Keller Williams Covers Grateful Dead’s ‘Standing On The Moon’
“Standing On The Moon” appeared on the Grateful Dead’s final studio album, Built To Last, which was released in October 1989. Written by guitarist Jerry Garcia and his longtime collaborator Robert Hunter, “Standing On The Moon” made its live debut on February 5, 1989 at Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland, California. The song was performed 75 times by the Dead, its last appearance in a setlist coming on June 30, 1995 at Three Rivers Stadium in Pittsburgh.
A noted Deadhead who attended several shows, Keller has showcased his familiarity with the Grateful Dead’s music through his Grateful Grass and Grateful Gospel projects. Here’s Keller’s moonlit take on “Standing On The Moon”: