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"Day of the Dead" - Grateful Dead Tribute Compilation by Indie Artists and 4AD [Official Full Album Stream]

Francesco Marano

by Francesco Marano

Published May 23, 2016

A 3 CD Grateful Dead tribute compilation titled Day of the Dead has been released through 4AD Records. The 59-track, 5½-hour album was curated by The National’s Aaron & Bryce Dessner, and features some of music's hottest indie acts covering the timeless music of the Grateful Dead.

Before the release, 4AD shared some highlights of the collection on YouTube. They've also shared a playlist of Grateful Dead performances of the same songs, which makes for an interesting comparison:

Money collected from Day of the Dead will go towards the Red Hot Organization, a non-profit that helps to fight AIDS / HIV and other health related issues worldwide. Pick up the physical copy on Amazon. You can also stream the full album above, via Spotify.

For more information about the release, check out dayofthedeadmusic.com. The latest music and news information about the Grateful Dead can be found by visiting their Zumic artist page.

Various artists Day of the Dead album cover art
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Angel Olsen Bela Fleck Bob Weir Bonnie 'Prince' Billy Bruce Hornsby bryce dessner Cass McCombs Charles Bradley Courtney Barnett Fucked Up Grateful Dead Hiss Golden Messenger J Mascis Jenny Lewis Jim James Joe Russo Kurt Vile and The Violators Lee Ranaldo Lisa Hannigan Little Scream Local Natives Lucinda Williams Lucius Luluc Moses Sumney Perfume Genius Phosphorescent Real Estate Richard Reed Parry Sam Amidon Sharon Van Etten stargaze Stephen Malkmus and the Jicks Tal National The Flaming Lips The Lone Bellow The National The Tallest Man On Earth The War on Drugs This Is The Kit Tim Hecker Unknown Mortal Orchestra Wilco yMusic
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Americana Blues Rock Classic Rock Covers Electronic-Rock Folk Rock Indie Folk Indie-Rock Jambands Psychedelic
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