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Hard To Handle
Composer: Alvertis Isbell / Allen Jones / Otis Redding

Hard To Handle was performed by the Grateful Dead about 90 times between March 1969 and August 1971. It was subsequently performed only twice, on December 30 and 31, 1982, with Etta James taking the vocals and support from the Tower of Power horns.


Grateful Dead

info History Of The Grateful Dead, Vol. 1 (Bear's Choice), 1973
info Backstage Pass (Video), 1992
info Fallout From The Phil Zone, 1997
info Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Grateful Dead, 2000
info The Golden Road (1965-1973), 2001
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 35, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Series: A Night At The Family Dog 2/4/70, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Volume 12: 4/17/69, 2006
info A Night At The Family Dog (DVD), Various Artists, 2007
info Road Trips: Vol 1, Number 3: Summer 1971, Grateful Dead, 2008
info Road Trips: Vol 1, Number 3: Summer 1971 Bonus CD, Grateful Dead, 2008
info Road Trips: Vol 3, Number 3: Fillmore East, 5/15/70, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No 1: Big Rock Pow Wow 69, 2010
info Dave's Picks Vol. 6: 12/20/69 & 2/2/70, 2013
info Dave's Picks Vol 10: Los Angeles, 12/12/69, 2014

The Dead

info Hartford, CT, June 21, 2003
info Morrison, CO, July 10, 2003
info Irvine, CA, September 18, 2003
info Salt Lake City, UT, June 29, 2004
info George, WA, July 3, 2004
info Hartford, CT, August 3, 2004
info Camden, NJ, August 8, 2004
info Bristow, VA, August 15, 2004
info Dead '09: Philadelphia, PA, May 1, 2009

Furthur

info Feb 17, 2010, Buffalo, NY
info Feb 23, 2010, New York, NY
info July 8, 2010, Lewiston, NY
info November 12, 2010, Chicago, IL
info November 17, 2010, Baltimore, MD
info March 8, 2011, Wallingford, CT
info March 25, 2011, New York, NY
info April 6, 2011, Boca Raton, FL
info July 21, 2011, Mansfield, MA
info Sept 30, 2011, Morrison, CO
info Nov 13, 2011, Buffalo, NY
info April 13, 2012, New York, NY
info July 10, 2012, Alpharetta, GA
info September 28, 2012, Troutdale, OR
info April 21, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info July 18, 2013, Boston, MA
info Sept 25, 2013, Eugene, OR

