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    marye
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    Since the original topic now has hundreds of introductions and is getting a bit hard to navigate, this seems as good a time as any to launch a new one. The original is here, should you wish to catch up on the who's who since this opened up in May. If you haven't introduced yourself yet, please do! And if you already have, but have something new to tell us about you and your life, speak up! (A bit of housekeeping business so we don't have to repost everything we posted before--izzie and I are the moderators here, and for our more extensive intros see the original topic.) Thanks and welcome!

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  • November 15, 2019 - 4:02pm
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    Hi

    Hi,I grew up in a southern town too. Mechanicsville Virginia. About 20 minutes from Richmond Virginia. I graduated high school in 94 and saw the dead on 10-9-94. It was crazy seeing jerry and Phil and everyone. So fun. The only thing I have seen from them since was in 1999 I saw Phil and friends at the mosque in Richmond. They played strawberry fields forever. And a lot of dead. It was great. Now I am living in cocoa Florida and am a professional illustrator. Just wanted to say hi.

  • September 29, 2019 - 6:48pm
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    Hi!

    Hey everyone! New to the Dead here with a recent mind blowing revelation of how great this band truly is. I watched the amazon special and now exploring on Tidal a lot of there stuff. I grew up listening to best hits but could never get into their other stuff. Fast forward 25 years and with regular mj use the dead is really opening my mind. This looks like a great site to learn about this epic band !

  • January 14, 2019 - 3:46pm
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    Hi everyone

    Hi. I'm Eirik, originally from Sweden but now living in the US.

    Been a deadhead for almost 25 years. My dad would play vinyl's of their classics and it didn't take me long to pick up on it. Really love the design of this site and looking forward to contribute more. I see that the introduction section has been "dead" for a while, but I'll still give it a go. As for my private life I'm married with 2 kids, and work as a database programmer. I also run my own personal economics blog - https://www.refinansiere.net/. Might have to add another section on the GD soon though :)

  • June 29, 2015 - 7:56pm
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    I is gonna try put words on
    I is gonna try put words on magic screen to make friends and have all kinds of fun.
  • June 29, 2015 - 7:54pm
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    Let's see if I can get this
    Let's see if I can get this up here hey y'all what's swingin?!
  • October 5, 2013 - 9:58pm
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    Thanks for the welcome!
    PonchoBillThe jury is probably still out on whether I'm ok or not. It was certainly weird being that young, and having no guide for my first trip. I guess that's why I used to try to help first timers at some of the later shows I attended. Anna My ex-spouse was a non Head. It did not work because she aspires to have lots of possessions. I just want good music, and a space to get my head right. That's all I need. And... I am looking for a little community. Solitary Dead Head where I live.
  • October 5, 2013 - 12:10pm
    marye
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    the mixed-marriage thread
    They Love Each Other, But...
  • October 5, 2013 - 11:50am
    Anna rRxia
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    Welcome Hockey John!
    I have enjoyed your posts and wish you and your son the best. Was your spouse a deadhead? I'm betting not. My spouse and I aren't, and though we make it work, there is a substantial piece missing, fairly important. There is a whole thread devoted to that on this website (I forget the name at the moment). We hope you stick around and find some community. We're all changing leaves on the tree...
  • October 5, 2013 - 10:33am
    PonchoBill
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    Holy smokes, Johnny
    Dosed at 12 years old. I'm happy you're experience turned out o.k.
  • September 29, 2013 - 10:45am
    marye
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    hey, welcome
    so glad you made it here.
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Since the original topic now has hundreds of introductions and is getting a bit hard to navigate, this seems as good a time as any to launch a new one. The original is here, should you wish to catch up on the who's who since this opened up in May. If you haven't introduced yourself yet, please do! And if you already have, but have something new to tell us about you and your life, speak up! (A bit of housekeeping business so we don't have to repost everything we posted before--izzie and I are the moderators here, and for our more extensive intros see the original topic.) Thanks and welcome!
