The original run was about 250 singles. It was recalled soon after release, possibly because the band did not like the tracks. On the "Don't Ease Me In" side, the ratio between grooves and wax is about even. The recording sessions probably took place on May 29, 1966, after the band's appearance at California Hall. This Scorpio label was a very tiny Bay Area label (not to be confused with the Fantasy subsidiary with the same name (located in San Francisco). com/GDFD Scorpio Records. htm): The presence of two companies with this name has led to confusion. The Grateful Dead recorded with the smaller of the two.
Stealin' is an American folk song from the 1920s, it was first recorded by the Memphis Jug Band as Stealin' Stealin'. This took place on September 15 1928 in Memphis and featured Will Shade, Charlie Burse, Ben Ramey, and Jab Jones. The song was part of the first ever release by the Grateful Dead, along with Don’t Ease Me In. Years later, these sessions would appear on albums such as: The Golden Road, Birth of the Dead, Historic Dead and Rare Cuts and Oddities. Jerry Garcia also recorded the song with friend and collaborator David Grisman.
Grateful Dead singles chronology. Stealin', Don't Ease Me In (1966). The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion), Cream Puff War (1967). Stealin' (also called Stealin', Stealin') is an American folk song from the 1920s. The song is particularly identified with the jug band tradition, but gained wider popularity after several folk and blues artists recorded it in the 1960s
Stealin' (2:32), Don't Ease Me In (2:00) - The Grateful Dead (Scorpio 201) Released in June, 1966 (possibly July, 1996) on Gene Estribou's Scorpio Records, with black lettered text on a red label. The "Stealin'" side is cataloged as "003/201" and the "Don't Ease Me In" side is "002/201" This was the Dead's first recording contract. The original run was about 250 singles. It was recalled soon after release
The Grateful Dead is the debut album of the Grateful Dead. It was released by Warner Bros. Records in March 1967. According to the biographies of both bassist Phil Lesh and drummer Bill Kreutzmann, the band released the album as San Francisco's Grateful Dead. The album was primarily recorded at RCA's Studio A, in Los Angeles, in only four days. The band had wanted to record the tracks in their hometown of San Francisco, but no recording studios in the area had modernized equipment at the time
|Don't Ease Me In||2:00|
|201||The Grateful Dead||Stealin' / Don't Ease Me In (7", Single)||Scorpio Records||201||US||1966|
|R7 557450||The Grateful Dead||Stealin' / Don't Ease Me In (7", Single, Ltd, Num, RE, Whi)||Rhino Records||R7 557450||US||2017|
|201||The Grateful Dead||Don't Ease Me In / Stealin' (7", Single, Unofficial)||Scorpio Records, Inc.||201||Unknown|