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Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band

The Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band existed as a performing group between August and December 1987. Jerry Garcia, David Nelson and Sandy Rothman had originally performed together in the early 1960's. These three plus John Kahn performed a six song set of acoustic music at a benefit concert at the Fillmore in San Francisco in March 1987. The same group, now billed as the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, performed an opening acoustic set at a Jerry Garcia Band show on August 29, 1987. This arrangement of acoustic followed by electric sets was used for Garcia shows for the rest of the year.


Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band albums

info Almost Acoustic, 1988
info Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, NYC, 10/31/87, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, The Best Of The Rest, 2004
info Ragged But Right, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band, 2010

Other releases that include Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band tracks

info The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 2006

Songs performed by the Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band

info Ashes Of Love
info Ballad Of Casey Jones
info Blue Yodel #9
info Bright Morning Stars
no info Christmas Time's A-Comin'
info Deep Elem Blues
info Diamond Joe
info Drifting Too Far From The Shore
info Drifting With The Tide
info Friend Of The Devil
info The Girl At The Crossroads Bar
info Gone Home
info Goodnight Irene
info I Ain't Never
info I'm Here To Get My Baby Out Of Jail
info I'm Troubled
info I've Been All Around This World
info If I Lose
info It's A Long Long Way To The Top Of The World
info Little Sadie
info Oh Babe It Ain't No Lie
info Oh, The Wind And Rain
info Poison Love
info Ragged But Right
info Ripple
info Roll In My Sweet Baby's Arms
info Short Life Of Trouble
info Spike Driver Blues
info Standing On The Corner
info Swing Low Sweet Chariot
info Trouble In Mind
info Turtle Dove
info Two Soldiers





Band members
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
David Nelson - guitar, vocals
Sandy Rothman - mandolin, dobro, banjo, vocals
Kenny Kosek - fiddle
John Kahn - bass
David Kemper - drums (few shows)


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Last updated October 2010