Sugaree (8:18)

Cover of Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72

From Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72 and 202 other releases

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  • PinkFloydrulez

    i'm not even sure if that was intended to be sexual or not

    5 May 5:05pm Reply
  • PinkFloydrulez

    sunshine daydream, in the intro, the third time phil plays that line GOD my ears are so wet

    14 Jan 8:21am Reply
  • Lord_Kur

    shake it shake it

    22 Jun 2013 Reply
  • satanistrue2you

    My favorite dead song. Makes my day better every time. Brings me to tears other times. Also,Just got a tattoo on my butt to this song.

    8 Nov 2012 Reply
  • WiseJake237

    5/22/77 is an amazing version [2]

    20 Apr 2012 Reply
  • oldiesfanjohn

    I`m old,I can remember Jerry singing this way back in the summer of1972...It`s just as good now as it was back then!!!

    21 Feb 2012 Reply
  • theytsejamer

    Hartford 1977! 19 Minutes!

    7 Sep 2011 Reply
  • Lord_Kur

    From Hunter's liner notes for the re-issue of "Garcia" in the box set "All Good Things": "Sugaree was written soon after I moved from the Garcia household to China Camp. People assume the idea was cadged from Elizabeth Cotten's Sugaree, but, in fact, the song was originally titled 'Stingaree,' which is a poisonous South Sea manta. The phrase 'just don't tell them that you know me' was prompted by something said by an associate in my pre-Dead days when my destitute circumstances found me fraternizing with a gang of minor criminals. What he said, when departing, was: 'Hold your mud and don't mention my name.' "Why change the title to 'Sugaree'? Just thought it sounded better that way, made the addressee seem more hard-bitten to bear a sugar-coated name. The song, as I imagined it, is addressed to a pimp. And yes, I knew Libba's song, and did indeed borrow the new name from her, suggested by the 'Shake it' refrain."

    14 Jun 2011 Reply
  • Bleemba

    sugaree is epic

    30 Nov 2010 Reply
  • Jayryn


    21 Jul 2010 Reply
  • TwoCBFly

    The '77 Sugarees are always bomb as fuck.

    31 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Hybrid_Moment

    5/22/77 is an amazing version

    8 Jul 2009 Reply
  • Headcoach1957

    GRUGA Halle Essen - 8. Rockpalast Nacht am 28. März 1981 mit The Who und Grateful Dead - SUGAREE - ein absolutes Highlight!!!!

    5 May 2009 Reply
  • TwoCBFly

    May 28, 1977, is the best Suaree

    20 Apr 2009 Reply
  • cjwagner


    17 Oct 2008 Reply
  • steameddumpling

    I was listening to this song and my Dad said, "I can't listen to 'Shake it, shake it, Sugar Bee' ANY MORE!!!"

    5 Jul 2008 Reply
  • lincredible

    this is an Elizabeth Cotton cover, right?

    8 Jan 2008 Reply

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