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Saint Stephen
Composer: Jerry Garcia / Phil Lesh / Robert Hunter

Robert Hunter discussed Saint Stephen in an interview with Jeff Tamarkin;
I had been working on this a long time before I gave it to the Grateful Dead, before I took off for New Mexico, which is where I originally sent them the lyrics from. I don't know what to say about this song, except that it was very important to me. It seemed to be saying oodles. It's still one of my favorites. I didn't know who the real St Stephen was until I wrote it.
Saint Stephen was first performed by the Grateful Dead in May 1968. It was then played regularly through to late Summer 1971. Following a near five year absence the song returned to the live repertoire in June 1976 and was played regularly through that year and 1977. There were then a handful of appearances in 1978, one in 1979 and three in 1983.


Grateful Dead

info Aoxomoxoa, 1969
info Live/Dead, 1969
info Skeletons From The Closet, 1974
info What A Long Strange Trip It's Been, 1977
info The Grateful Dead Movie (video), 1981
info Two From The Vault, 1992
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 2, 1995
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 8, 1997
info Fillmore East 2.11.69, 1997
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 10, 1998
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 16, 2000
info Ladies and Gentlemen ... The Grateful Dead, 2000
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 20, 2001
info The Golden Road (1965-1973), 2001
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 26, 2002
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 29, 2003
info The Closing of Winterland, 2003
info The Closing of Winterland (DVD), 2003
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 33, 2004
info The Grateful Dead Movie (extended DVD), 2004
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 34, 2005
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 35, 2005
info Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings, 2005
info Fillmore West 1969: Compilation, 2005
info Trilogy, 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: A Night At The Family Dog 2/4/70, 2005
info Grateful Dead Download Vol 12: 4/17/69, 2006
info Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings, 2009
info Road Trips: Vol 3, No 3: Fillmore East, 5/15/70, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 3, No 3: Fillmore East, 5/15/70 Bonus CD, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No 1: Big Rock Pow Wow 69, 2010
info Road Trips: Vol 4, No. 5: Boston Music Hall 6.9.76, 2011
info Dave's Picks Vol. 3: Auditorium Theatre, Chicago, IL, 22/10/71, 2012
info Dave's Picks Vol. 6: 12/20/69 & 2/2/70, 2013
info May 1977 (box set), 2013
info Dave's Picks Bonus CD 2014, 2014

The Dead

info Hartford, CT, June 21, 2003
info Camden, NJ, June 28, 2003
info Morrison, CO, July 6, 2003
info Joliet, IL, August 2, 2003
info Wantagh, NY, August 10, 2003
info Oakland, CA, December 31, 2004
info Phoenix, AZ, June 22, 2004
info Boise, ID, July 1, 2004
info Boston, MA, July 30, 2004
info Saratoga Springs, NY, August 1, 2004
info Holmdel, NJ, August 11, 2004
info Charlotte, NC, August 18, 2004
info Dead '09: Charlottesville, VA, April 15, 2009
info Dead '09: New York, NY, April 25, 2009
info Dead '09: Philadelphia, PA, May 2, 2009
info Dead '09: Mountain View, CA, May 10, 2009

The Other Ones

info The Strange Remain, The Other Ones, 1999

Furthur

info Dec 11, 2009, Wallingford, CT
info Dec 31, 2009, San Francisco, CA
info Feb 13, 2010, Fairfax, VA
info Feb 24, 2010, New York, NY
info Mar 3, 2010, Chicago, IL
info May 30, 2010, Angels Camp, CA
info June 26, 2010, Brooklyn, NY
info July 4, 2010, Oxford, ME
info July 11, 2010, Philadelphia, PA
info July 28, 2010, New York, NY
info September 17, 2010, Eugene, OR
info September 22, 2010, Las Vegas, NV
info September 26, 2010, Morrison, CO
info November 11, 2010, St. Louis, MO
info November 20, 2010, New York, NY
info December 30, 2010, San Francisco, CA
info March 6, 2011, Boston, MA
info March 15, 2011, New York, NY
info March 20, 2011, Upper Darby, PA
info March 27, 2011, New York, NY
info April 2, 2011, Charleston, SC
info June 3, 2011, Mountain View, CA
info July 16, 2011, Bethel, NY
info July 22, 2011, Bridgeport, CT
info July 29, 2011, Simpsonville, SC
info Sept 25, 2011, Eugene, OR
info Oct 1, 2011, Morrison, CO
info Oct 6, 2011, Los Angeles, CA
info Nov 4, 2011, Portland, ME
info Nov 10, 2011, New York, NY
info Nov 18, 2011, Rosemont, IL
info Dec 31, 2011, San Francisco, CA
info April 5, 2012, Boston, MA
info April 15, 2012, New York, NY
info July 7, 2012, Philadelphia, PA
info July 14, 2012, Brooklyn, NY
info September 22, 2012, Morrison, CO
info September 30, 2012, Mountain View, CA
info October 7, 2012, Santa Barbara, CA
info December 30, 2012, San Francisco, CA
info January 19, 2013, Mill Valley, CA
info February 21, 2013, Denver, CO
info April 15, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info April 24, 2013, Port Chester, NY
info April 27, 2013, Atlantic CIty, NJ
info July 13, 2013, Philadelphia, PA
info July 20, 2013, All Good Festival, Thornville, OH
info Sept 6, 2013, Arrington, VA
info Sept 20, 2013, Morrison, CO
info Sept 24, 2013, Redmond, WA
info Sept 29, 2013, Berkeley, CA
info Oct 6, 2013, Los Angeles, CA

