King's RoadInitial release : 1973
Pickwick International SPC3355
Studio musicians attempting to recreate the Watkins Glen festival. Includes three Grateful Dead songs "as played by the Dead."
King's Road were a group of studio musicians. Further information will be added when available.
The Grateful Dead, Allman Brothers Band and The Band do not play on this LP>
Details will be added when available.
This LP includes three tracks played as though by the Dead, three from the Allman Brothers Band repertoire and three from The Band repertoire. The intention being to 'recreate' the atmosphere of the festival and produce a album that would sell as many copies as the Woodstock album.
The real Watkins Glen festival was held at the Gran Prix Racecourse, Watkins Glen, NY on July 28, 1973. The single day festival featured the Grateful Dead, The Band and the Allman Brothers Band.
There was a lengthy soundcheck on the day before the festival with a large crown in attendance.
Tapes of the Dead's performances from both days circulate on tape.
King's Road recorded at least one other LP, an album of covers of hit singles;
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