Music: Grateful Dead 4-disc reissue

Grateful DeadGrateful Dead: Dick’s Picks Vol. 14

In this, the 50th anniversary year of the world’s most iconic jam band, comes a reissue of a Grateful Dead album that originally arrived in 1999. The four-disc set includes songs recorded Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 at the Boston Music Hall. This was the last of the Dick’s Picks collections issued while the Dead’s tap archivist Dick Latvala was alive.

Disc One

  1. “(Walk Me Out in the) Morning Dew” (Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose) – 14:29
  2. “Mexicali Blues” (Bob Weir, John Barlow) – 3:46
  3. “Dire Wolf” (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 5:09
  4. “Black-Throated Wind” (Weir, Barlow) – 7:01
  5. “Don’t Ease Me In” (traditional) – 4:44
  6. “Big River” (Johnny Cash) – 5:30
  7. “They Love Each Other” (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:01
  8. “Playing in the Band” (Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter) – 23:18

Disc Two

  1. “Here Comes Sunshine” (Garcia, Hunter) – 11:54
  2. “Weather Report Suite” (Weir, Eric Anderson, Barlow) – 14:44
  3. “Dark Star Jam” (Grateful Dead, Hunter) – 9:18
  4. “Eyes of the World” (Garcia, Hunter) – 19:26
  5. “Sugar Magnolia” (Hunter, Weir) – 10:16

Disc Three

  1. “Cold Rain and Snow” (traditional) – 7:21
  2. “Beat It on Down the Line” (Jesse Fuller) – 3:40
  3. “Brown-Eyed Woman/The Merry-Go-Round Broke Down/Beer Barrel Polka” (Brown, Franklin, Friend, Garcia, Hunter, Timm, Vejvoda, Zeman) – 7:48
  4. “Jack Straw” (Hunter, Weir) – 5:21
  5. “Ramble on Rose” (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:04
  6. “Weather Report Suite” (Anderson, Barlow, Weir) – 15:54
  7. “Wharf Rat” (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:38
  8. “Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodleloo” (Garcia, Hunter) – 8:03

Disc Four

    1. “Playing in the Band” (Weir, Hart, Hunter) – 12:09
    2. “Jam” (Grateful Dead) – 15:39
    3. “He’s Gone” (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:27
    4. “Truckin’” (Garcia, Phil Lesh, Weir, Hunter) – 13:34
    5. “Stella Blue” (Garcia, Hunter) – 10:15
    6. “Morning Dew” (Dobson, Rose) – 14:31