Warner Bros. publish Grateful Dead’s second album : ‘Anthem of the Sun’ (1968)
Grateful Dead’s ‘Anthem of the Sun’ is their second album co-produced with David Hassinger and released on July 18, 1968 by Warner Bros.
Track Listing : 1.That’S It For The Other One(Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron Mckernan, Bob Weir, Tom Constanten)- 07:40 . I. Cryptical Envelopment (Jerry Garcia) . Ii. Quadlibet For Tenderfeet (Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron Mckernan, Bob Weir) . Iii. The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get (Bill Kreutzmann, Bob Weir) . Iv. We Leave The Castle (Tom Constanten) . 2.New Potato Caboose (Phil Lesh, Robert Petersen) – 08:26 . 3.Born Cross-Eyed (Bob Weir) – 02:04 . 4.Alligator (Phil Lesh, Ron Mckernan, Robert Hunter) – 011:20 . 5.Caution [Do Not Stop On Tracks] (Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron Mckernan, Bob Weir) – 09:37
Musicians : Grateful Dead – Band . Jerry Garcia – Lead Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Kazoo, Vibraslap, Vocals, Co-Lead Vocals On (1 – 3) . Mickey Hart – Drums, Orchestra Bells, Gong, Chimes, Crotales, Prepared Piano, Finger Cymbals . Bill Kreutzmann – Drums, Glockenspiel, Gong, Chimes, Crotales, Prepared Piano, Finger Cymbals . Phil Lesh – Bass Guitar, Trumpet, Harpsichord, Kazoo, Piano, Timpani, Vocals . Ron “Pigpen” Mckernan – Hammond And Vox Organs, Celesta, Claves, Vocals, Lead Vocals On (4 – 5) . Bob Weir – Rhythm Guitar, 12-String Guitar, Acoustic Guitar, Kazoo, Vocals, Lead Vocals On (1 – 2) . Tom Constanten – Prepared Piano, Piano, Electronic Tape
Production : Produced By Rateful Dead, David Hassinger .
Package : Bill Walker – Cover Art . Thomas Weir – Photography