"Scarlet Begonias" is a song by the Grateful Dead. The lyrics were written by Robert Hunter, and the music was written by guitarist Jerry Garcia. The song first appears on the 1974 release, Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel. Its live debut came on March 23, 1974 at the Cow Palace in Daly City, California. The song's time signature is in 4/4 timing.
When performed live, "Scarlet Begonias" would often be paired with "Fire…
As I was walkin' down Rubadub Square
Not a chill to the wind but a nip to the air
From another direction she was caught in my eye
It could be an illusion but I might as well try, might as well try