Beyond Description: 1973 - 1990

This box set consists of all the Grateful Dead's studio albums (remastered, and with bonus tracks) from 1973 to 1990, plus expanded versions of two live albums released in that period (but not Steal Your Face).
 
WAKE OF THE FLOOD (Recorded 6-15 Aug 1973. Released 15 Oct 1973.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Eyes Of The World live version 7 Sep 1973
Weather Report Suite studio acoustic demo  4 Aug 1973
      -    Prelude
      -    Part 1
      -    Part 2 (Let It Grow)
China Doll studio outtake  8 Aug 1973
 
FROM THE MARS HOTEL (Recorded 30 Mar to 19 Apr 1974. Released 27 Jun 1974.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Loose Lucy studio outtake  7 Aug 1973
Scarlet Begonias live version 16 Oct 1974
Money Money live version 17 May 1974
Wave That Flag live version 28 Mar 1973
Let It Rock live version 23 Jun 1974
Pride Of Cucamonga studio acoustic demo  4 Aug 1973
Unbroken Chain studio acoustic demo 11 Aug 1973
 
BLUES FOR ALLAH (Recorded 4 Jun to 13 Jul 1975. Released 1 Sep 1975.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Groove #1 instrumental studio outtake 27 Feb 1975
Groove #2 instrumental studio outtake 27 Feb 1975
Distorto instrumental studio outtake 28 Feb 1975
A To E Flat Jam instrumental studio outtake 27 Feb 1975
Proto 18 Proper instrumental studio outtake 27 Feb 1975
Hollywood Cantata studio outtake  7 May 1975
 
TERRAPIN STATION (Recorded Feb to Jun 1977. Released 27 Jul 1977.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Peggy-O studio instrumental  2 Nov 1976
The Ascent instrumental studio outtake  2 Nov 1976
Catfish John studio outtake fall 1976
Equinox studio outtake 17 Feb 1977
Fire On The Mountain unreleased studio version Feb 1977
Dancin' In The Street live version 8 May 1977
 
SHAKEDOWN STREET (Recorded 31 Jul to 18 Aug 1978. Released 15 Nov 1978.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Good Lovin' studio outtake 28 Jul 1978
Ollin Arageed live version 16 Sep 1978
Fire On The Mountain live version 16 Sep 1978
Stagger Lee live version 15 Sep 1978
All New Minglewood Blues live version 24 Nov 1978
 
GO TO HEAVEN (Recorded Jul 1979 to Jan 1980. Released 28 Apr 1980.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Peggy-O studio outtake 16 Jul 1979
What'll You Raise studio outtake 16 Jul 1979
Jack-A-Roe studio outtake 14 Jul 1979
Althea live version Oct 1980
Lost Sailor live version 25 Oct 1980
Saint Of Circumstance live version 25 Oct 1980
 
RECKONING (Recorded 25 Sep to 31 Oct 1980. Released 1 Apr 1981.)
All the original tracks, plus:
To Lay Me Down studio rehearsal 14 Sep 1980
Iko Iko live version 7 Oct 1980
Heaven Help The Fool live version 25 Oct 1980
El Paso live version 13 Oct 1980
Sage And Spirit live version 31 Oct 1980
Little Sadie live version 31 Oct 1980
It Must Have Been The Roses live version 23 Oct 1980
Dark Hollow live version 23 Oct 1980
Jack-A-Roe live version 23 Oct 1980
Cassidy live version 23 Oct 1980
China Doll live version 23 Oct 1980
Monkey And The Engineer live version 23 Oct 1980
Oh Babe, It Ain't No Lie live version 23 Oct 1980
Ripple live version 23 Oct 1980
Tom Dooley live version 17 Nov 1978
Deep Elem Blues live version 17 Nov 1978
 
DEAD SET (Recorded 25 Sep to 31 Oct 1980. Released 26 Aug 1981.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Let It Grow live version 26 Oct 1980
Sugaree live version 26 Oct 1980
C.C.Rider live version 13 Oct 1980
Row Jimmy live version  Oct 1980
Lazy Lightnin' live version 13 Oct 1980
Supplication live version 13 Oct 1980
High Time live version  Oct 1980
Jack Straw live version 10 Oct 1980
Shakedown Street live version  7 Oct 1980
Not Fade Away live version  4 Oct 1980
 
IN THE DARK (Recorded 6 to 13 Jan 1987. Released 6 Jul 1987.)
All the original tracks (including My Brother Esau), plus:
West L.A. Fadeaway alternate version Mar 1984
Black Muddy River studio rehearsal 5 Dec 1986
When Push Comes To Shove studio rehearsal 5 Dec 1986
Touch Of Grey studio rehearsal Aug 1982
Throwing Stones live version  4 Jul 1987
 
BUILT TO LAST (Recorded Feb to Jun 1989. Released 31 Oct 1989.)
All the original tracks, plus:
Foolish Heart live version 19 Jul 1989
Blow Away live version  7 Jul 1989
California Earthquake live version 20 Oct 1989
 
Orders direct to Grateful Dead Productions receive a bonus disc with the following tracks:
 
Bonus CD
Weather Report Suite live version 17 Oct 1974
      -    Prelude
      -    Part 1
      -    Part 2 (Let It Grow)
Blues For Allah> live version 23 Mar 1975
Stronger Than Dirt ...>
Drums>
Stronger Than Dirt ...>
Blues For Allah
Showboat rehearsal 12 Aug 1975
Shakedown Street live version 13 Aug 1979
Far From Me live version 31 Aug 1980
Estimated Prophet live version 10 Oct 1980



 


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