 
Other recordings

info The Immortal Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 1968
no info Single (Hard To Handle / Amen), Otis Redding, 1968
info Live In Las Vegas, Tom Jones, 1969
no info Single (Hard To Handle / Just Can't Forget About You), Patti Drew, 1969
info Harpers Bizarre 4, Harpers Bizarre, 1969
info White Hot Soul, Dick Jensen, 1969
no info Swingin' Mockin' Bird, Inez & Charlie Foxx, 1969
no info Tony Joe, Tony Joe White, 1970
no info A New Kind Of Soul, Larry Willis, 1970
no info Single (Hard To Handle / Mayibuye), Larry Willis, 1970
no info Single (Soul Man / Hard To Handle), Bob Kuban, 1970
no info Single (Hard To Handle / You Gotta Taste All The Fruit), Mae West, 1970?
no info Come on People, Rustix, 1970
no info Think About It, King Floyd, 1973
no info All Funked Up, Snafu, 1975
no info The Legendary Otis Redding: His Greatest Recordings, Otis Redding, 1975
info New Riders, New Riders Of The Purple Sage, 1976
no info Soul Shots, Vol. 1: Sixties Soul Classics, Various Artists (Patti Drew), 1987
no info Soul Shots, Vol. 4: Screamin' Soul Sisters, Various Artists (Patti Drew), 1987
no info The Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding, 1987
no info Toots In Memphis, Toots and The Maytals, 1988
info The Otis Redding Story, Otis Redding, 1989
no info 12" single (Hard To Handle / Funky Kingston / 54-46 That's My Number / Reggae Got Soul), Toots & The Maytals, 1989
no info Shake Your Money Maker, The Black Crowes, 1990
no info Single (Hard To Handle / Jealous Again), Black Crowes, 1990
no info 12" Single (Hard To Handle / Jealous Again / Twice As Hard / Stare It Cold), Black Crowes, 1990
no info Gravel Road, Magic Slim and The Teardrops, 1990
no info The Commitments (Original Artists), Various Artists (Otis Redding), 1991
info Super Oldies, Vol. 4, Various Artists (Patti Drew), 1992
no info The Commitments, Vol. 2, The Commitments, 1992
no info Who Killed That Bird out on Your Window Sill (video), The Black Crowes, 1992
info Otis! The Definitive Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 1993
info Choice Cuts, King Floyd, 1994
no info Rattlesnake Rock 'n' Roll: The Best of Blackfoot, Blackfoot, 1994
no info Groupy Girl, Tony Joe White, 1994
info Power & Glory, Various Artists (The Black Crowes), 1994
info The Rolling Stone Collection - 25 Years of Essential Rock, Various Artists (Black Crowes), 1994
info The Rolling Stone Collection - 1986-1992, Various Artists (Black Crowes), 1994
no info The Very Best of Otis Redding, Vol. 2, Otis Redding, 1995
no info Time Tough: The Anthology, Toots & the Maytals, 1996
no info Best 60's Album in the World Ever, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 1997
no info Sho' Nuff, The Black Crowes, 1998
info The Music Of The Grateful Dead And Beyond, Live, Vol. 1, Joe Gallant and Illuminati, 1998
no info Rock the Party, Jive Bunny and the Mastermixers, 1998
no info Dry Acid, Lee "Scratch" Perry, 1998
info Dreams to Remember: The Otis Redding Anthology, Otis Redding, 1998
info Greatest Hits 1970-1998, The Stanford Band (Leland Stanford Junior University Marching Band), 1998
no info Single David Miller Band, 1998
info From Las Vegas To London, Tom Jones, 1999
no info Free Soul Voice, Otis Redding, 1999
info Another Day in Paradise Soundtrack, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 1999
no info Free Soul Voice, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 1999
no info Greatest Hits 1990-1999: A Tribute to a Work in Progress, The Black Crowes, 2000
info Dead Delites, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 2000
no info Blue Juice, Vol. 3, Various Artists (Patti Drew), 2000
no info Frosh 90's, Various Artists (Black Crowes), 2001
no info Notre Dame University: Fightin' Irish, Various Artists (Commitments), 2001
no info Been Stealing the Covers, Jackie Jae and Spoon Thieves, 2001
no info Best of Blue Juice, Various Artists (Patti Drew), 2001
no info Live Edinburgh, Steve Ellis's Love Affair, 2001
no info Live, The Black Crowes, 2002
no info Very Best of Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 2002
no info Collection, Toots & the Maytals, 2002
no info Pickin' on the Black Crowes, Various Artists, 2002
no info Live at Cardiff Castle (video/DVD), Tom Jones, 2002
no info Shake and Other Hits, Otis Redding, 2003
no info Swamp Pop Brew, Kevin Mahl Project, 2003
no info Real Downtown Deal, Sax Maniacs, 2003
no info The Upsetter, The Upsetters, 2003 (bonus track)
no info The Document II, DJ Andy Smith / Various Artists (Patti Drew), 2003
no info Feelin' the Spirit: Groovy Rhythm & Soul Gems, Various Artists Patti Drew), 2003
info On The Road: March 11, 2004, Denver, CO, String Cheese Incident, 2004
no info Deep Memphis Soul, Otis Redding, 2004
no info Best of the Commitments, Commitments, 2004
no info The New World Of Youngsoul, The Young, 2004
no info Capital Gold Soul Legends, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 2004
no info Syrkles End, Syrkles End, 2004
no info The Secret of Life, The Ukulele Orchestra of Great Britain, 2004
no info Night of the Moccasin, Tony Joe White, 2004
no info Trilogy: Otis Blue/The Immortal/Pain in My Heart, Otis Redding, 2005
no info Whatever: The '90s Pop and Culture Box, Various Artists (Black Crowes), 2005
no info Soul Party Sessions, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 2005
no info Legends of Soul: Very Best of Aretha Franklin & Otis Redding, Aretha Franklin/Otis Redding, 2005
no info Good Times 5: Joey & Norman Jay, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 2005
no info Hard to Handle, Tony Joe White, 2005
no info R&B-3, Charlie Wood, 2005
no info Freak 'N' Roll... Into the Fog, The Black Crowes, 2006
no info The Definitive Soul Collection, Otis Redding, 2006
no info (Sittin' On) The Dock of the Bay, Otis Redding, 2006
no info Single (Hard To Handle / Beatmaker), Patti Drew / Doris, 2006
no info Mama's Got a Bag of Her Own, Various Artists (Patti Drew), 2006
no info Greatest Hits, Andrew Strong, 2006
no info De Cap, Cap Pela, 2006
no info Kings of Soul, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 2006
no info The Band of 1000 Dances, Grand Wazoo, 2006
no info Atlantic Soul: 1959-1975, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 2007
no info The Commitments (deluxe edition), The Commitments, 2007
no info Workin' on a Groovy Thing: The Best of Patti Drew, Patti Drew, 2007
no info Take Home the Swamp, Tony Joe White, 2007
no info 18 Greatest, Etta James, 2007
no info This Is Soul, Various Artists (Otis Redding), 2007
no info The Platinum Collection, Otis Redding, 2007
no info Otis Redding, Otis Redding, 2007
no info Memphis Album, Guy Sebastian, 2007
info Mighty High, Gov't Mule, 2007

 
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