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New Riders of the Purple Sage

New Riders of the Purple Sage
Formed: 1969 in San Francisco, CA
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Disbanded: 1982
Genre: Country, Folk, Pop/Rock
Group Members: Mickey Hart, Jerry Garcia, Skip Battin, Buddy Cage, John Dawson, Spencer Dryden, Michael Falzarano, Val Fuentes, Allen Kemp, Phil Lesh, ...See All
Biography: For most of the early '70s, the New Riders of the Purple Sage™ (yes, the name is trademark-protected) were the successful offshoots of the Grateful Dead. Although they never remotely approached the success or longevity of the Dead, they attracted a considerable audience through their association with ...Read full biography
New Riders Of The Purple Sage
Released: 1971
Label: COLUMBIA
Critics' Rating:
Anyone who enjoyed the Grateful Dead's Workingman's Dead or American Beauty and wanted more, then or now, should get the New Riders of the Purple Sage's eponymous release and follow it with the Riders' ...Read full review
New Riders Of The Purple Sage [Bonus Tracks]
Released: 1971
Label: COLUMBIA/LEGACY
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Anyone who enjoyed the Grateful Dead's Workingman's Dead or American Beauty and wanted more, then or now, should get this record and follow that with the Riders' next two albums. With Jerry Garcia and ...Read full review
More New Riders of The Purple Sage albums: Main Albums (21), Compilations (31), DVD/Video (1)