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Joined: Aug 20 2007
Tom, Lefty, HCM & any other Rats

anyone heading to the Dead/Allmans show on 5/6/09? just heard about the dates on the WR List. I've only hit a few shows since i got clean but i'm starting to save my pennies for this one. here's the list that was on -

Fri 4/24/09 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY
Sat 4/25/29 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY
Sun 4/26/29 Madison Square Garden, New York City, NY

Tue 4/28/09 Times Union Center, Albany, NY
Wed 4/29/09 TD Bank North Arena, Boston, MA

Fri 5/01/09 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
Sat 5/02/09 Wachovia Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA
Sun 5/03/09 Verizon Center, Washington, D.C.

Tue 5/05/09 Mellon Arena, Pittsburgh, PA
Wed 5/06/09 Nationwide Arena, Columbus, OH

Fri 5/08/09 Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL
Sat 5/09/09 Allstate Arena, Chicago, IL

Mon 5/11/09 Scott Trade Center, St. Louis, MO
Tue 5/12/09 Sprint Center, Kansas City, MO
Wed 5/13/09 American Airlines Center, Dallas, TX

Fri 5/15/09 UNO Lakefront Arena, New Orleans, LA
Sat 5/16/09 Verizon Wireless Music Center, Pelham, AL
Sun 5/17/09 Sommet Center, Nashville, TN

Tue 5/19/09 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA
Wed 5/20/09 Hampton Coliseum, Hampton, VA

Fri 5/22/09 Time Warner Cable Music Pavilion, Raleigh, NC
Sat 5/23/09 Verizon Wireless Ampitheatre, Charlotte, NC
Sun 5/24/09 Lakewood Amphitheatre, Atlanta, GA

maybe closer to time we can set up a place to get together b4 if there's not a table.

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Joined: Oct 12 2008
hello again

Hi Tom.....glad 2 c u made it!!! Life is amazing, isn't it? I would give anything to be able to go to CA for new years, how about you guys??? One day at a time I guess. I am gonna try to start a new meeting in Bellville at a church called "All Souls" is a Unitarian Universalist church....have any of u guys heard of that? It suits me as a sober person and as a deadhead hippie sooooo well-their saying is "deeds not creeds" meaning that people of all religions go to share spirituality and faith with each other-it is all about how you treat people and what role you play as a member of the community....versus what religion you say you are....I love you guys so much....Have such a grateful much to be thankful for.....any of you ohioans venturing to columbus to see hookah on new years?? love n light-jodi

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Joined: Jun 10 2007
love to all the wharf rats

HippieChuck-i love all you guys for the support and unconditional love over the years.just wanted to say thanx to all for the years of support.

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Joined: Dec 6 2008
Glad you're here

Just celebrated another day sober- there are so many cool things out there I missed out on but I am learning more each day, because I want to.

I just released my debut novel, One Hour Martin-izing- the main character is a major deadhead and his best bud is a "Wharf Rat." If you like to read novels that make you laugh out loud and take you to places you have been and remember fondly and you like to root for the underdog who just happens to love the Dead and The NY Yankees, this plot driven thriller is for you.

You can get it at, and Check it out and share it with a kindred spirit- oh yeah , have you called your sponsor today!

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Joined: Jun 4 2007
don't know

don't know if this Bird Song is studio or live onthis Big Box Set

Joined: Jul 29 2008
Studio Bird Song

"Music question ! Was there ever a studio version of "Bird Song" recorded ?"

Yeah, on Jerry's first solo album. Don't know if that's the version you heard, though.

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Joined: Nov 22 2008
Happy Thanksgiving

Went to a "gratitude meeting" last night. Never been to one before....heck, never heard of such a thing until a week ago. Everyone in the room got to get up and say what you're grateful for !! It was way cool to hear everybody share.
Music question ! Was there ever a studio version of "Bird Song" recorded ? I've tried to research this and get nowhere, but I swear I heard a very slow, quiet version on the GDC about a month ago. I sent them an e-mail, but no response. They're probably overwhelmed with e-mails. Maybe it was just Jerry ? Any help would be appreciated.
Haven't been to a show in a LONG time-probably Deer Creek Amphitheater, Indy, back around '89-'90. (or was the Louisville, KY show after that ?) I dunno !! How are Phil, Bob, Mickey, etc sounding these days ? Jeez, I see groups like Aerosmith and The Stones and Tom Petty performing at Superbowls, and I think "Jeez, hang it up ! You can't SING anymore !!!" So, I can't help wondering how the individual members of the Dead are sounding.
Alright then.....
Take care everyone !

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Joined: Sep 29 2007
Hey Tom and Hoss

GRATE to see you you here! Maybe we can meet up at one the Darkstar shows in Feb.Anyway glad weir here, Happy Thanksgiving we have a lot to be grateful for!
peace, love and recovery,

Joined: Aug 20 2007
hey tom, welcome home!

hey tom, welcome home! turns out Weir everywhere, even OH. i'm in canton myself. good ta have ya here!


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