Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen - Bear's Sonic Journals: Found in the Ozone (2CD)


Previously unreleased archival tapes of Commander Cody & His Lost Planet Airmen in a complete show (March 28, 1970) at the Family Dog, plus bonus tracks from 6 nights at the Family Dog (February 27-March 29). Recorded by the Grateful Dead's renowned soundman Owsley Stanley, known as Bear, the sound quality is exquisite, characteristic of the Bear's Sonic Journal series. It is the most extensive collection of this artist's work from that time period, featuring rare and seldom played songs. The booklet includes original cover art by Chris Shaw and an original, unpublished design by Commander Cody himself. There are 10 rare, unpublished photos of the band from the relevant time period. Liner notes by former Grateful Dead archivist, Nicholas G. Meriwether. With more than 40 tracks spanning a variety of musical idioms -- country western, rock'n'roll, blues, rockabilly, zydeco, and more.

Disc 1

Cajun Fiddle

Good Rockin' Tonight

Jambalaya (On the Bayou)

My Girl Josephine

What's the Matter Now?

Bon Ton Roulet


Long Black Limousine

Only Daddy That'll Walk the Line

Truck Drivin' Man

Back to Tennessee


Midnight Shift

Blue Suede Shoes

Lost in the Ozone

Sugar Bee

Mama Tried

Boppin' the Blues

Hot Rod Lincoln

Riot in Cell Block #9

Rip It Up

Disc 2

Lawdy Miss Clawdy

I'm Free as the Breeze

(I'm Gonna) Burn That Woman

I'm a Long Gone Daddy

Big River

I'm Feeling Bad

Stranded in the Jungle

Baby Let's Play House

Looking at the World Through a Windshield

I'm Coming Home

Hello Trouble

Wine Do Yer Stuff

I Can

Long Distance Call

Dark Eyes

I Ain't Got Nothing But Time

Shout Bamalama

Flip, Flop, & Fly

Seeds & Stems (Again)

I Took Three Bennies (And My Semi-Truck Won't Start)

Release date 07.24.2020