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  • November 16, 2017 - 1:36pm
    JinTenn
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    Spotify is under some heat for other "weird" things employees are doing, like uploading their own music as a bunch of different artists nobody has heard of to flesh out the product. They don't exist, at all, except in Spotify. Or using computer generated music to do the same so they don't even have to make the songs. This was in the early days when they were still growing but the truth of it is coming out. I don't guess it hurts anything but it's deceptive.
  • October 26, 2017 - 8:38am
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    I forgot to mention in my original post: What makes it even weirder is that the replaced versions are usually always from shows that are not on Spotify, shows that have not been professionally mastered. On a few occasions they were versions that I instantly recognized from shows that I have downloaded from Archive.org. The tracks are often similar in length but not always. My theory is that a Spotify employee that has access to their file system (must be someone high up) is switching them. But this idea becomes tricky because of the timeliness of the switches. The songs often go back to normal within a day. This person would have to be doing this all the time, unless they somehow have it automatically programmed. There is ONE track that has been switched for a while and IS switched for me RIGHT NOW if anyone wants to check: The album '30 trips around the sun', Shakedown Street from Cornell 5/16/81 is playing as Shakedown Street from 12/31/81, a version I know well. The labels still say Cornell 5/16/81. This is starting to drive me crazy, as the switches often happen at very timely times..... I have searched the internet and found no posts or articles about such phenomena so I finally decided to make some posts on dead.net. Whatever this plot is I commend you because it is working.. Thanks, Josh
  • October 26, 2017 - 5:40am
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    Hey! I do listen to Spotify also, on the computer all day at work. I have not noticed it myself. But, I will keep a listen and report back if I also see songs swap. Might be that I'm zoning on work and just not picking it up. That is certainly odd behavior. I could see a theory of it being "close enough" but computers don't do close enough unless explicitly programmed to do so. Anyways, not much help for you, but if I do see it, I'll be sure to hop back on and at least give you some support! Peace, -Dave
  • October 25, 2017 - 7:24pm
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    Who else listens on Spotify? My friend and I have been noticing something very strange over the past couple of months. From time to time, a random track or two off of a certain show will be replaced by a track of the same song from a completely different show and usually era. The quality will be much less, the track is unmixed, or suddenly Brent joins the band in 1977. The switched track usually goes away within a day and goes back to normal. On one occasion the same track switched to two different versions in the same day. I've noticed that the switch usually only takes place on the computer app. On my phone I was able to pull up the original at the same time. The switch only happened on my phone one time. Has anyone else noticed this? It is becoming more and more frequent. I am enjoying listening to the replacement versions knowing that some sneaky Spotify employee must have chosen them.
  • October 2, 2017 - 9:16am
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    song TITle of the DAY
    "Pisshead At The Gates Of Dawn"
  • August 16, 2017 - 2:53am
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    Song title Of the Day
    "Hey Dad, What Do Poets Eat For Tea? Pork And Opium, Son, Pork And Opium"
  • March 6, 2017 - 12:14am
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    soNg title Of the DAY
    "Never Mind The Punk, It's Bollocks"
  • February 23, 2017 - 7:05am
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    SONg tItLe of the DAy
    "Scrambled Egg Rebellion In The Smegma Department"
  • February 9, 2017 - 12:00am
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    song tItle of the daY
    I Cannot Feel You As The Dogs Are Laughing And I Am Blind
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    traces of 9 to 5
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So to all the XBOX360 playing DeadHeads out there here is a little heads up: I was on xboxlive and saw that there is now a 6 pack of downloadable Grateful Dead songs to play on rockband. For 800 points you get to download and play China Cat Sunflower,Truckin,I Need a Miracle,Sugar Magnolia,Casey Jones and Franklins Tower. On Rockband you are given the choice to play drums,guitar,bass or sing the lyrics and I must tell you I am smiling today. So those of you with an Xbox360 and rockband buy the download and if you don't have it, tell a friend. Gotta go jam me some truckin on hard..... Spread the word, Danny
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in light of recent news events, please visit www.savetibet.org and pass the information along to as many folks as you can. in a nutshell, china is trying to destroy tibet's culture and religion and hide this fact from the rest of the world. tibet is a country and a culture that actually practices "peace, love and compassion". please help any way you can. thank you
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Have seen that you posted the above all over the place. Keep it up, Brother! China's actions are an outrage and cannot go uncommented. We have to be LOUD that this is fuc&$d up!!!!!!!!!!********************************** Don't part with your illusions. When they are gone, you will still exist, but you have ceased to live. Samuel Clemens
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I gotta wonder about how you came upon this pic. *shudders - turns Tapers Section up louder* Selah "Since you've all been such good boys and girls, I would like to take everybody in this entire audience out for milk and cookies. There are buses outside. Everybody follow me."
