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Grateful Dead Hour no. 1337

By David Gans

Week of May 5, 2014

First of four parts featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of February 8, 1986 in Oakland.

Also: an interview with producer/engineer Bob Matthews, talking about his work on Jerry Garcia's magnificent solo album Garcia and a musical project he's working on now.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 2/8/86 Henry J Kaiser Con

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1336

By David Gans

Week of April 28, 2014

Second of two featuring the complete first set of Bob Weir and Ratdog, recorded March 8, 2014 in Milwaukee. Enjoy!

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1335

By David Gans

Week of April 21, 2014

First of two featuring the complete first set of Bob Weir and Ratdog, recorded March 8, 2014 in Milwaukee.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 468

By David Gans

Week of September 8, 1997

By request, a collection of Grateful Dead performances of Bob Dylan songs. A couple of years later, I was invited to produced a CD along these lines.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 383

By David Gans

Week of January 22, 1996

By request, music from 5/21/95 in Las Vegas.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 5/21/95 Sam Boyd Silver Bowl, Las Vegas NV
UNBROKEN CHAIN

Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel
PRIDE OF CUCAMONGA

Grateful Dead, American Beauty
BOX OF RAIN

Grateful Dead Hour no. 297

By David Gans

Week of May 30, 1994

By request, notes from the Spring 1994 tour.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 3/27/94 and 4/1/94
DAYS BETWEEN

Grateful Dead 3/21/94 Coliseum, Richfield OH
FENNARIO

Grateful Dead 3/20/94 Coliseum, Richfield OH
MAMA TRIED->
BIG RIVER

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1334

By David Gans

Week of April 14, 2014

Part 4 of the complete unreleased soundboard recording of July 14, 1990 at the stadium in Foxboro MA, plus a track from Live at Hampton Coliseum, a limited-edition vinyl release for Record Store Day (April 19, 2014).

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1333

By David Gans

Week of April 7, 2014

Part 3 of the complete unreleased soundboard recording of July 14, 1990 at the stadium in Foxboro MA.

Also featured: Accident of Birth's "Victim or the Crime," an entry in the Dead Covers Project. The video is terrific!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1114

Week of January 25, 2010

This week's program features an interview with Bob Drobatz, aka The Starburst Commander, author of a wonderful memoir titled Confessions of a Dead Head. It’s a quick read, and I enjoyed the hell out of it. He got on the bus in 1974 and drove a van called The Orange Barrel.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1332

By David Gans

Week of March 31, 2014

Part 2 of the complete unreleased soundboard recording of July 14, 1990 at the stadium in Foxboro MA.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1331

Week of March 24, 2014

Part 1 of the complete unreleased soundboard recording of July 14, 1990 at the stadium in Foxboro MA. Plus a live recording of Mark Karan with Phil Lesh.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1328

By David Gans

Week of March 3, 2014

Bob Weir and Ratdog rehearse for their winter 2014 tour. Steve Kimock on guitar, Jeff Chimenti on keyboards, Jay Lane on drums, Rob Wasserman on acoustic bass, Robin Sylvester on electric bass.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1327

By David Gans

Week of February 24, 2014

Highlights of 6/6/70 at the Fillmore West - acoustic and electric.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1326

By David Gans

Week of February 17, 2014

The conclusion of the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 1/10/78, plus a track from the new CD by the Donna Jean Godchaux Band with Jeff Mattson. It's a Rolling Stones song!

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1325

Week of February 10, 2014

Part 3 of 1/10/78, and a very nice arrangement of "Me and My Uncle" by a Bay Area bluegrass band called Front Country.

In order to make the 1/10/78 material fit into the GD Hour's format, I put the encore into this show. The rest of set 2 can be found in next week's show/post.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1324

By David Gans

Week of February 3, 2014

Part 2 of 1/10/78, a great 1972 "Playing in the Band," and a track from one of two new Jim Lauderdale CDs with songs written by Jim w/ Robert Hunter.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 1/10/78 Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles CA
CANDYMAN
PASSENGER
SUNRISE
DEAL->
THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1323

By David Gans

Week of January 27, 2014

Finishing up 2/28/81 and starting in on 1/10/78.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 2/28/81 Uptown Theatre, Chicago IL
ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT

Jorma Kaukonen, River of Time
OPERATOR

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1322

By David Gans

Week of January 20, 2014

Fourth of five featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 2/28/81 in Chicago.

Enjoy!

The Beatles, Live on the BBC
JOHNNY B. GOODE

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1321

By David Gans

Week of January 13, 2014

Third of five featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 2/28/81 in Chicago.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 2/28/81 Uptown Theatre, Chicago IL
COLD RAIN AND SNOW->
GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD
SHIP OF FOOLS

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1320

By David Gans

Week of January 6, 2014

Second of five featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 2/28/81 in Chicago.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 2/28/81 Uptown Theatre, Chicago IL
BIG RAILROAD
BLUES
LOOKS LIKE RAIN ALTHEA
LET IT GROW->
DEAL

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1319

By David Gans

H3>Week of December 30, 2013

First of five featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 2/28/81 in Chicago.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 2/28/81 Uptown Theatre, Chicago IL
JACK STRAW
THEY LOVE EACH OTHER
MAMA TRIED->
MEXICALI BLUES
CANDYMAN->
LITTLE RED ROOSTER

Grateful Dead Hour no. 773

By David Gans

Week of July 14, 2003

Second of two presenting the unreleased first set of 5/6/78. Also: A live track from a wonderful Bay Area band, Free Peoples, and a song from Jim Lauderdale with Donna the Buffalo.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 772

By David Gans

Week of July 7, 2003

By request, the third of three presenting the Grateful Dead's performance at the Avalon Ballroom on April 5, 1969.

Also the first of two presenting set 1 of 5/6/78.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 4/5/69 Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco
ALLIGATOR->
FEEDBACK->
I BID YOU GOOD NIGHT

Grateful Dead Hour no. 771

By David Gans

Week of June 30, 2003

By request, the second of three presenting the Grateful Dead's performance at the Avalon Ballroom on April 5, 1969. PLUS: Some live music from Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, who returned to live performance in the fall of 2013 after a hiatus of several years.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 770

By David Gans

Week of June 23, 2003

By request, the first of three presenting the Grateful Dead's performance at the Avalon Ballroom on April 5, 1969.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 4/5/69 Avalon Ballroom, San Francisco
DUPREE'S DIAMOND BLUES
MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON->
DARK STAR
ST. STEPHEN->
LOVELIGHT

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1318

By David Gans

Week of December 23, 2013

Fourth of four presenting the complete unreleased soundboard recording of March 17, 1988 in Oakland. Enjoy!!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1317

By David Gans

Week of December 16, 2013

Third of four presenting the complete unreleased soundboard recording of March 17, 1988 in Oakland. Enjoy!!

Grateful Dead 3/17/88 Henry J Kaiser, Oakland CA
CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER->
I KNOW YOU RIDER->
ESTIMATED PROPHET->
EYES OF THE WORLD

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1316

By David Gans

Week of December 9, 2013

Second of four presenting the complete unreleased soundboard recording of March 17, 1988 in Oakland. Enjoy!!

