Lost Tapes Found Dept.: 1970 Grateful Dead Show From Family Dog at the Great Highway

Tapes in possession of Jerry Garcia’s wife Carolyn Garcia, better known as Mountain Girl, will be released on November 29th, Black Friday.

The album, Family Dog at the Great Highway – San Francisco, CA 4/18/70, is comprised of an 80 minute show the Dead performed at the Family Dog at the Great Highway in San Francisco on April 18th, 1970.

According to Rolling Stone, the album will include six songs performed solo by Ron “Pigpen” McKernan, a founding member of the band who died in 1973.

For more head to Rolling Stone.

Track list:

“I Know You Rider”
“Don’t Ease Me In”
“Silver Threads and Golden Needles”
“Friend of the Devil”
“Deep Elem Blues”
“Wake Up Little Susie”
“Candyman”
“Cumberland Blues”
“New Speedway Boogie”
“Me and My Uncle”
“Mama Tried”
“Katie Mae”
“Ain’t It Crazy (The Rub)”
“Roberta”
“Bring Me My Shotgun”
“The Mighty Flood”
“Black Snake”

While you wait for the new album, here’s a set the Dead played November 2, 1969 at Family Dog at the Great Highway:

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