I received my new book in the mail today which is Signpost. My next book would either be Desolate Angel by Dennis McNally (I believe that's the book), or I'll buy A Long Strange Trip by Dennis McNally? I'll probably go with Desolate Angel first? What does everyone think about buying that book first?
I'll have to go back to the GD Movie and look for the cake! The "Garcia" album definitely has a disembodied right hand floating on the cover, though. Thank God for that.
I saw the "handprint T" at the new Garcia store, am going to need one of those, I'm sure.
Must be the "getting old" thing, but it's amazing how many details I've taken for granted through my life that suddenly come around and bite me in the butt...and then I scratch my head wondering how I could have been so blind for so long.
This is posted elsewhere too, but for those who missed it, it looks like the Jerry vault is open again, also with a merhandising store.
and you can buy a new handprint T shirt too MaryE!
Also coming is a new Garcia Saunders Keystone Box Set, with a handful of unreleased cuts.
it's a handprint, yes. I once had a t-shirt of the handprint, which I wore till it fell apart, and I'd sure love to get another. Not that I've seen one since the '80s.
In the GD Movie, if I recall correctly, there's a cake backstage with the handprint.
Sometimes I'm positively glacial (which I guess is somewhat slower than real slow but somewhat faster than it used to be).
Watching the TRI broadcast the other night, it suddenly occurred to me that the Jerry "hand" logo was of a left hand, not a right hand.
Have I missed this all these years? Is there an explanation? The only thing that came to mind is that it was a rendering of a handprint, and therefore was a reversed image.
So what's the scoop?
Sheepishly awaiting enlightenment...thanks.
This entire thread, which is dedicated to books: Grateful Dead Library.
I don't think you need to stop reading American Life just because you're waiting for Signpost though!
I went to the bookstore yesterday to buy Signpost, but they were out of stock, so I ordered it and it's being shipped to my home. I paid for it in the store with cash. It hasn't been shipped from the time I am writing this, but it's being shipped today.
I'll take your recommendating by reading Signpost before I read anymore of An American Life.
personally I'd recommend reading Signpost as soon as you can get your hands on it, but that's me.
Some of it is a bit dated, which is not surprising as it's 40+ years old. But it's pretty great.
Watched timothy leary. Thanks for posting - Anyone been in touch with them? Have they gone further than anyone has ever been before?
Thank you for the info!
Would you personally recommend reading A Signpost to New Space before reading Desolate Angel, but once I read the whole book of An American Life?
I just bought An American Life from my local bookstore, and I paid them with cash. barnesandnoble.com is the website. I do a Pick Me Up to only make sure they have the books in stock, but it uses a zip code.
Off topic: I am still looking at deaddisc.com as for reference. I think you guys were right there would be no such thing as a reference site to categorized a complete discography. LOL.