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2 Originals of The Grateful Dead (The Grateful Dead / Anthem Of The Sun)

Grateful Dead

Initial release : 1976

Warner Bros. 66040

Double LP, probably only released in Germany, repackaging of the first two Dead LPs, The Grateful Dead and Anthem Of The Sun. This gatefold album has original outwork on the outside and the front covers of the two original albums on the inside.


LP 1;

  • The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion) (McGannahan Skjellyfetti)
  • Beat It On Down The Line (Jesse Fuller)
  • Good Morning, Little School Girl (H.G. Demarais)
  • Cold Rain And Snow (McGannahan Skjellyfetti)
  • Sitting On Top Of The World (Jacobs/Carter)
  • Cream Puff War (Jerry Garcia)
  • Morning Dew (Dobson/Rose)
  • New, New Minglewood Blues (McGannahan Skjellyfetti)
  • Viola Lee Blues (Noah Lewis)
LP 2;
  • That's It For The Other One
    - Cryptical Envelopment (Garcia)
    - Quadlibet For Tender Feet (Weir)
    - The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get (The Grateful Dead)
    - We Leave The Castle (The Grateful Dead)
  • New Potato Caboose (Lesh/Petersen)
  • Born Cross-Eyed (Weir)
  • Alligator (Lesh/McKernan/Hunter)
  • Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks) (McKernan)

For The Grateful Dead;

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Pigpen (Ron McKernan) - keyboards, harmonica, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar
The liner notes describe them as;
San Francisco's Grateful Dead:
Bob Weir, Pigpen, Bill The Drummer
Jerry ("Captain Trips") Garcia, and Phil Lesh
For Anthem Of The Sun;
  • 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, celsta claves, vocals
  • Bob Weir - rhythm guitar, 12-string guitar, acoustic guitar, kazoo, vocals
Related releases

This double LP is a repackaging of two single LPs;

For further information see the discography entries for the individual LPs.

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