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'Til the Medicine Takes

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July 27, 1999


Release date
27 July 1999

Capricorn Records

January 1999

Widespread Panic

John Keane

'Til the Medicine Takes (1999)
Another Joyous Occasion (2000)

Rock music, Jam band, Southern rock

Widespread Panic albums, Jam band albums

Widespread panic 05 20 2011 til the medicine takes

'Til the Medicine Takes is the sixth studio album released by the Athens, GA based band Widespread Panic. The album's name refers to a line in the chorus of the 4th track Blue Indian. It was first released by Capricorn Records on July 27, 1999. It would later be re-released in 2001 by Zomba Music Group. The band once again recorded at John Keane's studio in Athens. Special guests included Dirty Dozen Brass Band, gospel singer Dottie Peoples, and vocalist Anne Richmond Boston. This would be the band's last record as part of the six-album deal with Capricorn Records.


The album reached a peak position of #68 on the Billboard 200 chart.

Track listing

All songs by Widespread Panic unless otherwise noted.


  • John Bell – Vocals, Guitar
  • John Hermann – Keyboards, Vocals
  • Michael Houser – Guitar, Vocals
  • Todd Nance – Drums, Vocals
  • Domingo S. Ortiz – Percussion
  • Dave Schools – Basses, Acid Loop
  • Guest Musicians

  • Anne Richmond Boston - Background Vocals
  • Colin Butler - Turntables
  • Efrem Towns, Kevin Harris, Roger Lewis, Julius McKee, Gregory Davis, Corey Henry - Horns
  • Josh Hauser - Trombone
  • Dave Henry. Ned Henry - Strings
  • John Keane - Pedal Steel Guitar, Banjo, Keyboards
  • Dottie Peoples - Vocals
  • Production

  • John Keane – producer, engineer, mixing
  • Matt Coby – assistant engineer
  • David Farrell – engineer
  • Rob Haddock – assistant engineer
  • Flournoy Holmes – artwork, art direction, design, photography
  • Ted Jensen – mastering
  • Bradshaw Leigh – engineer
  • Joel Morris – sheet music
  • Jim Scott – mixing
  • Songs

    1Surprise Valley6:15
    2Bear's Gone Fishin'4:23
    3Climb to Safety4:42


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