Grateful Dead

Grateful Dead Hour no. 502

By David Gans

Grateful Dead Hour 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.

During Vince's tenure with the Grateful Dead, he opened a few shows for the Jerry Garcia Band with a band he called The Affordables.

This interview took place on the occasion of the release of his album Missing Man Formation.

Vince Welnick died on June 2, 2006.

Vince Welnick and Missing Man Formation
GOLDEN DAYS

Tubes 3/7/74 (live broadcast)
WONDER BREAD BODIES

Grateful Dead 3/18/94 Rosemont Horizon
HERE COMES SUNSHINE

Affordables 5/2/92 Warfield Theater, SF
IN DREAMS

Vince Welnick and Missing Man Formation
TRUE BLUE

Grateful Dead 5/25/93 Cal Expo, Sacramento CA
RAIN

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