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Hey now! I am ed aka grateful_ed and the pretty lady with flowers in her hair is my beautiful wife kelley aka sisterKind aka treetop_mama but is always my mama_luv.... me well i am originally from the great city of brotherly love where i got introduced and absolutely hooked on the groove of The Grateful Dead and continue to live and dance down here in the country in Northeast Alabama hidden away in the woods with my wife, doggs, kitties and hoping soon childrens... i am a veteran of the united states navy and was fortunate to travel the world and saw my first dylan show on July 4, 1992 in Genoa Italy 1 day after my 21st birthday with a deadhead buddy of mine from my ship and that moment completely opened my eyes and woke me up to a whole new world, from there I began my exploration until i stumbled happily into the Spectrum in Philadelphia September 1993 when I caught my first show and realized what I have been missing... late in the game but at least I got to play for a few years.... i live happily and peacefully and am glad to see this forum back up and in service... hope to make some new kind friends and maybe even bump into some brothers and sisters i have not heard from in a long time!!!
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My name is Joseph Durham. I never had the opportunity to see the Dead, and really never heard of them until 2 years ago. Now, I have a pretty good cllection. However, it's not good enough. I hope to get all of Dick's Picks, and both of the large boxsets. I have been eyeing those for 2 years. I am currently attending seminary for degree in ministry. Yes, a minister likes the GratefulDead. Can't help it, I know good music when I find it. I have a large library, and love to study. WHat do I d in my free time? Study, and then I study some more. :-) Sad huh?
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My mom used to call me her little wharf rat (as well as urchin, and things I won't repeat here) when I was a kid, so when I first got into the Dead in the late 80's I took that handle. I understand some folks have taken it is a handle for their group; I'm not a member. I dig what they do, though. I only managed to make it to a few shows (a fella's gotta go to school and work and such) but I have an extensive collection of bootlegs, thanks to all my kind friends. I live in what's called the Northern Tier of Pennsylvania. It's the middle part of the border with New York state, so I saw a lot of shows in Buffalo, NYC, Philadelphia, Pittsburgh, Washington, Buckeye Lake, and on one memorable occasion, Deer Creek. I invite you to stop by the area we like to call the Endless Mountains (sounds like something outa Tolkien, huh?). It's so Appalachian, you'll think you're in Kentucky, only colder. We got mountains, coal and lotsa bluegrass! Come for The Hickory Fest in August or the Fine Arts Forum anytime and I'll see you there! Wharf Rat, Private Eye P.S. My friends give free music lessons @ Music Moose! Tell 'em Wharf Rat sent you. ;-)
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I have a radio show on the Stony Brook University radio station (WUSB 90.1 FM or on the web at http://wusb.fm), alternating Monday mornings from 3-6AM EST called the Free Music Show, where I play live music performances that I download from www.archive.org and bt.etree.org. I do a lot of Grateful Dead, as well as other jam bands. This morning's show, which is happening RIGHT NOW, is a special 6-hour (started at midnight) 60th Birthday tribute to Bob Weir. If anybody from this forum tunes in, shoot me an e-mail at bobanero@wusb.fm or call the station at 631-632-6901 and say hello.
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Glad to come back - I used to post a bit on the old DNC.. I was also a long time user of the Well and may know a few folks here from there.. At any rate like most here, long-time Deadhead, I live in Columbia MO and host D Gans' GDH as well as an hour of my own music there on KOPN 89.5 FM every friday night. You can also listen to my radio choices at: http://deadshow.blogspot.com where I publish the Deadpod weekly.. thanks! John Henrikson
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Im dillon (please dont call me dill) and im from a little town in mass. I grew up on The Dead, Beatles, Simon and Garfunkel, etc who my mom is a major fan of. I love to read anything and everything and listen to all music and play the bass guitar. I now go to a very conservative boarding school in Ct. banished by my father and step mother.Peace, love and hapiness, dillon
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Don't let the bastards grind you down! I once read Bob Weir described as ' a rich kid run wild who had been thrown out of numerous private schools' . I myself was an underachiever in this respect having only been thrown out of one! good luck!
