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Phil Lesh Discography

Phil Lesh was a founder member of the Grateful Dead. He performed and recorded with the group from 1965 through to 1995. He occasionally contributed as a guest to other albums. Since 1995 he has performed and recorded with the The Dead, the Other Ones, Furthur, Phil Lesh & Friends and other groups. The current page documents his contributions to recordings away from the Grateful Dead.

Phil Lesh contributed to all Grateful Dead recordings. See the Grateful Dead Discography for a full listing of Grateful Dead recordings. See the links to the right for more detailed discography and song list information for post Grateful Dead groups that include Phil Lesh.

Additions, corrections and comments are welcome



Related discography pages:
Phil Lesh & Friends
Phil Lesh and The Hep Kats
Philharmonia
Phil & Trey
Phil Lesh bands: 1954 to 1960
Touloos Ta Truck
Furthur
The Dead
The Other Ones


Discography sections | Major albums/comps | Concert releases | Guest contributions | Covers of Lesh compositions | Miscellaneous

Solo, group leader or co-leader albums and compilations

info Furthur, Various Artists, 1997
info Furthur More, Various Artists, 1997
info The Strange Remain, The Other Ones, 1999
info Love Will See You Through, Highlights Volume One, Phil Lesh and Friends, 1999
info Sing Out For Seva, Various Artists, 1999
info Furthur Most, Various Artists, 2000
info KFOG - Live from the Archives, Vol. 8, Various Artists, 2001
info KBCO Studio C, Vol. 14, Various Artists, 2002
info There and Back Again, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2002
info Live From Bonnaroo, Various Artists, 2002
info Live From Bonnaroo Music Festival 2003, Various Artists, 2003
info Searching for the Sound : My Life in the Grateful Dead Audio CD, Phil Lesh, 2005
info Live From Bonnaroo Music Festival 2004, Various Artists, 2005
info Phil Lesh and Friends Live at the Warfield, Phil Lesh and Friends, 2006
info Phil Lesh and Friends Live at the Warfield DVD, Phil Lesh and Friends, 2006
info The Best of the Jammys, Vol. One, 2006
info Warren Haynes Presents: The Benefit Concert: Vol 3, Various Artists, 2010

Phil Lesh & Friends concert releases

All shows from the 2006 Phil Lesh & Friends Summer tour were recorded by Instant Live and released as 3 CD sets and as downloadable files.

info Instant Live: June 20, 2006, Nashville, TN, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 22, 2006, Boca Raton, FL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 23, 2006, Tampa, FL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 24, 2006, Orlando, FL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 25, 2006, Atlanta, GA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 27, 2006, Asheville, NC, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 28, 2006, Raleigh, NC, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: June 30, 2006, Camden, NJ, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 1, 2006, Holmdel, NJ, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 2, 2006, Saratoga, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 3, 2006, Hartford, CT, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 6, 2006, Mansfield, MA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 7, 2006, Wantagh, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 8, 2006, Darien Lakes, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 9, 2006, Bethel, NY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 11, 2006, Scranton, PA, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 12, 2006, Essex Junction, VT, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 14, 2006, Columbus, OH, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 15, 2006, Indianapolis, IN, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 16, 2006, Chicago, IL, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 18, 2006, Louisville, KY, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006
info Instant Live: July 19, 2006, Kansas City, MO, Phil Lesh & Friends, 2006


