About Touch of Grey. Despite their exceptional album sales (8 Gold albums and 4 platinum albums), The Grateful Dead had very little success with their singles. Only 1971’s Truckin' had ever cracked the top 40, peaking at That all changed in 1987, when the Grateful Dead released Touch of Grey, the first single from In The Dark. Buoyed by a high-rotation video on MTV, Touch of Grey peaked at forever removing The Dead from the list of One-Hit Wonders. In an intervew with Rolling Stone, longtime Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter admitted that the songwriting process was.
Grateful Dead is an album by rock band the Grateful Dead. Released in October 1971 on Warner Bros. Records, it is their second live double album. Although published without a title, it is generally known by the names Skull and Roses (due to its iconic cover art) and Skull Fuck (the name the band originally wanted to give to the album, which was rejected by the record company).
In the Dark is the twelfth studio album by the Grateful Dead. It was recorded in one week in January 1987, and originally released on July 6, 1987. In the Dark was the band's first album in six years, and its first studio album since 1980's Go to Heaven. It became unexpectedly popular, achieving double platinum certification in the . It reached No. 6 on the Billboard 200 chart, the Grateful Dead's only top ten album.
The phrase "Touch Of Grey" is a reference to getting older, as for most people, their hair starts getting grey as they age. This was The Grateful Dead's first and only hit song. They never set out to be on the radio, enthralling fans with their mind-bending musical landscapes and confounding critics with their interminable jamming. The Mighty Diamonds covered this in 1996 on Fire On The Mountain, an album of reggae versions of Grateful Dead songs. In addition to its showing on the Hot 100, this song went to on the Mainstream Rock chart and on the Adult Contemporary tally. More songs from Grateful Dead.
The Grateful Dead is the debut album of the Grateful Dead. It was released by Warner Bros. Records in March 1967. According to the biographies of both bassist Phil Lesh and drummer Bill Kreutzmann, the band released the album as San Francisco's Grateful Dead. On the originally prepared artwork, the writing for the top of the album cover read "In the land of the dark, the ship of the sun is drawn by the Grateful Dead", a passage taken from the Egyptian Book of the Dead. As the book had become more widely read, some had mistakenly assumed that the band had taken their name from the quote: "We now return our souls to the creator, as we stand on the edge of eternal darkness. In the land of the night, the ship of the sun is drawn by the grateful dead.
Read or print original Touch Of Grey lyrics 2019 updated! Paint by numbermorning sky looks so phony Every silver lining's got a touch of grey. I will get by, I will get by, I will get by, I will survive. It's a lesson to me, the Ables on the bakers and the c's The abc's we all must face, try to keep a little grace. It's a lesson to me, The Delta's or the East and the freezes. The abc's- we all think of, and try to keep a little love.
Touch Of Grey" lyrics. Grateful Dead Lyrics. It must be getting early Clocks are running late Paint by numbers morning sky Looks so phony. Dawn is breaking everywhere Light a candle, curse the glare Draw the curtains, I don't care 'Cause it's alright. I will get by I will get by I will get by I will survive. I see you got your list out Say your piece and get out Yes I got the gist of it But it's alright. Sorry that you feel that way The only thing there is to say Every silver lining's got a Touch of grey
|Oakland Stadium, Oakland, CA - 24th July 1987|
|1-2||Mississippi Half-Step Toodeloo||8:51|
|1-3||My Brother Esau||5:02|
|1-4||Friend Of The Devil||8:20|
|1-5||Me & My Uncle||3:08|
|1-7||When Push Comes To Shove||4:53|
|1-8||Far From Me||4:27|
|2-1||Hell In A Bucket||5:46|
|2-3||Playing In The Band||10:34|
|2-6||Uncle John's Band||7:14|
|2-7||Dear Mr. Fantasy||6:25|
|2-8||I Need A Miracle||3:37|
|The Centrum, Worcester, MA - 9th April 1988|
|3-1||Big Boss Man||4:45|
|3-3||Far From Me||4:25|
|3-5||Me & My Uncle||2:43|
|3-8||When I Paint My Masterpiece||5:00|
|4-1||Hell In A Bucket||6:02|
|4-3||Looks Like Rain||9:04|
|4-5||Going Down The Road Feelin' Bad||5:34|
|4-6||I Need A Miracle||3:22|
|4-7||Dear Mr. Fantasy||5:33|
|4-10||Not Fade Away||8:56|
|4-11||One More Saturday Night||4:44|
|Shoreline Amphitheatre, Mountain View, CA - 21st June 1989|
|5-1||Touch Of Grey||6:32|
|5-3||Ramble On Rose||6:23|
|5-4||Box Of Rain||5:05|
|5-6||When I Paint My Masterpiece||5:19|
|5-8||Eyes Of The World||12:50|
|6-3||The Other One||4:15|
|6-5||Turn On Your Lovelight||8:10|
Saxophone – Clarence Clemons
|6-7||Row Jimmy (Bonus)||9:00|
|6-8||Ship Of Fools (Bonus)||8:09|