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It all started for me when I was 13 and heard Ramble On Rose. Grew up with my loving grandparents who thought my taste in music was(is) the DEBIL, so no shows for me until '97 JGB- Richmond, VA. I'm an avid reader and the Dead can tell a story like no other. Really dig Pig and the early music. Maybe I'm a soul born too late. Jerry has the sweetest voice I've ever heard and the music just does something to me. So to all of you who were "on the bus" from show to show - right on. You've had an experience that can't be duplicated and I respect you all a little more for it.
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Hi, everyone! So happy to be here! I've been hanging out and checkin the scene, Seems like a really great place to be. My name is April Fawn. I'm 32. I just moved to South Florida, from North Carolina, from Massachusetts. My baby girl, Samantha was born August 1st, 2006 (i didn't even try, it just came out (scuz the pun) that way!). She's my life & love (if i had the world to give). I live with my boyfriend who I'll have to tell my full story of crazy love about later. He's my #2 fave person in the whole world, and the reason i got into the dead at all.I started listening not so long ago, only in 2001. So I missed out on the greatest trip of all, Jerry. But he's spirit so lives on in his songs and in his fans. It's crazy, cuz I watched this movie about a festival with all these awesome musicians like janis j and the dead and a bunch of other folks.... anyway they were on a train that took them from show to show, east to west. And (i can't believe I forgot the name of the movie), i cried so hard when there was this part where janis and jerry and sitting there on the train next to each other singing and drinkin and lovin it. It was like, god so freakin sad. but i thought, well, nothings over, we've all just begun. And moved on Anyway. I'm siked to be here. Glad to meet so of you so far. And can't wait to meet some more! peace & whatnots
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Hello everybody in Deadville First I'll say "Rock On" to Bob, the above poster, and also to the others who are involved in their communities and spreading the music. Without Jerry playing it takes a little extra to spread the vibe. Nice place here. I began by listening to Wake of the Flood. in '72, and my first live show was Oakland '75, when the Dead opened for the Who. It was Sunday, and there were bagels and little tongue treats available. Mars Hotel decorated the speaker towers, the weather was mild, and Playing in the Band took me to a new appreciation of music. Of course the people were different too, you know-like an instant feeling of extended family. A kind of fantasy family that confided secrets and trusted you as a best friend. And with this trust was a respect for any member of the Dead Head community. A trust that was rarely doubted, and a common denominator raising the bar for all of us. Well, that's about as sappy as it comes today! Lets simplify by saying that I was surprised by the honesty and generosity of my neighbors at the 100 or so shows I attended. The Dead played well, and the quality of sound was great except on rare occasion. When Jerry was smiling and Bob was screaming we had fun. When Bill and Mickey played alone some of us heard a symphony of hooves across the tundra and extra terrestrials exploring of atmosphere. When Jerry finished a first set while the audience whispered he returned with a vengeance singing "Take you to the leader of a band", later kicking of a furious pace of GTRFB while looking back at Mickey who was shaking his head saying "Yeah it's Fast". When Jerry died a lot of things went through my head. Remorse, sadness. Jerry personified many things and was a uniquely popular musician who gathered many to a real but fantastical place where we could laugh, dance, cry and trust a stranger. He sang... with a voice that could only be fully understood live. From his heart, to my soul. A month or so after he died one night I kept waking from a dream of him smiling at me practically touching noses. Like right in my face, and I kept waking up. I picked up my guitar that morning and broke into a never before done by me Poor Peter.
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I don't make music, I make art. I paint portraits of musicians on worn vinyl LPs. I've got a gallery on my website, but what I'm excited about is my YouTube videos. I did one of Jerry backed by "Uncle John's Band" and I'm trying to get people to see it and talk about it. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SIxuJl_ROZQ It's short, but sweet, I think. Hope you like.
