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Anthem To Beauty

Grateful Dead

1998

Grateful Dead Records

A 75 minute documentary about the making of the LPs Anthem To The Sun and American Beauty. Includes vintage performance footage from the sixties and early seventies and many contributions from members of the Dead.

Part of the Classic Albums series of releases. The full documentary was first broadcast in the UK in early 1998.

Interviewees include:

  • Robert Hunter
  • Phil Lesh
  • Mickey Hart
  • Bob Weir
  • Tom Constanten
  • David Grisman
  • Stephen Barncard
Credits:
  • Director - Jeremy Marre
  • Executive producers - Nick De Grunwald, Bous de Jong
  • Series associate producer - Caroline Thomas
  • Series consultant - Chips Chipperfield
  • Executive producers for Castle Music Pictures - Terry Shand, Geoff Kempin
  • Editor - Phil McDonald
  • Series production manager - Joel Wykeham
  • Sound recordist - Mike Shoring
  • Camera - Richard Gibb, Mike Elwell
  • Consultant - David Gans
DVD track list:
  • Introduction
  • Truckin'
  • Candyman
  • Celebration
  • American Beauty Album Cover Creation
  • 1965 Beginnings
  • Neal Cassady
  • A Record Contract on Their Own Terms
  • The Other One
  • Tom Constanten
  • Anthem of the Sun Album Cover Creation
  • Born Cross-Eyed
  • David Crosby
  • Mountains of the Moon
  • St. Stephen
  • China Cat Sunflower
  • Attics of My Life
  • Friend of the Devil
  • Ripple
  • Sugar Magnolia
  • Box of Rain
  • Brokedown Palace
  • End credits
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