Grateful Dead 3/17/88 Henry J Kaiser, Oakland CA ROW JIMMY LET IT GROW

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1315

By David Gans

Week of December 2, 2013

First of four presenting the complete unreleased soundboard recording of March 17, 1988 in Oakland. Enjoy!!

Grateful Dead 3/17/88 Henry J Kaiser, Oakland CA
HELL IN A BUCKET->
SUGAREE
MINGLEWOOD BLUES
RAMBLE ON ROSE

Grateful Dead Hour no. 352

By David Gans

Week of June 19, 1995

First of two programs featuring unreleased live Grateful Dead music from 5/14/70.

Also: An undated home recording of "Mr Charlie" by Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1241

By David Gans

Week of July 2, 2012

A very amusing press conference from 1987, announcing the release of a long-form Grateful Dead video titled So Far, which was later included in a boxed set titled All the Years Combined.

Th

Grateful Dead Hour no. 351

By David Gans

Week of June 12, 1995

By request, a program featuring an intrview with Lori Abrams, who was partof a team of American Sign Language interpreters who signed for deaf Deadheads at GD shows.

Also featured is some fine live music form 5/15/70, some of which was later released on

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1314

By David Gans

Week of November 25, 2013

Bill Graham threw a huge benefit concert at Kezar Stadium in San Francisco on March 23, 1975. It was called SNACK - Students Need Athletics, Culture, and Kicks. Bob Dylan and Neil Young were there, as were the Jefferson Starship, the Doobie Brothers, Santana, Tower of Power, and many more.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1313

By David Gans

Week of November 18, 2013

Last of four featuring the complete unreleased recording of 5/17/74 at the PNE Coliseum in Vancouver BC.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1312

By David Gans

Week of November 11, 2013

Third of four featuring the complete unreleased recording of 5/17/74 at the PNE Coliseum in Vancouver BC. Enjoy!

The Jerry Garcia Collection, Volume 2: Let It Rock
THEY LOVE EACH OTHER

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1311

By David Gans

Week of November 4, 2013

Second of four featuring the complete unreleased recording of 5/17/74 at the PNE Coliseum in Vancouver BC. Enjoy!

Mickey Hart Band, Superorganism
FALLING STARS

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1310

By David Gans

Week of October 28, 2013

First of four featuring the complete unreleased recording of 5/17/74 at the PNE Coliseum in Vancouver BC, plus a taste of a new release from David Grisman's camp: four complete October 1973 sets from Old and In the Way. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1306

By David Gans

Week of September 30, 2013

Fresh (as of fall 2013) live music from Furthur and the Mickey Hart Band. Enjoy!

Furthur 9/7/13 Lock'n Festival
TRUCKIN'-> THE OTHER ONE w/ Trey Anstasio

Grateful Dead Hour no. 252

By David Gans

Week of July 19, 1993

This program, taken from a live broadcast on KPFA, features Phil and Jill Lesh announcing the results of the Rex Raffle, a fund-raising campaign that took place over several Grateful Dead shows in the spring of '93. Proceeds went to the Rex Foundation.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1303

By David Gans

Week of September 9, 2013

Featured: live music from the Mickey Hart Band, recorded in Healdsburg, California on Jerry Garcia's Birthday.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1302

By David Gans

Week of September 2, 2013

This week's Grateful Dead Hour post features Jason Crosby, a talented young player who recently relocated to northern California to become a regular member of the TRI All-Stars, the house band for Bob Weir's weekly

Grateful Dead Hour no. 940

By David Gans

Week of September 25, 2006

By request, the third of three shows presenting the second set of a Grateful Dead show at Berkeley's Greek Theater on July 17, 1988.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 939

By David Gans

Week of September 18, 2006

By request, the second of three shows presenting the second set of a Grateful Dead show at Berkeley's Greek Theater on July 17, 1988. This performance includes a lovely Hunter-Garcia composition, "Believe It Or Not," that was performed live only seven times.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 938

By David Gans

Week of September 11, 2006

By request, the first of three shows presenting the second set of the Grateful Dead show at Berkeley's Greek Theater on July 17, 1988.

Enjoy!

Bruce Robison, Eleven Stories
TENNESSEE JED

Grateful Dead Hour no. 464

By David Gans

Week of August 11, 1997

By request, a collection of Grateful Dead rarities, plus a sweet performance of "Wooden Ships" by David Crosby and Phil Lesh.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 5/17/74 P.N.E. Coliseum, Vancouver BC
MONEY MONEY

Grateful Dead 6/23/74 Jai-Alai Fronton, Miami FL

Grateful Dead Hour no. 283

By David Gans

Week of February 21, 1994

By request, a little bit more with saxophonist David Murray.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 282

By David Gans

Week of February 14, 1994

By request, the second of two parts with saxophonist David Murray. Part 1, in GD Hour #281, was posted here in December 2011.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 70

By David Gans

Week of January 22, 1990

Got a question about this show from a listener and got inspired to post it here. The Smithsonian/Folkways archive is a world of wonders!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 765

By David Gans

Week of May 19, 2003

By request, last of four Grateful Dead Hours presenting the complete GD concert of April 3, 1990 in Atlanta.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 764

By David Gans

Week of May 12, 2003

By request, third of four Grateful Dead Hours presenting the complete GD concert of April 3, 1990 in Atlanta.

Also featured in this program is a wonderful trilogy of songs by Stew, a brilliant LA-born pop singer-songwriter.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 763

By David Gans

Week of May 5, 2003

By request, second of four Grateful Dead Hours presenting the complete GD concert of April 3, 1990 in Atlanta. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 4/3/90 The Omni, Atlanta
PICASSO MOON
TENNESSEE JED
PROMISED LAND

Grateful Dead Hour no. 762

By David Gans

Week of April 28, 2003

By request, first of four Grateful Dead Hours presenting the complete GD concert of April 3, 1990 in Atlanta. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 838

By David Gans

Week of October 11, 2004

By request, some music from the peak Grateful Dead year of 1972. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 3/22/72 Academy of Music, New York NY
SUGAR MAGNOLIA->
CAUTION (DO NOT STOP ON TRACKS)->
JAM->
UNCLE JOHN'S BAND

Grateful Dead Dead Movie DVD bonus track
SCARLET BEGONIAS

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1291

By David Gans

Week of June 17, 2013

The conclusion of the complete unreleased soundboard recording of June 3, 1976.

Grateful Dead 6/3/76 Paramount Theater, Portland OR
IT MUST HAVE BEEN THE ROSES
AROUND AND AROUND
HELP ON THE WAY->
SLIPKNOT!->
FRANKLIN'S TOWER
ONE MORE SATURDAY NIGHT
~
THE WHEEL

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1290

By David Gans

Week of June 10, 2013

More of 6/3/76, plus a September 1990 of Bruce Hornsby's original song "Stander on the Mountain," which the Dead only played live a couple of times.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 6/3/76 Paramount Theater, Portland OR
SAMSON AND DELILAH
CRAZY FINGERS->
WHARF RAT
LET IT GROW

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1289

By David Gans

Week of June 3, 2013

Continuing with the complete unreleased soundboard recording of June 3, 1976, the Dead's first show after a 20-month hiatus. From Mickey Hart's master cassettes!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1288

By David Gans

Week of May 27, 2013

Part 1 of the complete unreleased cassette master of June 3, 1976 at the Paramount Theater in Portland, Oregon.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1286

Week of May 13, 2013

Continuing with the complete second set of 3/1/87 in Oakland, plus another great selection from the Europe '72 tour.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 3/1/87 Henry J Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland CA
SAMSON AND DELILAH
BLACK MUDDY RIVER
HE'S GONE->

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1285

Week of May 6, 2013

First of three shows featuring the complete unreleased second set of 3/1/87.

