American Beauty (Limited edition)

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Annotation

reissue, limited edition, "Super High Definition Vinyl " half-speed mastered from the original stereo tapes

Annotation last modified on 2013-02-25 20:01 UTC.

Tracklist

12" Vinyl 1
#TitleRatingLength
A1Box of Rain
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass guitar:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guest electric bass guitar:
Dave Torbert (in 1970-09)
guest electric guitar:
David Nelson (US folk & country rock guitarist & musician) (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 364)
recording of:
Box of Rain (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Phil Lesh
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
3.355:16
A2Friend of the Devil
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass guitar:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
mandolin:
David Grisman (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Friend of the Devil (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead) (in 1970)
composer:
John Dawson (of New Riders of the Purple Sage) (in 1970) and Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970)
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc. and WC Music Corp.
3.53:20
A3Sugar Magnolia
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass guitar:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Sugar Magnolia (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead) and Bob Weir
composer:
Bob Weir
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
3.53:15
A4Operator
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Operator (in 1970-09)
lyricist and composer:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan
42:21
A5Candyman
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
guest organ:
Howard Wales (in 1970-09)
guest piano:
Ned Lagin (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Candyman (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
2.56:12
B1Ripple
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass guitar:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guest mandolin:
David Grisman (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
part of:
The Rolling Stone Magazine’s 500 Greatest Songs of All Time: 2021 edition (number: 334)
recording of:
Ripple (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc. and WC Music Corp.
44:10
B2Brokedown Palace
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guest piano:
Howard Wales (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Brokedown Palace (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
44:18
B3Till the Morning Comes
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Till the Morning Comes (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
43:13
B4Attics of My Life
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Attics of My Life (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
45:09
B5Truckin
co-producer:
Steve Barncard
producer:
Grateful Dead
bass guitar:
Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
drums (drum set):
Bill Kreutzmann (in 1970-09)
guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
harmonica:
Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09)
organ:
Howard Wales (in 1970-09)
pedal steel guitar:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
percussion:
Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09)
piano:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09) and Phil Lesh (in 1970-09)
vocals:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead) (in 1970-09), Phil Lesh (in 1970-09), Ron “Pigpen” McKernan (in 1970-09) and Bob Weir (in 1970-09)
recorded at:
Wally Heider Studios in San Francisco, United States (in 1970-09)
recording of:
Truckin’ (in 1970-09)
lyricist:
Robert Hunter (American lyricist, non-performing member of the Grateful Dead)
composer:
Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead), Phil Lesh and Bob Weir
publisher:
Ice Nine Publishing Company, Inc.
3.755:09

Credits

Release

photography:George Conger
mastering and lacquer cut:Stan Ricker (engineer/mastering)
bass:Phil Lesh
drums (drum set):Bill Kreutzmann
guitar:Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
Phil Lesh
Bob Weir
harmonica:Pig Pen (Ron McKernan)
pedal steel guitar:Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
percussion:Mickey Hart (drummer for The Grateful Dead)
piano:Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
Phil Lesh
vocals:Jerry Garcia (guitarist / vocalist in Grateful Dead)
Phil Lesh
Pig Pen (Ron McKernan)
Bob Weir
manufactured by and distributed by:Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab
copyrighted (©) by and licensed from:Warner Bros. Records Inc. (not for release label use, company behind the “WB Records” imprint)
pressed by:Victor Company of Japan, Ltd.
mastered at and lacquer cut at:Mobile Fidelity Sound Lab in Sebastopol, United States
Discogs:https://www.discogs.com/release/2884304 [info]
other databases:https://rateyourmusic.com/release/album/grateful_dead/american_beauty_f5/ [info]
https://www.45worlds.com/vinyl/album/mfsl1014 [info]
https://www.musik-sammler.de/media/572699/ [info]