Weather Report Suite Prelude

Music: Bob Weir

Played in 1973-74 as the lead-in to the Weather Report Suite, but then dropped along with Part 1 of the suite itself.

Grateful Dead Recordings
     Date Album
     (studio) 4 Aug 1973 Wake Of The Flood   (note 1)
     (studio) Aug 1973 Wake Of The Flood
      9 Nov 1973 Winterland 1973 - The Complete Recordings
     10 Nov 1973 Winterland 1973 - The Complete Recordings
     11 Nov 1973 Winterland 1973 - The Complete Recordings
     21 Nov 1973 Road Trips Volume 4, Number 3
     30 Nov 1973 Dick's Picks Vol 14
      2 Dec 1973 Dick's Picks Vol 14
      8 Dec 1973 30 Days Of The Dead (2011)
     19 Dec 1973 Dick's Picks Vol 1
     23 Mar 1974 Dick's Picks Vol 24
     14 May 1974 Dave's Picks Volume 9 (note 3)
     18 Jun 1974 Road Trips Number 2, Volume 3
     28 Jun 1974 Dick's Picks Vol 12
     19 Jul 1974 Best Of The Grateful Dead Hour Vol 2
     29 Jul 1974 Dave's Picks Volume 2 (Bonus disc)
     31 Jul 1974 Dave's Picks Volume 2
      4 Aug 1974 Dick's Picks Vol 31
     10 Sep 1974 Dick's Picks Vol 7
     17 Oct 1974 Beyond Description: Bonus CD
     18 Oct 1974 Grateful Dead Movie (DVD and CD)

Recordings from dead.net Tapers Section

"The Dead" Concert Recordings

Ratdoglive CDs and downloads

Furthur Digital Downloads and CDs

Bob Weir Solo Acoustic Live!

Weir-Robinson-Greene Trio Live!

Notes
(1) acoustic studio outtake issued as a bonus track on the version in the box set Beyond Description (1973-1990)


Futher Information
For an online discussion of the lyrics to this song see the deadsongs.vue conference on The Well.
For more information on recordings see Matt Schofield's Grateful Dead Family Discography
For David Dodd's discussion of this song on dead.net see Greatest Stories Ever Told
For online chords and TAB see www.rukind.com
For sheet music, see:
          Grateful Dead (Guitar Superstar Series) (simplified guitar TAB)

 


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