Jam Band Guide To Record Store Day 2018

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Pink Floyd, Tom WaitsNeil Young, YesFrank ZappaLou ReedDavid Bowie, WilcoJimi HendrixThe Flaming LipsLed Zeppelin, Soundgarden, HawkwindThe Who, U2 (including a new Beck remix), Eric ClaptonRage Against the Machine, Fleet FoxesElvis Costello with The Roots, The NationalBrian Eno with Kevin Shields, Arcade Fire, and The Rolling Stones are among the many classic rockers releasing special vinyl records on April 21st for Record Store Day. The complete guide to Record Store Day 2018 classic rock, prog and psych is here. See also the guides to indie, punk and alternativejazz and hip-hop. The complete Record Store Day 2018 list with suggested retail prices is here. Among the most anticipated releases by jam band fans are:

The Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead are releasing Fillmore West, San Francisco, CA 2/27/69 as a 4 LP box set with a an etching on the 8th vinyl side. Suggested retail price is $79.98. Rhino/Grateful Dead Productions will press 6700 copies for US stores, 9000 worldwide, on 180 gram vinyl. More details here.


Phish’s own JEMP Records will release Billy Breathes as a 180g double LP with a suggested retail price of $49.98. This individually foil numbered limited edition of 7500 release will mark the first reissue of the classic album. Each LP includes a free MP3 download of the album transferred from the vinyl. More details here.

Gov’t Mule

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Gov’t Mule 12-inch single “Girl With No Self Esteem” backed with “Bed Of Lies” – two previously unreleased tracks from the Revolution Come…Revolution Go sessions – is listed for $10.98. Enter to win a test pressing at mule.net.

Jerry Garcia


5000 individually numbered copies of Jerry Garcia’s 1982 album Run for the Roses his fourth and final solo studio album – will be reissued on  black and orange marbled vinyl on ATO/Round Records. Suggested retail price is $21.98. 

The Allman Brothers

Legacy Records will press 3000 individually numbered copies of The Allman Brothers Live At The Atlanta Pop Festival packaged in an oversize slipcase with an eight page booklet of photos and liner notes. The suggested retail price is $69.98. More details here.

Hot Tuna

Hot Tuna’s Live At The New Orleans House featuring alternate performances from the same Berkeley run that produced their eponymous 1970 debut. Legacy will press 3000 copies as a RSD Exclusive with a suggested price of $25.98. Tracklist here.

Dylan and the Dead

Columbia is reissuing Bob Dylan & The Grateful Dead’s Dylan & The Dead. Columbia will reissue 5000 copies of the 1989 live album on red and blue tie-dye vinyl. Suggested retail price is  $19.98.

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood

The Chris Robinson Brotherhood will release Raven’s Reels: Knoxville, a complete live show in a 4 LP box that includes a 12 x 12 poster book and a sticker sheet. Silver Arrow will press 1200 copies as a RSD Exclusive with a suggested price of $79.99. Tracklist here.

Micky Hart

Verve will press Mickey Hart’s 2017 album RAMU on trippy orange marble vinyl with a suggested retail price of $25.98.

Trampled By Turtles

Trampled By Turtles put a jamgrass spin on Tom Petty’s “Wildflowers” backed with the title track from their next album “Life Is Good On The Open Road.” Banjodad Records will press 1500 copies as a RSD Exclusive with a suggested list price of $8.97.

Dickey Betts Band

Dickey Betts Band Live At The Lone Star Roadhouse double LP on RockBeat Records, features Betts with Warren Haynes (guitar/vocals), Johnny Neel (keyboard/vocals), Matt Abts (percussion) and Marty Privette (bass). The suggested retail price is $34.99.  More details here.

Wynton Marsalis with John Mayer

Wynton Marsalis Septet will release a limited edition 10-inch picture disc featuring John Mayer on the flipside, “I’m Gonna Find Another You” (and Willie Nelson on the A-side, “Night Life”). Blue Engine Records will press 1000 copies as a RSD Limited Run with a suggested retail price of $19.98.

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