Also: Peter Rowan's new studio CD,The Old School, includes a song that I co-wrote!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1284

Week of April 29, 2013

An all-music program featuring highlights of a Steve Kimock show in San Francisco during which Bob Weir sat in for the entire second set.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 308

By David Gans

Week of August 15, 1994

By request, last of three in a row featuring unreleased live music from the summer of 1994.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 7/1/94 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
I WANT TO TELL YOU

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1287

Week of May 20, 2013

Featured: the conclusion of 3/1/87 in Oakland. Also: a song from a new high-res release from David Grisman's Acoustic Oasis. Alternate contains alternate takes of the nine songs on the 1991 album Jerry Garcia-David Grisman.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 306

By David Gans

Week of August 1, 1994

By request, first of three in a row featuring unreleased live music from the summer of 1994.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 7/2/94 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mtn View CA
THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED->
SUGAREE->
THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED
DESOLATION ROW
FRIEND OF THE DEVIL
ETERNITY

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1281

By David Gans

Week of April 8, 2013

Second of two parts featuring an unreleased live Grateful Dead performance recorded June 8, 1969.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 449

By David Gans

Week of April 28, 1997

Got a request for this show from a caller on SirisuXM's "Tales from the Golden Road," the Sunday afternoon call-in show that I cohost with Gary Lambert.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1280

By David Gans

Week of April 1, 2013

First of two parts featuring an unreleased live Grateful Dead performance recorded June 8, 1969.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1279

By David Gans

Week of March 25, 2013

Second of two parts featuring an unreleased live performance by the Mickey Hart Band.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1278

By David Gans

Week of March 18, 2013

First of two parts featuring an unreleased live performance by the Mickey Hart Band.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 307

By David Gans

Week of August 8, 1994

By request, second of three in a row featuring unreleased live music from the summer of 1994.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 7/2/94 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
HELP ON THE WAY->
SLIPKNOT!->
FRANKLIN'S TOWER

Grateful Dead, American Beauty
RIPPLE

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1277

By David Gans

Week of March 11, 2013

An all-music program from the fall of 1973. "Weather Report Suite" features Martin Fierro on saxophone. He played on the studio recording, released in '73 on Wake of the Flood.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1275

By David Gans

Week of February 25, 2013

An all-music program from February of 1970. "Not Fade Away had been introduced on December 21, 1969*, and the band was still figuring out how to play it together.

On February 4 at the Family Dog, the Dead started "Not Fade Away" in the middle of "St Stephen," in place of the bridge ("Lady finger dipped in moonlight").

Grateful Dead Hour no. 902

By David Gans

Week of January 1, 2006

Last of five programs presenting the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of April 1, 1991 at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 4/1/91 Coliseum, Greensboro NC
SPACE->
DARK STAR->
PLAYING IN THE BAND (REPRISE)->
BLACK PETER->
LOVELIGHT
~

Grateful Dead Hour no. 901

By David Gans

Week of December 26, 2005

Fourth of five programs presenting the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of April 1, 1991 at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 900

By David Gans

Week of December 19, 2005

Third of five programs presenting the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of April 1, 1991 at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 899

By David Gans

Week of December 12, 2005

Second of five programs presenting the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of April 1, 1991 at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 898

By David Gans

Week of December 5, 2005

First of five programs presenting the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of April 1, 1991 at the Coliseum in Greensboro, North Carolina.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1272

Week of February 4, 2013

Second of two programs featuring some unreleased music recorded June 28, 1969 in Santa Rosa, California, plus a song from Phil Lesh's appearance with the Dark Star Orchestra at the Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco October 13, 2012.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1271

Week of January 28, 2013

First of two programs featuring some unreleased music recorded June 28, 1969 in Santa Rosa, California. Jerry Garcia plays pedal steel guitar on "Slewfoot" and "Silver Threads and Golden Needles." "Mama Tried," very new to the repertoire at this point, is taken much slower than usual.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 691

By David Gans

Week of December 17, 2001

Last of four programs featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead concert of January 2, 1972. This one has a unique musical excursion right at the top of the hour. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 690

By David Gans

Grateful Dead Hour no. 690

Week of December 10, 2001

Third of four programs featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead concert of January 2, 1972.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 689

By David Gans

Week of December 3, 2001

Second of four programs featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead concert of January 2, 1972. Also included in this show are two sweet covers of Dead songs.

Grateful Dead 1/2/72 Winterland, San Francisco
LOSER
JACK STRAW
CHINATOWN SHUFFLE
TENNESSEE JED
EL PASO

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1264

By David Gans

Week of December 10, 2012

Last of five programs featuring the complete Furthur show of September 23, 2012 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1263

By David Gans

Week of December 3, 2012

Fourth of five programs featuring the complete Furthur show of September 23, 2012 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 688

By David Gans

Week of November 26, 2001

First of four programs featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead concert of January 2, 1972. One of the highlights of this show, heard in GDH 691, is a performance of "Good Lovin'" with "China Cat Sunflower" tucked into the middle of it!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1262

By David Gans

Week of November 26, 2012

Third of five programs featuring the complete Furthur show of September 23, 2012 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado.It's an acrostic: the first letters of the song titles spell out STEAL YOUR FACE.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1261

By David Gans

Week of November 19, 2012

Second of five programs featuring the complete Furthur show of September 23, 2012 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1260

By David Gans

Week of November 12, 2012

First of five programs featuring the complete Furthur show of September 23, 2012 at the Red Rocks Amphitheater in Morrison, Colorado.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1224

By David Gans

Week of February 27, 2012

Last of four parts featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 11/7/69 at the Fillmore West. This recording, like the 11/8/69 tape released as Dick's Picks vol.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1222

By David Gans

Week of February 20, 2012

Second of four parts featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 11/7/69 at the Fillmore West. This recording, like the 11/8/69 tape released as Dick's Picks vol.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1221

By David Gans

Week of February 13, 2012

First of four parts featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 11/7/69 at the Fillmore West. This recording, like the 11/8/69 tape released as Dick's Picks vol.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1223

By David Gans

Week of February 27, 2012

Third of four parts featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 11/7/69 at the Fillmore West. This recording, like the 11/8/69 tape released as Dick's Picks vol.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 395

By David Gans

Week of April 15, 1996

By request, the unreleased Grateful Dead concert of November 10, 1985. The first few songs of this show were posted a while back in GD Hour no. 393, and more in last week's post, GD Hour no. 394.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 394

By David Gans

Week of April 8, 1996

By request, the unreleased Grateful Dead concert of November 10, 1985. The first few songs of this show were posted a while back in GD Hour no. 393; we'll hear the rest in this week's post and next.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 403

By David Gans

Week of June 10, 1995

This week's program features a press conference held at the Hard Rock Cafe in San Francisco on May 21, 1996, regarding a charitable t-shirt sale benefiting the Rex Foundation, "various schools in Lithuania, and the Lithuanian Olympic basketball team." And some fine Grateful Dead music, too. Enjoy!