Playing contributions to other albums, singles and compilations

info If I Could Only Remember My Name...., David Crosby, 1971
no info Single (Music Is Love / Laughing), David Crosby, 1971
info Songs For Beginners, Graham Nash, 1971
no info Single (I Used To Be A King / Wounded Bird), Graham Nash, 1971
info Graham Nash and David Crosby, Graham Nash and David Crosby, 1972
no info Single (Southbound Train / The Wall Song), Graham Nash and David Crosby, 1972
info Ace, Bob Weir 1972
info Single (One More Saturday Night / Cassidy), Bob Weir, 1972
info Burbank, Various Artists, 1972
info Display Case Vol. 7, Various Artists, 1972
info Rolling Thunder, Mickey Hart, 1972
info Single (Blind John / Pump Song), Mickey Hart, 1972
info Demon In Disguise, David Bromberg 1972
info Days Of Wine & Vinyl, Various Artists, 1972
info Warner/Reprise Display Case, Vol. 9, Various Artists, 1972
info Rock's Greatest Hits, Various Artists, 1972
info Wanted Dead Or Alive, David Bromberg 1974
info Seastones, Ned Lagin, 1975
info Sampler For Deadheads (#3 of 3), Robert Hunter / Ned Lagin, 1975
info Reflections, Jerry Garcia, 1976
info For Dead Heads (UK release), Various Artists 1976
info Out Of The Blues, David Bromberg 1977
info The Best Of Crosby And Nash, David Crosby and Graham Nash 1978
info Apocalypse Now - Original Motion Picture Soundtrack, Various Artists, 1979
info The Rhythm Devils Play River Music, The Rhythm Devils, 1980
info Before Time Began, New Riders Of The Purple Sage/David Nelson, 1986
info Apocalypse Now Sessions, The Rhythm Devils, 1989
info Relix Sampler (#2), Various Artists, 1989
info Seastones (Extended Version), Ned Lagin, 1991
info Crosby, Stills and Nash Box Set, Crosby, Stills and Nash 1991
info Relix's Best Of The Early New Riders Of The Purple Sage, NRPS, 1995
info Relix Bay Record Shop, Vol. 9 : Tribute To Jerry Garcia, Various Artists, 1997
info The Player : Retrospective, David Bromberg 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 2000
info Apocalypse Now Redux soundtrack, 2001
info The Deep End, Vol. 2, Gov't Mule, 2002
info Over The Edge And Back, Mickey Hart, 2002
info Now & Then, The Rowan Brothers, 2004
info Weir Here: The Best Of Bob Weir, Bob Weir, 2004
info The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 2006
info Voyage, David Crosby, 2006
info David Bromberg / Demon In Disguise, David Bromberg, 2008
info Giving Up the Ghost, Jackie Green, 2008
info Reflections, Graham Nash, 2009
info Live, Beacon Theater, NYC, 3/28/09, Allman Brothers Band, 2009
info Wanted Dead Or Alive/Midnight On The Water, David Bromberg, 2010
info Garcia Live: June 26, 1981, Warfield Theatre, San Francisco, CA, Jerry Garcia Band, 2013
info Move Me Brightly performance/documentary, 2013


