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The Grateful Dead - Anthem Of The Sun album

The Grateful Dead - Anthem Of The Sun album
Performer: The Grateful Dead
Title: Anthem Of The Sun
Released: 2018
Country: US
Style: Folk Rock, Psychedelic Rock
Genre: Rock
Rating: 4.5
Votes: 751
MP3 size: 1353 mb
FLAC size: 1714 mb


That's It For The Other One
A1.I Cryptical Envelopment
A1.II Quadlibet For Tender Feet
A1.III The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get
A1.IV We Leave The Castle
A2 New Potato Caboose
A3 Born Cross-Eyed
B1 Alligator
B2 Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)

Companies, etc.

  • Phonographic Copyright (p) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Copyright (c) – Warner Bros. Records Inc.
  • Marketed By – Rhino Entertainment Company
  • Manufactured For – Rhino Entertainment Company
  • Published By – Ice Nine Publishing Co.
  • Recorded At – RCA Studio A
  • Recorded At – American Studios, No. Hollywood
  • Recorded At – Century Sound Studios
  • Recorded At – Olmstead Studios
  • Mastered At – Columbus Recorders, San Francisco
  • Mastered At – Criteria Recording Studios
  • Mastered At – Apostolic Studios


  • Art Direction – Ed Thrasher
  • Artwork [Cover Art] – Bill Walker
  • Bass, Trumpet, Harpsichord, Guiro, Kazoo, Piano, Timpani – Phil Lesh
  • Drums, Bells [Orchestra], Gong, Chimes, Crotales, Piano [Prepared], Finger Cymbals – Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart
  • Engineer [Asst.] – Bob Mathews*
  • Engineer [Executive] – Dan Healy
  • Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Kazoo, Vibraslap – Jerry Garcia
  • Organ, Celesta, Claves – Ron McKernan*
  • Photography By [Liner] – Thomas Weir
  • Piano [Prepared], Piano, Tape – Tom Constaten*
  • Producer – Dave Hassinger, Grateful Dead*
  • Rhythm Guitar, Twelve-String Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Kazoo – Bob Weir
  • Written-By – The Grateful Dead


This release is the 7th of the collection Rock Revolution , published by La Repubblica .
"Edizione non in vendita separatamente da una testata di GEDI Gruppo Editoriale S.p.A." on back cover.

(Producer Dave Hassinger)
Sept.'67 - RCA Studio A, Hollywood
Oct.'67 - American Studios, No. Hollywood
Dec.'67 - Century Sound, New York
- Olmstead Studios, New York

(Producer Dave Hassinger)
11/10-11/67 Shrine Exposition, L.A.
(Producer: Grateful Dead, Executive Engineer: Dan Healy, Asst. Engineer: Bob Mathews)

Stereo Mix Mastering:
Columbus Recorders, San Francisco
Criteria Studio, Miami
Apostolic Studios, New York

Jan. 20,'68 - Eureka
Jan. 26,27,'68 - Eagles Auditorium, Seattle
Feb. 2,3,'68 - Crystal Ballroom, Portland
Feb. 14,'68 - Carousel Ballroom, S.F.
Feb. 22,23,24,'68 - Kings Beach, Lake Tahoe
March 15,16,,'68 - Carousel Ballroom, S.F.
March 29,30,31,'68 - Carousel Ballroom, S.F.

Manufactured in E.U
Ice Nine Pub. BMI
Like most Rhino reissues - Rhino pressed both an EU version and a US version [The Grateful Dead - Anthem Of The Sun]. This is the EU pressing.

Barcode and Other Identifiers

  • Matrix / Runout (Side 1): LC 02982 A
  • Matrix / Runout (Side 2): LC 02982 B
  • Label Code: LC 02982
  • Rights Society: BMI
  • Rights Society: SIAE

Other versions

Category Artist Title (Format) Label Category Country Year
WS 1749 The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun ‎(LP, Album) Warner Bros. - Seven Arts Records WS 1749 US 1968
R2-564265 Grateful Dead* Anthem Of The Sun ‎(2xHDCD, Album, Dlx, RE) Rhino Records , Warner Bros. Records R2-564265 US 2018
7599-27173-2 The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun ‎(CD, Album, RE, RM) Warner Bros. Records 7599-27173-2 Europe Unknown
7599-27173-2 The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun ‎(CD, Album, RM, RP) Warner Bros. Records 7599-27173-2 Europe Unknown
K 46021 The Grateful Dead Anthem Of The Sun ‎(LP, Album, RE) Warner Bros. Records K 46021 UK Unknown

Anthem of the Sun is the second album by rock band the Grateful Dead. Released in 1968, it is the first album to feature second drummer Mickey Hart, who joined the band in September 1967. Currently ranked number 288 on Rolling Stone magazine's list of the 500 greatest albums of all time. The mix of the album combines multiple studio and live recordings of each song.

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Released in 1968, Anthem of the Sun was the Grateful Dead’s second studio album. It has only five songs on it, which is the lowest number of songs between any of the band’s studio albums. At the time of its release, the album was an experimental combination of studio and live recordings, with some tracks, notably Alligator, containing studio passages along with sections recorded at concerts the band performed. The most well-known of the concert that the live sections of the album were taken from was performed on February 14, 1968 at the Carousel Ballroom, which later became the Fillmore West.

Anthem of the Sun, brought in many new things for The Grateful Dead. They had added their second drummer and sixth member, Mickey Hart. For those who do not know, Mickey Hart was born on the east coast. He was the son of two drummers. His father Lenny Hart, was a successful tournament drummer, who was known as a pro on the snare. Lenny Hart would later financial help the band, and then rob them. Robert Hunter, long time friend of Jerry Garcia, and amazing writer, wrote his first song for The Grateful Dead on this album. Alligator" would be the tune. And finally, on top of that all, they presented a new way of recording, They would mix recorded tracks with live performances. They would be recorded and then supposably mixed with the live track. Well, though I would not say Anthem of the Sun lives up to all it's hype, it was a big deal for The Grateful Dead. And it is certainly revolutionary.

This second album from the Dead is the most experimental album the band ever released. portion is still a high point for me all these years later. Anthem Of The Sun was finally released on July 13, 1968 and while it put the band in massive debt to the label at the time to around 2 million dollars, it's also a masterpiece. The band wasn't entirely happy with the way the finished product turned out and in 1971, Phil tried his hand at a remix while Jerry led a remix of the band's third album Aoxomoxoa.

This second Grateful Dead album came more than a year after the first. Rolling Stone eventually would place Anthem in the middle of its list of the greatest 500 rock albums. Back when people read album covers, Anthem offered a bit of a maze. Double CD with Winterland concert on disc 2. /update. A remixed (HDCD) version of Anthem of the Sun was issued in 2001 as part of Warner/Rhino’s The Golden Road box se. Jerry Garcia said the album’s infamous sonic murk was a result of the band knowing little about mixing music for transfer to vinyl.

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