On this day 1 April, on 1981, legendary Grateful Dead, which was celebrating their 15th anniversary, released live double album “Reckoning” about acoustic material recorded in september-october 1980. ‘Reckoning’ It was just one of two live albums released for their celebration; ‘Dead Set’ was released on the same year, in August, and both of the albums were recorded at the same runs of concerts.

Musicians:

  • Jerry Garcia – acoustic guitar, vocals
  • Mickey Hart – percussion
  • Billy Kreutzmann – percussion
  • Phil Lesh – bass
  • Brent Mydland – keyboards, vocals
  • Bob Weir – acoustic guitar, vocals

Tracks:

Disc One

  • Dire Wolf (Garcia / Hunter)
  • The Race Is On (Rollins)
  • Oh Babe, It Ain’t No Lie (Cotton)
  • It Must Have Been The Roses (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Dark Hollow (Traditional rec. Browning)
  • China Doll (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Been All Around This World (Traditional)
  • Monkey And The Engineer (Fuller)
  • Jack-A-Roe (Traditional)
  • Deep Elem Blues (Traditional)
  • Cassidy (Weir / Barlow)
  • To Lay Me Down (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Rosa Lee McFall (Monroe)
  • On The Road Again (Traditional)
  • Bird Song (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Ripple (Garcia / Hunter)

Disc Two

  • To Lay Me Down (Traditional)
  • Iko Iko (Live) (Traditional / James Crawford)
  • Heaven Help The Fool (Weir / Barlow)
  • El Paso (Robbins)
  • Sage & Spirit (Weir)
  • Little Sadie (Traditional)
  • It Must Have Been The Roses (Hunter)
  • Dark Hollow (Traditional)
  • Jack-A-Roe (Traditional)
  • Cassidy (Weir / Barlow)
  • China Doll (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Monkey And The Engineer (Fuller)
  • Oh Babe It Ain’t No Lie (Cotton)
  • Ripple (Garcia / Hunter)
  • Tom Dooley (Live, 1978) (Traditional)
  • Deep Elem Blues (Traditional)
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1st April 1981: Grateful Dead Released Live Double Album ‘Reckoning’.

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