The Real Story of the
Grateful Dead’s
“American Beauty”

Spotify Landmark is the story behind some of the greatest moments in music, told by the people who made them.

Each show blends intimate interviews with artists, producers, industry figures and celebrities to create a listening history of legendary albums, concerts and events.

Landmark 5: Grateful Dead's “American Beauty”

“American Beauty” was the band’s second studio album of 1970, following the release of “Workingman’s Dead.” Originally released in November of that year, the album is celebrating its 45th anniversary while the band celebrates their 50th.

The story is told by Bob Weir, signer/songwriter/guitarist, as well as Stephen Barncard, who produced American Beauty.

Listen to the full show, only on Spotify!

Credits: Produced by Bryan Grone