Polo Field - January 14, 1967
January 14, 1967
"The Great Human Be-In" - afternoon concert - also: Jefferson Airplane; QMS; Country Joe & The Fish; The Charlatans; plus numerous poets and speakers
Attendees of this show
i found an old cassette of pretty good quality
three songsam dew, good morning, and viola
THE GOOD MORNING is the most authentic RAP i ever heard the dead anyone know who the flute player and rapper is
Is Charles Lloyd
Do I contradict myself?
Very well then I contradict myself,
(I am large, I contain multitudes.)
Walt Whitman-Song of Myself
Having gone to a half dozen 'Big Shows' up until this day, I
and my buds thought it was kinduva cool insider's deal...
young and hopeful, thought maybe the world really would
turn upside down...FREE music in The Park was big fun, &
seemingly OUR thing ( 'our' being a not-so-small Circle of
Friends)-hundreds/maybe thousands, but still, a small and
very hip deal. At first, walking much Further than past music-
in-The-Park mornings required, we were amazed/elated that
there were SO DAMN MANY of 'us' ! As the day wore on,
we realized that it wasn't a 'small circle' anymore. The World
had found our little party and more would be coming every week-END ? Yeah, the beginning of the end...or so we thunk.
Grateful Dead Live at Polo Field, Golden Gate Park on 1967-01-14 - Grateful Dead
Morning Dew, Viola Lee Blues, Good Morning Little School Girl
This was another of those defining moments for me.15 years old...hitch-hiking around the Bay to all of these places where like-minded heads would be. To think that the elders (Leary, Ginsberg and Alpert,)there would lead us so far into the other possibilities for humanity. Truly blessed to be there.
According to Phil's book they opened with Dancing in the Streets just figured I'd add