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That is some wonderful art work, what a grate idea on vinyl LPs.Nice picture of our beloved Jerry.
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Hi guys My name's Dave and I'm from Canada (montreal). I'm actually pretty new to the Dead's music and only started listening to them about a year ago. I've been listening to a lot of podcasts and trying to build up a little library of live shows. I'm actually currently working on a project about Deadheads for a musicology class I'm doing and if anyone is interested in doing a short interview with me who's seen the band I'd really appreciate it. thanks
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Hi I'm Don, this is my first post here, and I'm still trying to navigate the site. I'm from Chicago and saw my first show at the Uptown Theater in '78. I just moved to Ottawa area about a month ago, and I don't know too many folks here yet. Dave I saw lots of shows, be happy to answer any questions. Contact me here, and we'll figure it out. ~I was concealed Now I am stirring And I will lay my love around you...~
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Name is Charles. My first post here...decided to join after some time lurking. I'm from Ottawa, Canada as well, so welcome to town Don! Discovered the Dead in the mid to late 80's, and spent subsequent years seeing as many shows as I could, as well as gathering as many recordings as I could get my hands on. I'm glad to join the community. d_bridger, I'd be happy to help as well. I've seen a fair number shows in various locales.

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Hello, great to see everyone stopping in to introduce themselves...I currently live north of Boston and I went to my first show in 87 or 88, Started on tour in '91 - was on tour for most of 93-94 would love to hear from others who were there :-) I did mostly Easy Coast, but was out in Oakland for some New Years runs. I was Michelle from Boston to many LOL (I often had a small indian drum with me and sold jewlery and did hair wraps, etc...Went to school for Anthropology, then switched to Massart and combined them into some interesting performance/experiental art. Now I am at SAHM, have some health issues that prevent me from working a FT job, but allow me to be home, so it all works out. Looking forward to getting back into the pottery studio soon, it is one thing that being home with 3 little ones limits...I have a 3 week old, 2yo and 4yo! I love music, reading, forensics and my family. Would love to reconnect w/ old tour buddies, esp Mike Harris of Pensacola Fl and Bay St Louis MS and Jarrod Tanney from Montreal, if y'all are out there somewhere
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Hello, I found the new spruced up site..... Nice! My 1st Dead show was Jan 11 1978, my last was Vegas 95. My only regret during that time is that I only saw about 50 shows, mostly the last 3 years. 3rd generation Californian, I live in Ventura, Married an artist, we created a son age 12, I wear a suit for my day job, but I like to play guitar and enjoy the outdoors as much as possible. Here's a video of me playing "I need a Miracle", I programmed the drums n Bass the rest is live :) http://youtube.com/watch?v=FI-qCXT2u5c PK
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Just want to hi. We recently saw Bob Weir and we love Rat Dog. The Dead were wonderful and definitely the concerts were very magical.
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Hi i am Les Gibson i hung out on dead tour from 1989 to 1995 getting and feeling really old sure would love to talk old times,well not that old but would like to hear from some of the old road dogs...
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I have lurked around these forums for a while, and have (finally!) started posting. About me...I'm a 30-something living in the Chicago suburbs. I grew up in Illinois, spent a few years practicing law out in Seattle, and then spent a few years down in San Jose, CA. I moved back behind "The Corn Curtain" a few years ago to be closer to family again. I just got married this spring. :) I was a latecomer and didn't really get into the Dead until 2000. I had picked up American Beauty and Hundred Year Hall in '96 when I was in law school. I liked AB and the 1st disc of HYH, but (for reasons now beyond my understanding) they didn't get more than the occasional spin. By 2000, I was living in Seattle and happened to see a few of the "floating ticket" series of Dick's Picks at the store. At this point I had never heard "Dark Star," so on a whim I bought DP11 just to see what it was all about. WHAM!!! Fast forward to the present...between Dick's Picks, vault releases, the Golden Road/Beyond Description box sets, DVD's, and about 30 shows burned from Archive before they clamped down on the good stuff, I'm sitting on over 200 discs worth of bliss. For a long time my favorite years were '72 and '77, but I have recently gotten into '73 and '74 big time. The bulk of my collection comes from these four years, but I've got plenty of 60's shows, and a few from the 80's to keep things interesting. I also have a few shows from the '90s rarely see the light of day...I just can't get into the Vince/Bruce era. I'm currently listening to 2/24/74 streaming on Archive, riding out the end of the workday, and looking forward to reading and writing many future postings!
