Complete List Of Gov’t Mule Studio Albums And Songs

Gov't Mule Albums

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This Complete List Of Gov’t Mule Studio Albums And Songs presents the full discography of Gov’t Mule studio albums. The band Gov’t Mule was first formed in 1994. The group hails from the area of Atlanta, Georgia.  All these spectacular Gov’t Mule albums have been presented below in chronological order. We have also included all original release dates with each Gov’t Mule album as well as all original Gov’t Mule album covers. Every Gov’t Mule album listed below showcases the entire Gov’t Mule album tracklisting.

GOV’T MULE ALBUMS

Gov’t Mule

Released 1995

Gov’t Mule’s self-titled debut was a seminal Southern rock album that marked the beginning of the band’s illustrious career. It was released on Relativity Records. The sound is characterized by the band’s jam band influences, classic rock sensibilities, and soulful blues undertones.

The album featured Warren Haynes on guitar and vocals, Allen Woody on bass, and Matt Abts on drums. The album was produced by Michael Barbiero and Warren Haynes. It was recorded at Tel-Star Studios, in Bradenton, Florida, in early 1995.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Grinnin’ in Your Face” – 1:37
  2. “Mother Earth” – 8:20
  3. Rocking Horse” – 4:24
  4. “Monkey Hill” – 4:32
  5. “Temporary Saint” – 5:39
  6. “Trane” – 7:26
  7. “Mule” – 5:01
  8. “Dolphineus” – 1:03
  9. “Painted Silver Light” – 7:10

Dose

Released 1998

“Dose” served as the band’s second studio album, released on Capricorn Records. It has a bit of a darker tone and features some more intricate arrangements compared to their debut. The band started to explore more into jam band territories with this release.

The band lineup remained the same: Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, and Matt Abts. The album was produced by Michael Barbiero. It was recorded at Water Music Recorders, Hoboken, New Jersey in 1997.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Blind Man in the Dark” – 6:49
  2. “Thorazine Shuffle” – 6:47
  3. “Thelonius Beck” – 3:32
  4. “Game Face” – 8:31
  5. “Towering Fool” – 6:12
  6. “Birth of the Mule” – 6:33
  7. “John the Revelator” – 3:54

Life Before Insanity

Released 2000

This was Gov’t Mule’s third studio album and the last to feature original bassist Allen Woody, who passed away shortly after the album’s release. This album features guest appearances by Ben Harper and Edwin McCain.

Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, and Matt Abts were the primary musicians, with Michael Barbiero producing. It was recorded at The Theater 99 in New York City in late 1999.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Wandering Child” – 6:04
  2. “Life Before Insanity” – 3:32
  3. “Bad Little Doggie” – 3:48
  4. “Lay Your Burden Down” – 5:27
  5. “Fallen Down” – 6:59
  6. “World Gone Wild” – 6:18

The Deep End, Volume 1

Released 2001

This album was the first of a two-part series created to honor the late Allen Woody. It features an ensemble of renowned bass players, including Jack Bruce, John Entwistle, and Bootsy Collins.

The core band members were Warren Haynes and Matt Abts, joined by various guest bassists. Produced by Michael Barbiero, it was recorded at various locations throughout 2000 and 2001.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Fool’s Moon” – 5:51
  2. “Life On the Outside” – 3:47
  3. “Banks Of The Deep End” – 5:56
  4. “Down And Out In New York City” – 6:13
  5. “Effigy” – 9:05
  6. “Maybe I’m A Leo” – 5:44

The Deep End, Volume 2

Released 2002

Following the first volume, “The Deep End, Volume 2” continued the homage to Allen Woody. Similar to its predecessor, it also featured an impressive lineup of guest bassists.

Warren Haynes and Matt Abts remained constant, with a plethora of bassists filling in. Michael Barbiero produced the album. Recorded at various locations between 2000 and 2002.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Trying Not To Fall” – 5:52
  2. “Time To Confess” – 6:25
  3. “Greasy Granny’s Gopher Gravy, Pt. 1” – 3:12
  4. “Greasy Granny’s Gopher Gravy, Pt. 2” – 6:05
  5. “What Is Hip?” – 5:41
  6. “World Of Confusion” – 7:02

Déjà Voodoo

Released 2004

“Déjà Voodoo” was Gov’t Mule’s sixth studio album. It’s the first album to feature Andy Hess as the full-time bassist, succeeding Allen Woody. The album continues the band’s signature blend of rock, blues, and soul elements.

The band features Warren Haynes on guitar and vocals, Andy Hess on bass, and Matt Abts on drums. It was produced by Michael Barbiero and Warren Haynes and recorded at various locations in 2003 and 2004.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Bad Man Walking” – 3:32
  2. “About to Rage” – 8:06
  3. “Perfect Shelter” – 5:02
  4. “Little Toy Brain” – 5:12
  5. “Slackjaw Jezebel” – 4:57
  6. “Wine and Blood” – 5:51
  7. “Lola Leave Your Light On” – 6:51

Mo’ Voodoo (EP)

Released 2005

“Mo’ Voodoo” is an EP that serves as a companion piece to “Déjà Voodoo,” featuring outtakes and different versions of some tracks.

The line-up consists of Warren Haynes, Andy Hess, and Matt Abts. Produced by Warren Haynes, it was recorded during the “Déjà Voodoo” sessions.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “King’s Highway” – 6:15
  2. “I’ll Be the One” – 5:50
  3. “My Oh My” – 6:00
  4. “I Can’t Be You” – 5:30
  5. “Ballad of Hollis Brown” – 5:27

High & Mighty

Released 2006

“High & Mighty” was released on the band’s own label, ATO Records. It was the last to feature bassist Andy Hess. The album has a more politically charged tone and features an even wider range of musical styles.

