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Bird Song
Composer: Jerry Garcia / Robert Hunter

Bird Song was first performed by the Grateful Dead in February 1971. It was played regularly through to 1973. The song then disappeared from the repertoire until 1980. After its return Bird Song was performed regularly until the last performance in June 1995.

In Box Of Rain, the collected lyrics of Robert Hunter the title of the song is followed by the dedication "...for Janis".


Grateful Dead recordings

info Reckoning, 1981
info Dead Ahead (video), 1981
info Without A Net, 1990
info Warriors KFOG Jam, Various Artists, 1994
info Ticket to New Year's (video), 1996
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 11, 1998
info So Many Roads (1965-1995), 1999
info Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Grateful Dead, 2000
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 23, 2001
info View From The Vault IV, 2003
info View From The Vault IV (DVD), 2003
info Beyond Description, 2004
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 36, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 10: 7/21/72, 2006
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 11: 6/20/91, 2006
info Three From The Vault, 2007
info Road Trips: Vol 1, Number 3: Summer 1971, 2008
info Formerly The Warlocks, 2010
info Spring 1990 (box set), 2012
info Spring 1990: So Glad You Made It, 2012
info Sunshine Daydream, Veneta, 8/27/72, 2013
info Dave's Picks Volume 8: Atlanta, GA 11/30/80, 2013
info Spring 1990 (The Other One), 2014
info Wake Up To Find Out: Nassau Coliseum, 3/29/90, 2014

Jerry Garcia

info Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 1972
info Warner/Reprise Display Case Vol. 3 , Various Artists, 1972
info All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions, Jerry Garcia / Jerry Garcia Band, 2004
info The Very Best Of Jerry Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 2006
info Pure Jerry: Marin Veterans Memorial Auditorium, Feb 28, 1986, Jerry Garcia & John Kahn, 2009

The Dead

info Columbia, MD, June 18, 2003
info Camden, NJ, June 27, 2003
info Morrison, CO, July 6, 2003
info Wantagh, NY, August 9, 2003
info Morrison, CO, June 20, 2004
info Boise, ID, July 1 , 2004
info Saratoga Springs, NY, August 1, 2004
info Darien Lakes, NY, August 6, 2004
info Holmdel, NJ, August 11, 2004
info Dead '09: Worcester, MA April 18, 2009
info Dead '09: E. Rutherford, NJ, April 28, 2009
info Dead '09: Mountain View, CA, May 10, 2009

Furthur

info Dec 9, 2009, New York, NY
info Feb 9, 2010, Ashville, NC
info Feb 18, 2010, Manchester, NH
info Feb 24, 2010, New York, NY
info Mar 6, 2010, 1st Bank Center, Denver, CO
info May 28, 2010, Angels Camp, CA
info July 8, 2010, Lewiston, NY
info September 17, 2010, Eugene, OR
info November 14, 2010, Cincinnati, OH
info November 19, 2010, Worcester, MA
info February 12, 2011, Broomfield, CO
info March 11, 2011, New York, NY
info March 25, 2011, New York, NY
info July 16, 2011, Bethel, NY
info July 31, 2011, Alpharetta, GA
info Oct 2, 2011, Morrison, CO
info Nov 3, 2011, Manchester, NH
info Nov 13, 2011, Buffalo, NY
info April 7, 2012, Wallingford, CT
info April 15, 2012, New York, NY
info April 21, 2012, Live Oak
info July 8, 2012, Columbia, MD
info September 27, 2012, Troutdale, OR
info October 4, 2012, Las Vegas, NV
info January 16, 2013, Mill Valley, CA
info February 22, 2013, Broomfield, CO
info April 16, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info April 27, 2013, Atlantic CIty, NJ
info July 12, 2013, Holmdel, NJ
info Sept 20, 2013, Morrison, CO
info Sept 28, 2013, Berkeley, CA