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make sure and make ur way over to th Forum entitled The Vinyard...it is a haven for obtaining and sharing some schweet music...keep the vines alive! stay safe and feel good! >><<<< :>
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Hey Now! I've been a member for a while, but I haven't made it over here to introduce myself yet! Hi, I'm Andie B! Assorted hobbies: Harp, Guitar, Mandolin and assorted stringed things, camping, hiking, biking, my motorcycle, laughter, good friends, good music, good wine, travel and lively conversation. I was born in Wales, UK, but grew up from age 9 in Massachusetts. I come from a musical family (my mother was a concert pianist, and my father played sax) so grew up with a wealth of musical diversion. I have been playing the harp since age 5 and the guitar since age 8. I graduated early from HS and went from struggling musician to signed artist to someone who plays mostly for her own pleasure. I'm also a mad scientist of sorts and work as a PharmD in research... I saw my first Dead show in the late 70s. I was just a kid getting dragged to a show by her best friend. I can still remember my brother teasing me as we drove to the festival "there's going to be HIPPIES there!" I had no idea what a hippie was then, but God bless the hippies. God bless the Dead. Since then between school and various other adventures, I have seen over 250 shows, met a lot of nice people and wouldn't trade any of it for the world. I used to travel a lot for work having lived from MA to Alaska, San Fran, New Mexico and even Denmark for a while. Now I'm settled in Florida, but still return to New England when it gets too hot down here. I love to catch live music when I can and was able to see quite a few Ratdog shows this tour. Great music, but there is a lot of it everywhere. Thanks to everyone out there who has sent kind notes to me either here or via the Ratdog site... Strangers stopping strangers. I live for this!! ~Honest to the point of recklessness~ ~~~ Andie is Althea~~~
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Hello people! Hard to know where to begin my story. My name is George, I am a 59 year old American living in Amsterdam. I fell in love with the Dead in the very late 60's when I was living in London. I can't remember why (happens more and more at this age) but I missed my first chance to see them at Newcastle-under-Lyme and, like Sunshine-daydream, who has made me feel particularly welcome here, have no recollection of a Lyceum gig in 1970. The first shows I saw were in 1972, the most memorable of which was the Bickershaw Festival, where Capt. Beefheart also blew my mind. The "festival" site was like something out of Dante's Inferno - cold, wet and grey with small fires here and there, and four hours of incredible music that took our minds off the misery around us! I only managed one show in '74, then nothing till the Rainbow shows in '81. Ok, confession time - I then fell out of love with the music and stopped buying the records. I had left the country by the time the Dead were next in England and more or less forgot about them till I heard about Jerry's death. I downloaded quite a few wonderful old live tracks during the Napster era, but still remained out of touch with what the remainder of the boys were doing. Everything in my life changed dramatically earlier this year. My Dutch wife, with whom I had been together for 18 years, and who had no interest in the Dead, died of metastasized breast cancer after an incredibly brave four year fight. I mention this fact only because if she hadn't died, the subsequent course of events which ultimately led to my 'return to the fold', would not have happened. I think we all know that music offers solace in times of deep grief and despair. My road out of the depths of my misery started with seeing Joe Bonamassa at an open air blues festival called Bospop here in Holland in July. It was the first concert of any kind I had attended in years, since my wife had last been able to see our deeply loved Bonnie Raitt with me in the first year of her sickness. Joe's music rekindled a dormant flame within me and I started listening to all sorts of things again. Eventually, I found the cd with all the Dead tracks I had grabbed from Napster and....bingo! I haven't stopped playing them since. Thanks to joebeacon on the Bonamassa forum, I have already downloaded several shows, and thanks to Sunshine-daydream here I will be joining the vine circuit! In short, I was as serious a Deadhead as my location permitted for roughly a decade till around 1981, after which I spent a quarter century in the wilderness. The realization that I have finally come full circle and found my way back to my roots fills me with emotion. Hallelujah, I've come home.
