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Beat It On Down The Line
Composer: Jesse Fuller

Beat It On Down The Line was played by the pre-Dead group Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions in 1964.

The song was a part of the Grateful Dead repertoire from 1966 through to 1994 though was rare in some years and not played at all in 1976. In total the Grateful Dead played beat It On Down The Line over 320 times.



Grateful Dead

info The Grateful Dead, 1967
info Steal Your Face, 1976
info The Grateful Dead / Anthem Of The Sun, 1976?
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 7, 1997
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 8, 1997
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 11, 1998
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 14, 1999
info Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Grateful Dead, 2000
info The Golden Road (1965-1973), 2001
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 24, 2002
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 25, 2002
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 28, 2003
info Rockin' The Rhein, 2004
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 32, 2004
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 35, 2005
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 36, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 10: 7/21/72, 2006
info Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings, 2008
info Road Trips: Vol 2, No 2: Feb 14, 1968, Carousel, 2009
info Road Trips: Vol 3, No 2: Austin, Nov 15, 1971, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 3, No 3: Fillmore East, 5/15/70 Bonus CD, 2010
info Europe '72, The Complete Recordings, 2011
info Europe '72, Vol. 2, 2011
info Europe '72: London, 4/7/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: London, 4/8/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Newcastle, 4/11/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Copenhagen, 4/14/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Aarhus, 4/16/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Bremen, 4/21/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Dusseldorf, 4/24/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Frankfurt, 4/26/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Paris, 5/3/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Paris, 5/4/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Bickershaw Festival, 5/7/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Amsterdam, 5/10/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Rotterdam, 5/11/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Lille, 5/13/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Luxembourg, 5/16/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: Munich, 5/18/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: London, 5/24/1972, 2011
info Dave's Picks Vol 2: Hartford, CT, 7/31/74, 2012
info Dave's Picks Vol 3: Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL, 22/10/71, 2012
info Spring 1990 (box set), 2012
info Spring 1990: So Glad You Made It, 2012
info Dave's Picks Vol. 11: Wichita, KS, 11/17/72, 2014

 
Jesse Fuller

info Sings and Plays Jazz, Folk Songs, Spirituals and Blues, 1961

Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions

info Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions, 1998

Furthur

info Dec 13, 2009, Asbury Park, NJ
info Feb 14, 2010, Ithaca, NY
info March 18, 2011, Upper Darby, PA
info July 26, 2011, Canandaigua, NY
info Nov 16, 2011, Columbus, OH

Other recordings

info Stackabones, Stackabones, 1990
info Doorway To The Angels, Juggling Suns, 1996
info Relix's Best Of Truck Driving Songs, Various Artists (Stackabones), 1997
info Dead Delites, Vol. 4, Various Artists (Stackabones), 2000

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