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Summer of Love Labor Day Concert

Will any of the Dead be performing at the 40th anniversary of the Summer of Love concert on September 2nd at Golden Gate Park in San Francisco?

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Pets...

SirX, we've had a pets topic all along, my friend!

http://www.dead.net/forum/your-faithful-friends

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pets

you've already greenlighted one of my topics. i think the world of that. lets face it - we all have pets with names that are a part of our lives, especially with the "dead". would it be possible to post a "pets" section? seriously, it would be cute. just think about it....take care chris. i make the motion first for my kitty that's dead now - her name was stella blue.

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Fifty Seven Channels And There's Nothing On

Okay, tee-vee watchers. have at.

http://www.dead.net/forum/fifty-seven-channels

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Summer Of Love

How about a topic - Summer of Love: Where you there? What does it mean for you?

Rolling Stone just released an issue about Summer of Love and Guitar Player did an issue featuring the 40 best guitar albums of 1967. It would be interesting to see a conversation here, big influence on us. Peace and Love still

Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,?
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
Walt Whitman-Song of Myself

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TV talk

before the movie thread gets over-run by tribbles...

how about a TV talk section?

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ya know...

I thought we had one of those, but maybe not. I'll go check.

Meanwhile, check "If it wasn't your first show," which is about life-changing shows and may give you some avenues to explore.

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Shows topic

Marye,
I love the "favorite versions" thread, but I think a good topic would be "essential shows" or "favorite shows" or something along those lines. After all, the Grateful Dead were about the long journey through the nebulous of the entire show, not just one song. The reason I suggest this, is that, even though I've been a Deadhead for almost 20 years, I am only really familiar with historic shows, DP's, and '89-through '95. There are so many knowledgeable heads here who could point the younger heads and newbies toward, say, that killer show from '79 or 81 etc. (Ha ha! isn't weird that after all these years, I still feel like a "touch-head" newbie!?). Perhaps a logical way to break it down would be along decades or eras (the Pigpen era, the Kieth era, the Brent era, etc.)
Anyway, thanks for the awesome new site. You guys are truly doing yeoman's work!

Yo Soy Boricua!

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Dick's Picks/Vault topic
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various answers

The short answer is that all the stuff from old dead.net forums is gone. We are trying to get it restored as a read-only archive.

If you want to talk about politics, start here:
http://www.dead.net/forum/i-turn-channel-six-president-comes-news

Releases We'd Like to See
http://www.dead.net/forum/top-my-request-list

If you want to talk about existing Vault releases, no problem, we'll start a topic!

As for Live/Dead being out of print, nope. The Store is very sparsely stocked at the moment and all kinds of stuff isn't there yet.

And, while I'm thinking of it, as someone mentioned elsewhere, there are at present no downloads in the Store, but there are plenty at iTunes, if you can use that format.

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