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The Grateful Dead Are Dead, Long Live the Grateful Dead

The Grateful Dead didn’t seem to give a damn about the American dream and yet seems to have lived it—well, parts of it, anyway.

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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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Beyond the Bubble of the Grammys

The Grammys suffer from the same problem as the rest of the recording industry: thinking America defines culture.

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Da Capo Best Music Writing 2004 by Mickey Hart

Its annual publication is an act of canon formation, proclaiming what writers and topics are worth remembering and what constitutes 'good' in either music or its critical examination.

Justin Cober-Lake
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Festival Express (2004)

All these musicians wanted to do was to escape from the youth rebelliousness that they are supposed to have influenced and represented.

Todd R. Ramlow

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