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Might As Well: A Round Records Retrospective

Jerry Garcia

Initial release : 2023

ATO

A 2 LP compilation of tracks taken from Jerry Garcia solo albums that were originally released on Round Records. The regular edition is on black vinyl. A number of limited edition colored vinyl versions were released via various outlets. A digital version was also released.

Tracks

LP 1:

  • Sugaree
  • Bird Song
  • Comes A Time
  • Run for the Roses
  • Cats Under the Stars
  • Mission in the Rain
  • Valerie
  • Alabama Getaway
LP 2:
  • The Wheel
  • Might As Well
  • They Love Each Other
  • Gomorrah
  • Rubin and Cherise
  • Loser
  • It Must Have Been the Roses
  • Deal
Musicians

The musicians on tracks of this compilation are as follows.

Deal, Bird Song, Sugaree, Loser and The Wheel:

  • Jerry Garcia - acoustic guitar, electric guitar, pedal steel guitar, bass, piano, organ, samples, vocals
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
Comes A Time, Might As Well, They Love Each Other and It Must Have Been the Roses:
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, organ, vocals
  • Bob Weir - second guitar, background vocals
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Keith Godchaux - fender rhodes, tack piano
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - background vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums, percussion
  • John Kahn - organ (on They Love Each Other)
Mission In The Rain:
  • Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, acoustic guitar, chimes, vocals
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano
  • John Kahn - bass, synthesiser, vibes
  • Ron Tutt - drums
  • Larry Knechtel - fender rhodes
Cats Under The Stars, Gomorrah and Rubin And Cherise:

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Donna Jean Godchaux - vocals
  • Keith Godchaux - keyboard, background vocals
  • John Kahn - basses, keyboards, guitars, orchestration
  • Ron Tutt - drums, percussion
  • Merl Saunders - organ
  • Steve Schuster - flute, clarinet, saxophone
  • Brian Godchaux - violin
  • Candy Godchaux - violin
  • Maria Muldaur - vocals (on Gomorrah)
Run For The Roses and Valerie:
  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Melvin Seals - organ
  • James Warren - piano, clavinet
  • John Kahn - bass, synthesizer
  • Ron Tutt - drums, tambourine
Notes

A number of limited edition versions were released via specific outlets:

  • Walmart Red and blue vinyl (2,000 copies)
  • Amazon Yellow vinyl (1,000 copies)
  • Books-A-Million Maroon and gray vinyl (500 copies)
  • Goldmine Orange vinyl (500 copies)
  • Spotify Fans First - Cloudy orange clear vinyl (1,000 copies)
  • Urban Outfitters White and maroon vinyl (500 copies)
Related releases

The tracks are from the following sources.

Deal, Bird Song, Sugaree, Loser and The Wheel:

Comes A Time, Might As Well, Mission In The Rain, They Love Each Other and It Must Have Been the Roses Cats Under The Stars, Gomorrah and Rubin And Cherise: Run For The Roses and Valerie: Alabama Getaway was released on the expanded edition of Run For The Roses that was originally included on:
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