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Touch Of Grey / My Brother Esau

Grateful Dead

Initial release : June 1987

Arista 9606

Single released on black vinyl, grey vinyl, CD and cassette of two tracks from In The Dark. The Dead's only national top ten single. Some of the vinyl copies were produced using grey vinyl. Promotional singles (7 and 12 inch) comprising the two songs were also distributed.


  • Touch Of Grey (Garcia / Hunter)
  • My Brother Esau (Weir / Barlow)

  • Jerry Garcia - guitar, vocals
  • Mickey Hart - drums
  • Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • Phil Lesh - bass
  • Brent Mydland - keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Weir - guitar, vocals

  • Producer - Jerry Garcia, John Cutler
  • Engineered - John Cutler, Guy Charbonneau
  • Additional engineers - Dan Healy, Jeff Sterling, Jeffrey Norman, David Roberts, Joe Gastwirt, Justin Kreutzmann
  • Programming, spatial effects - Bob Bralove
  • Basics recorded at - Marin Veterans Auditorium, San Rafael by Le Mobile
  • Additional recording and mixing at - Club Front, San Rafael
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Both tracks were released on;

A vinyl replica of this single with new artwork was released in 2021:
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