Featuring Warren Haynes, Andy Hess, and Matt Abts, the album was produced by Gordie Johnson and Warren Haynes. It was recorded in early 2006 at Willie Nelson’s Pedernales Studio in Spicewood, TX.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Mr. High & Mighty” – 5:22
  2. “Brand New Angel” – 6:51
  3. “So Weak, So Strong” – 5:44
  4. “Streamline Woman” – 4:05
  5. “Child of the Earth” – 5:27
  6. “Like Flies” – 4:37

Mighty High

Released 2007

“Mighty High” is essentially a dub/reggae album, offering remixes of previous tracks, as well as new compositions in a different sonic style.

Once again featuring Warren Haynes, Andy Hess, and Matt Abts, the album was produced by Gordie Johnson and Warren Haynes. It was recorded at various locations.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “I’m A Ram” – 7:01
  2. “Rebel With A Cause” – 5:20
  3. “Plasticine Era” – 5:15
  4. “Unthrow That Spear” – 5:25
  5. “So Ram, So Wrong” – 5:59
  6. “Unblow Your Horn” – 5:05

By a Thread

Released 2009

“By a Thread” was released after Gov’t Mule took a small hiatus and returned with a revitalized sound. This album was the first to feature new bassist Jorgen Carlsson. The work has a strong blues influence, with elements of rock and folk.

The band consisted of Warren Haynes on guitar and vocals, Jorgen Carlsson on bass, and Matt Abts on drums. It was produced by Warren Haynes and recorded at Pedernales Studio in Spicewood, TX in early 2009.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Broke Down on the Brazos” – 6:19
  2. “Steppin’ Lightly” – 7:11
  3. “Railroad Boy” – 5:00
  4. “Monday Mourning Meltdown” – 6:11
  5. “Gordon James” – 6:22
  6. “Any Open Window” – 4:45

Shout!

Released 2013

“Shout!” was a double CD release featuring a number of high-profile guest musicians. The first disc is Gov’t Mule performing the tracks, and the second is the same songs featuring guest vocalists like Elvis Costello, Dr. John, and Steve Winwood.

The lineup consisted of Warren Haynes, Jorgen Carlsson, and Matt Abts. Produced by Warren Haynes, the album was recorded in various locations through 2012 and 2013.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “World Boss” – 5:25
  2. “No Reward” – 4:54
  3. “Whisper in Your Soul” – 5:10
  4. “Captured” – 9:04
  5. “Scared to Live” – 6:19
  6. “Stoop So Low” – 8:23

The Tel-Star Sessions

Released 2016

“The Tel-Star Sessions” is a collection of early recordings, made in 1994, that showcases the original trio in a raw, unfiltered format.

Featuring the original lineup of Warren Haynes, Allen Woody, and Matt Abts, the album was recorded at Tel-Star Studios in Bradenton, Florida.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Blind Man in the Dark” – 6:46
  2. “Rocking Horse” – 4:51
  3. “Monkey Hill” – 4:32
  4. “Mr. Big” – 6:16
  5. “The Same Thing” – 8:16
  6. “Mother Earth” – 7:12

Revolution Come…Revolution Go

Released 2017

“Revolution Come…Revolution Go” is a double-disc album that explores the band’s versatility, with tracks ranging from blues to hard rock to jam-band improvisation.

The band consisted of Warren Haynes on guitar and vocals, Jorgen Carlsson on bass, Danny Louis on keyboards, and Matt Abts on drums. It was produced by Warren Haynes and Don Was and was recorded at various studios including The Power Station in New York.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Stone Cold Rage” – 6:02
  2. “Drawn That Way” – 5:18
  3. “Pressure Under Fire” – 5:24
  4. “The Man I Want to Be” – 6:22
  5. “Traveling Tune” – 5:16
  6. “Thorns of Life” – 8:38

Heavy Load Blues

Released 2021

“Heavy Load Blues” marks a departure for Gov’t Mule, as it is their first-ever blues album. The album consists of blues classics and originals performed in a soulful, electrifying manner.

The lineup includes Warren Haynes on vocals and guitars, Danny Louis on keyboards and guitars, Jorgen Carlsson on bass, and Matt Abts on drums. Produced by Warren Haynes, it was recorded at The Power Station New England in Waterford, Connecticut in late 2020.

CD Track Listings:

  1. “Heavy Load” – 6:25
  2. “Feel Like Breaking Up Somebody’s Home” – 7:35
  3. “If Heartaches Were Nickels” – 7:03
  4. “I Asked Her for Water (She Gave Me Gasoline)” – 5:01
  5. “Black Horizon” – 5:33
  6. “Hiding Place” – 5:40
  7. “You Know My Love” – 7:58
  8. “Street Corner Talking” – 5:34
  9. “Have Mercy on the Criminal” – 7:25
  10. “Long Distance Call” – 5:14

Peace… Like a River

Released June 16, 2023

CD Track Listings:

Disc: 1
1. Same As It Ever Was
2. Shake Our Way Out
3. Peace I Need
4. Made My Peace
5. Your Only Friend
6. Dreaming Out Loud
7. Head Full of Thunder
8. The River Only Flows One Way
9. After the Storm
10. Just Across the River
11. Long Time Coming
12. Gone Too Long

Disc: 2

1. Stumblebum
2. Under the Tent
3. Time Stands Still
4. Blue, Blue Wind
5. The River Only Flows One Way

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