The music:

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1254

Week of October 1, 2012

Featured: the conclusion of an interview with Rosie McGee, a longtime member of the Grateful Dead family who has published an e-book titled Dancing with the Dead: A Photographic Memoir, loaded with wonderful stories and about 200 photographs.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1253

Week of September 24, 2012

Featured: part 1 of an interview with Rosie McGee, a longtime member of the Grateful Dead family who has published an e-book titled Dancing with the Dead: A Photographic Memoir, loaded with wonderful stories and about 200 photographs.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 679

By David Gans

Week of September 24, 2001

Some fine unreleased music from the spring of 1971. The tape wasn't in the best of condition, but the music is very good. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 3/14/71 University of Wisconsin, Madison WI
GOOD LOVIN'
CASEY JONES
SUGAR MAGNOLIA
WHARF RAT
THE PUMP SONG-> JOHNNY B.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1083

By David Gans

Week of June 22, 2009

Last of four parts featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of November 8, 1987 in Oakland.

Grateful Dead 11/8/87 Henry J Kaiser, Oakland CA
DRUMS->
SPACE->
THE OTHER ONE->
STELLA BLUE->
LOVELIGHT
~
JUST LIKE TOM THUMB'S BLUES
TOUCH OF GREY

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1082

By David Gans

Week of June 15, 2009

Third of three parts featuring an interview with comedian Tom Davis (1952-2012) and third of four parts featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of November 8, 1987 in Oakland.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1081

Week of June 8, 2009

Second of three parts featuring an interview with comedian Tom Davis (1952-2012) and second of four parts featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of November 8, 1987 in Oakland.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1080

By David Gans

Week of June 1, 2009

First of three parts featuring an interview with comedian Tom Davis and first of four parts featuring the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of November 8, 1987 in Oakland.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 59

By David Gans

Week of November 6, 1989

Featured: Grateful Dead band members talk about the song "Victim or the Crime," written by Bob Weir and Gerrit Graham and released i 1989 on the studio album Built to Last.

"Victim or the Crime" part 1 - Phil Lesh, Jerry Garcia and Bob Weir, interviewed by Bonnie Simmons

Grateful Dead Hour no. 357

By David Gans

Week of July 24, 1995

Featured: A report from the Summer 1995 "tour from hell," with Grateful Dead manager Cameron Sears on the phone from St Louis.

Grateful Dead 5/11/77 St. Paul Civic Center
BROKEDOWN PALACE

SUMMER TOUR REPORT

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1048

By David Gans

Week of September 29, 2008

Second of three programs dealing with the 2008 release of music from the Grateful Dead's 1978 trip to Egypt.

John Cutler was part of the Dead's studio engineering team at the time of the trip, and later went on to co-produce In the Dark, Without a Net, Built to Last, and many archival audio and video releases.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1045

By David Gans

Week of September 29, 2008

Second of three programs dealing with the 2008 release of music from the Grateful Dead's 1978 trip to Egypt.

Richard Loren was the Dead's manager at the time of the journey.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1044

Week of September 22, 2008

First of three programs dealing with the 2008 release of music from the Grateful Dead's 1978 trip to Egypt.

Richard Loren was the Dead's manager at the time of the journey.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 392

Week of March 25, 1996

By request, an all-music show form the fall of 1979. Brent Mydland was completely integrated into the band after eight months, and the jams were happening quite nicely!

Grateful Dead 12/5/79 Uptown Theater, Chicago
SHAKEDOWN STREET->
SAMSON AND DELILAH

Grateful Dead Hour no. 405

Week of June 24, 1996

The inimitable voice of the late Dick Latvala introduces a rare recording from March of 1966.

Grateful Dead rehearsal 1966
WHO DO YOU LOVE?

Grateful Dead Hour no. 954

Week of January 1, 2007

By request, second of a two-part interview with Nashville singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 953

By David Gans

Week of December 25, 2006

By request, first of a two-part interview with Nashville singer-songwriter Jim Lauderdale, who has been collaborating with Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter for several years, with more music coming soon.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 883

By David Gans

Week of August 22, 2005

Part 2 of an interview with Bob Matthews, half of the legendary Grateful Dead production/engineering team of Bob and Betty (Cantor).

The music:

Jerry Garcia, Garcia
THE WHEEL

Jerry Garcia Band, Cats Under the Stars
CATS UNDER THE STARS

Grateful Dead Hour no. 882

Grateful Dead Hour no. 882

Week of August 15, 2005

Part 1 of an interview with Bob Matthews, half of the legendary Grateful Dead production/engineering team of Bob and Betty (Cantor).

The music:

Grateful Dead, Live Dead
DARK STAR (excerpt)

Grateful Dead Hour no. 563

By David Gans

Week of July 5, 1999

Concluding the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of March 19, 1977 at Winterland in San Francisco.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 3/19/77 Winterland, San Francisco
WHARF RAT->
FRANKLIN'S TOWER->
SUGAR MAGNOLIA

Grateful Dead Hour no. 562

By David Gans

Week of June 28, 1999

The GD played a supremely generous first set at Winterland on March 19 1977, the middle show of a three-night run that introduced the hometown crowd to two instant masterpieces, "Estimated Prophet" and "Terrapin Station." The second set, which begins here and concludes in next week's GD Hour post, was shorter than usual, but no less interesting and creative.<

Grateful Dead Hour no. 561

By David Gans

Week of June 21, 1999

Continuing the complete 3/19/77 over a four-week stretch. This week's post is all from the first set!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 560

By David Gans

Week of June 14, 1999

vFirst of four programs featuring the complete Grateful Dead performance of March 19, 1977 at Winterland.

Blair Jackson recently wrote about 3/18/77 in his Golden Road blog, and mentioned 3/19 as well:

Grateful Dead Hour no. 760

By David Gans

Week of April 14, 2003

Third of three parts presenting the complete Grateful Dead performance of May 9, 1987 at Laguna Seca, plus other treats.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 759

By David Gans

Week of April 7, 2003

Second of three parts presenting the complete Grateful Dead performance of May 9, 1987 at Laguna Seca, plus other treats.

This Ratdog rehearsal recording of Bob Dylan's "Masters of War" was later released on a titled Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 758

By David Gans

Week of March 31, 2003

First of three parts presenting the complete Grateful Dead performance of May 9, 1987 at Laguna Seca, plus other treats. Enjoy!

