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    Grateful Dead Hour no. 284

    Week of February 28, 1994

    This week's archival post is an interview with bassist Rob Wasserman. The bassist was a musical partner of Bob Weirfor several yeasr starting in the late '80s; they started out as a duo and gradually grew it into the band Ratdog (where he was replaced a few years ago by Robin Sylvester). Wasserman was a member of the David Grisman Quintet for several years, and has also performed and recorded with Lou Reed and many others.

    The occasion of this interview was the release of Solo (1983) and Duets (1988). Wasserman was very generous with unreleased treats in this program, including an early recording of "Eternity" with Bob Weir and Willie Dixon, who composed the song together.

    Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman (unreleased)
    TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

    Rob Wasserman (with Neil Young and Bob Weir), Trios
    EASY ANSWERS

    Rob Wasserman, Brian Wilson, Sam Phillips (unreleased demo)
    FANTASY IS REALITY

    Rob Wasserman, Jerry Garcia, Edie Brickell (unreleased)
    IMPROV FROM MARS

    Rob Wasserman, Willie Dixon, Bob Weir (unreleased)
    ETERNITY

    Rob Wasserman, Trios (bonus cut from foreign edition)
    THREE GUYS NAMED SCHMO

    Rob Wasserman, Branford Marsalis, Bruce Hornsby, Jerry Garcia (unreleased commercial soundtracks)
    VEGAS
    JOE'S
    CAVE

    You can browse or search the Grateful Dead Hour program logs on the GD Hour web site. Let me know if there's a particular program you'd like to hear, and feel free to post requests and comments here or by email to gdhour@dead.net

    Thanks for listening!
    David Gans

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    krissilynn
    15 years 5 months ago
    take me to the river rocks!
    take me to the river rocks!
  • CORNSMOKE
    15 years 6 months ago
    nice piece
    ..love the willie dixon tribute-tayyy
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    Jaime
    15 years 6 months ago
    Wasserman
    I really liked the tune w / brian wilson & Sam Phillips . Wasserman is really talented . Eternity with W Dixon and Easy answers were also great sounding
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Week of February 28, 1994

This week's archival post is an interview with bassist Rob Wasserman. The bassist was a musical partner of Bob Weirfor several yeasr starting in the late '80s; they started out as a duo and gradually grew it into the band Ratdog (where he was replaced a few years ago by Robin Sylvester). Wasserman was a member of the David Grisman Quintet for several years, and has also performed and recorded with Lou Reed and many others.

The occasion of this interview was the release of Solo (1983) and Duets (1988). Wasserman was very generous with unreleased treats in this program, including an early recording of "Eternity" with Bob Weir and Willie Dixon, who composed the song together.

Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman (unreleased)
TAKE ME TO THE RIVER

Rob Wasserman (with Neil Young and Bob Weir), Trios
EASY ANSWERS

Rob Wasserman, Brian Wilson, Sam Phillips (unreleased demo)
FANTASY IS REALITY

Rob Wasserman, Jerry Garcia, Edie Brickell (unreleased)
IMPROV FROM MARS

Rob Wasserman, Willie Dixon, Bob Weir (unreleased)
ETERNITY

Rob Wasserman, Trios (bonus cut from foreign edition)
THREE GUYS NAMED SCHMO

Rob Wasserman, Branford Marsalis, Bruce Hornsby, Jerry Garcia (unreleased commercial soundtracks)
VEGAS
JOE'S
CAVE

You can browse or search the Grateful Dead Hour program logs on the GD Hour web site. Let me know if there's a particular program you'd like to hear, and feel free to post requests and comments here or by email to gdhour@dead.net

Thanks for listening!
David Gans

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Those last 3 jams are breathtaking. Too bad there wasnt more. I would have loved a whole album of just that sort of stuff. Thanx again David Rogue
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I really liked the tune w / brian wilson & Sam Phillips . Wasserman is really talented . Eternity with W Dixon and Easy answers were also great sounding
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..love the willie dixon tribute-tayyy