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Powerglide

The New Riders Of The Purple Sage

Initial release : April 1972

Columbia KC 31284

The New Riders second album. Garcia plays on three tracks and Bill Kreutzmann two tracks.

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Tracks

  • Dim Lights, Thick Smoke (And Loud, Loud Music) (J. Maphis / M. Fidler / R. Lee)
  • Rainbow (John Dawson)
  • California Day (Dave Torbert)
  • Sweet Lovin' One (John Dawson)
  • Lochinvar (John Dawson)
  • I Don't Need No Doctor (N. Ashord / V. Simpson / J. Armstead)
  • Contract (Dave Torbert)
  • Runnin' Back To You (John Dawson)
  • Hello Mary Lou (G. Pitney / C. Mangiaracina)
  • Duncan And Brady (Traditional)
  • Willie And The Hand Jive (Johnny Otis)
Musicians

New Riders Of The Purple Sage:

  • John Dawson - guitar, vocals
  • David Nelson - guitar, vocals
  • Dave Torbert - bass, guitar, vocals
  • Buddy Cage - pedal steel, dobro
  • Spencer Dryden - drums, percussion, broom, whistle and whoopee
Guest;
  • Jerry Garcia - banjo (Sweet Lovin' One and Duncan And Brady), piano (Lochinvar)
  • Nicky Hopkins - piano (Dim Lights, California Day, I Don't Need No Doctor, Contract, Runnin' Back To You and Willie And The Hand Jive)
  • Bill Kreutzmann - percussion (I Don't Need No Doctor and Willie And The Hand Jive)
People's chorus on Duncan And Brady;
  • Nelson, McDuke, Buddy, Judy, Steve
Credits

  • Produced by Steve Barncard with the New Riders Of The Purple Sage
  • Engineer - John Fiore
  • Second engineer - George Beauregard
  • Scorekeeper - Ellen Burke
  • Mastering - Bob McCloud at Artisan Sound

  • Outside album design - Kelley and Mouse Studios
  • Inside Artwork - Lore Shoberg

  • Recorded at Wally Heider's Studio, SF
  • Additional remix at Columbia Studios, LA
Related releases

Three single were released in conjunction with this LP;

I Don't Need No Doctor was included on; I Don't Need No Doctor was included on;
  • L.A. Lady, The New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 1991
I Don't Need No Doctor, Contract, Rainbow, Sweet Lovin' One and Dim Lights, Thick Smoke were included on; I Don't Need No Doctor and Willie and the Hand Jive were included on; All of Powerglide was included on;

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