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Bertha Discography

Partial List

30 Days Of The Dead (2017)

(February 18, 1971)


30 Days of the Dead (2017) Beginning in 2010, every November Grateful Dead archivist David Lemieux picks out 30 standout tracks from the Dead's vault that is shared each day of the month. By the end of the month, there is a collection of 30 songs. The "Bertha" from this collection comes from February 18, 1971.

Three From The Vault

(February 19, 1971)


Three From The Vault This album contains the complete show recorded on February 19, 1971 at the Capitol Theater in Port Chester, New York. This show marked the beginning of Mickey Hart's temporary departure from the band. The previous night's show would be his last with the Grateful Dead until his return on October 20, 1974.

30 Trips Around The Sun

(March 18, 1971)


30 Trips Around the Sun is an 80-CD box set consisting of 30 complete, previously unreleased concerts, with one show per year from 1966-1995. The first "Bertha" from this collection was recorded on March 18, 1971 at the Fox Theatre, in St. Louis, Missouri.

Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses)

(April 27, 1971)


Grateful Dead This album, published without a title, is also known as Skull and Roses and Skull Fuck (the name the band originally wanted to give the album, but was rejected by the record company). "Bertha" from this album was recorded on April 27, 1971 at the Fillmore East, in New York City.

Ladies And Gentlemen...The Grateful Dead

(April 29, 1971)


Ladies and Gentlemen... the Grateful Dead This four-CD set was recorded during the five shows between April 25-29, 1971 at the Fillmore East in New York City. "Bertha" on this album was recorded on April 29, 1971.

Road Trips Volume 1 Number 3 (Bonus Disc)

(August 6, 1971)


Road Trips Volume 1 Number 3 This two-CD live album was the third in the "Road Trips" series. The first disc was recorded on July 31, 1971, at the Yale Bowl in New Haven, Connecticut, and the second disc was recorded on August 23, 1071, at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. A third "bonus" disc (from which this version of "Bertha" comes from) was included with early shipments of the album, and contains additional concert material from July 31, August 4, and August 6, 1971.

Dick's Picks Volume 35

(August 7, 1971)


Dick's Picks Volume 35 This four-CD set contains the complete show recorded on August 7, 1971 at Golden Hall in San Diego, California, and a substantial portion of the show recorded on August 24, 1971, at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. It also includes bonus tracks from August 6, 1971, at the Hollywood Palladium in Hollywood, California. 

Dave's Picks Volume 3

(October 22, 1971)


Dave's Picks Volume 3 is a three-CD set that contains the complete concert recorded on October 22, 1971 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, Illinois. This was keyboardist Keith Godchaux’s second performance with the Dead. Ron “Pigpen” McKernan was still in the band, but too ill to tour.

Download Series Volume 3

(October 26, 1971)


Download Series Volume 3 This album was recorded on October 26, 1971, at The Palestra, in Rochester, New York. It was the fifth show with keyboardist Keith Godchaux. It contains nearly the entire concert from that date except for "Beat It On Down The Line" which was played after "Loser".

Road Trips Volume 3 Number 2

(November 15, 1971)


Road Trips Volume 3 Number 2 This two-CD set is the tenth in the “Road Trips” series and contains the complete concert recorded on November 15, 1971, at Austin Memorial Auditorium in Austin, Texas. This concert was the 16th concert after Keith Godchaux joined the band on piano. Pigpen did not perform at this or any of the October and November, 1971 concerts due to poor health.

Dave's Picks 2015 (Bonus Disc)

(March 27, 1972)


Dave's Picks 2015 (Bonus Disc) The bonus disc included for 2015 Dave's Picks subscribers contained performances culled from other nights of the seven-concert run at the Academy of Music in New York City from March 21-28, 1972. "Bertha" from this volume was recorded on March 27, 1972.

Europe '72, Vol. 2: Wembley Empire Pool, London England (4/8/72)

(April 8, 1972)


Europe '72, Vol. 2: Wembley Empire Pool, London England (4/8/72) This 73-CD box set contains all of the Grateful Dead’s spring 1972 concert tour of Europe - 22 complete shows. This second volume was recorded live at the Wembley Empire Pool in London, England on April 8, 1972.

Europe '72, Vol. 4: Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark (4/14/72)

(April 14, 1972)


Europe '72, Vol. 4: Tivoli Concert Hall, Copenhagen, Denmark (4/14/72) This 73-CD box set contains all of the Grateful Dead’s spring 1972 concert tour of Europe - 22 complete shows. Volume 4 was recorded live at the Tivoli Concert Hall, in Copenhagen, Denmark on April 14, 1972.

Europe '72, Vol. 7: Beat Club, Bremen, West Germany (4/21/72)

(April 21, 1972)


Europe '72, Vol. 7: Beat Club, Bremen, West Germany (4/21/72) This 73-CD box set contains all of the Grateful Dead’s spring 1972 concert tour of Europe - 22 complete shows. Volume 7 was recorded live at the Beat Club in Bremen, West Germany, on April 21, 1972.

Europe '72, Vol. 9: Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, West Germany (4/26/72)

(April 26, 1972)


Europe '72, Vol. 9: Jahrhunderthalle, Frankfurt, West Germany (4/26/72) This 73-CD box set contains all of the Grateful Dead’s spring 1972 concert tour of Europe - 22 complete shows. Volume 9 was recorded live at the Jahrhunderthalle in Frankfurt, West Germany, on April 26, 1972. This recording of "Bertha" was also released on Hundred Year Hall.

Dave's Picks Volume 24

(August 25, 1972)


Dave's Picks Volume 24 This three-CD set contains the complete concert recorded at the Berkeley Community Theatre in Berkeley, California on August 25, 1972. The next concert performed by the band, two days later, was the now famous August 27, 1972 show at the Old Renaissance Faire Grounds in Veneta, Oregon that has been released as the album Sunshine Daydream.

Sunshine Daydream

(August 27, 1972)


Sunshine Daydream This three-CD set contains the complete concert recorded on August 27, 1972 at the Old Renaissance Faire Grounds in Veneta, Oregon. This show was a benefit for the Springfield Creamery in nearby Springfield, Oregon. Merry Pranksters Ken Kesey and Ken Babbs emceed the concert. A DVD music documentary was released with the set; however, “Bertha” only appears on the CD.