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The Promised Land
Composer: Chuck Berry

The Promised Land was first performed by the Grateful Dead in April 1971. The song was played regularly through the 1970's then less often, but still usually nearly 10 times a year, through to 1995. In total it was performed over 400 times. The last Grateful Dead performance of the song was to close set one of the last Grateful Dead show in July 1995.


Grateful Dead

info Steal Your Face, 1976
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 5, 1996
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 10, 1998
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 11, 1998
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 12, 1998
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 15, 1999
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 19, 2000
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 23, 2001
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 24, 2002
info View From The Vault IV, 2003
info View From The Vault IV (DVD), 2003
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 28, 2003
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 29, 2003
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 33, 2004
info Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966, 2005
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 35, 2005
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 36, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 1: 4/30/77, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 4: 6/18/76, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 8: 12/10/73, 2005
info Live at the Cow Palace: New Year's Eve 1976, 2006
info Road Trips: Vol 1, Number 1: Fall 1979, 2007
info Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings, 2008
info Road Trips Download: Philadelphia, Nov 6, 1979, 2008
info To Terrapin: Hartford '77, 2009
info Formerly The Warlocks, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No. 4: Spectrum 4.6.82, 2011
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No. 5: Boston Music Hall 6.9.76, 2011
info Europe '72, The Complete Recordings, 2011
info Europe '72: Luxembourg, 5/16/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: London, 5/23/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: London, 5/25/1972, 2011
info Europe '72: London, 5/26/1972, 2011
info Dave's Picks Vol 1: Richmond, VA, 5/25/77, 2012
info Dave's Picks Vol. 2: Hartford, CT, 7/31/74, 2012
info Dave's Picks Vol 4: Williamsburg, VA, 9/24/76
info May 1977 (box set), 2013
info Dave's Picks Vol 7: Normal, 4/24/78, 2013
info Sunshine Daydream, Veneta, 8/27/72, 2013
info Dave's Picks Vol. 9: Missoula, 5/14/74, 2014
info Dave's Picks Vol. 11: Wichita, KS, 11/17/72, 2014
info Spring 1990 (The Other One), 2014
info Wake Up To Find Out: Nassau Coliseum, 3/29/90, 2014
info Dave's Picks Vol 12: Hamilton, 11/4/77, 2014

The Dead

info Virginia Beach, VA, June 17, 2003
info Morrison, CO, July 11, 2003
info Dead '09: Buffalo, NY, April 21, 2009

Furthur

info Dec 30, 2009, San Francisco, CA
info Feb 8, 2010, Atlanta, GA
info Feb 20, 2010, Utica, NY
info June 29, 2010, Jim Thorpe, PA
info July 5, 2010, Stroudsburg, PA
info September 18, 2010, Redmond, WA
info November 14, 2010, Cincinnati, OH
info March 4, 2011, Boston, MA
info April 1, 2011, Hampton, VA
info July 26, 2011, Canandaigua, NY
info Oct 7, 2011, Monterey, CA
info Nov 8, 2011, Charlottesville, VA
info April 10, 2012, New York, NY
info July 10, 2012, Alpharetta, GA
info February 22, 2013, Broomfield, CO
info Sept 21, 2013, Morrison, CO
info Oct 4, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

Ratdog

info Norfolk VA, March 20, 2007
info Westbury, NY, February 21, 2014
info Atlanta, GA, March 16, 2014
info Hyannis, MA, June 7, 2014

Kingfish

info Kingfish, 1985
info Double Dose, 1988
info Kingfish In Concert, King Biscuit Hour Presents, 1996
info Live, 2000
info From the Front Row: Live, 2003 (DVD Audio)
info Greatest Hits Live, Kingfish, 2003

Dark Star Orchestra

info DSO Live: Jan 24, 2004, Cincinnati, OH, 2004
info DSO Live: Jan 25, 2004, Charlottesville, VA, 2004
info DSO Live: Feb 4, 2004, Lake Buena Vista, FL, 2004
info DSO Live: Feb 10, 2004, Auburn, AL, 2004
info DSO Live: Mar 8, 2004, Baltimore, MD, 2004
info DSO Live: Mar 13, 2004, Wantagh, NY, 2004
info DSO Live: Mar 17, 2004, Providence, RI, 2004
info DSO Live: Mar 18, 2004, Teaneck, NJ, 2004
info DSO Live: Mar 20, 2004, State College, PA, 2004

