Dead Albums Trivia

Test your knowledge of the band’s releases

1. What album did the band record during their hiatus?

A. American Beauty

B. From the Mars Hotel

C. Terrapin Station

D. Blues for Allah

2. In the Dark was the only Dead album to reach the top ten on the Billboard 200 chart. What number did the album peak at?

A. 1

B. 2

C. 6

D. 9

3. What was the only studio album that Tom Constanten played on as a regular member of the band?

A. Anthem of the Sun

B. Aoxomoxoa

C. The Grateful Dead

D. Workingman’s Dead

4. What was the first album released after Jerry’s passing?

A. Hundred Year Hall

B. Dick’s Picks Volume 3

C. The Arista Years

D. Grayfolded

5. The title Wake of the Flood comes from what?

A. chapter 8 of Genesis

B. Robert Frost’s 1928 poem “The Flood”

C. lyrics to Here Comes Sunshine

D. a Club Front joke about Bobby’s pants

6. On what album did producer Dave Hassinger quit after Weir asked for the sound of “thick air”?

A. Anthem of the Sun

B. American Beauty

C. Aoxomoxoa

D. From the Mars Hotel

7. What album includes the phrase “ugly rumors” in stylized, mirror text on the cover?

A. Live/Dead

B. From the Mars Hotel

C. Aoxomoxoa

D. History of the Grateful Dead

E. Volume One

8. How many studio albums (including Anthem of the Sun) did the Dead put out between 1965 and 1995?

A. 9

B. 11

C. 12

D. 13

9. A car wreck that Mickey got in prevented the band from touring in support of what album(s)?

A. Terrapin Station

B. Shakedown Street

C. Go to Heaven

D. Reckoning and Dead Set

10. What album did Phil and Bear mix specifically for quadrophonic sound systems?

A. History of the Grateful Dead

B. Volume One

C. Blues for Allah

D. Steal Your Face

E. Shakedown Street


1. D; 2. C; 3. B; 4. A; 5. C; 6. A; 7. B; 8. D; 9. A; 10. C


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