Week of September 30, 2019
First of three featuring 8/4/71, a most unusual performance in a prison in southern California. Owsley Stanley, the band's patron and sound man, was incarcerated there at the time.
This is also the first GD Hour I produced after the passing of lyricist Robert Hunter, who died 9/23/19 at the age of 78.
Robert Hunter, interview with David Gans 11/15/77
On the writing of TENNESSEE JED
Grateful Dead, Europe '72 (Rhino)
Grateful Dead 8/4/71 Terminal Island Correctional Facility, San Pedro CA
ME AND BOBBY McGEE
HARD TO HANDLE
CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER->
I KNOW YOU RIDER
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- David Gans