Beat Club

Various Artists


The Grateful Dead recorded a number of songs in Bremen on April 21, 1972 for the German music show Beat Club.

The set list for the recording is;

  • Bertha
  • Playing In The Band
  • Mr. Charlie
  • Sugaree
  • Truckin'
  • Drums
  • The Other One
  • One More Saturday Night
Grateful Dead material was broadcast on Beat Club number 78 on May 27, 1972. One More Saturday Night was included on the broadcast. It is uncertain which other songs, if any, were broadcast. The episode also included music from Pacific Gas & Electric, the Kinks, Chuck Berry, the Doors and the Rolling Stones.

The Grateful Dead performance of One More Saturday Night has been included on a number of video and DVD collections;

The New Riders Of The Purple Sage featured on Beat Club number 79 broadcast on June 24, 1972. This episode also included Tucky Buzzard, Deep Purple, Captain Beefheart, Frumpy, Don McLean, Ashman Reynolds and Rory Gallagher.

Beat Club was a music programme that was broadcast from Bremen, Germany on Erstes Deutsches Fernsehen, a national public TV channel. The programme ran from September 1965 to December 1972.

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