bass, organ, synthesizer, vibraphone
  • Phil Lesh- bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann- drums
  • Mickey Hart- drums, percussion
  • Ron Tutt– drums
  • Donna Jean Godchaux- backing vocals
  • 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 October 31, 1989.

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On October 31, 1989, “Arista” label released “Built to Last”, the thirteenth and final Grateful Dead album.It was recorded February – October, 1989, and was produced by John Cutler and Jerry Garcia.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Weir– vocals, guitar
  • Brent Mydland – vocals, keyboards
  • Phil Lesh– bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • John Cutler – engineer
  • Tom Flye, Justin Kreutzmann, Peter Miller, David Roberts, Jeff Sterling, Chris Wiskes – engineer

Track listing:

  1. Foolish Heart – Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hunter
  2. Just a Little Light – Barlow, Bent Mydland
  3. Victim or the Crime – Graham, Bob Weir
  4. Standing on the Moon – Jerry Garcia, Hunter
  5. Blow Away – Barlow, Mydland
  6. Picasso Moon – Barlow, Bralove, Bob Weir
  7. Built to Last – Jerry Garcia, Hunter
  8. I Will Take You Home – Barlow, Mydland

On July 27, 1977.

Grateful_Dead_-_Terrapin_Station

On July 27, 1977, “Arista” label released “Terrapin Station”, the ninth Grateful Dead studio album. It was recorded November 1976 – May 1977, and was produced by Keith Olsen.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, guitar
  • Bob Weir– vocals, guitar
  • Donna Jean Godchaux– vocals
  • Keith Godchaux– vocals, keyboards
  • Phil Lesh– bass guitar
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums
  • Paul Buckmaster– orchestral arrangements
  • The English Choral
  • The Martyn Ford Orchestra
  • Tom Scott– lyricon, saxophones
  • Keith Olsen– engineer
  • Rick Collins – mastering
  • Greg Fulginiti– mastering

Track listing:

  1. Estimated Prophet – John Perry Barlow, Bob Weir
  2. Dancin’ in the Streets – Marvin Gaye, Ivy Jo Hunter, William “Mickey” Stevenson
  3. Passenger – Phil Lesh, Peter Monk
  4. Samson and Delilah – Traditional
  5. Sunrise – Donna Godchaux
  6. Terrapin Station Part 1
  7. Lady with a Fan – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  8. Terrapin Station – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  9. Terrapin – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter
  10. Terrapin Transit – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann
  11. At a Siding – Mickey Hart, Robert Hunter
  12. Terrapin Flyer – Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann
  13. Refrain – Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter

On June 20, 1969.

Grateful_Dead_-_Aoxomoxoa

On June 20, 1969, “Warner Bros” label released “Aoxomoxoa”, the third Grateful Dead studio album. It was recorded September 1968 – March 1969, at “Pacific Recording” in San Mateo, and “Pacific High Recording” in San Francisco, and was produced by Jerry Garcia, Tom Constanten, Micky Hart, Bill Kreutzmann Phil Lesh. In 1991, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked  “Aoxomoxoa” cover the eighth best album cover of all time In 1997, “Aoxomoxoa” was certified Gold in the US by the “RIIA”.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia– lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Bob Weir– lead and backing vocals, guitar
  • Tom Constanten– keyboards
  • Phil Lesh– vocals, bass guitar
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums, percussion
  • Ron “Pigpen” McKernan– keyboards, percussion
  • Peter Grant
  • Mouse
  • David Nelson
  • Wendy
  • John “Marmaduke” Dawson
  • Debbie
  • Betty Cantor– engineer
  • Dan Healy– consulting engineer
  • Bob Matthews – executive engineer
  • Owsley Stanley– consulting engineer
  • Ron Wickersham – consulting engineer

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, except where noted.

  1. Stephen – Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Robert Hunter
  2. Dupree’s Diamond Blues
  3. Rosemary
  4. Doin’ That Rag
  5. Mountains of the Moon
  6. China Cat Sunflower
  7. What’s Become of the Baby
  8. Cosmic Charlie

On June 14, 1970.

Grateful_Dead_-_Workingman's_Dead

On June 14, 1970, “Warner Bros” label released “Workingman’s Dead”, the fourth Grateful Dead studio album. It was recorded in February 1970, at “Pacific High Recording”  in San Francisco, and was produced by Bob Matthews, Betty Cantor, and Grateful Dead. In 2003, “Rolling Stone” magazine ranked the album at number 262 on its list of the “500 Greatest Albums of All Time”.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia– vocals, lead and pedal steel guitar, banjo
  • Bob Weir – vocals, co-lead vocals
  • Pigpen (Ron McKernan)– vocals, keyboards, harmonica,
  • Phil Lesh– vocals, bass,
  • Bill Kreutzmann– drums, percussion
  • Mickey Hart– drums, percussion
  • David Nelson– acoustic guitar
  • Alembic – engineer
  • Mouse Studios, Toon N Tree – cover photography, design

Track listing:

All tracks by Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter, except where noted.

  1. Uncle John’s Band
  2. High Time
  3. Dire Wolf
  4. New Speedway Boogie
  5. Cumberland Blues – Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, Robert Hunter
  6. Black Peter
  7. Easy Wind – Robert Hunter
  8. Casey Jones