Yonder Mountain String Band Covers Grateful Dead’s ‘Candyman’
Yonder Mountain String Band unveiled a video featuring a cover of “Candyman” by the Grateful Dead. The five-piece recorded their rendition of the tune in honor of American Beauty’s 50th anniversary.
The Grateful Dead released American Beauty, their second studio album of 1970, on November 1, 1970. The follow-up to Workingman’s Dead features 10 tracks including “Candyman.” Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter penned “Candyman,” which the Dead first performed live on April 3, 1970.
Watch Yonder Mountain String Band’s version of “Candyman” below: