Week of October 21, 1991
Featured: excerpts from a 1981 interview of Jerry Garcia by Blair Jackson and myself (a full-length transcript of which appears in my book Conversations with the Dead), talking about songwriting.
This program includes the debut public performances of "Terrapin Station" and "Estimated Prophet" (February 1977) and "Wharf Rat" (February 1971).
Jerry Garcia, Garcia
Grateful Dead 2/26/77 Swing Auditorium, San Bernardino CA
Grateful Dead 2/18/71 Capitol Theatre, Portchester NY
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Thank you for listening!
- David Gans