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Jesus here … I have a message for all of you from beyond your realm. This is a Message from Jerry, Pigpen, Brent, Keith, and Bill. To all you who have taken this site and made it about personally attacking one another; who have made a point to forget about the music completely, who have disregarded what this web site is all about. You all have disappointed us greatly. Remember it’s about the music and what it means to each and every one of you. Stop the personal attacks against one another. There is a lot going on in this world right now. And not everyone is going to agree with each other on what should be done. The end of days is near. We need to come together and be united. No I’m not from the Chinese government. I have nothing to do with any government. Nothing we say on these forums about the world is going to change anything. Pray to who or what you believe in. At this point unless you are going to the different places or raising money to help fund these causes; all you can do is pray. So QUIT your bickering it’s time to get along and enjoy the music while we still have the freedom to listen to it. And Remember why we are here on this site in the first place!!!!
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now FUCK OFF! I'm too busy having fun to buy anything and besides, the tax man got all I had left. Could you please strike that fed swine down? If you do, I'll believe in you (and I might just give you a cut in the $$$ action). "Since you've all been such good boys and girls, I would like to take everybody in this entire audience out for milk and cookies. There are buses outside. Everybody follow me."
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I just got done with a cowboy story entitled "Them Old Cowboy songs" by Annie Proulx (who wrote the original story on which "Brokeback Mountain" was based) that appeared in the May 5, 2008 issue of the New Yorker. After finishing the story I felt that it had resonances with "Jack Straw", it gave me some of the same feelings and to a lesser extent "Me and my Uncle". I thought folks who visit Dead.net might find the same resonances and want to know about the story. Be warned however that it is ultimately a sad and disturbing tale. Keep safe, Another Bear "Yesterday this day's madness did prepare."
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My path crossed with this woman who I was later to build a great amount of respect for. We started a bussiness together with seven other people called Nine Moons in Ohio and I miss her friendship. Now we've had our differances, but I would extend myself in whatever way I could to repair those differances. She's taught me many lessons and maybe this lesson is the lesson that some differances can't be repaired. But Kristin, if you're out there, your listening and you still care.............. I love you sister........... And I miss the times that our families spent together. I miss the simple lessons that you would teach me, about homeopathy, herbs, and music. Especialy about the movement. About living outside the mainstream and becoming our own genre of people. About the love. My best friend Kristin Piston......... I miss you sister....... and always will hold you dear to my heart!!!!!! Dead for Life. Zelda
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I just recently moved to the South and it's TOTALLY AWESOME!!! My GOD man - I've been partying with a bunch of youngsters and rockin' on, "Rock Band" (I downloaded, "Casey Jones", "China Cat Sunflower", "I Need a Miracle" and, "Franklin's Tower" from the internet store) and enjoying the peace of the densely wooded scenery!! This is WAY better than California. California is lamer than lame compared to the coolness up here . . . and my, "Rocky Mountain High" is sharper than ever. Man . .. why didn't Garcia add this song to the list? That would have ripped. Peace, -WP (William Parcher)
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Click Here To View Event LC Pavilion Columbus, OH June 12, 2008 Set 1: Minglewood Blues> Jam> Doin' That Rag Gone Wanderin' Direwolf Mama Tried Cumberland Blues> Bertha Setlist thanks to TAPERRROOOB!! Rock On! from philzone.com Set 2: Passenger> Jam> Don't Let The Devil Take Your Mind High Time St Stephen> The Other One> Jam> The Wheel> Jam> Scarlet Begonias Sugar Magnolia Donor Rap/Intro E: Cold Rain and Snow Dead to the Core www.myspace.com/bongwizard
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Set 1: Golden road, Jack straw, Mexican girl, Viola lee blues > Big boss man > Viola lee blues>Cell block #9>Viola lee blues Set 2: Help is on the way > Slipknot > Wharf rat > Eyes of the world > China Cat - > Eleven- > I know you rider, Mason's children > Franklin's tower, E: Brown-eyed women, Ripple (acoustic) China Cat Tease During Viola Lee What a perfect night!!!!!!!!! No Rain!!!!!!! What a venue!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! Super Cool Time!!!!!!! Dead to the Core www.myspace.com/bongwizard
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I lived in Hawaii for a time and lots of the recent transplants thought they had suddenly become better more advanced humans just because they had different real estate under their feet. Cool people are cool wherever they are and the opposite also is true.
