Days Of Dead

Friend Of The Devil
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A song that was performed both acoustically and electrically, and that had a major arrangement change a few years into its life
day17_ewvdtxonnb_friendofthedevil.mp3
El Monte, CA, Legion Stadium
In 1970, Friend Of The Devil was performed both acoustically (see our fifth selection this year) and electrically. When it was brought back into the repertoire in 1976, it was a very different, much slower-tempoed arrangement, that would be the band's arranegment until 1995
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A song that was performed both acoustically and electrically, and that had a major arrangement change a few years into its life
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Friend Of The Devil

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…….NOT complaining, however, with the body of work we have to pull from, why the need for duplicates? By the way....just want to say thanx for all the years of free music in November. Not only have I copied the music onto CD, but I have also made a copy of each days trivia question and the following daze answer! It has made wonderful Xmas presents to my Deadhead family...….

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Am I missing something? What is this, this theeng you say, this "Trivia Question"?

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Now I get it. I took a weird turn on that one, sorry. :-)

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to have to listen to a handful of versions for this time frame for this one. some real sweet ones out there. hit a few candyman while i was at it. or should i say candymanS. some quality time in the archives.

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The DTS version of this show is one of my favorites. My hint is Dog Breath.

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on the archive this morning came across a show(not the correct answer of the day), that got it's acoustical hooks into me and just wouldn't let go. Such beautiful sounds from this era make it a joy to listen to on a lazy Sunday morning. Thanks to all the tapers and posters out there for your labors of love. We're still getting off on it all these years later.

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oh hey, on this day, we've got vault releases from '71, '72, and '73.
The 26th, 11th, & 5th volumes of Dave's Picks, respectively. anyone else having a November 17 party?
Albuquerque, Wichita, UCLA.. here I come! see u there?

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This was a classic cassette tape in people's collections.
From a venue and city I only ever heard of thanks to this tape.
Crystal clear sound and some great JG vocal performances.

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Fun Search. I am Thank Full!

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And the feedback made it clear. The hint about the town nobody's heard of helped too. Though I've been there.

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I have a good friend who lives in this particular town. She remembers the venue before it was torn down years ago. There's a cool Doo Wop song about this place. I can't believe who wrote it. I'll have to share that tomorrow after someone wins. It's too wild.

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such an amazing timbre to his voice on this selection/show...

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@WildBill29.... nice score on the doo wop song about the place!! Made my evening!

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And I was derailed listening to a couple other fine shows from this wonderful era in GD history but finally got back on the tracks with some end around search techniques different from normal procedures. Just gotta poke around. I never get tired of listening to this tune. Thanks to David and DeadNet for pointing this one out. And many thanks to DeadBase as well.

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...we got to play it twice! And according to Hunter, "I like 'Friend of the Devil'; I thought that was the closest we've come to what may be a classic song." Thank you for a real good time, Hunter!

You can borrow from the Devil
You can borrow from a friend
But the Devil give you twenty
When your friend got only ten

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...at a city-run camp program, sung by counselors around the fire, when I were but 10 summers old. Checking out my mother's American Beauty LP years later, I saw that GD had recorded their own version of this traditional folk song-- wait, they claim to have written it themselves?! WTF?!
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[EDIT] this comment was meant for FotD
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Oddly enough, I'd never until just now thought it at all significant that the city in question is Palo Alto, CA.

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  • spiritwide
    3 weeks 2 days ago
    I first heard this song...

    ...at a city-run camp program, sung by counselors around the fire, when I were but 10 summers old. Checking out my mother's American Beauty LP years later, I saw that GD had recorded their own version of this traditional folk song-- wait, they claim to have written it themselves?! WTF?!
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    [EDIT] this comment was meant for FotD
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    Oddly enough, I'd never until just now thought it at all significant that the city in question is Palo Alto, CA.

  • But I'll still…
    3 weeks 3 days ago
    This song's so nice...

    ...we got to play it twice! And according to Hunter, "I like 'Friend of the Devil'; I thought that was the closest we've come to what may be a classic song." Thank you for a real good time, Hunter!

    You can borrow from the Devil
    You can borrow from a friend
    But the Devil give you twenty
    When your friend got only ten

  • brassinthegrass
    3 weeks 3 days ago
    The Devil is in the details.

    And I was derailed listening to a couple other fine shows from this wonderful era in GD history but finally got back on the tracks with some end around search techniques different from normal procedures. Just gotta poke around. I never get tired of listening to this tune. Thanks to David and DeadNet for pointing this one out. And many thanks to DeadBase as well.