Grateful Dead exclusive! Hear an unreleased live version of “Cream Puff War”

The track is taken from the upcoming 50th anniversary edition of the Dead's first album

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To celebrate the 50th anniversary of The Grateful Dead‘s debut album, the band will launch a special album reissue series in January that will include two-disc deluxe editions and limited edition vinyl picture disc versions of all the group’s studio and live albums.

Proceedings kick off on January 20 with the release of a deluxe edition of their self-titled debut. To coincide with this momentous event, we’re delighted to carry exclusive track premiere from the album’s second disc of additional material.


It’s a live version of “Cream Puff War“, recorded during the Vancouver Trips Festival at P.N.E. Garden Auditorium on July 29, 1966.

Disc One: Original Album, Newly Remastered
“The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)”
“Beat It On Down The Line”
“Good Morning Little School Girl”
“Cold Rain & Snow”
“Sitting On Top Of The World”
“Cream Puff War”
“Morning Dew”
“New, New Minglewood Blues”
“Viola Lee Blues”

Disc Two: P.N.E. Garden Auditorium, Vancouver, BC, Canada July 29, 1966
“Standing On The Corner”
“I Know You Rider”
“Next Time You See Me”
“Sitting On Top of The World”
“You Don’t Have To Ask”
“Big Boss Man”
“Cardboard Cowboy”
“Baby Blue”
“Cream Puff War”
“Viola Lee Blues”
“Beat It On Down The Line”
“Good Morning Little Schoolgirl”
July 30, 1966
“Cold, Rain and Snow”
“One Kind Favor”
“Hey Little One”
“New, New Minglewood Blues”

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