Week of September 5, 1988
This week we hear a November 1987 interview with Jerry Garcia by Mary Eisenhart, a longtime Deadhead and a good friend of mine who is also the forum manager here on Dead.Net. The full transcript is posted on Mary's web site; portions appeared in BAM Magazine, and Mary was kind enough to allow me to broadcast parts of it in the very first episode of my nationally syndicated radio show, the Grateful Dead Hour.
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An important note about this interview, from Mary's post in the vine topic:
....this [interview] certainly highlights the difference between doing interviews for print (which this was, originally) and broadcast. Let's just say if you INTEND to do an audio interview, learn from my lame example and do not say "uh-huh" at 30-second intervals.
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5/2/70 was released in 1997 as Dick's Picks vol. 8
Jerry Garcia Band, Cats Under the Stars
CATS UNDER THE STARS
Grateful Dead 10/18/78 Winterland, San Francisco
Grateful Dead, 1968 studio single
Grateful Dead 5/19/74 Portland Coliseum
Grateful Dead 5/2/70 Binghamton NY
VIOLA LEE BLUES->
I BID YOU GOOD NIGHT
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