Albums that include cover versions of Phil Lesh compositions

info The Incomparable Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band, The Stanford Band, 1972
info Watkins Glen, King's Road, 1973
info Step Up To Big Pay, Cache Valley Drifters, 1979
info Jack O'Roses, Robert Hunter, 1980
info The White EP, Pop-O-Pies, 1982
info Disturbing The Peace: 415 Records Radio Sampler, Various Artists, 1983
info Joe's Second Record, Pop-O-Pies, 1984
info Those Who Know History Are Doomed To Repeat It, Henry Kaiser, 1988
info No Time, The Squalls, 1989
info Juggling Suns, Solar Circus, 1989
info Fresh Tracks In Real Time, Tom Constanten, 1989
info Five Man Acoustical Jam, Tesla, 1990
info Box Of Rain, Robert Hunter, 1990
info Heart's Desire, The Henry Kaiser Band, 1990
info Nicky Holland, Nicky Holland, 1991
info Bloomington, Branford Marsalis Trio, 1991
info Deadicated, Various Artists, 1991
info Nightfall Of Diamonds, Tom Constanten, 1992
info La Croix D'Amour, Dwight Yoakam, 1992
info Hurricane's Eye, Robin Hurt, 1992
info Relix Bay Rock Shop No. 2, Various Artists, 1992
info A Historical Retrospective, Solar Circus, 1993
info Dead Ringers, Dead Ringers, 1994
info Cover The Songs Of..., The Bobs, 1994
info Code Of The West, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1994
info The Infinite Summer Of Love, Various Artists (The Beast), 1994
info Eternity Blue, Henry Kaiser, 1995
info Long Live the Dead: A Tribute to the Grateful Dead, Billy and Terry Smith, 1996
info Blue Morning, Toni Brown, 1996
info Sloan Wainwright, Sloan Wainwright, 1996
info Live At Roseland Ballroom, Gov't Mule, 1996
info Dark Star - The Music of the Grateful Dead, David Murray, 1996
info Blues For Allah Project, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1996
info Deadbeats Acoustic, Deadbeats, 1996
info Pickin' On The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 1997
info Fire On The Mountain - Reggae Celebrates The Grateful Dead - Volume 2, Various Artists, 1997
info Jake's Leg, Jake's Leg, 1997
info Space Debris, Space Debris, 1997
info New York Downtown, Jazz and Other Sounds, Various Artists, 1997
info Relix's Best Of Truck Driving Songs, Various Artists, 1997
info Welcome To Our World (For Members Only), JGB, 1998
info Blue Light Rain, Jazz Is Dead, 1998
info Release 1, The Schwag, 1998
info The Serpent Unrolled, Fit & Limo, 1998
info Realms, Jamie Janover, 1998
info Mileage, Mick Overman, 1998
info Greatest Hits, 1970-1998, The Stanford Band, 1998
info Go Blue! The Ultimate Michigan Sports CD, Various Artists, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 1998
info Dead Delites, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1998
info Swingin' To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 1999
info Terrapin, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1999
info Grateful Dreams, Tom Constanten, 2000
info Search For Intelligent Life, Dose Hermanos, 2000
info Pickin' On The Grateful Dead, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 2000
info Stolen Roses, Various Artists, 2000
info Gratefully Yours, Jim Hudak, 2001
info Live At The Green Mill, Sabertooth, 2001
info The Sea To The North, Garth Hudson, 2001
info Live At Twenty North, Jake's Leg, 2001
info Great Sky River, Jazz Is Dead, 2001
info Blues Tribute To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001
info Gifts From The Dead, Gifts From The Dead, 2001
info homesleephome2, Various Artists (Lenola), 2001
info Long Strange Trip: Swingin' and Pickin' on the Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001
info Electronic Tribute To The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2002
info 88 Keys to Tomorrow, Tom Constanten, 2002
info Ukulele Summit 5, Various Artists, 2002
info Reprise Please Baby: The Warner Bros, Dwight Yoakam, 2002
info In Others' Words, Dwight Yoakam, 2003
info Jeb Holmes Band, Jeb Holmes Band, 2004
info Foundation, Vol. 2, Various Artists, 200?
info When We All Come Home, The Dragonflys, 2005
info Live At Mojo, Dreadnaught, 2005
info Deadgrass, Deadgrass, 2005
info Hi-Cue Billards, Hit Crew, 2005
info DJ's Choice: Live to Ride, Hit Crew, 2005
info 2b Continued..., Tomas Nicholas, 2007
info Ithaca 30 Years Later, Dark Star Orchestra, 2008
info Yoga Pop Ups: Yoga Tribute To Grateful Dead, 2010
info Lullaby Versions of Grateful Dead, 2010
info The Georgia Bootleg Box, Gov't Mule, 2012


Other albums with a contribution from or reference to Lesh

info New Riders Of The Purple Sage, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 1971 (Executive Producer)
info James And The Good Brothers, James And The Good Brothers, 1971 (Thanked on the cover)
info Havergal Brian Symphony No 3, BBC Symphony Orchestra, 1989 (Thanked in the CD booklet)
info #1, Skylab, 1995 (sampled use of voice)
info The Music Of The Grateful Dead And Beyond, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1998 (Thanked in the CD booklet)
info Elko, Railroad Earth, 2006 (Thanked in CD notes)


Last updated January 2012