Bob Weir and Ratdog 3/4/03 Fillmore Auditorium, San Francisco
AT A SIDING->
TERRAPIN FLYER->
TERRAPIN

Grateful Dead Hour no. 605

By David Gans

Week of April 24 2012

Featuring the complete first set of 4/15/88 in Chicago, which opens with an unusual selection. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 401

By David Gans

Week of May 27, 1996

Bob Weir tells a great story about his guest appearance with Bruce Hornsby and band, at which he was somewhat upstaged by the rarely-seen (at that time) Phil Lesh. Some great guitar playing by Bobby in these songs and jams!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 751

By David Gans

Week of February 10, 2003

Featuring an audience recording of 7/31/74, the soundboard master of which is about to be released as Dave's Picks volume 2.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1225

Week of March 12, 2012

Featuring recent live performances by the Grateful Dead's drummers, Bill Kreutzmann (with 7 Walkers) and Mickey Hart. I've seen both bands live a few times, and both are making memorable music - new originals (with lyrics by Robert Hunter) and favorites from the Grateful Dead songbook.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 359

By David Gans

August 7, 1995

These two studio tracks show the surprising development of "Crazy Fingers." Compare them with the final version on Blues for Allah.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 805

Week of February 23, 2004

Part 2 of an all-music show from the last run at the Greek Theater in Berkeley.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 8/18/89 Greek Theater, Berkeley CA
CRAZY FINGERS->
I NEED A MIRACLE->
STELLA BLUE->
THROWING STONES->
LOVELIGHT
~
BLACK MUDDY RIVER
I BID YOU GOOD NIGHT

Grateful Dead Hour no. 804

Week of February 16, 2004

An all-music show from the last run at the beautiful Greek Theater in Berkeley. To be concluded in next week's post.!

Enjoy!!

Grateful Dead 8/18/89 Greek Theater, Berkeley CA
IKO IKO
LOOKS LIKE RAIN
TERRAPIN
DRUMS & SPACE
!

Grateful Dead Hour no.342

Week of April 10, 1995

Featuring an interview with the late, great, and entirely memorable Dick Latvala, vault archivist and namesake of the Dick's Picks series of live concert releases. If you knew him, you loved him, and we all owe him a lot for his service to the music.

Enjoy!.

DIXPIX 2 Montage.

DICK LATVALA Interview.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 230

Week of February 15, 1993

By request, music from December 1992. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 12/11/92 Oakland Coliseum
WANG DANG DOODLE
IKO IKO
LOOKS LIKE RAIN->
EYES OF THE WORLD->
CORRINA

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1219

Week of January 30, 2012

Concluding the complete recording of 4/6/87. Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 4/6/87 Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford NJ
SPACE->
TERRAPIN STATION->
THE OTHER ONE->
STELLA BLUE->
SUGAR MAGNOLIA
~
BLACK MUDDY RIVER

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1218

By David Gans

Week of January 23, 2012

Continuing the complete recording of 4/6/87, and concluding an interview with Mickey Hart. The 12/13/11 Mickey Hart Band show is available from iClips.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1217

By David Gans

Week of January 16, 2012

Continuing with the complete 4/6/87, plus part 1 of a fresh interview with Mickey Hart.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1216

By David Gans

Week of January 9, 2012

By request, the complete unreleased recording of 4/6/87, over several weeks. Along the way, many other musical treats!

Grateful Dead 4/6/87 Meadowlands Arena, East Rutherford NJ
DANCIN' IN THE STREETS->
FRANKLIN'S TOWER
LITTLE RED ROOSTER
FENNARIO

Grateful Dead Hour no. 458

By David Gans

Week of June 30, 1997

Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh talks about his compilation CD Fallout from the Phil Zone, released in 1997, with excerpts from most of the songs.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 422

By David Gans

Week of October 21, 1996

The Grateful Dead took 20 months off from live performing, from October 1974 to June 1976. In that time they completed the Grateufl Dead Movie, worked on solo projects, and collaborated in Bob Weir's studio on the landmark studio album Blues for Allah.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 453

By David Gans

Week of May 26, 1997

A one-off acoustic performance (minus Keith and Donna) at Loyola University in Chicago, on the afternoon before the regularly-scheduled show at the Uptown Theater. Wonderful stuff!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 281

By David Gans

Week of February 7, 1994

This week's program features an interview with three collaborators on a stage musical about the life of baseball legend Satchel Paige: Grateful Dead guitarist Bob Weir, saxophonist David Murray, and bookwriter/lyricist Michael Nash.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1212

Week of December 12, 2011

Conclusion of a two-part interview with Julian Dawson, author of And on Piano... Nicky Hopkins. See the notes in last week's post.

Enjoy!

Jeff Beck, Truth
MORNING DEW

Let It Rock: Jerry Garcia Band, Keystone Berkeley '75
PIG'S BOOGIE

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1211

Week of December 5, 2011

Part 1 of an interview with Julian Dawson, author of And on Piano... Nicky Hopkins.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1210

Week of November 28, 2011

I sometimes have a hard time believing how great the David Nelson Band is. I saw them three times in November 2011, and each time I found myself entirely consumed with musical satisfaction.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 409

By David Gans

Week of July 22, 1996

Grateful Dead Hour no. 512

By David Gans

Week of July 13, 1998

Grateful Dead 9/15/73 Civic Center, Providence RI
LET ME SING YOUR BLUES AWAY
PRELUDE->
WEATHER REPORT pt. 1->
LET IT GROW->
STELLA BLUE

Odetta and Larry, The Tin Angel
THE FROZEN LOGGER

Grateful Dead Hour no. 511

By David Gans

Week of July 6, 1998

Grateful Dead with horns! The GD borrowed Joe Ellis (trumpet) and Martin Fierro (saxophone) from opening act Doug Sahm's band for the jam that began with "Truckin'." More in next week's post.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 218

Week of November 12, 1992

Featuring an interview with >Blair Jackson, on the publication of his book Goin' Down the Road: a Grateful Dead Traveling Companion.

New Riders of the Purple Sage
DIRTY BUSINESS

Jefferson Starship, Blows Against the Empire
STARSHIP

Grateful Dead Hour no. 502

By David Gans

Week of May 4, 1998

Featuring an interview with Vince Welnick, who joined the Grateful Dead as keyboardist and vocalist in the fall of 1990 after a long career with multimedia satirical rockers The Tubes.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 724

Week of August 5, 2002

Second of two parts featuring an interview with Dennis McNally, who was the Dead's publicist from 1984 on, upon the publication of his authorized biography of the band, A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 723

By David Gans

Week of July 29, 2002

First of two parts featuring an interview with Dennis McNally, who was the Dead's publicist from 1984 on, upon the publication of his authorized biography of the band, A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 614

By David Gans

Week of June 26, 2000

Conclusion of a two-parter, requested by Andy Muenz.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 613

By David Gans

Grateful Dead Hour no. 613

Week of June 19, 2000

First of a two-parter, requested by Andy Muenz.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 376

Week of December 4, 1995

Grateful Dead Hour no. 444

Week of March 24, 1997

Featuring an interview with archivist Dick Latvala, introducing Dick's Picks volume 7, taken from three shows in London in September of 1974. You can read the full text of the interview here.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 25

By David Gans

Week of February 20, 1989

Last of three shows featuring music and interviews from the New Year's '88 run. Clarence Clemons of E Street Band fame was a surprise guest on saxophone.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 24

By David Gans

Week of February 13, 1989

Second of three shows featuring music and interviews from the New Year's '88 run. Clarence Clemons of E Street Band fame was a surprise guest on saxophone.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 427

Week of November 25, 1996

Featured: An interview with Robert Greenfield, author of Dark Star: An Oral Biography of Jerry Garcia. Greenfield also wrote a terrific but hard-to-find book titled S.T.P.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 272

Week of December 6, 1993

This week's program features an interview with Ken Nordine, a true cultural treasure (follow that link and read more about him!) who crossed paths with the Grateful Dead in December of 1990 by way of a very happy accident.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 23

By David Gans

Week of February 6, 1989

FIrst of three shows featuring music and interviews from the New Year's '88 run.

