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Gifts From The Dead

Gifts From The Dead

Initial release : 2001


This tribute album includes covers of 11 Grateful Dead songs and one traditional song associated with the Dead. Vince Welnick, Merl Saunders and Vassar Clements sit in on some tracks.

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  • Sugar Magnolia (Hunter/Weir)
  • Ripple (Garcia/Hunter)
  • Friend of the Devil (Dawson/Garcia/Hunter)
  • China Doll (Garcia/Hunter)
  • St. Steven (Garcia/Hunter/Lesh)
  • Uncle John's Band (Garcia/Hunter)
  • Bertha (Garcia/Hunter)
  • Mexicali Blues (Barlow/Weir)
  • Deal (Garcia/Hunter)
  • I Know You Rider (Traditional)
  • Rosemary (Garcia/Hunter)
  • Black Muddy River (Garcia/Hunter)

The Gifts Players;

  • Pete Huttlinger - acoustic guitar, classical guitar, mandolin, bazouki, banjo.
  • David Angell - violin
  • Melissa Javers - dulcimer
  • Mike Lawson - guitar, mandolin
  • Bob Mason - cello
  • Bob Bowers - flute, bassoon, soprano recorder, baritone recorder
  • Fred Bogert - bass, acoustic guitar
  • Merl Saunders - Piano (Deal, Bertha)
  • Vince Welnick - Piano (Uncle John's Band, Bertha, China Doll)
  • Vassar Clements - Violin (Bertha, Friend Of The Devil)

  • Producer - Fred Bogert
  • Arrangements - Fred Bogert, Mike Lawson