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Gravedigger

Evolved From: Gravedigger intro
Fully Played: 283
Last Played: 6.11.17 (160 days ago)
Shortest Version: 3:10 (05.30.07)
Longest Version: 7:03 (06.25.16)
Partial Count : 1
Tease Count : 1
When you dig my grave, could you make it shallow so that I can feel the rain
Composer
Matthews (2003)
Song History
The following commentary about this song is found in the Some Devil packaging: "My father's been dead for more than 20 years. I still want him to be proud of me."

In the Spring Tour of 2002, a new intro into PNP > Rapunzel was introducted on 4.26 known as the Gravedigger Intro. This intro developed into the powerful anecdotal song "Gravedigger" in the Summer Tour in 2002, as one of the main feature Dave Solo songs in the encore.

Along with The Long Black Veil, Eh Hee, The Maker, So Damn Lucky, and Stay or Leave, this is one of just six songs that have been played by DMB, Dave & Tim, Dave & Friends, and Dave solo.

Studio personnel (electric version):
Brady Blade - drums
Tony Hall - bass
Tim Reynolds - electric guitar
Trey Anastasio - electric guitar
Steve Harris - percussion
Audrey Riley - string arrangements
SeattleMusic group - strings

Studio personnel (acoustic version):
Audrey Riley - string arrangements
SeattleMusic group - strings
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Distinct  Personnel
Dave Solo  (81)
Dave Matthews  (4)
Jason Mraz's band  (1)
Dave and Tim  (67)
Dave and Friends  (17)
Emmylou Harris  (1)
Tim Reynolds  (119)
Brady Blade  (1)
Tony Hall  (1)
Rashawn Ross  (116)
Jeff Coffin  (107)
Willie Nelson  (9)
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2000
2001
2002
5.28
7.5
7.6
7.8
7.9
7.12
7.12
7.16
partial
tease
7.18
7.20
7.23
7.23
7.26
7.26
7.31
7.31
8.2
8.5
8.10
8.27
8.29
8.29
9.1
9.3
9.6
9.8
9.21
9.29
10.24
11.5
11.20
12.10
12.11
12.16
12.20
2003
3.19
3.20
3.22
3.23
3.25
3.26
3.28
3.29
3.31
4.1
4.3
4.4
5.5
7.27
8.6
9.4
9.7
11.7
12.12
12.13
12.15
12.16
12.17
12.18
12.19
12.20
12.22
2004
1.9
1.12
1.14
1.15
1.16
1.28
6.11
9.18
11.13
2005
9.18
9.20
10.28
10.29
10.30
2006
2.4
2.28
2.28
5.11
5.12
5.13
5.15
9.19
9.30
10.27
10.28
10.29
10.30
12.16
2007
2.23
2.24
2.26
2.27
3.1
3.2
3.4
3.6
3.8
3.9
3.10
3.12
3.13
3.14
3.24
4.20
4.21
4.22
5.5
5.23
5.25
5.30
7.28
8.8
8.11
8.14
8.15
8.17
8.20
8.22
8.23
8.26
8.28
8.31
9.9
9.14
9.25
9.28
11.13
11.14
11.15
12.21
2008
4.6
4.11
4.19
4.20
5.20
5.30
5.31
6.3
6.6
6.9
6.14
6.18
6.20
6.24
7.2
7.5
7.12
7.20
7.22
7.26
7.29
7.30
8.1
8.2
8.10
8.13
8.15
8.20
8.24
8.29
9.5
10.26
2009
5.29
5.30
6.26
6.29
7.5
7.6
7.19
7.22
8.7
8.10
8.29
9.4
9.10
9.20
9.26
9.30
10.2
10.4
11.19
12.10
2010
2.16
3.9
6.2
6.8
6.15
6.18
6.22
6.23
7.1
7.4
7.9
7.10
7.14
7.17
7.25
8.14
8.17
8.20
8.22
8.25
8.31
9.3
9.18
9.23
10.2
10.10
10.14
11.2
11.6
11.9
12.7
12.11
2011
4.13
6.25
7.10
9.4
9.16
11.18
2012
7.15
9.2
9.7
9.9
9.12
9.13
9.22
12.1
12.5
12.7
12.15
2013
4.27
5.26
6.22
6.26
7.6
9.1
9.7
11.30
2014
1.15
4.15
4.21
7.9
7.12
8.24
2015
1.17
5.15
5.19
6.5
6.13
6.30
7.26
8.29
9.6
10.21
10.25
10.30
2016
5.18
5.24
6.7
6.10
6.21
6.25
7.1
7.20
7.30
8.26
8.29
9.3
2017
1.25
2.25
3.20
3.23
3.25
3.27
3.29
4.1
5.6
6.2
6.6
6.11
2018
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