There and Back Again
Studio album by
ReleasedMay 21, 2002
RecordedJanuary 2002[1]
Jam band
ProducerDon Gehman
Phil Lesh and Friends chronology
Love Will See You Through
There and Back Again
Live at the Warfield
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars[2]
The Music Box2.5/5 stars[3]

There and Back Again is the second album, and first studio album, by Phil Lesh and Friends. It was released by Columbia Records in 2002.[4]

Track listing

  1. "Celebration" (Lesh, Hunter)
  2. "Night of a Thousand Stars" (Lesh, Haynes, Hunter)
  3. "The Real Thing" (Haynes)
  4. "Again and Again" (Herring, Hunter)
  5. "No More Do I" (Lesh, Hunter)
  6. "Patchwork Quilt" (Haynes)
  7. "Liberty" (Garcia, Hunter)
  8. "Midnight Train" (Lesh)
  9. "Leave Me Out of This" (Barraco, Mattson)
  10. "Welcome to the Underground" (Haynes)
  11. "Rock-n-Roll Blues" (Lesh, Hunter)


Limited edition

There and Back Again was released in two different versions, the regular album, and a Limited Edition album. The Limited Edition includes a second CD that is 52:14 long and that contains studio and live performances of four more songs.

  1. "Passenger" (Lesh, Monk) – recorded at The Plant, Sausalito, California
  2. "St. Stephen" (Garcia, Hunter, Lesh) – 4/4/02, Denver, Colorado, with Derek Trucks
  3. "Dark Star" (Garcia, Hunter, Lesh, Weir, Kreutzmann, McKernan) – 12/31/01, Oakland, California, with Derek Trucks
  4. "The Eleven" (Lesh, Hunter) – 3/30/02, San Francisco, California


  1. ^ N/A, N/A (2002). "Lesh Takes Friends in the Studio on the road". Retrieved 3 January 2020.
  2. ^ Ruhlmann, William (2011). "There and Back Again - Phil Lesh | AllMusic". Retrieved 21 October 2018.
  3. ^ Metzger, John (2011). "Phil Lesh & Friends - There and Back Again (Album Review)". Retrieved 7 August 2011.
  4. ^ "Dansby, Andrew. "Lesh to Drop Album on New Label", Rolling Stone, March 22, 2002". Archived from the original on October 2, 2007. Retrieved 2007-10-02.CS1 maint: bot: original URL status unknown (link)