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Old & In the Way

Old & In the Way
Formed: 1973 in California
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Genre: Country
Group Members: Peter Rowan, Jerry Garcia, Vassar Clements, David Grisman, John Kahn
Biography: Old & in the Way was a one-shot bluegrass band whose legacy lasted far longer than the band. Led by Grateful Dead member Jerry Garcia (banjo, vocals), the band also featured David Grisman (mandolin, vocals), Vassar Clements (fiddle), Peter Rowan (guitar, vocals), and John Kahn (bass). Garcia formed the ...Read full biography
Old & In the Way
Released: 1975
Label: Sugar Hill
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The first release from Jerry Garcia's short-lived backcountry bluegrass act was this 1973 recording that also highlighted the amazing skills of mandolin player David Grisman. The quintet actually released ...Read full review
Breakdown
Released: 1997
Label: ACOUSTIC DISC
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Breakdown: Live Recordings 1973 collects 18 unreleased tracks from Old & in the Way 's legendary 1973 concerts, including two Jerry Garcia banjo songs that aren't available on any other disc, and six alternate ...Read full review
More Old & In the Way albums: Main Albums (3), Compilations (2)
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