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Jerry Garcia Band discography

Jerry Garcia first used the group name Jerry Garcia Band in September 1975 for the group that comprised Garcia, John Kahn, Nicky Hopkins and Ron Tutt. From 1975 through to 1995 the name was used for all line-ups of electric bands led by Garcia. The group was commonly referred to as JGB. The first recording to be credited to the Jerry Garcia Band was Cats Under The Stars in 1978. The personnel varied through the years with Garcia and Kahn being the only ever-present members. Bill Kreutzmann, Keith Godchaux and Donna Godchaux of the Grateful Dead were band members for short periods.


Jerry Garcia Band albums

info Cats Under the Stars, Jerry Garcia Band, 1978
info Run for the Roses, Jerry Garcia Band, 1982
info Jerry Garcia Band, Jerry Garcia Band, 1991
info How Sweet It Is, Jerry Garcia Band, 1997
info Don't Let Go, Jerry Garcia Band, 2001
info Shining Star, Jerry Garcia Band, 2001
info All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions, Jerry Garcia / JGB, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Theatre 1839, July 29 & 30, 1977, JGB, 2004
info After Midnight: Kean College, 2/28/80, JGB, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, NYC, 10/31/87, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band/JGB, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, The Best Of The Rest, Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band/JGB, 2004
info Pure Jerry: Merriweather Post Pavilion, September 1 & 2, 1989, JGB, 2005
info Pure Jerry: Warner Theatre, March 18, 1978, JGB, 2005
info Pure Jerry: JGB, San Francisco Bay Area 1978, JGB, 2009
info Let It Rock: The Jerry Garcia Collection, Vol. 2: Keystone Berkeley '75, JGB, 2009
info Garcia Live: Volume One: March 1st 1980 Capitol Theatre, Jerry Garcia Band, 2012
info Garcia Live: June 26,1981, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Jerry Garcia Band, 2013
info Garcia Live: Volume Two: August 5th 1990 Greek Theatre, Jerry Garcia Band, 2013
info Fall 1989: The Long Island Sound, Jerry Garcia Band / Weir & Wasserman, 2013

Selected other releases that include Jerry Garcia Band tracks

info Smoke: Music From The Miramax Motion Picture, Various Artists, 1995
info Jerry Garcia Band: Somebody To Love, JGB / Mr. Twidge and Art & Antics, 1996
info Masked And Anonymous Soundtrack, Bob Dylan / Various Artists, 2003
info Jerry Garcia: The Collected Artwork: Limited Edition CD, JGB / Grateful Dead / Garcia-Grisman, 2005
info Garcia Plays Dylan, Jerry Garcia Band / Grateful Dead, 2005
info How Sweet It Is: A Rock and Roll Tribute to Motown, Various Artists, 2005
info The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 2006
info More Of The Best, Legion of Mary / JGB / Garcia & Kahn, 2006

Surviving JGB members tribute

info Welcome To Our World (For Members Only), JGB, 1998
info Keepers of the Flame, Melvin Seals & JGB, 2006
info Wanee Music Festival, Live Oaks, FL, April 13, 2011, Melvin Seals & JGB, 2011


Songs performed and recorded by the Jerry Garcia Band

  A
info After Midnight
info Ain't No Bread In The Breadbox
info Alabama Getaway
info All Along The Watchtower
info All By Myself
info And It Stoned Me

  B
no info Baby Won't You Please Come Home
info Birmingham
info Bright Side Of The Road

  C
info Catfish John
info Cats Under The Stars
info Cigarettes And Coffee
info Classified
info Crazy Arms
info Crazy Love

  D
info Deal
info Dear Prudence
info Don't Let Go
info Down Home

  E
info Edward
info Eleanor Rigby
info Evangeline
info Every Word You Say
info Everybody Needs Somebody To Love

  F
info Fennario
info Forever Young
info Franklin's Tower
info Friend of the Devil
no info Fur Elise

  G
info Get Out of My Life, Woman
info Girl From Mill Valley
info Gomorrah
info Goodnight Irene
info Green Onions
info Guilty

  H
info The Harder They Come
info He Ain't Give You None
info How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
info The Hunter Gets Captured By The Game

  I
info I Hope It Won't Be This Way Always
info I Saw Her Standing There
info I Second That Emotion
info I Shall Be Released
info I Want To Tell You
info Iko Iko
info I'll Be With Thee
info I'll Take A Melody
info (I'm A) Road Runner
info It Takes A Lot To Laugh, It Takes A Train To Cry
info It's All Over Now Baby Blue
info It Ain't No Use (aka It's No Use)
info It's Too Late

