To Lay Me Down
Composer: Robert Hunter / Jerry Garcia

To Lay Me Down was first performed by the Grateful Dead in July 1970 the first of handful of performances that year. It next appeared in the live repertoire in 1973 and 1974 then again in 1980 to 1983. It emerged during the 1988 to 1990 period and finally for one performance in 1992. In total the Grateful Dead performed the song just over 60 times.

Grateful Dead

info Reckoning, 1981
info Dead Ahead, 1981
info Dick's Picks, Vol. 12, 1998
info So Many Roads (1965-1995), 1999
info Beyond Description, 2004
info Grateful Dead Download Vol. 5: 3/27/88, 2005
info Reckoning, 2006 (bonus on exp. CD)
info Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings, 2008
info Road Trips: Vol 2, No. 1: MSG, Sept 1990 Bonus, 2008
info Road Trips: Vol 4, Number 2: April Fool's '88, 2011
info Dave's Picks Vol. 2: Hartford, CT, 7/31/74, 2012
info Spring 1990 (The Other One), 2014
info 30 Trips Around The Sun Box Set, 2015
info Ramble On Rose, 2015


info San Diego CA, February 9, 2007
info Syracuse NY, March 2, 2007
info Baltimore MD, March 19, 2007
info St. Petersburg, FL, November 13, 2007
info St. Louis, MO, March 24, 2008
info San Jose, CA, July 9, 2008

Billy & The Kids

info 9/10/15, Jefferson Theater, Charlottesville, VA, Billy & The Kids, 2015

Jerry Garcia

info Garcia, Jerry Garcia, 1972
info All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions, 2004

Other recordings

info Deadicated, Various Artists (Cowboy Junkies), 1991
info Deadbeats Acoustic, Deadbeats, 1996
info Rarities, B-Sides and Slow, Sad Waltzes, Cowboy Junkies, 1999
info Calling On Love, Paul Kamm and Eleanore MacDonald, 2001
info Pickin' On Jerry Garcia, Various Artists, 2001
info Live at Bonnaroo, Warren Haynes, 2004
info Made In Europe, Caroline Henderson, 2005
info Dead Symphony No. 6, Lee Johnson/Russian Nat. Orch., 2007
info Highway Bouquet, Susan Kane, 2008
info Fennario, Emory Joseph, 2008
info I Couldn't Love You More, Matt Krefting, 2009
info Jazz In The Stone Age, Jazz Folk, 2010
info Invisible Angel, Nikki Matheson, 2011
info Songs Of Their Own, Various Artists, 2015
info 6/20/15, San Rafael, CA, Reid Genauer, 2015
info Day Of The Dead, Various Artists (Perfume Genius, Sharon Van Etten & Friends), 2016

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