The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses) (50th Anniversary Remaster)

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Release Date: 08/13/2021
Format: 2 X LP
 Grateful Dead / WEA
Release type:
 50th Anniversary Remastered 180 Gram Double Vinyl LP Pressing

    For the Grateful Dead's second live album, released two years after its predecessor LIVE/DEAD, the band delivered an equally magnificent, but entirely different, Grateful Dead sound. Whereas LIVE/DEAD was a perfect sonic encapsulation of the band at the peak of their Primal Dead era, SKULL & ROSES captures the quintessential quintet, the original five piece band, playing some of their hardest hitting rock 'n' roll (‘Johnny B. Goode,’ ‘Not Fade Away’), showing off their authentic Bakersfield bona fides (‘Me

    Not only did SKULL & ROSES serve up supremely fine tunes, it was also the one that scored the Grateful Dead their very first Gold record, introduced the world to the iconic skeleton babe Bertha, and asked the questions - Who are you? Where are you? How are you? - giving birth to the first official generation of Dead Heads.

    DEAD FREAKS reunite on June 25th for the release of the remastered original album on 180-gram black vinyl 2LP.

    1. Bertha 5:27
    2. Mama Tried 2:42
    3. Big Railroad Blues 3:34
    4. Playing In The Band 4:39
    5. The Other One 18:05
    6. Me And My Uncle 3:06
    7. Big Boss Man 5:12
    8. Me & Bobby McGee 5:43
    9. Johnny B. Goode 3:42
    10. Wharf Rat 8:31
    11. Not Fade Away 9:14

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