Ratdog

info Live At Roseland, 2001
info Detroit MI: November 6, 2003
info DeKalb IL: November 14, 2003
info Memphis TN: November 21, 2003
info San Diego CA, February 27, 2004
info Vancouver BC, March 6, 2004
info Rochester NY, March 19, 2004
info Jim Thorpe PA, March 27, 2004
info LaFayette GA, September 18, 2004
info Anaheim CA, February 4, 2005
info Chicago IL, April 2005, 1, 2005
info Cleveland OH, April 5, 2005
info Mashantucket CT, April 9, 2005
info Northampton, MA, April 19, 2005
info Washington DC, April 26, 2005
info Terra Alta, WV, August 6, 2005
info Atlantic City, NJ, September 4, 2005
info Toronto, Canada, October 31, 2005
info Worcester, MA, November 12, 2005
info St. Petersburg, FL, November 18, 2005
info Santa Fe, NM, December 3, 2005
info Portland, OR, December 16, 2005
info Philadelphia, PA, March 24, 2006
info Boston, MA, April 1, 2006
info Milwaukee, WI, July 6, 2006
info Canandaigua, NY, July 10, 2006
info Mariaville, NY, August 19, 2006
info Cleveland OH, October 24, 2006
info Westbury NY, October 31, 2006
info Newark, NJ, November 11, 2006
info Ventura CA, February 10, 2007
info Syracuse NY, March 2, 2007
info Jim Thorpe PA, March 17, 2007
info Greensboro NC, March 24, 2007
info Detroit Lakes MN, July 21, 2007
info Lowell MA, August 12, 2007
info Holmdel NJ, August 22, 2007
info Burlington, VT, November 2, 2007
info Myrtle Beach, SC, November 10, 2007
info Milwaukee, WI, March 22, 2008
info New York, NY, April 3, 2008
info Baltimore, MD, April 8, 2008
info Seattle, WA, June 21, 2008
info San Diego, CA, July 1, 2008
info Holmdel, NJ, August 15, 2008
info Camden, NJ, August 23, 2008
info Morrison, CO, August 30, 2008
info Westbury, NY, October 31, 2008
info Boca Raton, FL, November 22, 2008
info Negril, Jamaica, January 29, 2009
info Atlantic City, NJ, July 11, 2009
info Atlanta, GA, July 18, 2009
info Bridgeport, CT, July 25, 2009
info Missoula, MT, August 26, 2009
info Santa Margarita, CA, September 6, 2009
info Upper Darby, PA, October 17, 2009
info Negril, Jamaica, January 31, 2010
info Upper Darby, PA, February 14, 2014
info Boston, MA, February 24, 2014
info Buffalo, NY, March 4, 2014
info Knoxville, TN, March 14, 2014
info Hyannis, MA, June 7, 2014
info Kansas City, MO, June 14, 2014

Phil Lesh & Friends

info Instant Live: June 23, 2006, Tampa, FL, 2006
info Instant Live: June 30, 2006, Camden, NJ, 2006
info Instant Live: July 8, 2006, Darien Lakes, NY, 2006
info Instant Live: July 14, 2006, Columbus, OH, 2006
info April 4, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014
info April 9, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014

Weir/Robinson/Greene Trio

info May 26, 2012, CrossroadsKC, Kansas City, MO, 2012
info May 29, 2012, Thomas Wolfe Auditorium, Ashville,NC, 2012
info May 31, 2012, Wakarusa Festival, Ozark, AR, 2012
info June 4, 2012, Chautauqua Auditorium, Boulder, CO, 2012

 
Other recordings

info Deadbeats Acoustic, Deadbeats, 1996
info Jake's Leg, Jake's Leg, 1997
info Pickin' On The Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 1997
info Fire On The Mountain - Reggae Celebrates The Grateful Dead - Volume 2, Various Artists, 1997
info The Music Of The Grateful Dead And Beyond, Live, Vol. 1, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1998
info The Rockin' Banjos Of Bluegrass, Various Artists, 1999
info Frozen: A Selection Of Polarized Country, Various Artists, 1999
info Wake the Dead, Wake The Dead, 2000
info Lost Marbles, Lost Marbles, 2000
info Long Strange Trip: Swingin' and Pickin' on the Grateful Dead, Various Artists, 2001
info Pickin' On Jerry Garcia, Various Artists, 2001
info The Electric Roses Tour, Elegy, 2001?
info The Tussler, Motorpsycho, 2003 (extended CD only)
info Stage, Keller Williams, 2004
info I'll Take a Melody, Heidi Joy, 2004
info The 1000th Show, Dark Star Orchestra, 2005
info Dead Symphony No. 6, Lee Johnson/Russian National Orchestra, 2007
info Fennario: Songs by Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Emory Joseph, 2008
info Better Off Dead, Great Caesar's Ghost, 2009
info Songs of the Grateful Dead: A Tribute to Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter, Jesse McReynolds & Friends, 2010
info Run For The Roses: Celebrating the music of Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter and the Jerry Garcia Band, Various Artists, 2012
info Keys, Keller Williams, 2013

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