Simple Twist of Fate

  • about
  • lyrics
  • JG Rhythm Guitar
  • Intro
  • Rhythm Lesson
  • Solo Lesson
  • Backing Track
"Simple Twist of Fate" was performed 3 times by the Grateful Dead with Bob Dylan during the Dylan & The Dead tour in July 1987. These were the only Grateful Dead performances of the song.

"Simple Twist of Fate" was common feature of the Jerry Garcia Band repertoire between 1976 and 1995. It was also performed by Jerry Garcia and John Kahn in their duo performances in the 1984 to 1986 period. In total Simple Twist of Fate was performed nearly 250 times by Jerry Garcia bands. The version of "Simple Twist Of Fate" that is included in the Jerry Garcia box set All Good Things is a previously unreleased studio recordings from Spring 1979.