2CD: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada
1LP: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada
1LP Coke Bottle Clear Vinyl: BarnesandNoble.com Link TBD
1LP Picture Disc: Amazon U.S. / Amazon U.K. / Amazon Canada
1LP Exclusive Vinyl: Dead.net
The first release on the Grateful Dead Records label, Wake of the Flood is turning 50. Rhino's new anniversary 2CD and digital editions feature previously unreleased demo recordings of "Eyes of the World" and "Here Comes Sunshine." Recorded in February 1973, both demos boast Jerry Garcia introducing songs he'd written with Robert Hunter. The second disc presents material from the Dead's concert of November 1, 1973 at Northwestern University's McGaw Memorial Hall in Evanston, Illinois including "Weather Report Suite," "Mississippi Half-Step Toodeloo," and a jam of "Morning Dew">"Playing In The Band">"Uncle John's Band">"Playing In The Band." Various LP versions will also be issued, among them a single 180-gram black vinyl LP, limited edition 12-inch vinyl picture disc, limited edition "coke bottle clear vinyl" exclusive to Barnes & Noble, and Dead.net Exclusive, limited edition "Watermark" Custom Vinyl. All of these pressings feature Plangent Processes tape restoration and speed correction and are newly mastered by Grammy Award-winning engineer, David Glasser and produced for release by David Lemieux.