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On January 20, 2015.

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On January 20, 2015, “Capitol” label released “What a Terrible World, What a Beautiful World”, the seventh Decemberists studio album. It was recorded in 2014, and was produced by Tucker Martine.

Personnel:

  • Colin Meloy- lead and backing vocals, acoustic and electric guitars,  bouzouki,  harmonica
  • Chris Funk- acoustic and electric guitars, banjo, bouzouki, mandolin
  • Jenny Conlee- piano, Hammond organ, vibraphone, accordion, keyboards
  • Nate Query- bass, upright bass
  • John Moen- drums, percussion, backing vocals
  • “The Singer Addresses His Audience” Choir: Kyleen King, Laura Veirs, Allison Hall, Bridgit Jacobson,Carson Ellis, Michael Finn, Jeremy Swatzky, Shelley Short, Steven Watkins, Ritchie Young, Moorea Masa
  • The “Anti-Summersong” Narrator Support Gang: Chris Funk, Nate Query, John Moen, Jason Colton,Tucker Martine
  • Rob Moose -violin, fiddle
  • Kyleen King -viola
  • Patti King – violin
  • Anna Fritz -cello
  • Victor Nash -trumpet
  • Rachel Flotard – backging vocals
  • Kelly Hogan– backging vocals
  • Laura Veirs– backging vocals
  • Ragen Fykes – backging vocals
  • Moorea Masa – backging vocals
  • Rob Moose – string arrangemets
  • Tucker Martine – recording, mixing
  • Stephen Marcussen – mastering
  • Michael Finn – assistant engineer
  • Jeri Heiden, Glen Nakasako – design
  • Carson Ellis – illustrations, lettering
  • Autumn de Wilde – photography

Track listing:

All tracks by Colin Meloy.

  1. The Singer Addresses His Audience
  2. Cavalry Captain
  3. Philomena
  4. Make You Better
  5. Lake Song
  6. Till the Water’s All Long Gone
  7. The Wrong Year
  8. Carolina Low
  9. Better Not Wake the Baby
  10. Anti-Summersong
  11. Easy Come, Easy Go
  12. Mistral
  13. 12/17/12
  14. A Beginning Song

On January 20, 1972.

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On January 20, 1972, “Warner Bros” released “Garcia”, the debutJerry Garcia album.  It was recorded in July 1971, and was produced by Bob Matthews, Betty Cantor and Bill Kreutzmann.

Personnel:

  • Jerry Garcia – vocals, acoustic, electric and pedal steel guitar, bass, piano, organ, samples
  • Bill Kreutzmann – drums
  • Bob Seidman – design, photography
  • Herb Greene – photography

Track listing:

  1. Deal – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  2. Bird Song – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  3. Sugaree – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  4. Loser – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia
  5. Late For Supper – Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann
  6. Spidergawd – Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann
  7. Eep Hour – Jerry Garcia, Billy Kreutzmann
  8. To Lay Me Down – Robert Hunter,Jerry Garcia
  9. An Odd Little Place – Jerry Garcia, Billy Kreutzmann
  10. The Wheel – Robert Hunter, Jerry Garcia, Billy Kreutzmann