 
Chuck Berry

info St. Louis to Liverpool, 1964
info You Never Can Tell, 1964 (UK)
no info Single (Promised Land / Things I Used to Do), 1964
no info EP (You Never Can Tell/Brenda Lee/Promised Land/Things I Used To Do), Chuck Berry, 1965 (UK)
info Chuck Berry's Golden Decade Vol. 2, 1973
no info Sweet Little Rock' N' Roller, 1984
no info Rock 'n' Roll Rarities, 1986
info The Chess Box Set, 1988
no info The Great Chuck Berry, 1993
no info The Best of the Best of Chuck Berry, 1994
no info Reelin' & Rockin', 1995
info The Music Never Stopped: Roots of the Grateful Dead, 1995
no info The Best Of, 1996
no info 36 All-Time Greatest Hits, 1996
no info Let It Rock, 1996
no info Sweet Little Rock' N' Roller, 1997
no info His Best, Vol. 2, 1997
no info Greatest Rock & Roll Party, Vol. 3, Various Artists, 1997
no info Roots of Rock N' Roll #1, Various Artists, 1997
no info The Latest and the Greatest/You Never Can Tell..., 1998
no info Live: Roots of Rock n' Roll, 1998
no info Roots of Rock N' Roll, Various Artists, 1998
no info The Chess EP Collection, Various Artists, 1999
info Anthology, 2000
no info The Ultimate Collection, 2000
no info The Chess Story: 1947-1975, Various Artists, 2000
no info Johnny B. Goode, 2001
no info Radio Gold, Vol. 4, Various Artists, 2001
no info Legendary Party Hits, Various Artists, 2001
no info Party Hits: 50's & 60's, Various Artists, 2001
no info Crown Prince of Rock 'N Roll, 2003
no info 20 Great Tracks, 2004
info Gold, 2005
no info Father of Rock and Roll, 2005
no info Reelin' and Rockin': The Very Best of Chuck Berry, 2006
no info The Definitive Collection, 2006
no info Kings of Rock 'N' Roll, 2006
no info The Best of Chuck Berry, 2006
no info Sidy by Side, Chuck Berry & Little Richard, 2006
no info Together, Chuck Berry/Jerry Lee Lewis, 2006
no info Kings of Rock & Roll, Various Artists, 2006
no info Ultimate Chuck Berry, 2007
no info Chuck Berry Is on Top/St. Louis to Liverpool, 2008
no info Rock 'N' Roll Legends, 2008
no info The Best of Chess Records, Various Artists, 2008
info You Never Can Tell: The Complete Chess Recordings 1960-1966, 2009