 
Other recordings

info Juggling Suns, Solar Circus, 1989
info Live At Roseland Ballroom, Gov't Mule, 1996
info Dead Delites, Vol. 1, Various Artists, 1998
info Great Sky River, Jazz Is Dead, 2001
info Gifts From The Dead, Gifts From The Dead, 2001
info Thunder And Lightnin', Dark Star Orchestra, 2003
info Jeb Holmes Band, Jeb Holmes Band, 2004
info The 1000th Show, Dark Star Orchestra, 2005
info Blue Light Cheap Hotel, Wake The Dead, 2007
info Dead Symphony No. 6, Lee Johnson/Russian National Orchestra, 2007
info Ithaca 30 Years Later, Dark Star Orchestra, 2008
info No Limit To Love, Van Gordon Martin, 2011
info Quack Rock: Five Duckades Of Accordion Mega-Hits, Duckmandu, 2011
info Jerry Jams For Rex, Vol. Two, Various Artists (DSO), 2011
info Peach Music Festival, August 10, 12, Dark Star Orchestra, 2012
info The Georgia Bootleg Box, Gov't Mule, 2012

Ratdog

info Hampton Beach NJ: October 17, 2003
info Toronto ON: October 29, 2003
info Detroit MI: November 6, 2003
info Columbia MO: November 17, 2003
info Los Angeles CA, March 1, 2004
info Albany NY, March 21, 2004
info Milwaukee WI, March 31, 2005
info Sayreville NJ, April 12, 2005
info Philadelphia, PA, April 30, 2005
info Baltimore, MD, August 10, 2005
info Buffalo, NY, October 29, 2005
info Jim Thorpe, PA, November 11, 2005
info Denver, CO, December 2, 2005
info Danbury, CT, March 21, 2006
info Magna, UT, June 30, 2006
info Canandaigua, NY, July 10, 2006
info Baltimore, MD, August 25, 2006
info Cleveland OH, October 24, 2006
info Stroudsburg PA, November 6, 2006
info Boca Raton FL, November 18, 2006
info Anaheim CA, February 13, 2007
info Peekskill NY, March 6, 2007
info Springfield MA, March 15, 2007
info Asheville NC, March 23, 2007
info Columbus OH, July 17, 2007
info Bridgeport CT, August 11, 2007
info Westbury, NY, October 31, 2007
info Raleigh, NC, November 11, 2007
info Royal Oak, MI, March 28, 2008
info Charleston, SC, April 11, 2008
info Las Vegas, NV, July 3, 2008
info Hershey, PA, August 25, 2008
info Upper Darby, PA, November 14, 2008
info Rochester, NY, July 12, 2009
info San Diego, CA, September 4, 2009
info New York, NY, October 19, 2009
info Detroit, MI, March 5, 2014
info Madison, WI, June 12, 2014

Phil Lesh & Friends

info Love Will See You Through, Highlights Volume One, Phil Lesh and Friends, 1999
info There and Back Again (Special bonus disc release), Phil Lesh & Friends, 2002
info Live at the Warfield DVD, 2006
info Instant Live: June 22, 2006, Boca Raton, FL, 2006
info Instant Live: June 30, 2006, Camden, NJ, 2006
info Instant Live: July 6, 2006, Mansfield, MA, 2006
info Instant Live: July 9, 2006, Bethel, NY, 2006
info Instant Live: July 16, 2006, Chicago, IL, 2006
info April 3, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014
info April 11, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014
info April 19, 2014, Las Vegas, NV, 2014
info May 29, 2014, Port Chester, NY, 2014

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