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.
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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.
Despite the Grateful Dead’s success, there have been a few musical blunders along the way.
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
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?
Presented in a lo-fi home movie style, and emanating from the sonically horrendous RFK, this forthcoming 1991 Grateful Dead concert film still holds lasting significance since it documents their intriguing collaboration with Bruce Hornsby.
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 taught Saunders how to loosen up. Merl Saunders taught Garcia how to play the old standards. It was a match made in heaven.
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.
What’s the “best” Grateful Dead studio release? The ones I hear mentioned most often are American Beauty, Terrapin Station and Workingman’s Dead. For me, it’s definitely Blues For Allah. The Dead at their jazziest. I use the tune “King Soloman’s Marbles” when I want to “trick” someone into liking the Dead. It’s a great instrumental full of snazzy percussion, snakeyRead More