Other recordings

no info Johnny Rivers In Action!, Johnny Rivers, 1965
no info L.A. Getaway, L.A. Getaway, 1971
no info Single ( Promised Land / Somewhere On Skid Row), Johnnie Allan, 1971
no info Promised Land, Freddy Weller, 1972
no info Pieces, Juicy Lucy, 1972
no info Moondog Matinee, The Band, 1973
no info Walking Man, James Taylor, 1974
info Promised Land, Elvis Presley, 1975
no info Single (Promised Land / Today), Elvis Presley, 1975
no info Greatest Hits, Johnnie Allan, 1971
no info This Is Elvis, Elvis Presley, 1981
no info Promised Land, Johnnie Allan, 1983
no info Midnight at the Lost and Found, Meat Loaf, 1983
no info I Can Help, Elvis Presley, 1984
no info South to Louisiana, Johnnie Allan, 1985
no info Single ( Life's Too Short / Promised Land), Johnnie Allan, 1989
no info Master of the Game, James "J.T." Taylor, 1989
no info Ghostbusters 2 Soundtrack, Various Artists ( James "J.T." Taylor), 1989
no info Alligator Stomp, Vol. 1, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1990
no info Another Saturday Night, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1990
no info Krazy Kats: Louisiana Swamp Pop & Rock, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1990
no info The Most of the Band, The Band, 1991
no info The Early Edmunds, Dave Edmunds, 1991
no info From Louisiana To The Promised Land, Johnnie Allan, 1992
no info Radio Gold, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1992
no info Anthology (1968-1990), Dave Edmunds, 1993
no info Hi-Fi Rock & Roll Party, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1993
no info Country Music Classics, Vol. 11, Various Artists (Freddie Weller), 1993
no info Gone West, John Greene, 1994
info Walk A Mile In My Shoes: The Essential 70's Masters, Elvis Presley, 1995
no info Swamp Pop Legend: The Essential Collection, Johnnie Allan, 1995
no info Swamp Gold, Vol. 2, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1995
no info Promised Land, Robert "Bilbo" Walker, 1996
no info Tribute to Gram Parsons and Clarence White, Various Artists (Flying Burrito Brothers), 1996
no info For the Good Times, Various Artists (Freddie Weller), 1996
no info Platinum: A Life In Music, Elvis Presley, 1997
no info Johnny Rivers in Action!/Changes, Johnny Rivers, 1997
no info Collection, Dave Edmunds, 1997
no info Cajun & Zydeco Classics, Various Artists (The Krazy Kats), 1997
no info The Essential Elvis, Vol. 5: Rhythm and Country, Elvis Presley, 1998
no info A Touch of Platinum, Vol. 2, Elvis Presley, 1998
no info Freddy Weller Sings His Big Ones, Freddy Weller, 1998
no info Cruisin', Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1998
no info Artist of the Century, Elvis Presley, 1999
no info Rockin', Elvis Presley, 1999
no info Rock & Roll, Elvis Presley, 1999
info Wildcat Tamer, Dale Hawkins, 1999
no info Dead Ringer/Midnight at the Lost and Found/Bat Out of Hell, Meat Loaf, 1999
no info Absolutely the Best Cajun & Zydeco, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 1999
no info Best of Artist of the Century, Elvis Presley, 2000
no info Freddy Weller's Greatest Hits, Freddy Weller, 2000
no info Angel to Memphis: A Tribute to Elvis, Bill Hurley, 2000
no info Addicted to the Blues, Buzzard Blue Band, 2000
no info Live in Las Vegas, Elvis Presley, 2001
no info Blue Suede Shoes Collection, Elvis Presley, 2001
no info Premium Gold Collection, Dave Edmunds & Love Sculpture, 2001
no info Too Sweet to Die, Frantic Flintstones, 2001
no info This Is Louisiana, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 2001
no info Today, Tomorrow, & Forever, Elvis Presley, 2002
no info Au Coup d'Eclair, Kevin Naquin & the Ossun Playboys, 2002
no info Sabre Dance, Dave Edmunds, 2002
no info Country Sings Elvis, Various Artists (Jim & Jesse), 2002
no info 2nd to None, Elvis Presley, 2003
no info Fallen Angel, Meat Loaf, 2003
no info The Ultimate Collection, Kool & the Gang, 2003
no info The Very Best of Freddy Weller, Freddy Weller, 2003
info The Road to California, The Cyrus Clarke Expedition, 2003
no info Classic Country: Road Songs, Various Artists (Elvis Presley), 2003
no info Live from Somewhere Unknown, Willie Heath Neal, 2004
no info The Very Best of Two Time Polka, 2004
no info The Later Jin Singles: The Promised Land, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 2004
no info Big Boss Man, Elvis Presley, 2005
no info Hitstory, Elvis Presley, 2005
no info Neon Reels: A History of Martin Craig, Martin Craig, 2005
no info Haulin' Ass, Hellstomper, 2005
no info Rockin' My Way Around, Art Adams, 2005
no info Shake, Rattle and Polka!, Jimmy Sturr, 2005
no info The Best of the EMI Years, Dave Edmunds, 2005
no info 20 Best of Swamp Pop, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 2005
no info Country Tribute to Elvis, Various Artists (Jim & Jesse), 2005
no info Southern Nights, Elvis Presley, 2006
no info Sonic's Rendezvous Band, 2006
no info Never Slow Down, Never Grow Old, Peter Gammons, 2006
no info Country Legends, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 2006
no info Live from Austin TX, Dave Alvin, 2007
no info Le Cowboy Creole, Geno Delafose, 2007
no info The Essential Guide to... Cajun Music, Various Artists (Johnnie Allan), 2007
no info Inside Tracks, Jimmy Thackery & the Drivers, 2008
info Rock And Roll Hall Of Fame Live (DVD), Various Artists (Bruce Springsteen), 2009

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