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Anthem Of The Sun 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition

Grateful Dead

Initial release : 2018

Grateful Dead Production

A two CD deluxe edition of the second Grateful Dead album marking the 50th anniversary of the release of the original LP in 1968. This deluxe edition comprises the original released version of the album, a remixed version from 1971, and live music from Winterland on October 22, 1967. A single LP version of the 1971 mix was also released to mark the 50th anniversary. For information about earlier releases see the Anthem Of The Sun page.

Tracks

CD configuration

CD 1:

Original 1968 mix:

  • That's It For The Other One
    I. Cryptical Envelopment
    II. Quadlibet For Tender Feet
    III. The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get
    IV. We Leave The Castle
  • New Potato Caboose
  • Born Cross-Eyed
  • Alligator
  • Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)
1971 mix:
  • That's It For The Other One
    I. Cryptical Envelopment
    II. Quadlibet For Tender Feet
    III. The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get
    IV. We Leave The Castle
  • New Potato Caboose
  • Born Cross-Eyed
  • Alligator
  • Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)
CD 2:

Winterland, San Francisco, October 22, 1967:

  • Morning Dew
  • New Potato Caboose
  • It Hurts Me Too
  • Cold Rain And Snow
  • Turn On Your Lovelight
  • Beat It On Down The Line
  • That's It For The Other One
    Cryptical Envelopment
    The Other One
    Cryptical Envelopment
LP configuration

Side A (1971 mix):

  • That's It For The Other One
    I. Cryptical Envelopment
    II. Quadlibet For Tender Feet
    III. The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get
    IV. We Leave The Castle
  • New Potato Caboose
  • Born Cross-Eyed
Side B (1971 mix):
  • Alligator
  • Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)
Musicians

  • Tom Constanten - prepared piano, piano, electronic tape
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, kazoo, vibraslap, vocals
  • Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann - drums, orchestra bells, gong, chimes, crotales, prepared piano, finger cymbals
  • Phil Lesh - bass, trumpet, harpsichord, guiro kazoo, piano, timpani, vocals
  • Pigpen (Ron McKernan) - organ, celesta claves, vocals
  • Bob Weir - rhythm guitar, 12-string guitar, acoustic guitar, kazoo, vocals
Credits

  • Producer - Grateful Dead
  • Arranger - Grateful Dead
Studios:
  • (Producer - Dave Hassinger)
  • Sept '67 - RCA Studio A, Hollywood
    Oct '67 - American Studios, No. Hollywood
    Dec '67 - Century Sound, New York; Olmstead Studios, New York
Live:
  • (Producer - Dave Hassinger)
  • 11/10-11/67 Shrine Exposition, LA
    Producer - Grateful Dead
    Executive engineer - Dan Healy
    Asst. engineer - Bob Matthews
  • Stereo mix mastering - Columbus Recorders, San Francisco; Criteria Studio, Miami; Apostolic Studios, New York
Live:
  • Eureka - 20 Jan 1968
  • Eagles Auditorium, Seattle - 26-27 Jan 1968
  • Crystal Ballroom, Portland - 2-3 Feb 1968
  • Carousel Ballroom, SF - 14 Feb 1968
  • Kings Beach, Lake Tahoe - 22-24 Feb 1968
  • Carousel Ballroom, SF - 15-17 Mar 1968
  • Carousel Ballroom, SF - 29-31 Mar 1968

  • Cover art - Bill Walker
  • Photography - Thomas Weir
  • Art direction - Ed Thrasher

  • Recorded in the studio - September - December 1967
  • Recorded live - November 10, 1967 - March 31, 1968
Related releases

Anthem of the Sun was originally released in 1968;

Further information about the album and reissues between 1968 and 2018 are provided on the original album page.

For information about other Grateful Dead releases that include music from this period see the 1967/1968 sections of the Dead by Date page.

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