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Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1

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Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1
Grateful Dead - Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1.jpg
Live album by Grateful Dead
ReleasedNovember 10, 2009
RecordedDecember 28, 1979
bonus disc: 78:53
LabelGrateful Dead
ProducerGrateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings
Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1
Road Trips Volume 3 Number 2
Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 Bonus Disc
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic3.5/5 stars[1]
All About Jazz(favorable)[2]
The Music Box4/5 stars[3]
Rolling Stone4/5 stars[4]

Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 is a two-CD live album by the American rock band the Grateful Dead. The ninth in their "Road Trips" series of albums, it was recorded on December 28, 1979, at the Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, California, and contains the complete show from that date. A third, bonus disc included with some copies of the album was recorded two nights later, December 30, 1979, at the same venue. The album was released on November 10, 2009.[1][5][6]

Another Grateful Dead album that was recorded at the December 1979 run of concerts at the Oakland Auditorium is Dick's Picks Volume 5.

Track listing

Disc One

First set:

  1. "Sugaree" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter)
  2. "Mama Tried" > (Merle Haggard)
  3. "Mexicali Blues" (Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow)
  4. "Row Jimmy" (Garcia, Hunter)
  5. "It's All Over Now" (Bobby Womack, Shirley Womack)
  6. "High Time" (Garcia, Hunter)
  7. "The Music Never Stopped" (Weir, Barlow)

Second set:

  1. "Alabama Getaway" (Garcia, Hunter)
  2. "Greatest Story Ever Told" (Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter)

Disc Two

  1. "Terrapin Station" > (Garcia, Hunter)
  2. "Playing in the Band" > (Weir, Hart, Hunter)
  3. "Rhythm Devils" > (Hart, Bill Kreutzmann)
  4. "Space" > (Grateful Dead)
  5. "Uncle John's Band" > (Garcia, Hunter)
  6. "I Need a Miracle" > (Weir, Barlow)
  7. "Bertha" > (Garcia, Hunter)
  8. "Good Lovin'" (Artie Resnick, Rudy Clark)


  1. "Casey Jones" (Garcia, Hunter)
  2. "One More Saturday Night" (Weir)

Bonus Disc

December 30, 1979:

  1. "New Minglewood Blues" (Noah Lewis)
  2. "Candyman" (Garcia, Hunter)
  3. "Ramble On Rose" (Garcia, Hunter)
  4. "Lazy Lightning" > (Weir, Barlow)
  5. "Supplication" (Weir, Barlow)
  6. "Scarlet Begonias" > (Garcia, Hunter)
  7. "Fire on the Mountain" > (Hart, Hunter)
  8. "Let It Grow" (Weir, Barlow)
  9. "Truckin'" > (Garcia, Phil Lesh, Weir, Hunter)
  10. "Wharf Rat" (Garcia, Hunter)


Grateful Dead


  • Produced by Grateful Dead
  • Photos by Jay Blakesberg
  • Booklet essay by Steve Silberman

December 30, 1979 set list

The set list for the December 30, 1979 concert at the Oakland Auditorium Arena was:[7]

  • First set: "New Minglewood Blues"*, "Candyman"*, "Me and My Uncle", "Big River", "Ramble On Rose"*, "Lazy Lightnin'"*, "Supplication"*, "Deal"
  • Second set: "Scarlet Begonias"*, "Fire on the Mountain"*, "Let It Grow"*, "Drums"*, "Truckin'"*, "Wharf Rat"*, "Around & Around", "Johnny B. Goode"
  • Encore: "Don't Ease Me In", "Brokedown Palace"

* Included in the Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 bonus disc


  1. ^ a b Ruhlmann, William. Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 at Allmusic.
  2. ^ Collette, Doug. Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 at All About Jazz
  3. ^ Metzger, John. Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1, The Music Box, June 2010
  4. ^ The Grateful Dead Album Guide, Rolling Stone
  5. ^ Jackson, Blair. Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 at
  6. ^ Road Trips Volume 3 Number 1 at the Grateful Dead Family Discography
  7. ^ Scott, John W.; Dolgushkin, Mike; Nixon, Stu. (1999). DeadBase XI: The Complete Guide to Grateful Dead Song Lists. Cornish, NH: DeadBase. p. 46. ISBN 1-877657-22-0. 
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