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Truly sorry for the loss of your wife. Welcome back to being a deadhead!
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Welcome back deadhead!Sorry for your loss,I lost my sister last year to metastasized breast cancer too after her 3 year fight :( It's grate to meet you! :) Peace
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luv ur logo my brother and well beams out to u and ur ever changing life! stay safe and feel good! >><<<< :>
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So sorry for your loss, but very happy to see you hereabouts.
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Hello Friends, some of ya may know me from other online GD forums/chats.. For those who don't My name is John...or Johnnycable as I have been known online since the early 90's. From the my old AOL days being a guide JCGuide and hanging in the 710 room and the Rose Garden, to IRC dalnet GDead rooms and MarsHotel and others inbetween to here and DNC. Still on that long strange trip, and loving it. My 1st Grateful Dead show was, and I was lucky to have seen them then....Roosevelt Stadium, NJ Aug. 1974 incredable to have seen the wall of sound, and 4 hrs of music. I was 15, changed my life, about music, about life in general. From there I ended up here, and all because of friends. If there was nothing else to be grateful besides the music they have given us, it would absolutely have to be friends and love and all the grate things that go with them. After Jerrys passing, we all felt the loss and also felt lost, and somewhat helpless. Members reformed, regrouped, rejoined, but it was'nt the same for us and would never be. The Net developed, and we all slowly became rejoined even without our fav band, but with new bands and old friends, and here we are somewhat together again, and with that mutual place we can always talk and hang with our friends, and continue the culture we created. We truly are everywhere and truly are a bond of people that is unrivaled by any other humans on the planet. There's nothing like a Grateful Friend Concert: )) To all my friends, I am the soundman for LA's Grateful Dead Music Tribute Band "Cubensis" www.cubensis.com Stop by and see us if your around or gather your friends and invite us over your way. Either way we'll see ya at the next show : )) Peace Johnnycable www.electricblue.net/JRMAudio/ www.electricblue.net/Deadspace/
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Been a Dead lover since the early 70's, been to many shows and still love the magic. First time navigating this site and am enjoying discovering all the exciting elements here. Time is truly a continuum and the Dead prove it over and over.
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Allright first to get this out of the way Im 19 and live in Grand Rapids MI and I love it here in Michigan. I just recentley started listening to the Grateful Dead. My 1st Grateful Dead experiance was seeing the Grateful Dead Movie on PBS (They do Grateful Dead shows all the time come pledge time) and dug it. I didnt listen to them for a while was induldged in listening to new music of any genre except Rap (Ive tried to dig it but I dont). Since alot of the bands I like r jam bands I found my way back to the Grateful Dead and side projects (Old and in the Way is amazing turned me onto folk and bluegrass). Hopefully will see a Dead related band show soon. I also like different styles of music and local music of all styles and some favorite artist include My Morning Jacket, Allman Brothers Band, Kid Rock, Al Stewart, Bob Seger, John Mellencamp, Bruce Springsteen, Bob Dylan, Queens of the Stone Age, Steely Dan and all Dead related projects. The hospitallity here has been good the people r nice and I hope to continue on my Long Strange Trip known as life. Peace Isaac
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Hey everybelly, I'm sisterearth and I'm grooving all over this planet but right now landed in Michigan. What a great & groovy site this is. Looking forward to getting to know some like minded kind folks here! Wishing you all a very beautiful Winter Solstice and a very Hippy Christmas! peace & light
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Have a Jerry Christmas & a Happy New Weir :) Peace
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I,ve been on bus since '83. Grew up in MD--Hagerstown--went to college at Towson University. Didn,t quite finish, so now I toil the line for GM making sure that my three teenaged offspring do not follow my footsteps. Anyway, I live with my three kids in the Flint, Michigan area. Hopiong to find some like minded folks to some shows with. Recently saw Govt Mule and Leon Russell--hoping to find folks who also will go. It's a real drag being the only Deadhead at work--I mean I'm 45 and work with folks my age and they look at me so weirdly--and I just smile cause "I know a little something they will never know". That's about it. There is a band that plays the state--Covert Operations--I strongly recomend that if you are a Deadhead then go to a show. They have a MySpace account with a list of show dates. Hope that everyone everywhere has a joyful and peaceful holiday season. Remember if you are out celebrating: The cops don't need you and they expect the same.--Bob Dylan.
