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The Best Of The Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead

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1
The Golden Road (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
2:09
2
Cream Puff War (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
2:28
3
Born Cross-Eyed (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
2:04
4
Dark Star (Single Version; 2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
2:41
5
St. Stephen (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:26
6
China Cat Sunflower (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
3:40
7
Uncle John's Band (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:42
8
Easy Wind (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:59
9
Casey Jones (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:24
10
Truckin' (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:03
11
Box of Rain (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:17
12
Sugar Magnolia (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
3:17
13
Friend of the Devil (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
3:21
14
Ripple (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:10
15
Eyes of the World (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:16
16
Unbroken Chain (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
6:45
17
Scarlet Begonias (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:19
18
The Music Never Stopped (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:35
19
Estimated Prophet (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead; Martyn Ford; Robert Howes; The Martyn Ford Orchestra
5:35
1
Terrapin Station (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead; Martyn Ford; Robert Howes; The Martyn Ford Orchestra
16:10
2
Shakedown Street (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
4:59
3
I Need a Miracle (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
3:36
4
Fire on the Mountain (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
3:46
5
Feel Like a Stranger (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:06
6
Far from Me (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
3:39
7
Touch of Grey (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:47
8
Hell in a Bucket (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:35
9
Throwing Stones (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
7:18
10
Black Muddy River (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:58
11
Blow Away (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
6:09
12
Foolish Heart (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:10
13
Standing on the Moon (2015 Remaster)
Grateful Dead
5:20
Total Playing Time    2:37:44
The Best Of The Grateful Dead’s 32 tracks feature music from every Grateful Dead studio album and cover the key waypoints on the band’s mystical musical journey. Arranged chronologically, the tracks reflect the evolution of the group’s sound – and its membership – across more than two decades – from 1967’s “The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)” to 1989’s “Standing on the Moon.” In between, listeners will find the essential tracks that made the band such a cultural phenomenon, including such fan favorites as “St. Stephen,” “Casey Jones,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “Friend of the Devil,” “Scarlet Begonias,” and “Hell In a Bucket.”

The Best Of The Grateful Dead also highlights the original versions of songs that would later become staples of the band’s transcendent concerts, such as “Truckin’,” “China Cat Sunflower,” “Uncle John’s Band,” and “Fire On the Mountain.” Perhaps the best example is “Dark Star.”

The rare single version included here is only two-and-a-half minutes long. On stage, the Dead transformed the song into an improvisational showcase that often stretched out for 30 minutes. The longest song found on the collection is the 16-minute “Terrapin Station.” Released in 1977, this suite of songs (an entire album side) is widely considered to be the Dead’s magnum opus. Of course the set wouldn’t be complete without “Touch of Grey,” the band’s only hit single, which cracked the Top Ten in 1987.
192 kHz / 24-bit, 96 kHz / 24-bit PCM – Grateful Dead/Rhino Studio Masters

Disc 1, Tracks 1-19; Disc 2, Tracks 1-13 – contains high-resolution digital transfers of material originating from an analogue master source
Disc 1, Track 18; Disc 2, Tracks 7, 11-13 – 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 96 kHz / 24-bit; 44.1 kHz / 24-bit PCM, mastered in 192 kHz / 24-bit

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