Articles tagged grateful dead

So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead

In 1970, the Grateful Dead's repertoire made them the most eclectic, fearsome, and versatile American rock band of their time.

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‘JAMerica’ Skillfully Assembles an Oral History of America’s Jam Bands

The jam band scene may be one of the most diverse in the US, though many tend to paint Disco Biscuits with the Grateful Dead's brush. This volume clears some of that up.

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The Dead in Fine Form: ‘Grateful Dead View from the Vault Vol. III and IV’

Fans of the Grateful Dead all have their favorite era, but in 1987 and 1990, the San Francisco outfit was playing some of the best shows of its career. These two volumes are proof positive of that.

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There Is No “World Music”: A Conversation with the Grateful Dead’s Mickey Hart

About halfway into his three-decade run as a drummer in the Grateful Dead, Mickey Hart became one of the most significant figures in the music industry, despite the fact that this side of his story is still mostly unknown.

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‘The Grateful Dead Movie’: It Looked Like the end and Garcia and Co. Played Like It Was

With improved sound and a clearer image in Blu-Ray format, the viewer gets a stronger sense of the full majesty of musicians staring into the face of fear in an hour of darkness.

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Him & Her: Nicole Atkins and Mick Fleetwood

So what if it's an extended tequila commercial? The pairing is unexpected and cool.

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Grateful Dead: Europe ’72 Volume 2

On the eve of a massive Europe '72 boxed set, this primer (and sequel) doesn't quite have the spark or majesty of the original Europe '72.

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The Storyteller Speaks: Rare and Different Fictions of the Grateful Dead

As well written as the stories are, perhaps the biggest enticement for readers will be the chance to glimpse one of the longest lasting subcultures in American history.

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Dark Star Orchestra: 5 February 2010 - Chicago

Since 1997 DSO has exclusively paid tribute to the Grateful Dead, evoking the band’s spirit and live energy by recreating genuine Dead performances.

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30 Nov 2009 // 5:00 AM

Grateful Dead members Bob Weir and Phil Lesh joined forces with John Kadlecik (Dark Star Orchestra), Joe Russo (Benevento/Russo Duo), Jay Lane (RatDog), and

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Grateful Dead: To Terrapin: Hartford, ‘77

This release won't convert the non-believer, but pristine sound quality and an enthusiastic performance make it a worthy, if somewhat unnecessary, addition to the band's legacy.

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Growing Up Dead by Peter Conners

It's charming and informative to read Conners' musings on his youth, even as he tries and ultimately fails to demonstrate that it was not misspent.

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Dead But Not Buried or, When the ‘90s Took a ‘60s Turn

The post-Dead and post-Zappa bands of the '90s sought to subvert the prevailing trends towards crass commercialism, individual greed, and phony superficiality.

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Grateful Dead: Three From the Vault

Not one of the Grateful Dead’s “holy grail” performances, but the band is definitely on and the sound is as pristine as anything the band has released.

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14 Oct 2003 // 12:00 AM

Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann do themselves right by renaming themselves and trying something new.

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Hozier + Death Cab for Cutie + Rock Radio 104.5's Birthday Show (Photo Gallery)

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"Radio 104.5's birthday show featured great bands and might have been the unofficial start of summer festival season in the Northeast.

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