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Hi to all!! I am Courtney, and I have a beautiful 4 month old little girl, WillowMae, and a great husband. My father was a huge fan, so I grew up with the music. I remember him coming home from a show when we lived in Vegas, and telling me about the spinning girls, and, OH, how I wanted to spin like them!!! I found this sight while looking for an idea for a tattoo for my father who passed away in 03. I have a yellow rose for him now, and I was thinking of getting a dancing bear on each side of the rose, peeking out, maybe. I am really looking for ideas, suggestions and what not. Thanks!
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Hi, Joseph is my name, and I am seeking some copacetic legal assistance. It seems in the beginning of 2007 I found myself delerious after ingesting some bad peanut butter after a 5 day fast and ran afoul of a Boulder, CO police officer who not only threatened me but sent me headlong into a 1.5 month affair at the hands of mental health workers only to be released with no rhyme nor reason. I've spoken with several people from different parts of the country and have been assured that I have a case based on a malpractice claim alone. I really don't have the legal savvy some of us do so the smallest bit of help will be gratefully received! Much love!
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i used to post on dead .net all the time before the revamp.....i got more into Phish and forgot about this place....i received many cd's and miracles from these boards wwhen i was first starting out my collection before the whole mp3 player craze happened. my name is Scott form WV. I'm glad to finally come back in here. The last time I checked in here was around the time on TERRAPIN STATION 02 and the hey day of the PLQ....how the time does go....Trey got busted and i had a daughter...What a year it has been.
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I signed in here almost two weeks ago. Read and wrote and stuff. But found this forum just today. Spent quite some hours to read all the introductions. Forgot to put on some music, although I am downloading for about ten days now. Smiled, dried some tears, looked at some pages linked by some of you. Edited what I wrote about me in My account. And instead of posting it here (I am a storyteller and without a "time" limit, I usually keep on going) I invite you to "check me out" over there. It feels so good to be here ! andré
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With so many introductions from people who hang around this place, here is mine as well. My name is Martin and I live in Vienna (Austria) right now, but I've moved around a lot, never stayed in one place for too long, at the most a few years at a time. While I would consider myself, and probably am, quite a deadhead at heart already (and ever more so if I may say so), I haven't been to any Dead shows, most sadly. But what can I say? Once more, hello to you all. I'm truly grateful (pun intended of course) to be around fellow Grateful Dead lovers. -Martin
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The dead plays non stop in our lives. It's really just a normal routine. Wake, dead, coffee, and usually a diaper. My wife and I have traveled all around the country, in between stints in college, seing music and seeking enlightenment. I'm originally from Mass and Mary is from New York. We called Vermont home for about 8 years. My wife is my best friend in the world and I would be completely lost without her. Two and a half years ago we were blessed with the birth of our son who is the coolest dude around. Everything changed at that point and unfortunately we don't make it to too many shows for now, but that will change. We rebuilt a Volkswagen and have taken it all around the country and now we can do it with the three of us! For all our lives we have been searching for the right place to settle down for awhile to raise the boy and finish school. Eventually we chose Asheville, NC. This place rocks! I keep busy by painting, sculpting, and working with stained glass. I've studied photography for years and am starting film school this fall. Mary is a small animal tech and on the side runs a pet sitting service.I find that the dead give me this unbreakable concentration. It doesn't matter if its actually playing or just in my head. Once I reach that level of comfort I can create the most fucked up pieces of art that bring tears to my eyes. No shit, I'm very passionate about it. It truely is a major part of my life that I rely on. I don't understand how it doesn't do the same for everybody. We're very serious about the music, but not to the point where we're assholes. We have a HUGE collection and love to share it with people. Our gardens are usually abundant and our kombucha is in a constant flow. If anyone is ever near Asheville our door is open!
