'Til the Medicine Takes

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'Til the Medicine Takes
Studio album by Widespread Panic
Released July 27, 1999
Recorded January 1999
Genre Rock, southern rock, jam
Length 54:59
Label Capricorn (1998)
Zomba (2001)
Producer John Keane
Widespread Panic chronology
Light Fuse, Get Away
'Til the Medicine Takes
Another Joyous Occasion
Professional ratings
Review scores
Allmusic4/5 stars [1]
Rolling Stone3/5 stars [2]

'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[edit]

All songs by Widespread Panic unless otherwise noted.

1."Surprise Valley" 6:15
2."Bear's Gone Fishin'" 4:23
3."Climb To Safety"Jerry Joseph, Glen Esparanza4:41
4."Blue Indian" 4:54
5."The Waker" 3:43
6."Party At Your Mama's House" 5:01
7."Dyin' Man" 4:34
8."You'll Be Fine" 3:17
9."One Arm Steve" 3:26
10."Christmas Katie" 5:29
11."All Time Low" 4:13
12."Nobody's Loss" 4:58
Total length:54:59


Guest Musicians[edit]


  • 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


  1. ^ Morgenstein, Mark. 'Til the Medicine Takes at AllMusic. Retrieved June 14, 2012.
  2. ^ Moon, Tom (September 2, 1999)." 'Til the Medicine Takes". Archived from the original on 2008-08-21. Retrieved 2007-07-25.  , Rolling Stone. Retrieved June 12, 2012.

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