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Dear Mr Fantasy
Composer: Jim Capaldi / Steve Winwood / Chris Wood

Dear Mr Fantasy was first performed by the Grateful Dead in June 1984. It was a feature song for Brent Mydland and was last performed in July 1990. The song always occurred in the second set of shows and from 1988 onward it often, but not always, finished with a Hey Jude finale.

Jerry Garcia played the song twicw whilst sitting in with Traffic in August 1994. One of these performances is included on The Last Great Traffic Jam.



Grateful Dead

info Without A Net, 1990
info View From The Vault IV, 2003
info View From The Vault IV (DVD), 2003
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 5: 3/27/88, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 9: 4/2 & 3/89, 2006
info Formerly The Warlocks, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 4, Number 2: April Fool's '88, 2011
info Spring 1990 (box set), 2012
info Spring 1990 (The Other One), 2014

The Dead

info Saratoga Springs, NY: June 20, 2003
info San Diego, CA: June 23, 2004
info Portland, OR: July 2, 2004
info St.Louis, MO: July 23, 2004
info Holmdel, NJ: August 11, 2004
info Bristow, VA: August 15, 2004
info Dead '09: E. Rutherford, NJ, April 28, 2009
info Dead '09: Mountain View, CA, May 14, 2009

Furthur

info Feb 5, 2010, Miami, FL
info Feb 12, 2010, Hampton, VA
info Feb 23, 2010, New York, NY
info Mar 2, 2010, Chicago, IL
info May 28, 2010, Angels Camp, CA
info June 27, 2010, Brooklyn, NY
info July 4, 2010, Oxford, ME
info July 10, 2010, Philadelphia, PA
info July 29, 2010, New York, NY
info September 18, 2010, Redmond, WA
info September 26, 2010, Morrison, CO
info November 9, 2010, Ames, IA
info November 17, 2010, Baltimore, MD
info February 12, 2011, Broomfield, CO
info March 11, 2011, New York, NY
info March 22, 2011, Upper Darby, PA
info April 5, 2011, Orlando, FL
info July 17, 2011, Wantagh, NY
info July 29, 2011, Simpsonville, SC
info Sept 25, 2011, Eugene, OR
info Oct 6, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
info Nov 11, 2011, Syracuse, NY
info Nov 18, 2011, Rosemont, IL
info Dec 30, 2011, San Francisco, CA
info April 6, 2012, Boston, MA
info April 13, 2012, New York, NY
info April 18, 2012, New York, NY
info July 5, 2012, Pawtucket, RI
info July 14, 2012, Brooklyn, NY
info September 21, 2012, Morrison, CO
info October 2, 2012, San Diego, CA
info December 31, 2012, San Francisco, CA
info January 19, 2013, Mill Valley, CA
info February 22, 2013, Broomfield, CO
info April 17, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info April 24, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info July 12, 2013, Holmdel, NJ
info Sept 8, 2013, Arrington, VA
info Sept 21, 2013, Morrison, CO
info Sept 28, 2013, Berkeley, CA
info Oct 6, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

Phil Lesh & Friends

info April 3, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014
info April 10, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014

 
Traffic and related

info Mr. Fantasy, Traffic, 1967
info Heaven Is in Your Mind, Traffic, 1968
info The Best of Traffic, Traffic, 1970
info Welcome to the Canteen, Traffic, 1971
info Winwood, Steve Winwood, 1971
info Heavy Traffic, Traffic, 1975
info Live at Santa Monica, Traffic, 1986
no info Brit's Blitz: The Very Best of British Rock, Various Artists (Traffic), 1987
info Smiling Phases, Traffic, 1991
no info Single (Gimme Some Lovin' / Dear Mr. Fantasy), Traffic, 1992
info The Rolling Stone Collection: 25 Years of Essential Rock, Various Artists (Traffic), 1994
info Rolling Stone Collection 1967-1969, Various Artists (Traffic), 1994
info Guitar Rock: The Late '60s, Various Artists (Traffic), 1994
info The Finer Things, Steve Winwood, 1995
no info And the Heavens Cried, Various Artists (Traffic), 1996
info Heaven Is in Your Mind: An Introduction to Traffic, Traffic, 1998
info Island 40, Vol. 4: 1967-1975: Electric Currents, Various Artists (Traffic), 1998
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Steve Winwood, 1999
info The Live: 40,000 Headmen Tour, Jim Capaldi and Dave Mason, 1999
info Unconditionally Guaranteed, Volume 3, Various Artists (Traffic), 1999
no info Single (Dear Mr. Fantasy / John Barleycorn Must Die), Traffic, 19??
info Feelin' Alright: The Very Best of Traffic, Traffic, 2000
info Classic Steve Winwood, 2001
info The Collection, Traffic, 2002
info Live At Sunrise, Dave Mason, 2002
info Best of Steve Winwood, Steve Winwood, 2002
info 20th Century Masters: The Millennium Collection: The Best of Traffic, 2003
info Let the Thunder Cry (Expanded edition), Jim Capaldi, 2003
info About Time (bonus disc edition), Steve Winwood, 2004
info Legends: Rock 'n' Roll Fantasy, Various Artists (Traffic), 2004
info Gold, Traffic, 2005
info Live From Bonnaroo Music Festival 2004, Various Artists (Steve Winwood), 2005
no info While My Guitar Gently Weeps III, Various Artists (Traffic), 2005
no info The Greatest Classic Rock Hits of All Time, Various Artists (Traffic), 2005
no info Enron: The Smartest Guys in the Room Soundtrack, Various Artists (Traffic), 2005
info The Last Great Traffic Jam (DVD), Traffic, 2005
info Steve Winwood: Live in Concert (DVD), Steve Winwood, 2005
info Colour Collection, Steve Winwood, 2006
info Live at XM Satellite Radio, Dave Mason, 2007
info Definitive Collection, Traffic, 2007
info Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Live (DVD), Various Artists (Traffic), 2009

Other recordings

info The Live Adventures of Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper, Mike Bloomfield and Al Kooper, 1969
info Amish, Amish, 1972
info Crosby, Stills and Nash Box Set, Crosby, Stills and Nash, 1991
info Carry On, Crosby, Stills and Nash, 1991
info 500 Pounds, Big Sugar, 1995
infoDear M.F. (CD single), Big Sugar, 1995
no info Ride Like Hell (CD single), Big Sugar, 1995
no info Chuck Trois and The National Bank, Chuck Trois, 19??
info Solo Acoustic, David Gans, 2001
no info Hit & Run, Big Sugar, 2003
info DSO Live: Feb 6, 2004, Pompano Beach, FL, Dark Star Orchestra, 2004
info DSO Live: Feb 14, 2004, Dallas, TX, Dark Star Orchestra, 2004
info The Sandwich Man: With a Large Side of Love, Featuring Hammond Sandwich and Dark Star Orchestra, 2005
info The Endless Jam Continues, Schenker-Pattison Summit, 2005
no info Pet Food, Brandon McGovern & The Scrappers, 2006
info Real To Reel, Tesla, 2007

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