Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1081

Grateful Dead Hour by David Gans

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.

More info in the entry for GD Hour no. 1080.

Grateful Dead 11/8/87 Henry J Kaiser, Oakland CA
WEST LA FADEAWAY
THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED->
DON'T EASE ME IN

Interview: Tom Davis

Grateful Dead, Dead Ahead
FRANKLIN'S TOWER

Interview: Tom Davis

Excerpt from
Cooking with Jerry

Interview: Tom Davis

Grateful Dead 3/24/71 Winterland, San Francisco
HARD TO HANDLE

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Tom Davis

Thanks for playing this this week. I had no idea Tom Davis had died even though I read the Chicago Tribune daily. How is it that when some guy who does infomercials dies it's big news but when a great creative mind from the '70s/'80s dies it doesn't even make the paper?
Most of the skits mentioned in the interview here are on Youtube and well worth watching. I also found a video of Franken and Davis playing Jagger and Richards to perfection. Great stuff.
Here's hoping more of this interview is on the way.

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