The Grateful Dead
Sometimes the light's all shinin' on me
Other times I can barely see
Lately it occurs to me
What a long, strange trip it's been

Peak Chart Position
  • peaked at No. 64 on the Billboard Hot 100 chart in 1971
  • B-side: "Ripple"
  • the closing track on Grateful Dead's fifth studio album, American Beauty (1971)
  • on the record:
         Bob Weir - rhythm guitar, lead vocals
         Jerry Garcia - lead guitar, backing vocals
         Phil Lesh - bass, backing vocals
         Howard Wales - organ
         Mickey Hart - drums
         Bill Kreutzmann - drums
  • written by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, Robert Hunter
  • length: 5:09 (album version), 3:13 (single cut)
  • recognized by the United States Library of Congress in 1997 as a national treasure
  • Warner Records label
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