"The Dead opened their July 12th RFK gig with "Touch of Grey," getting the crowd moving early on as Garcia picked out an effervescent solo and delivered the song's pop-tinged vocals."
Happy 75th, Jerry! Join us as we celebrate The Days Between with a 9-song playlist featuring some of Jerry's most magical live moments and one from the studio too. Check out the track-by-track commentary by Grateful Dead scribe Jesse Jarnow.
1. Touch of Grey (Garcia/Hunter)
July 12, 1989 RFK Stadium, Washington, DC
"Mind-roasting"? Don't mind if we "dew." Rollingstone.com's got an exclusive sneak preview of what might be the most magical "Morning Dew" of all time.
We welcome you to hear I See Hawks In LA.
"Humboldt" and "Hope Against Hope" from our 2004 CD "Grapevine"
"Motorcycle Mama" from our 2006 CD "California Country"
"Bohemian Highway" from our 2012 CD "New Kind Of Lonely"
"The River Knows" from our upcoming CD "Mystery Drug"
We welcome you to hear the following tracks from Saunders/Garcia - Keystone Companions/The Complete 1973 Fantasy Recordings.
"Positively 4th Street"
"That’s All Right Mama"
We welcome you to hear "Cumberland Blues," "Brown-Eyed Women," and "Comes A Time" from the brand new Dave's Picks Volume 3.
We welcome you to hear the entire album Europe '72: Strand Lyceum, London, England (5/24/1972).
We welcome you to hear the entire album Europe '72: Concertgebouw, Amsterdam, Holland (5/10/1972).