CD Review: Songs Of The Grateful Dead: A Tribute To Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
Published on Wednesday, 13 October 2010
Earlier this summer, on a beautiful evening at the Wind Gap Bluegrass Festival, Jesse McReynolds and his band did a stunning cover of the Grateful Dead's “Black Muddy River,” and announced the CD would be out in October. I vowed to be the first in line...and happily the CD finally arrived.
The CD is Jessy McReynolds and Friends (with David Nelson & Stu Allen) - Songs of the Grateful Dead - A Tribute to Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter
. The band is Jesse McReynolds on mandolin and mandolobro, David Nelson (New Riders of the Purple Sage
) on electric guitar, Stu Allen on electric and acoustic guitars, Sandy Rothman on banjo, Steve Thomas on fiddle, acoustic guitar, and keyboards, Tommy White on steel guitar, Shawn Apple on drums, Pat McErney on drums, Randy Brown on bass, Tony Wray on acoustic guitar, David Ferguson on bass, and Garret and Amanda McReynolds on harmony vocals.