Every Wednesday we present another show from the archives of the Grateful Dead Hour - "A weekly audio postcard from the wide musical world of the Grateful Dead." Since 1985, the show has featured exclusive interviews, music from the roots and branches of the band's musical family tree, and of course a generous helping of unreleased live and studio recordings.

You can browse and/or search the Grateful Dead Hour program logs on the show's home page, gdhour.com. Let us know if there's a particular show you'd like to hear, and feel free to post requests and comments here or by email to gdhour [at] dead.net

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    Week of February 24, 2003

    First of two parts presenting the complete second set of 4/6/82 at the Spectrum in Philadelphia. This show was released in 2011 as…

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    Week of May 5, 1997

    An interview with longtime Jerry Garcia associates John Cutler and Steve Parish.The occasion was the release of the posthumous JGB live CD How Sweet It Is, and the…

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    Second of two featuring set 1 and some of set 2 of April 1, 1980 in Passaic NJ.

    Also: Jerry Garcia's last recording session, a couple of weeks before his death in the summer of 1995, was "…

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    First of two featuring set 1 and some of set 2 of April 1, 1980 in Passaic NJ.

    The band pulled an excellent April Fool's prank: they took the stage with everybody on the "wrong"…

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    Week of March 25, 2019

    In 2018 I received a package from Candace Brightman, who was the Grateful Dead's lighting designer for more than 20 years. The box contained a handful of cassettes…