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Hey im jessy and im only 19 but man im one of the biggest fans of the dead around. anyone else here a new age fan??????
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Sorry If this isn't the best place to post this, but this is the closest to a "random" thread as I could find. Hopefully you can still help me. So I'm going to the Halloween show again this year and was thinking of making a costume resembling a thing or a character from a GD song. I NEED YOUR HELP! Originally I was going to portray August West, the beggar from "Wharf Rat", but I began to realize how uncreative and cliche a homeless man costume would be for such a special occasion. I want to do something unique and specific for such a meaningful event and although this song is absolutely special to me, I feel as though my portrayal would come up short mainly because the costume would not require anything distinctly noticeable and a lot of commercial costume retailers sell hobo costumes. So I looked elsewhere. I really like the song "The Eleven" and was going to do the "Seven faced marble eye transitory dream doll" mentioned in the lyrics, however most of the versions of this song that I have and that I've listened to don't have this verse in it, so I'm thinking of doing something else that people will recognize. The other verses "Eight sided whispering hallelujah hatrack", "Six proud walkers on jingle bell rainbow", "Five men writing in fingers of gold" are too esoteric to replicate in a costume. (Don't get me wrong, I love the abstract nature of these versus, I just can't replicate them in a way that appropriately demonstrates my appreciation for this song-- especially in a costume). I was also thinking about doing the notoriously shifty alligator from the song "Alligator" or the carrion crow from "Mountains of the Moon" but I came to the conclusion that these characters are too general, so I might have to come up with a creative way to tailor a seemingly-broad animal costume into a specific character related to a particular song. I have yet to come up with a way to do this, so I continue to search for ideas. There is such a plethora of wonderful and diverse characters in all of these songs, I know there's one that is specific and creative enough for this purpose, which is why I am being so picky (also because this night is so special and meaningful to me). Here are some guidelines as to what I am looking for: -Something creative, {{VIBRANT}}, and specifically related to a GD song -Something not too general (i.e. alligator or crow—unless specifically tailored to make it distinguishable) -Something relatively tangible (i.e. I can't make a costume resembling an "Eight sided whispering hallelujah hatrack") -Doesn't necessarily have to be recognizable to EVERYONE- Doesn't have to be OBVIOUS (In fact I'd prefer it to not be so blatant) -Can be recreated using paper mache or something else besides just clothes and/or paint -Something that is suitable for a guy (I'm a male) -Preferably something from a song that is in Phil's repertoire (if the song is played that night it will make it even that much more special!) Help me!! I'll take ANY ideas.
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Coming upon the age of 18 I feel as though I have experienced much more than the average person these days and all the more I wonder where my calling is. It will not be too long before I will study at college. I have prospects for Green Mountain College in VT, Evergreen in WA, Oregon State University, Santa Cruz and so on but I am just wondering if anyone who has been around more than I could give me some insight into where a good place would be to meet and experience life with some old heads along with continuing the myth with some youngins like myself. - Lost is the long and loneliest town fairy sybil flying. All along the, all along the mountains of the moon.
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i love a man named Jerry, more then anything, i know that some of you wont understand
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i love a man named Jerry, more then anything, i know that some of you wont understand
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i love a man named Jerry, more then anything, i know that some of you wont understand
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I think you landed in the right place.
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You are in a grate place Mr.soul. Love is all around, many here understand. peace Mr. soul and welcome
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I would suggest Humboldt St. University in Arcata,CA. Redwoods,ocean, rivers, mountains, good music, and cool folks. It does get foggy at times but the winters are mild. Check out their cirriculum and see if anything interests you. Good luck to you!
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I dont know if theres any Neil young fans here, but im going to see him Dec, and i cant wait.
