GLIDE MAGAZINE: David Lemieux - The Key To The Dead's Vault

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The best kinds of interviews are less question and answer sessions than genuine conversations between those involved. Whether they’re music lovers, movie buffs or sports fanatics, the dialogue moves at an increasingly rapid clip because one participant’s comment inspires a corollary from the other(s).

Rare Tracks on Anniversary of Return from Egypt

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In September, 1978, musical worlds collided when renowned Egyptian oud player Hamza El Din, along with the Nubian Youth Choir, joined the Grateful Dead onstage during all three concerts they performed at the foot of the Pyramids of Egypt. The collaboration resulted in the hypnotic, polyrhythmic tune “Ollin Arageed,” written by Hamza himself. It was a true meeting of two completely divergent, yet totally complementary, musical styles.