Jerry Garcia Band – Garcia Live Volume Four: Veteran’s Hall Sebastopol, CA (1978-03-22) (2014) [Official Digital Download 24bit/88,2kHz]

Jerry Garcia Band – GarciaLive, Vol.4: Veteran’s Hall Sebastopol, CA (1978-03-22) [2014]
FLAC (tracks) 24 bit/88,2 kHz | Time – 124:37 minutes | 2,44 GB | Genre: Rock
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2 CD Set featuring over 2 hours of previously unreleased music mastered from original soundboard recordings. The fourth installment of the recently launched archival series presents the Jerry Garcia Band’s performance from March 22nd, 1978 at Veteran’s Hall in Sebastopol, California. This incarnation of the Jerry Garcia Band features Garcia and longtime collaborator John Kahn plus drummer Buzz Buchanan and Grateful Dead bandmates Keith and Donna Jean Godchaux. Grammy award winning vocalist Maria Muldaur (‘Midnight at the Oasis’) rounds out the line-up.

GarciaLive Volume Four: March 22nd, 1978 Veteran’s Hall highlights an oft-requested Jerry Garcia Band line-up featuring Jerry, John Kahn, Buzz Buchanan, Maria Muldaur and Keith & Donna Godchaux. Falling just days after the conclusion of the Garcia band’s tour and days before the release of Cats Under The Stars, this intimate performance in Sebastopol, CA showcases a particularly relaxed, vibrant and soulful Garcia Band evident on moving versions of “Mission in the Rain,” “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down,” and the gospel standard “I’ll Be With Thee.” Rocking takes on “Mystery Train,” “I Second That Emotion” and “Midnight Moonlight” bring the surging tempos that offer beautiful balance to the performance and showcase the band’s tremendous musical range. The performance also marks the first guest appearance from future Jerry Garcia Band keyboardist Ozzie Ahlers.

Caveat: GarciaLive Volume Four celebrates an era of the Jerry Garcia Band known for its sweet, soulful and expansive performances. This exemplary performance, as was common for the time, extended beyond the bounds of the original ¼” analog reels missing the final few measures of “Midnight Moonlight,” but is otherwise complete. Listen comfortably with our promise that every effort was made to produce this performance for release in a manner which honors the spirit of its creation.


CD1 #01 – How Sweet It Is (To Be Loved By You)
CD1 #02 – Catfish John
CD1 #03 – Simple Twist Of Fate
CD1 #04 – I Second That Emotion
CD1 #05 – The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down

CD2 #06 – The Harder They Come
CD2 #07 – Mission In The Rain
CD2 #08 – Cats Under The Stars
CD2 #09 – Gomorrah
CD2 #10 – Mystery Train
CD2 #11 – Love In The Afternoon
CD2 #12 – I’ll Be With Thee
CD2 #13 – Midnight Moonlight

Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals
John Kahn – bass
Keith Godchaux – keyboards
Buzz Buchanan – drums
Donna Jean Godchaux – background vocals
Maria Muldaur – background vocals


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