Box of Rain

Jerry Garcia Band: Don’t Let Go (1976-05-21) [16-44] / [24-44]

Don’t Let Go is the third live album, and fourth album overall, by the Jerry Garcia Band. It includes the complete May 21, 1976 performance at the Orpheum Theatre in San Francisco, with a bonus track recorded on September 11, 1976 at the Keystone in Berkeley.

From January 1976 to August 1977, the lineup of the Jerry Garcia Band was the one featured on this recording – Jerry Garcia on guitar and vocals, Keith Godchaux on keyboards, Donna Jean Godchaux on vocals, John Kahn on bass, and Ron Tutt on drums. Two other albums recorded by this lineup are Pure Jerry: Theatre 1839, San Francisco, July 29 & 30, 1977 and Garcia Live Volume Seven.

Jerry Garcia plays a Travis Bean guitar on this recording.

Mastering: Jeffrey Norman
Recording: Betty Cantor-Jackson


Release Date: January 23, 2001

Track Listing:
Set 1

  1. Sugaree 9:55
  2. They Love Each Other 8:31
  3. That’s What Love Will Make You Do 9:56
  4. Knockin’ On Heaven’s Door 11:07
  5. Sitting In Limbo 10:29
  6. Mission In The Rain 7:43

Set 2

  1. Don’t Let Go 16:03
  2. After Midnight 11:00
  3. Strange Man 7:12
  4. Tore Up Over You 9:28
  5. I’ll Take A Melody 15:10
  6. The Way You Do The Things You Do 7:11
  7. My Sisters and Brothers 6:41
  8. Lonesome and A Long Way From Home 14:27

Bonus Track: Keystone Berkeley, September 11, 1976

  1. Mighty High 6:26

THIS OLD ROAD KEEPS ROLLING ON AND ON [16-44]

THE SKY WAS GREY WITH A SPECK OF BLUE [24-44] [NEW]

Jerry Garcia – guitar, vocals
Donna Godchaux – vocals
Keith Godchaux – keyboards, vocals
John Kahn – bass
Ron Tutt – drums, vocals

6 thoughts on “Jerry Garcia Band: Don’t Let Go (1976-05-21) [16-44] / [24-44]

  1. Bufford T Justice

    I have loved this release forever.
    Thank you 204 for making today right with Jerry in mind ❤