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To me it's kind of like Dead archaeology, like when they excavated Rancho Olompali and found all those records. It's an historical event that may have left behind historical artifacts of one sort or another. The one bit of history I have found, and I don't know accurate it is alludes to John Williams being a program director around that time. But as an historical event created to span some length of time it does have a beginning, a middle and an end, with a unique plot arc spanning that length. So if anyone has information about this, please post it. If the bet hasn't been paid off, it might even be worth getting the two together again, if for no other reason than historical closure.
and I don't remember how it turned out.
Good question. I know someone knows the answer to this one around here. I have a vague recollection we were just talking about this a few years ago...
I am unable to start threads, so someone suggested this link to me to reply to an existing thread. My question is about Sam Hughes and John Williams. Those are the two guys in the 1977 Dead movie who were filmed while arguing about the movie itself. Sam Hughes was claiming that it was too commercial and exploited the Dead fans for money. John argued that it wasn't, and that in a few years Sam would watch the movie and like it. They ended up making a bet. Does anyone know what the bet was, whether or not it was paid off by the loser and/or what ever became of Sam Hughes and John Williams? I've searched the Internet but only found references to the segment in the film. In a way I would think many people would have followed up on this since it was such a noticeable part of the film, but I haven't had any luck.
Record Store Day will get due fanfare. Cool-looking album!
Why is there no info. from Dead.net about the Hampton '79 release? It's only a week until the release date. I wonder if this a Rhino release, a Dead.net sponsored release, or a third party release? I'd have thought they would be hyping it up on the home page by now. For a 'listening party' check the DaP 9 thread, I posted five links of stuff David Lemieux has played over the years on the Taper's Section. If you are viewing the comments in newest first, it is post number 1508. If you are viewing them oldest first it is post number 922.
The Store folks tell me that there's some great new summer stuff soon to be announced. Stay tuned!
I'll see what I can find out.
I haven't seen any Kids apparel in several Months in the Store. Are they Planning to add more soon. I've got to keep my grand kids looking good.
Anyone know how far 'off' RT V.1 N.1 (Fall '79) is? (purported to be) I'd like to try and pitch correct it myself to see how it 'should' sound.