Lyceum Theatre, London, England 5/26/72
A skeleton wearing a suit and hat, flashing the victory sign, with a flag of the U.K. in the background
Live album by
ReleasedJuly 29, 2022
RecordedMay 26, 1972
VenueLyceum Theatre, London
GenreRock
Length222:53
LabelRhino
ProducerGrateful Dead
Grateful Dead chronology
Lyceum '72: The Complete Recordings
(2022)
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(2022)
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(2022)

Lyceum Theatre, London, England 5/26/72 is a four-CD live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains the complete concert recorded at the Lyceum Theatre on May 26, 1972 – the last show of the band's Europe '72 tour. It was released on July 29, 2022.[1][2][3]

The same concert is included in the 24-LP box set Lyceum '72: The Complete Recordings, which was also released on July 29, 2022. Additionally, it was included in the 73-CD box set Europe '72: The Complete Recordings, released in 2011. The songs "Truckin'", "Morning Dew", "Ramble On Rose", and "One More Saturday Night" were previously released on the album Europe '72 (1972). "Jack Straw" was previously released on Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72 (2002), and "Sing Me Back Home" was previously released on Europe '72 Volume 2 (2011).

At the May 26, 1972 concert, the opening act was the New Riders of the Purple Sage. Their performance is scheduled to be released as an album called Lyceum '72.

Track listing

Disc 1

First set:
  1. "Promised Land" (Chuck Berry) – 3:48
  2. "Sugaree" (Jerry Garcia, Robert Hunter) – 7:34
  3. "Mr. Charlie" (Ron "Pigpen" McKernan, Hunter) – 3:55
  4. "Black-Throated Wind" (Bob Weir, John Perry Barlow) – 6:26
  5. "Loser" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:47
  6. "Next Time You See Me" (Bill Harvey, Earl Forest) – 4:52
  7. "El Paso" (Marty Robbins) – 4:53
  8. "Dire Wolf" (Garcia, Hunter) – 4:27
  9. "The Stranger (Two Souls in Communion)" (McKernan) – 7:50
  10. "Playing in the Band" (Weir, Mickey Hart, Hunter) – 18:01

Disc 2

  1. "He's Gone" (Garcia, Hunter) – 9:09
  2. "Cumberland Blues" (Garcia, Phil Lesh, Hunter) – 5:28
  3. "Jack Straw" (Weir, Hunter) – 5:18
  4. "Chinatown Shuffle" (McKernan) – 2:56
  5. "China Cat Sunflower" > (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:16
  6. "I Know You Rider" (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 5:46
  7. "Not Fade Away" > (Norman Petty, Charles Hardin) – 6:42
  8. "Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad" > (traditional, arranged by Grateful Dead) – 8:16
  9. "Not Fade Away" (Petty, Hardin) – 2:59

Disc 3

Second set:
  1. "Truckin'" > (Garcia, Lesh, Weir, Hunter) – 18:57
  2. "The Other One" > (Weir, Bill Kreutzmann) – 9:09
  3. "Drums" > (Kreutzmann) – 2:17
  4. "The Other One" > (Weir, Kreutzmann) – 12:19
  5. "Morning Dew" > (Bonnie Dobson, Tim Rose) – 11:47
  6. "The Other One" > (Weir, Kreutzmann) – 5:47
  7. "Sing Me Back Home" (Merle Haggard) – 10:58

Disc 4

  1. "Me and My Uncle" (John Phillips) – 3:45
  2. "Ramble On Rose" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:21
  3. "Sugar Magnolia" (Weir, Hunter) – 8:01
  4. "Casey Jones" (Garcia, Hunter) – 6:41
Encore:
  1. "One More Saturday Night" (Weir) – 5:09

Personnel

Grateful Dead

Production

Charts

Chart performance for Lyceum Theatre, London, England 5/26/72
Chart (2022) Peak
position
US Billboard 200[4] 166

References

  1. ^ "Grateful Dead Europe '72 50th Anniversary Celebrated with Massive 24-LP Box Set". Goldmine. April 7, 2022. Retrieved April 10, 2022.
  2. ^ "One More Saturday Night: Grateful Dead's 'Europe '72' Gets a Host of 50th Anniversary Reissues". The Second Disc. April 7, 2022. Retrieved April 10, 2022.
  3. ^ Tiller, Joe (April 7, 2022). "Grateful Dead Announce 'Europe '72' 50th Anniversary Releases". Dig!. Retrieved April 10, 2022.
  4. ^ "Grateful Dead Chart History (Billboard 200)". Billboard. Retrieved August 9, 2022.