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Grateful Dead’s ‘Long Strange Trip’ Film Reminds Me Why I’ll Always Be a Deadhead

Grateful Dead’s ‘Long Strange Trip’ Film Reminds Me Why I’ll Always Be a Deadhead

Although it neglects key events, Amazon Prime’s new Grateful Dead documentary made Mike Tiano a Deadhead – again.

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.

The Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks 15 (1999; 2014 reissue)

‘Dick’s Picks 15’ was a high-water mark for the second phase of the Grateful Dead’s touring career.

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 2 (2012)

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 2 (2012)

A classic representation of everything that made a 1974 Dead show so special.

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 1 (2012)

On Second Thought: Grateful Dead – Dave’s Picks, Volume 1 (2012)

Brimming with power and grace, this has become a treasured collector’s item.

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.

How Keith Olsen went from producing Fleetwood Mac to the Grateful Dead: ‘All I could say was: Holy crap’

How Keith Olsen went from producing Fleetwood Mac to the Grateful Dead: ‘All I could say was: Holy crap’

‘Terrapin Station’ would go gold for the Grateful Dead, making it their best seller since ‘Europe ’72.’

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan in the 1980s

Gimme Five: Bob Dylan in the 1980s

Bob Dylan seemed, certainly at first, to lose some essential impetus to create in the 1980s. He came off as neither grouchy or impish, just disinterested.

Steve Berlin, of Los Lobos: Something Else! Interview

Steve Berlin, of Los Lobos: Something Else! Interview

The release this week of Disconnected in New York, a nervy live rethinking of Los Lobo’s ever-intriguing catalog, has given long-time member/producer Steve Berlin a chance to reflect.