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welcome, Mr. soul. Neil comes to Omaha, Ne. in November. I can't wait to see him. Has been a couple years but I have NEVER been disappointed in one of his shows. You are in for a December present!
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He's doing some really good sets this tour. you definitly will enjoy him. Hope he does On the Beach. peace,pk
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Neil, like the dead when i hear a certain can bring tear to my eye. from a memory or just the song it self, i know if i have anything to drink when comes on stages im gonna cry. (no drinks for me that night)
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of my ole time faves!!!How can you not love Neil :) I want to live, I want to give I've been a miner for a heart of gold. It's these expressions I never give That keep me searching for a heart of gold And I'm getting old.
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Sad news indeed!!! Tragic!! PINK FLOYD KEYBOARDIST WRIGHT DIES ~ LONDON, England (AP) -- Richard Wright, a founding member of the rock group Pink Floyd, died Monday. He was 65. Pink Floyd's spokesman Doug Wright, who is not related to the artist, said Wright died after a battle with cancer at his home in Britain. He says the band member's family did not want to give more details about his death. Wright met Pink Floyd members Roger Waters and Nick Mason in college and joined their early band, Sigma 6. Along with the late Syd Barrett, the four formed Pink Floyd in 1965. The group's jazz-infused rock and drug-laced multimedia "happenings" made them darlings of the London psychedelic scene, and their 1967 album, "The Piper at the Gates of Dawn," was a hit. In the early days of Pink Floyd, Wright, along with Barrett, was seen as the group's dominant musical force. The London-born musician and son of a biochemist wrote songs and sang. The band released a series of commercially and critically successful albums including 1973's "Dark Side of the Moon," which has sold more than 40 million copies. Wright wrote "The Great Gig In The Sky" and "Us And Them" for that album, and later worked on the group's epic compositions such as "Atom Heart Mother," "Echoes" and "Shine On You Crazy Diamond." But tensions grew between Waters, Wright and fellow band member David Gilmour. The tensions came to a head during the making of "The Wall" when Waters insisted Wright be fired. As a result, Wright was relegated to the status of session musician on the tour of "The Wall," and did not perform on Pink Floyd's 1983 album "The Final Cut." Wright formed a new band Zee with Dave Harris, from the band Fashion, and released one album, "Identity," with Atlantic Records. Waters left Pink Floyd in 1985 and Wright began recording with Mason and Gilmour again, releasing the albums "The Division Bell" and "A Momentary Lapse of Reason" as Pink Floyd. Wright also released the solo albums "Wet Dream" (1978) and "Broken China" (1996). In July 2005, Wright, Waters, Mason and Gilmour reunited to perform at the "Live 8" charity concert in London -- the first time in 25 years they had been onstage together. Wright also worked on Gilmour's solo projects, most recently playing on the 2006 album "On An Island" and the accompanying world tour. "Are you kind?"
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Gilmour paid tribute to Wright on Monday, saying his input was often forgotten. "He was gentle, unassuming and private but his soulful voice and playing were vital, magical components of our most recognized Pink Floyd sound," he said. "I have never played with anyone quite like him." "Are you kind?"
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You should check out the wonderful 3-D simulated shrine to Everything Dead in Second Life (secondlife.com) There is a sim called Darkstar, a loving tribute to the Grateful Dead that features an amphitheater complete with the "wall of sound", a parking lot with Further style buses, surrounding the Mars Hotel. There is also the beautiful Terrapin Station dancehall, modeled after the building from the Terrapin Station Limited Edition release. The island streams GDRadio 24/7 except during events such as special archival streams and live streaming performances by many of the musically talented residents. It is the most loving tribute to the legacy of the Grateful Dead I have ever seen. With Darkstar Deadheads have an opportunity to spend time in a virtual 3-D universe where the tour never ends and the lot never closes, where there is always another show, another drum circle, where the music TRULY never stops. Ever!
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This is the oddest message board I have ever been on. No one can start new threads? Oh well...I got tickets to the April 19th show, Im happy!
