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Tuesday, September 13

'Dear Jerry: Celebrating the Music of Jerry Garcia' Releases the Tracklist and Players for Each Song on the CD.: Also a video of Grace Potter and Bob Weir singing "Friend of the Devil"

After a series of successful concerts and artistic collaborations, the fruits of the artists' efforts will be available on Oct. 14. 

 Pre-order for the Dear Jerry concerts and the CD and all sorts of good stuff can be found here.


The concerts were filmed and the two and a half hour video of the shows are available at the same link as above. The concerts showed just how many people loved the music and spirit of Jerry G. One look at the players on the CD tracklist proves it's a world of musicians. They all came together to memorialize a titanic influence and master of the craft they all have become successful doing. Jerry, whether it was through his evocative melodies or road-weary voice that could make you smile through tears, or even the whole Grateful Dead business model, changed the game. By trying to provide the best sound and letting fans tape their shows, the good ole' Grateful Dead and the Jerry Garcia Band, proved you could be successful by just playing music. You didn't need a radio hit to have a career. So go order the shows and CD or whatever. I'm sure Jerry wouldn't really care. As Bob Weir sang," Let the words be yours, I'm done with mine"

Greg Heffelfinger

Here is the tracklisting for the CD:

“The Wheel” / “Uncle John’s Band,” Phil Lesh & Communion
“Shady Grove,” David Grisman
“(I’m A) Road Runner,” Peter Frampton
“Deal,” Buddy Miller
“Sugaree,” Jorma Kaukonen
“The Harder They Come,” Jimmy Cliff, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann
“Fire On The Mountain,” Jimmy Cliff, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann
“Help On The Way” /” Slipknot” / “Franklin’s Tower,” Bill Kreutzmann’s Billy & The Kids
“Scarlet Begonias” / “I Know You Rider,” The Disco Biscuits, Bill Kreutzmann’s Billy & The Kids
“Loser,” moe.
“St. Stephen,” O.A.R.
“Bertha,” Los Lobos & Bob Weir
“Brown-Eyed Women,” Trampled By Turtles
“Shakedown Street,” Yonder Mountain String Band
“Friend Of The Devil,” Bob Weir & Grace Potter
“Tennessee Jed,” Eric Church
“Morning Dew,” Widespread Panic
“Touch of Grey,” Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann
“Ripple,” Full Ensemble
(courtesy of

Grace Potter and Bob Weir singing "Friend of the Devil"

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