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Hey Now!!Welcome brother! Are you kind?
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It's funny how people don't give a shit. I watched a lady drop a jar of pickles in the store today and walk away. She didnt even look around to see if she could get away with it! I thought that sucked. Nice day today, great weather.
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It's better to get pickled than drop pickles. If the doors of perception were cleansed, everything would appear to man as it is, infinite. William Blake
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I just want to ride on my motorcycle I don't want to die, I just want to ride on my motor-cy-le Thank you Arlo!
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I'm sure there were people shouting at her from all directions - she must have just lost her herring. "Where does the go?"
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She didn't want to get in a pickle!!Were they kind pickles? Are you kind?
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" There was this time I was riding my bike, I was going down a mountain road. I was doing 150mph On one side of the mountain road there was a mountain, & on the other side there was nothing.There was just a cliff in the air, but I wasn't payin attention you know, I was just driving down the road.All of a sudden by accident, a string broke off my guitar, it broke right there.Went flying across the road that way and wrapped itself around a yeild sign. Well the sign didn't break. It didn't come out of the ground & the string stayed wrapped around it, stayed in the other end of my guitar, Held onto my guitar with one hand, the bike with the other. I made a sharp turn off the road, Luckily I didn't go into the mountain, I went over the cliff.I was doing 150mph sideways, & 500 ft down at the same time. Hey, I was lookin for the cops, cuz you know, hey I knew that it was illegal. Well, I knew I didn't have long to live in this world, I knew it was my obligation to write one last farewell song to the world..... & it come to me like a flash, like a vision burnt across the cloulds.... Hey, I knew it wasn't the best song I'd ever wrote, but I didn't have time to change it. But, you know the most amazin thing was I din't die, I landed on the top of a police car & it died. I come into down at a screamin 175mph singing my new Motorcycle song. I stopped in front of the deli & there was a man eating the mostTremendous Pickle. A pickle the size of 4 pregnant watermelons. Just a huge monster pickle. He walked up to me, pushed the pickle in my face & started asking questions.........." ...... I couldn't resist sharing a piece of the Pickle song, but I won't take up any more space here, I'll just write this, my favorite part of this song "and stuffed if in the bullet hole in the middle of the pickle, took the pickle with the ticket & shoved it down my throat"..... " don't want a tickle, just want to ride on my motorcycle." PEACE
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The Christmas pickle is not really a pickle at all. It is a pickle-shaped ornament that is the last one hung on the tree on Christmas Eve. The first child to find the Christmas pickle gets an extra gift from Saint Nicholas. Or so the so-called legend goes. And I don't want to die Just want to ride on my motorcy...cle :)
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Ever had a peanut butter and pickle sandwich? No joke man. It's good.
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My mother loves pickles and peanut butter I live in Miami I'm a "newbie" but what can I say its now an obsession I'm actualy making sculptures and stuff in my wooded yard that represent GD songs and lyrics. My kids think I'm funny my wife thinks I'm nuts Any Miami or south Florida DHs outhere? And the road goes on forever.... BobbaLee