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I'm sorry

but soliciting copies of commercial releases, however out of print, no.

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Philadelphia Listening Partner/Guide

Hi there - I figure this is probably one of the safest places on the interwebs to post this, so here goes.

I live in Philly, am a huge music lover, and I've been slowly getting turned onto the Dead over the last 6 months or so, but I don't really know where to start. For one thing, I'm overwhelmed, to say the least, by the size and scope of their output. As a longtime fan and collector of Phish (is it kosher to admit that here? j/k), I know what it means to be consumed by a band's music, to know their history and the musical tendencies of the band members backwards and forwards… but that makes it all the more frustrating for me, not knowing where to start with the Dead; there's just so much MORE, in every way. For another thing, it's all well and good for me to go to sites like deadlistening.com, or poke around archive.org, and listen to whatever I happen to find, but going it solo just seems so antithetical to the spirit of community that this band has inspired, and continues to inspire. I don't know a soul who is a Dead fan, but I really want this to be something I can share, and not just keep to myself.

Simply put, I need help. I can tell that there's a universe of music here, waiting to reveal itself, but I think I need a guide of sorts to get me started.

So if you're a Deadhead living in the Philadelphia area; if you're the sort of person who hears an amazing jam and wants to share it with everyone you know; if you're willing to help a new seeker make some sense of the Dead - find an entry point, so to speak - I'd love to hear from you. You can PM me here on dead.net. Thanks! -- Jon

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1973 PSU Geary Hall Deadheads

Oh yeah, I just rememberd Tom M.

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Deadheads from Geary Hall Penn State 1973?

Hey Dizzy, Darryl, Katman, Woz, Jon, Cue, Carl, Bob and the rest of the guys from Fall 1973 at Geary Hall Penn State University Park, are you out there? Europe '72 was playing all the time and the air was filled with sweet smoke. You also lived in the Mars Hotel on College Ave in Sun's Slums after moving out of the dorms. I'd love to hear from you,
-Gary

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peter bertolli were are you?

looking for peter bertolli. please contact me. tbone1965@earthlink.net

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seeking colorado head peter bertolli

org from florida....fell off the planet please contact me.i miss you. todd tbone1965@earthlik.net

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Joined: Feb 3 2011
10 years gone...

Looking for Dave... the "Feisty" one! All I can do is remind you of good times... The Dead show at Memorial Stadium Seattle... just before Jerry died. The rooftop of the parking garage... the Husky game... Green Lake... Best of all: lunch in South Park when the cops "caught" us. (Well it's hard to call that the "best". Every time I saw you it was the "best time".) We still have a connection all these years later! I can feel it. Please contact me!! DAMMIT!!!

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Tom Casill

Looking for my old DH buddy tom casill.We were both from LI NY and hookedup in Houston in 79.Was best man @ his wedding to Mary.I moved west he ??? Hey Tom give me a scream@ 775-560-6935 You best man George....

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old friends

lived in Hampton,Va 79-82. Looking for Patti Olson.
Currently in West Chester,PA Looking for Jay that used to work at CTDI. We went to a Philly show together around '87

Any other Fort monroe military people from 79-82.

West chester,Pa people past and present...

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Travel partner

Hey now , I am a 53 year old mama of 3 grown sons. I saw my first show in 77, phillie.. and off and on through the years,,, Its been my dream to follow the tour for a season or more. I never could because of Babies and hubby died, and I just could not take to the road then... I am SO ready to NOW.. I got to seee Furthur 5 times last year and got the fever to get out of here .... I would like to find a trustworthy responsible travel partner to share expenses and experiences... if u r interested Let me hear from ya,,, shugamagnollia@aol.com

(~);} Have a GRATEFUL day (~);}

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