Grateful Dead 12/28/88 Oakland Coliseum Arena
TURN ON YOUR LOVELIGHT

Grateful Dead Hour no. 923

By David Gans

Week of May 29, 2006

Continuing with the complete unreleased Grateful Dead performance of 10/28/85.

Grateful Dead 10/28/85 Fox Theater, Atlanta
ROW JIMMY
PROMISED LAND

Grateful Dead Hour no. 213

By David Gans

Week of October 19, 1992

Former Grateful Dead keyboardist Tom Constanten talks about his book Between Rock and Hard Places: A Musical Autobiodyssey (Hulogosi, 1992).

The boys at the Bickershaw Festival in Wigan

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Bears

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anyone seen one of these before?
BEAR14

April 21 Beat Club, Bremen

About
Not a live concert but rather a performance in a TV studio in Bremen, the Beat Club show featured a condensed version of a typical Europe '72 concert, with shorter songs like Bertha and Sugaree, mid-length jammers like "Playing In The Band" (two versions!) and a "Truckin'>Drums>Other One."

Tune into a stream of "Playing In The Band" from this show.

Setlist:
CD 1 of 1
Bertha
Playing in the Band
Mr. Charlie
Sugaree
One More Saturday Night
Playing In The Band Listen to this song
Beat It On Down The Line
Truckin' (false start)
Truckin'
The Other One



Grateful Dead Hour no. 469

By David Gans

Week of September 15, 1997

Jerry Garcia and the Grateful Dead are widely regarded as among the foremost interpreters of Bob Dylan's music.

jer'n'me

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Shakedown Street Tattoo

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Steal your face tattoo

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This is my first GD tattoo

Furthur Summer Tour 2010 - Rochester, NY

CanHead poster girl in the lot at Highland Park, Rochester, NY. Friday, June 25, 2010.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 265

By David Gans

Week of October 18, 1993

Concluding a three-part interview with pianist Bruce Hornsby. This segment includes a recording of Bruce playing in his brother's Dead cover band, The Octane Kids, in 1974.

Grateful Dead 9/21/91 Boston Garden
EYES OF THE WORLD->
HORNSBY JAM

Grateful Dead Hour no. 263

By David Gans

Week of October 4, 1993

First of a three-part interview with pianist Bruce Hornsby from 1993.

Grateful Dead 10/20/90 ICC, Berlin, Germany
HORNSBY JAM

Grateful Dead 9/16/90 Madison Square Garden, New York
DEAL

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1142

By David Gans

Week of August 9, 2010

Second of two very recent programs featuring the Rhythm Devils, who are on tour this summer (August-September 2010). Keller Williams was in the band for the first leg of the tour; starting August 21 it's Tim Bluhm of The Mother Hips.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1141

By David Gans

Week of August 2, 2010

First of two very recent programs featuring the Rhythm Devils, who are on tour this summer (August-September 2010). But first, a nice chunk of the second set of 10/21/83 in Worcester.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 828

By David Gans

Week of August 2, 2004

Here's the conclusion of the complete unreleased Grateful Dead concert of June 20, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 827

By David Gans

Week of July 26, 2004

Continuing with the complete unreleased Grateful Dead concert of June 20, 1980 in Anchorage, Alaska.

Enjoy!

Grateful Dead 6/20/80 West High Auditorium, Anchorage AK
ESTIMATED PROPHET->
THE OTHER ONE

Grateful Dead 2/14/88 Henry J Kaiser, Oakland CA
TERRAPIN

Wavy Gravy Gears Up For The All Star Jam

Support Seva Foundation at Wavy Gravy's All Star Jam, Sunday June 13th at the Great American Music Hall in San Francisco. The show features Steve Kimock, Billy Kreutzmann, Melvin Seals, Mark Karan, & Papa Mail, as well as members of ALO, New Monsoon & Tea Leaf Green. Tickets are on sale now at the Great American Music Hall box office.

The Dead as Alternate Reality

As probably the only person to have managed both the Stones and the Dead, Sam Cutler, as you may imagine, tells some great tales in his book. But also, in a chapter called Yin and Yang, he talks about the profound differences between the two bands, and I was especially struck by this bit:

3 More from Oct '89 Vine

started by dstache

Here are 3 more shows from the fall '89 tour. 10/25 and 10/26 are pretty well-known, and 10/19 deserves to be. 10/26 was vined previously (eurovine # 5) but that vine experienced a premature death, and reached few people. I will include both SHN/FLAC (1 DVD) and WAV files (9 CDs). Thanks to RMB for giving me the shows.

1986-12-31 Henry J. Kaiser Convention Center, Oakland, CA

Elvis Costello & Friends 4-24-89 Vine

started by Oroboros

Elvis Costello & Friends, 4-24-89
@ the Sweetwater, Mill Valley, CA
Soundboard 2 CDs

Disc I
1, Accidents Will Happen
2. Brilliant Mistake
3. Deep Dark Truthful Mirror
4. Mystery Dance
5. Poisoned Rose
6. God's Cosmic
7. Red Shoes
8. New Lace Sleeves
9. Pads, Paws, & Claws
10. Radio Sweetheart
11. Peace, Love, & Understanding
12. The Big Light

Tiv's new rig...

Current taping rig....FOB/DFC only....enjoy

Hangin in the p-lot

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Greg, lo-RA, and me.

Bonnie

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My Little Man!

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Michael had a blast at the heavy equipment show at the Erie Zoo!! Daddy had fun to!!

Breezy's Gizmo

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by IMRH, aka Peanut

Grateful Dead Hour no. 544

By David Gans

Week of February 22, 1999

By request, the first of two programs featuring some vibrant early Grateful Dead.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 963

By David Gans

Week of March 5, 2007

Continuing the second set of 12/31/90, which we started last week, plus some more music and talk from the American Beauty Project in New York City.

Hampton Roads, Virginia - May 1, 1981

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We got some awesome shirts at this show, I still have mine!

old man and his little sunbeam

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Grandad sure likes his granddaughter Willow

Jerry Garcia Band May2,1992

Jerry Garcia Band May2,1992

MSG 90

Furthur to celebrate Phil's 70th Birthday with benefit concert

Furthur will be celebrating Phil's 70th Birthday with a very special benefit concert for Haitian Earthquake Relief at San Francisco's Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Friday, March 12, 2010. For information and on-sale dates, please go to...

Ratdog at GOTV

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All the boys except Brent

Brent was seated to the right of Jerry.

Rothbury Music Festival

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This is a picture of me going in to the Odeum stage at the Rothbury Music Festival July 4, 2009.

I am actually up on the hill in this shot by the mega rowel of crappers.

Dr. Ralph Stanley and The Clinch Mountain Boys are on stage.

