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Go to Heaven Review - Grateful Dead

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Go to Heaven  Go to Heaven

1980

 

 

 
 
 
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Go to Heaven Review - Grateful Dead

Go to Heaven review

Note: A re-mastered version of Go To Heaven was released on Oct. 26, 2004, with bonus material that was initially only  available in the box-set, Beyond Description, The individual CD's are now available. The re-mastered versions include loads of bonus material. Be sure to get that one. 

The review is on the original album before the bonus material. 

Go to Heaven is not nearly as weak as so many deadheads proclaim, this album has only one piece of filler, a 37 second... well I don't know what the heck it is, but it ain't good! Brent's tunes aren't great, but both of them have nice melodies, if bad vocals. Weir has three compositions on the album, and all of them are at least good, the strongest of which is "Saint of Circumstance," which has a great refrain of "I don't know what I'm going for, but I'm gonna go for it for sure!"  Jerry's tunes, un-surprisingly, are the strongest on the album, the highlight of which is "Althea," an odd rocker with wonderful mystical Hunter lyrics. The album is far from the best of the Grateful Dead, but with an open mind, you can enjoy it as well. 
by Zach Smith
Grade - B +

The Go To Nassau release includes  many of songs from Go to Heaven performed live. 

 
Go to Heaven Tracks - Grateful Dead
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Go to Heaven

1. Alabama Getaway (Garcia / Hunter) - 3:36
2. Far From Me (Mydland) - 3:40
3. Althea (Garcia / Hunter) - 6:51
4. Feel Like a Stranger (Barlow / Weir) - 5:07
5. Lost Sailor (Barlow / Weir) - 5:54
6. Saint of Circumstance (Barlow / Weir) - 5:40
7. Antwerp's Placebo (The Plumber) (Hart / Kreutzmann) - :38
8. Easy to Love You (Barlow / Mydland) - 3:40
9. Don't Ease Me In (Traditional) - 3:13

BONUS MATERIAL:
10. Peggy-O (Studio Outtake)
11. What’ll You Raise (Studio Outtake)
12. Jack-A-Roe (Studio Outtake)
13. Althea (Live)
14. Lost Sailor (Live)
15. Saint Of Circumstance (Live)

Go to Heaven musician List - Grateful Dead
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Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, vocals
Bob Weir - guitar, vocals
Phil Lesh - bass, vocals
Brent Mydland - keyboards
Bill Kreutzmann - drums
Mickey Hart - drums

Go to Heaven notes - Grateful Dead
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Released - 1980
Original Label - Arista
A re-mastered version was initially released as part of the box-set, Beyond Description on Oct. 26, 2004 on Rhino.
Released individually April 2006.

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