Mighty High

Lyrics: Crawford, Downing
Music: Crawford, Downing

Played by Jerry with Donna Godchaux in the Jerry Garcia Band in 1976. Originally recorded by The Mighty Clouds of Joy and later covered by Gloria Gaynor.

Chorus A
Take a load off your mind
Ride the mighty glory
Listen to my story
Ride the mighty high
Take a load off your mind
Ride the mighty glory
Listen to my story
Ride the mighty high

Take a load off your feet
Hear what I'm saying
Hear what I'm saying
It will set your mind at ease

I was just a man
A lonely man indeed
God took all my troubles
Yes he did, he set me free

[chorus A]

He led me to discover
The man that I could be
Let him be your leader
He's so good he'll set you free

Listen to my story
Listen to my plea
Let him be your leader
He will set your mind at ease (note 1)

[chorus A]

Chorus B
Come on and ride the mighty high
Come on and ride the mighty high
Come on and ride the mighty high
Come on and ride the mighty high

[chorus A]
[chorus B]

[chorus A]
[chorus B]
Notes
(1) other versions have "He will end your misery" here

Recordings
     Date Album Recorded By
     21 May 1976 Don't Let Go Jerry Garcia Band
     studio 1978 Cats Under The Stars Jerry Garcia Band (note 2)
Notes
(2) bonus track on the reissued album included in the box set All Good Things