Editors’ Notes The Dead began the '70s with a stunning stylistic about-face: In place of the psychedelic fury of their '60s work, Workingman’s Dead greeted the new decade with concise country/folk-influenced tunes, sparse production, and CSNY-style vocal harmonies. With milestone songs like the folky, transcendently touching "Uncle John's Band," the good-time anthem "Casey Jones," and the hauntingly twangy "Dire Wolf" (featuring Jerry Garcia displaying his pedal-steel guitar chops), the band blazed a trail for an entire generation of roots rockers.

SONG
Uncle John's Band
1
4:44
 
High Time
2
5:15
 
Dire Wolf
3
3:14
 
New Speedway Boogie
4
4:06
 
Cumberland Blues
5
3:17
 
Black Peter
6
5:43
 
Easy Wind
7
4:59
 
Casey Jones
8
4:25
 

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