UA-96922460-1

20 Years Later: Grateful Dead – Whiskey In The Jar

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someoneShare on StumbleUpon

Nearly twenty years ago Grateful Dead front man Jerry Garcia re-encountered the song Whiskey In The Jar when he recorded the Irish traditional song with David Grisman for their studio album Shady Grove. The next day Jerry showed his Grateful Dead band mates the ditty during a rehearsal at the band’s Front Street space in San Rafael, Calif.

A recording of Garcia performing Whiskey In The Jar with the Dead at the Front Street rehearsal was released as part of the So Many Roads box set. Take a listen to hear a most talkative Jerry shooting the shit with Bobby and teaching the band the tune…

While the Grateful Dead soundchecked Whiskey In The Jar twice in 1993 they never performed it in public. A number of post-Jerry bands including The Dead and Furthur have performed the ditty.

ShareShare on FacebookTweet about this on TwitterShare on Google+Share on LinkedInEmail this to someoneShare on StumbleUpon

Related Posts

4 thoughts on “20 Years Later: Grateful Dead – Whiskey In The Jar

  1. Gary Reply

    Always loved this recording on that box set. My favorite track in the entire box.

  2. Rick Roth Reply

    Thanks Scotty. Always been a fave but had never seen the video

Leave A Response

Example Skins

dark_red dark_navi dark_brown light_red light_navi light_brown

Primary Color

Link Color

Background Color

Background Patterns

pattern-1 pattern-2 pattern-3 pattern-4 pattern-5 pattern-6

Main text color