Grateful Dead Skull & Roses 1971

Skull & Roses is a live album by the Grateful Dead.

It was recorded in March and April 1971 including the Fillmore east concerts in April 1971 that provided songs for the four CD album Ladies and Gentlemen…the Grateful Dead.

Grateful Dead Skull & Roses

Grateful Dead Skull & Roses

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Set List

  1. Bertha – 5:40
  2. Mama Tried – 2:42 (cover of a Merle Haggard song)
  3. Big Railroad Blues – 3:33 (cover of a song by Noah Lewis)
  4. Playing In The Band – 4:38
  5. The Other One – 18:03
  6. Me & My Uncle – 3:03 (cover of the John Philips song)
  7. Big Boss Man – 5:11 cover of the blues song originally recorded by Jimmy Reed)
  8. Me & Bobby McGee – 5:42 (cover of the Kris Kristofferson song taken to #1 in the USA by Janis Joplin)
  9. Johnny B. Goode – 3:41 (cover of the Chuck Berry song)
  10. Wharf Rat – 8:31
  11. Not Fade Away/Goin’ Down The Road Feeling Bad – 9:12 (a medley of the Buddy Holly song combined with a traditional folk song)
  12. Oh! Boy – 2:50 (another Buddy Holly song)
  13. I’m A Hog For You – 4:08 (cover of the Leiber & Stoller song)
  14. Radio Spot – Grateful Dead – 1:00

The band deliberate chose not to repeat any of the songs on their first live album, Live/Dead. The original album stopped at track 11.

This album has four of the songs the Dead played most often in concert according to setlist.fm. 3rd = Playing In The Band, 4th = Not Fade Away, 5th = Me & My Uncle, 7th = The Other One.

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