The Black Crows will come on later followed by The Dead.

I am grateful to be here and I am thinking that this may be the last time they play as The Dead.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 387

By David Gans

Week of February 19, 1996

An interview with John Oswald, who created an art form called "plunderphonics" - audio art made from existing materials - and took on the Grateful Dead's "Dark Star."

Terrapin Station, Furthur at The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Dec. 30th, 2009.

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follow this link to my video slide show and audience recording of Terrapin Station.
All images and sound captured by Mike Akatiff.
Furthur at The Bill Graham Civic Auditorium on Dec. 30th, 2009.

http://dl.dropbox.com/u/3398456/Terrapin%20Station%2012-30-09.wmv

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Gorge '09

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Grateful Dead Hour no. 386

By David Gans

Week of February 12, 1996

Featured: an interview with Alan Trist, longtime member of the Grateful Dead family, who in 1990 published The Water of Life: A Grateful Dead Folk Tale.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 293

By David Gans

Week of May 2, 1994

Another all-music show, with a particularly wonderful musical reference to the film Close Encounters of the Third Kind. This five-note musical figure plays an important part in the film's story of inter-species communication.>

Bob Weir Vinyl Painting

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Spawn of the DeadAnt, ELi Storm

Eli Storm, newest addition to the DeadAnt clan, born 11/2/09.

What? I drove all over the country this year. What can I say?

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KristinaCatfish telling the boyz (Ch1na and Moye) what do you expect?

Tiger LIlly

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Thank you kind sir....Um can I have another drink?

Ready for Dead party, 2006

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The Dead

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rush hour in the lot.

Anna in Monterey

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Anna at the beach in Monterey Ca.

MAINE

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steal your state

TicketStub

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RatDog at it's best!

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As night fell.....the tunes just got better and better!

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Grateful Dead Hour no.1088

By David Gans

Week of July 27, 2009

A recent show, featuring an interview with Ratdog guitarist Mark Karan and tracks from his new solo CD Walk Through the Fire, followed by part 1 of an exclusive performance by Mark's band Jemimah Puddleduck recorded June 30, 2009 at keyboardist JT Thomas's studio in southern California.

Panorama - The Dead - Shoreline - May 14, 2009

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Visiting Barry in Ridgway

Gr8fulTed w Patsy and Barry during the Merkel family reunion in Ridgway, 7/17/09

Garcia Project '74 Installment 1 Vine

started by UncleJon

Wade @ 10KLF

June 21, 2009

Guest Peter Lavezzoli of the Grateful Dead Tribute Band - Crazy Fingers Featuring “Deal” from Road Trips Vol. 2. No. 3 Bonus Disc Happy Father’s Day! Gary Lambert's Dad challenges him to making a living off the Dead and he succeeds! One fan grows up on Shakedown Street and special guest Peter Lavezzoli talks about doin' the Dead with his Dad back in '82. Plus, Peter and Gary pay tribute to Ali Akbar Kahn.

Tales from the Golden Road

collage

My design

My 1st Icecream Cone!!!!

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Michael's 1st icecream cone

High Times - Bob

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5-10-09 Shoreline

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"Cassidy" swirls in the air for beatniks - May 10, 2009

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Even a lawn ticket gets you closer to the action if you can navigate the swirl of song in the sunset..."Cassidy" swirls in the air for beatniks - May 10, 2009

4/18 Worcester, MA - Heartbeat of the Sun

Me and Melissa

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Spirit's NYE pics 2008 SF #24

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Doo, Shuffles & Dug Break From Ultimate Merriment

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Prankster Units Bask

Baby and Victoria Shakin w/FabT-birds 07

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PKPotter Vine

started by erickat

Posted: February 22, 2009 - 7:03pm
got this weird idea - might be brilliant - or stupid

but I'll put it out there for you to comment on.

what if we started a PKPotter vine of a get well card that we all add our 2 cents to & then on a pre-determined date, we send to him.

What do you think?

Vince Freaking Out

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I got a few cool shots from Jerrys side that night.

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Grateful Dead Hour no. 158

By David Gans

Week of September 30, 1991

Grateful Dead 12/19/69 New Old Fillmore, San Francisco
MONKEY AND THE ENGINEER
LITTLE SADIE
LONG BLACK LIMOUSINE
I'VE BEEN ALL AROUND THIS WORLD

5 Seasons, July 4, 1984

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July 4, 1984 Five Seasons Center, Cedar Rapids, IA Photo by Mark Slupe.

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My daughter Lucy Sky and me at Disney World Fla. 12/08/08

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BCT '86 Vine (AKA Marye's Vine)

"but Trevor," she whined when That Nice Hippy Guy proposed vining a BCT '86 show, "what about the rest of the run?"

--
started by That Nice Hippy Guy

Marye's Vine (Berkeley 86)

A big thank you to Ltapilot for 4/18, 4/19, and 4/21. This one is going to be 8 audio disc’s, but if anyone can put these on a dvd for everyone please feel free to do so.

Grateful Dead - April 18, 1986

Grateful Dead Hour no. 130

By David Gans

Week of March 18, 1991

A February 1991 KPFA interview with Grateful Dead sound man Dan Healy.

Mr. Weir @ 10K 2007 So Very Sweet Indeed.

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The Music Never Stops.

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Shoreline Amphitheatre - June 4, 1995 mail order stub

F# Harmonic Minor

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Chuck Berry/Grateful Dead

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Chuck Berry dancing to the GD

Grateful Dead Hour no. 538

By David Gans

Week of January 11, 1999

This week's post is a sort of prelude to the next two, which feature an interview with author Carol Brightman. The unreleased live GD music here is from one of the better shows of the fall 1994 tour. Next week's post includes the conclusion of this set.

Well Deserved Break!!!!

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Now how Kenny gets all that energy, I'll never know...the man THROWS himself in to his sax playing. One of the best additions to the line-up, in my opinion!

Grateful Dead Hour no. 97

By David Gans

Week of July 30, 1990

Another Merl Saunders interview from the GD Hour archive. This program contains the same "Mystery Train" we heard in past week's podcast; at the time of this interview (1990), it had not been released; Merl gave it to me on a cassette as a special treat.

- DG

Bobby

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Looks Like Rain

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Michael's Favorite Birthday Present

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I took the day off to play with Michael and all his new toys. This one is from his Oma and Opa.

Acoustically Sound

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Our new house !

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Our Spread ! We love it up here...

California State University Dominguez Hills

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tribal

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Winterland - From Egypt With Love

Winterland - From Egypt With Love

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From Egypt with Love show at Winterland.

Photographer:

Richard McCaffrey

Location

Winterland Arena San Francisco
United States

my little dead head

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HARD TO HANDLE

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Ocean's first game

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Wet Ticket

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The ticket was in my pocket all through the rain storm and the ride home after. I dried it out when I got home.

Getting into it

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John Molo and John Scofield have such great expressions here, I couldn't resist submitting one more. 1st set of Phil and Friends at 10,000 Lakes Festival. Photo by Ken R..

Separated At Birth?