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I think it was Kesey who said acid gives you a swisscheese aura. Because I know some of you are highly susceptible at this point, I beg you all to visit the following website and follow the instructions: http://zapatopi.net/afdb/
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Well, as a semi-dinosaur here, new threads works out just grate nevertheless. Just pm marye for what you want, and she's ultra reactive with our reasonable thread requests. Think it helps alot this way, with keeping repeats and utter chaos to a minimum.********************************** It's the end of the world as we know it, and I feel fine
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Can you name the last 2 set show, post 75, where there were no Drums in the 2nd set?All Dead shows were different but three second sets were almost exactly the same, can you name those three shows? There must be a taper or 2 out there who can answer w/o looking at the Base.
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Last 2 set show w/o drums: Providence Civic Center, Providence RI; 1/18/793 shows with almost identical 2nd sets: Providence Civic Center 5/14/78 Campus Stadium, UCSB 6/4/78 Autzen Stadium, U. of Oregon 6/25/78 I haven't listened to the show, but was there really a Nobody's jam in the 6/4/78 show? If not, then the Dead played 2 completely identical second sets within three weeks of each other. Still not bad for a band that played for 30 years. It would seem almost impossible for it NOT to happen!!!
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Saw him dec.1st. A /$&?(*%%?*()??%$$%(in frech in the text) show.
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in FRENCH in the text.
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that would be the Call the Tune topic, which goes on hiatus when our CC Joe is on the road, but comes back to life when he's home. So prepare to call the tune...
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Why can't the Grateful Dead come out with something like this? Interactive blu-ray with updated downloads as they become discovered? OMG! This brings to mind The Vault. That would be way cool to release but most likely impossible. Still, some kind of similar release would still be vastly appreciated. Maybe the 60s, the 70s, the 80s & the 90s in four separate releases of boxed sets? My question has to do with the Blu-ray version of NY's archives 63-72 vs. the 8 disc box set. Anybody heard both and have an opinion? I don't have the best sound system sooo, what should I do? Upgrade to Blu-ray? Thanks to Neil fans who share their opinion...
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I have my own money, a car that my dad bought for me back in october. I went to the hospital one day because I was not feeling well and they put me in a mental hospital for 2 months. Now my Dad is hiding my car key from me so I can't go anywhere. He took me to all these concerts and now he is trying to keep me from my one true love, the grateful dead. The other night I tried to ask him if I could have my car key back and he got some mad and it looked like he was going to throw pots and pans at me. I am scared now. He bought me that car and now he is trying to keep me from it. We live on a 500 acre farm in Virginia and he keeps the gate look so no one can come out or in without a key. This is a nightmare. I try to be really nice to my dad but he is just a jerk to me. I wanted to go on Winter tour with Further but now i can't go anywhere. This is ridiculous I am 30 years old and have been traveling with Further since 1998. I had so much fun. Now they are trying to say i have to take pills that burn my throat. I don't know what to do! Please email me at burtonlaurel@yahoo.com
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At SF Civic Auditorium 3/12. Mail order starts today. Music Today online starts 1/18 Also Phil's 70th birthday. Amazing!
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any one going to wanee festival in april. any one been there in the past??? what is that scene like, camping, etc?? trying to make some plans to head down with a few friends. peace nothing left to do but smile, smile, smile
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PLEDGE!!!!!to get wavys gravys movie off the ground and on the track to theaters around the country and eventually onto DVD. wavy gravy has the hog farm and has been helping inner city youth get their lives on track, totally a saint and his inspiring story should be shared with every american. make dreams come true. MAKE A PLEDGE!!!!!!!!!!!.. click on this link to the kickstarter site linked with amazon http://www.kickstarter.com/projects/176550745/saint-misbehavin-the-wavy… THANK YOU FOR CHECKING IT OUT. here is his facebook link: http://www.facebook.com/pages/Saint-Misbehavin-The-Wavy-Gravy-Movie/555… and the movie website: http://www.rippleeffectfilms.com/wwwavy/index.php
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Today is the 67th anniversary of Albert Hoffman's infamous bicycle ride. I thank the good doctor for adding some amazing depth to this life I'm living...Here's a video of Dr. Hoffman giving a talk on his 100th birthday. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=SInkOigeGno Peace, Steve
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Lots of folks who post here like to talk about being close to the stage during GD shows. I remember that people had all kinds of favorite places near the stage. Not only in front of the stage, but on all sides. Did you ever notice the collective and individual noises coming from the various non band members during the show? I have. It was always different, some times more noticeable than at others, but always there. It definitely had a character of it's own.