Category: Classic Rock

Friend Of The Devil - Grateful Dead* - American Beauty (CD, Album)

9 thoughts on “ Friend Of The Devil - Grateful Dead* - American Beauty (CD, Album)

  1. "Friend of the Devil" Song by Grateful Dead; from the album American Beauty; Released: November Genre: Folk rock, progressive bluegrass: Label: Warner Bros. Songwriter(s) Robert Hunter: Composer(s) Jerry Garcia and John Dawson: Producer(s) Grateful Dead, Steve Barncard.
  2. American Beauty is the quintessential American folk rock record. Along with its sister album, Workingman's Dead, it saw the Dead moving from a psychedelic sound to a folksy, country sound. I'm a pretty big dead head, and this was the first album I ever heard by them.
  3. American Beauty American Beauty, is, arguably the Deads best album, definately, among the top 3 very best. Each song on the album is exellent, and each song is in such an order that, not only does the entire album have a smooth feel, it almost begs to be played over and over again.
  4. "American Beauty" continues the more traditional, streamlined folk sound of "Workingman's Dead," with an added understanding and respect for the genre. The more restrictive, disciplined essentially forbid the band from venturing into the cosmic territory of their jammier stuff, which remains a 'love it or hate it' element for the band's music.
  5. Mar 11,  · The Grateful Dead, Jefferson Airplane, David Crosby, Graham Nash, Neil Young, and Carlos Santana shared this transcendent studio space, which Phil Lesh classified as “jammer heaven.” This was where the Grateful Dead’s American Beauty was born. American Beauty, along with its predecessor Workingman’s Dead, was changing rock and roll. The.
  6. The Grateful Dead was a rock band that formed in in San Francisco, California, United States from the remnants of another band, "Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions," The Grateful Dead were known for their unique and eclectic songwriting style which fused elements of rock, folk music, bluegrass, blues, country, and jazz, and also for live performances of long modal jams.
  7. A companion piece to the luminous Workingman's Dead, American Beauty is an even stronger document of the Grateful Dead's return to their musical roots. Sporting a more full-bodied and intricate sound than its predecessor thanks to the addition of subtle electric textures, the record is also more representative of the group as a collective unit, allowing for stunning contributions from Dave.
  8. I like this CD, but then I like country rock which is what this Grateful Dead album is. If you like country rock of the 60's you should like this. Tracks: 1 Box of Rain, 2 Friend of the Devil, 3 Sugar Magnolia, 4 Operator, 5 Candyman, 6 Ripple, 7 Brokedown Palace 8 Till the Morning Comes/5().
  9. Taking notes on vocal harmonies from friends Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, the Dead used the softer statements of their fourth studio album as a subtle but moving reflection on the turmoil, heaviness, and hope America's youth was facing as the idealistic '60s ended. American Beauty was recorded just a few months after its predecessor, both expanding and improving on the bluegrass, folk, and psychedelic country explorations of Workingman's 10/

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