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For months now I've had this eerie feeling and I just couldn't place it. Then SUDDENLY....last night it all came to me in a dream and I just had to share it with the world to confirm my thoughts.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 820

By David Gans

Week of June 7, 2004

Grateful Dead 3/1/69 Fillmore West
DUPREE'S DIAMOND BLUES
MOUNTAINS OF THE MOON
DARK STAR

Bonnaroo

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the gang on summer tour 87

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They Love Each Other

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This couple they got married so well they did agree.

Inside Billerica

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1st incarnation

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ahhhh! 900cc's of snap,crackle,pop!

Brain Freeze

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Note *Minnimum 5 hour playing time

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Who else but the Dead?

phil and bob @ the greek theatre s.f 6-86

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bob, jerry, and vince @ msg n.y.

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Cal Expo 1991 (I think....)

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We've got one vote for 1991. Sounds good to me. I cannot recall which year this was taken. Anyone know for sure? Bruce Hornsby is up there, along with Vince.

Quartz, like you've never seen it before

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This is a straight photograph. No photoshop manipulation whatsoever. And yes, I saw it like this before I shot it...

Grateful Dead Hour no. 319

By David Gans

Week of October 31, 1994

Conclusion of the two part interview with Steve Silberman and David Shenk, authors of Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads. More info in last week's entry.

Grateful Dead 8/6/74 Roosevelt Stadium, Jersey City NJ
EYES OF THE WORLD

Channel 666 -- Current Events and Discussion

Thanks to Trifecta for the title...

This topic is the continuation of the Channel Six topic http://www.dead.net/forum/i-turn-channel-six-president-comes-news

Grateful Dead Hour no. 318

By David Gans

Week of October 24, 1994

Featured: The first half of a two-part interview with Steve Silberman and David Shenk, authors of Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads, taken from a live broadcast on KPFA.

Grateful Dead 11/10/85 Meadowlands, E. Rutherford NJ
CASSIDY
FEEL LIKE A STRANGER
MISSISSIPPI HALFSTEP->
I KNOW YOU RIDER

Grateful Dead Hour no. 164

By David Gans

Week of November 11, 1991

Grateful Dead 9/16/78 Sound and Light Theatre, Cairo, Egypt (with Hamza El-Din)
OLLIN ARAGEED
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN->
IKO IKO

The "UNCLE BOBO" incident: Bob Weir, Bill Graham

Grateful Dead Hour no. 261

By David Gans

Week of September 20, 1993

OREGON TRAIL MIX

Grateful Dead 8/21/93 Autzen Stadium, Eugene OR
BIRD SONG->
PROMISED LAND

Grateful Dead 8/21/93 Autzen Stadium, Eugene OR
w/ Huey Lewis, harmonica
TRUCKIN'->
GOOD MORNING LITTLE SCHOOLGIRL->
SMOKESTACK LIGHTNING

Phil in Oregon

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Jerry

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Tahoe Manzanita

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The "Black Book" of the Dead

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This is the ultra rare "Black Book" of the Dead. So called because of the all black cover.
It was given away free at the Lyceum (London, England) shows in May 1972 during the Europe "72 tour.

gotta love this one...weeeeee

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Grateful Dead Hour no. 631

By David Gans

Week of October 23, 2000

Bob Weir interview Part 1
Including excerpts from Ratdog's new CD, Evening Moods
OCTOBER QUEEN

Rich Stadium June 1993

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"This must be heaven"

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Bobby and his sister Wendy signed their new children's book Panther Dream at a mall in White Plains, NY. 5 Connecticut Deadheads saw it as an opportunity of a lifetime.

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ABB 9/28/04 Vine

started by JolleyRedGiant54

Nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile

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As usual, it was a very hot, but happy time at RFK!

Shoreline 1993

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A rainbow full of sound, It's fireworks, calliopes and clowns...

Grateful Dead Hour no. 424

By David Gans

Week of November 4, 1996

Interview: PHIL LESH and JOHN CUTLER talk about Dozin' at the Knick

Hey Everyone check out the top left corner of this photo. Do ya see the stealie?

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I took this photo in a gorge in Ithaca Ney York.When I got home and gave it a look I immediately noticed the steal your face skull in the upper left.Very Weird!At least I know ALL the departed heads a

So Far At The Greek

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From the first day of their Anniversary shows at the Greek.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 500

By David Gans

Week of April 20, 1998

Documentary by David Gans
GREATEST PUMP SONG EVER WROTE

Grateful Dead 4/6/71, 5/3/72, 2/23/74, 9/20/90
PUMP SONG/GREATEST STORY Composite

 

Grateful Dead 6/27/69 Veterans Auditorium, Santa Rosa CA
SLEWFOOT
CASEY JONES
DIRE WOLF

Silver Bowl show

Eurovine #5 U.S. Branch

Started by Sunshine-daydream

Eurovine #5 U.S. Branch

Autumn 1989

4 shows on one DVD

8th October 1989
12th October 1989
26th October 1989

and one from Christmas period

Grateful Dead Hour no. 312

By David Gans

Grateful Dead Hour no. 312

Week of September 12, 1994

Grateful Dead 9/19/70 Fillmore East, New York City
ST. STEPHEN->
NOT FADE AWAY->
LOVELIGHT

Grateful Dead, Without a Net
LET IT GROW

Salt Lake City

Jerry Garcia/Greg Harrington Interview Vine

started by Oroboros.
Posted: November 12, 2007 - 8:49pm
Jerry Garcia interview with Greg Harrington 7-10-81, St. Paul MN

Ratdog 10KLF MN

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Phil Lesh, Book signing Portland Or. .

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Grateful Dead Hour no. 87

By David Gans

Week of May 21, 1990

Grateful Dead 3/19/90 Hartford Civic Center
BOX OF RAIN
FOOLISH HEART

Interview Mickey Hart

Grateful Dead 3/19/90 Hartford Civic Center
JAM ->
CHINA DOLL ->
GIMME SOME LOVIN' ->
GOIN' DOWN THE ROAD FEELIN' BAD ->
AROUND AND AROUND

one of my old license plates

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Dead at The Greek

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Greek 20 years so far 1985

bus

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Jerry/Bob

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Jan 26 1970

Tom Constanten played his last official show with the band.

Vendors outside Ice Stadium

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Vendors Outside The Ice Stadium, Stockholm

Grateful Dead Hour no. 242

I think this is the only time I ever built a Grateful Dead Hour show around a single song, but hey - "Dark Star" is a huge part of what the Grateful Dead is all about.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 796

This week's archival GD Hour podcast concludes both the interview with legendary GD roadie Steve Parish and the first set of 7/18/90.

Enjoy!

David Gans

Grateful Dead Hour no. 795

This week's archival GD Hour podcast continues the interview with legendary GD roadie Steve Parish upon the publication of his memoir, Home Before Daylight.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 794

GD Hour #794 is the second installment of a four-part series featuring an interview with Steve Parish, the legendary GD roadie who was also the manager of the Jerry Garcia Band for the last decade

Grateful Dead Hour no. 793

GD Hour #793 is the first of a four-part series featuring an interview with Steve Parish, the legendary GD roadie who was also the manager of the Jerry Garcia Band for the last decade or so of its existence. The occasion was the publication of Steve's memoir, Home Before Daylight.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 793

GD Radio Hour