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DH102

Apparently you seek the holy grail of tour tees...

http://www.ebay.com/itm/GRATEFUL-DEAD-VINTAGE-TEE-ON-THE-ROAD-1977-/3706...

Edit: Just noticed the remote date of your solicitation...hope you're still reading AND have recently won the lottery! /k

Edit II (9/24/14): 2 months later and it's still there...I wonder how many of the 4 watchers are "us" waiting to see if it actually sells! Also, it strikes me that the $10 shipping fee is just insult to injury... :)/k

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They love each other

I am happy! I found the groovy GD shirt skeleton kissing a long haired girl on front, on back skeletons holding hands. From the Fall tour 1982
He could pass his time
'round some other line
But you know he chose this place beside her...on back
I always liked the shirt. Never had it but my friend did! Yea!! Small joys make happy daze! And today it arrived!

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Always bought a shirt.

Part of my GD ritual was to always buy a shirt at each show I went to. Licensed or parking lot. I still have all those shirts (funny, they don't fit too well anymore).
First shirt I ever bought was at Universal Amphitheater shows '73. Plain white T with Bobby's Ace album cover design on it. Those shirts hold memories.

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gone but not lost

Many a shirt have gone the way of the dodo, but some show up on ebay if you want to go that route. My pic is a very nice design I had on a shirt from the 85 fall tour, if you look at it just right, and under the proper influences, all kinds of things seem to change and move right before your eyes. Fun times indeed.

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That's awesome

Did your wife ever make a comforter from your t-shirts Zomby D Wulf?

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Shakedown

One of my favorite things to do in the lot was support the artists making jewelry, t-shirts, posters etc. These days I keep the memories of tour alive by printing lot tees. If there's a shirt you lost along the way, let me know... I may have it. Here's my store. Much love!

http://www.etsy.com/shop/GratefulDesign

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Dead On The Road '77

This is the one I miss the most, I don't know what happened to it but I suspect my Mother. It showed a pile of broken bones with a skull in the foreground with a bus or semi in the distance, after having traveled this twisted road. The vehicle had a GD lightning bolt on the back. At the top it said, "Dead On The Road '77." It was a simple white on black T-shirt. I'd really be interested if somebody has one they could part with.

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chicago '90...I think

It was summer tour '90 I think....It was a multi rainbow-colored dye with a stealie melting ice-cream cone on the front and summer '90 dates on the back. I wore that shirt til the sleeves fell off!! Then I wore it some more until it was riddled with holes from multiple washings and dancings..... :P

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That's funny...

...I still have the 'Deadagonia: Quality Music for your next trip...' (white shirt) and the American flag within a Rose t-shirts (a black shirt). Both I believe are circa 93-95 era when I picked them up from GDM almanac. Both are still decent condition but definitely worn over the years.
On a related note, I had a funny sight this summer when my Dad (a non-Head if there ever was one) was decked out in my extra large (unofficial) tour '95 shirt and sweatpants after he needed a quick change of clothes on a hot day. I wish I could have taken a picture of that...what a sight!

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The T-Shirt I Wish I Still Had