  J
info Jack-A-Roe
info Johnny Too Bad
info Juke
info Just A Closer Walk With Thee

  K
info Knockin' On Heaven's Door

  L
info Lady Sleeps
info Lay Down Sally
info Lazy Bones
info Leave The Little Girl Alone
info Let It Rock
info Let Me Roll It
info Let's Spend The Night Together
info Like A Road Leading Home
info Lonesome And A Long Way From Home
info Love In The Afternoon

  M
info Magnificent Sanctuary Band
info The Maker
no info Mean Woman Blues
info Midnight Getaway
info Midnight Moonlight
info Mighty High
info Mission In The Rain
info Mississippi Moon
info Money Honey
info Moonlight Mile
info Mother Nature's Son
info My Sisters And Brothers
info Mystery Train

  N
info Neighbor, Neighbor
info The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down
info No Time
info Not Fade Away

  P
info Palm Sunday
info Peggy-O
info Pig's Boogie
no info Please Send Me Someone To Love
info Polka
info Positively 4th Street
info Promontory Rider

  R
info Rain
info Refugee Blues
info Reuben And Cherise
info Rhapsody In Red
info Right Place, Wrong Time
info Road Runner
info Rockin' Pneumonia And The Boogie Woogie Flu
info Run For The Roses
info Russian Lullaby

  S
info Scarlet Begonias
info See What Love Can Do
info Senor (Tales Of Yankee Power)
info She Belongs To Me
info Shining Star
info Simple Twist Of Fate
info Sitting In Limbo
no info Slowly But Surely
info Smoke Gets In Your Eyes
info Someday Baby
info Something You Got
info Stir It Up
info Stop That Train
info A Strange Man
info Struggling Man
info Sugaree

  T
info Talkin' 'Bout You
info Tangled Up In Blue
info Tears Of Rage
info Teddy Bears' Picnic
info Tequila
info That Lucky Old Sun
info That's All Right
info That's What Love Will Make You Do
info They Love Each Other
info Think
info Throw Out The Life Line
info Tico Tico
info Tiger Rose
info Tomorrow Is Forever
info Tore Up Over You
info Tough Mama
info Twilight

  U
info United Our Thing Will Stand

  V
info Valerie

  W
info Waiting For A Miracle
info The Way You Do The Things You Do
info Werewolves Of London
info What A Wonderful World
info What Is The Secret Of Your Success?
info When I Paint My Masterpiece
info Who Was John
info Without Love (There Is Nothing)
info Wonderful World

  Y
info You Are My Sunshine
info You Never Can Tell
info You Win Again
info Your Brother's Killer



Approximate personnel

1975
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Nicky Hopkins - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Ron Tutt - drums

1976
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
James Booker - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Ron Tutt - drums

1976-77
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Donna Jean Godchaux - backing vocals
Keith Godchaux - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Ron Tutt - drums

album cover

1977-78
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Donna Jean Godchaux - backing vocals
Maria Muldaur - backing vocals
Keith Godchaux - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Buzz Buchanan - drums

album cover

1979-80
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Ozzie Ahlers - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Johnny de Foncesca - drums

1980-81
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
Jimmy Warren - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Daoud Shaw - drums

1981
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Essra Mohawk - backing vocals
Liz Stires - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
Jimmy Warren - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Daoud Shaw - drums

1981-82
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Essra Mohawk - backing vocals
Liz Stires - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
Jimmy Warren - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Bill Kreutzmann - drums

album cover

1982-83
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Jaclyn LaBranch - backing vocals
DeeDee Dickerson - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Greg Errico - drums

1983-84
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Jaclyn LaBranch - backing vocals
Gloria Jones - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
David Kemper - drums

1984-85
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Jaclyn LaBranch - backing vocals
DeeDee Dickerson - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
David Kemper - drums

1985-86
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Jaclyn LaBranch - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Gaylord Birch - drums

album cover

1986-93
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Jaclyn LaBranch - backing vocals
Gloria Jones - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
David Kemper - drums

album cover

1994-95
Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
Jaclyn LaBranch - backing vocals
Gloria Jones - backing vocals
Melvin Seals - keyboards
John Kahn - bass
Donny Baldwin - drums


Last updated May 2013