Samson And Delilah

Song composer(s)

Traditional / Johnson, Willie / Davis, Gary

Grateful Dead Recordings

Terrapin Station (1977)
Dead Set (1981)
Dick's Picks Vol. 3 (1995)
Grateful Dead 1977-1995 (1996)
Dick's Picks Vol. 9 (1997) )
Terrapin Station (Limited - 3.15.90) (1997)

Dead Related Recordings

No Dead related recordings entered

Other Recordings

Blind Willie Johnson - His Story Told, Annotated and Documented : Blind Willie Johnson (1957)
Hootenany at Carnegie Hall : Various Artsist (Rev. Gary Davis) (1960)
Peter Paul & Mary : Peter Paul & Mary (1962)
Freedom Highway : The Staple Singers (1965)
Inside David Van Ronk : David Van Ronk (1969)
Pure Religion : Rev. Gary Davis (196?)
Sweeter As The Years Go By : Blind Willie Johnson (1990)
Rev. Gary Davis At Newport (1991?)
Travelin' Shoes : Golden Gate Quartet (1992)
Complete Recordings Of Blind Willie Johnson (1993)
The Music Never Stopped - Roots of the Grateful Dead : Rev Gary Davis (1995)
Dark Star : David Murray Octet (1996)
Harlem Street Singer : Rev Gary Davis (19??)


Lead vocals - Weir.

Originally recorded in the 1920s by Blind Willie Johnson and others as 'If I Had My Way I'd Tear The Building Down' or slight variation on that.

Recorded in the early sixties by Peter Paul & Mary and others as 'If I Had My Way'

Credited to Rev. Gary Davis on Dead Set but as Traditional arr Weir on other Dead recordings

Full name on Rev Gary Davis LP is Samson and Delilah (If I Had My Way)