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Jerry Garcia, “They Love Each Other” from GarciaLive Volume Five (2014): One Track Mind

Jerry Garcia returns to the Grateful Dead staple “They Love Each Other” on a new archival release – and we hear this song again, as it once was.

One Track Mind: Jerry Garcia Band, “The Night They Drove Old Dixie Down” from GarciaLive: Volume Four (2014)

Jerry Garcia’s take is simply enveloped in an atmosphere of absence.

Grateful Dead Songs That, Well, Suck: Gimme Five

Grateful Dead Songs That, Well, Suck: Gimme Five

Despite the Grateful Dead’s success, there have been a few musical blunders along the way.

The Grateful Dead – Sunshine Daydream (2013)

Listening to a live set by the Grateful Dead, there’s always that awkward moment where you start thinking: “This song again? Did I put it on repeat? — only to find out it’s in fact still the same song

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jerry Garcia Band, September 17, 1976

Shows I’ll Never Forget: Jerry Garcia Band, September 17, 1976

At Walsh Auditorium, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ: The category is Shows I’ll Never Forget, and certain shows have a radioactive half-life, so what’s 37 years among friends?

Grateful Dead – View from the Vault II: RFK Stadium, June 14, 1991 (2013)

Grateful Dead – View from the Vault II: RFK Stadium, June 14, 1991 (2013)

This lo-fi ’90s-era Grateful Dead concert holds lasting significance since it documents their intriguing collaboration with Bruce Hornsby.

The Friday Morning Listen: The Grateful Dead – Fox Theatre, 11/30/80, 2nd Set (1980)

Thanksgiving rolls around every year and I mostly remain silent on the “Happy Thanksgiving” front. It’s not that I have nothing to be thankful for

Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders – Keystone Companions: Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings (2012)

Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders – Keystone Companions: Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings (2012)

Jerry Garcia taught Saunders how to loosen up. Merl Saunders taught Garcia how to play the old standards. It was a match made in heaven.

The Grateful Dead – All The Years Combine: The DVD Collection (2012)

There was something about a New Year’s Eve show and the Grateful Dead, as the forthcoming All The Years Combine: The DVD Collection so artfully illustrates.

Grateful Dead – Blues For Allah (1975): Half Notes

Grateful Dead – Blues For Allah (1975): Half Notes

I use the tune “King Soloman’s Marbles” when I want to “trick” someone into liking the Grateful Dead.