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Grateful DEad

"Rock oriented jam band with 30 year career that still exist on and off, my favorite period of their music was 72-77"

Website: http://dead.net
Location: Marin County
No Depression Community Members: 53
Latest Activity: Mar 29

Europe 72 Box Set

Anybody get the huge 73 disc Box Set from the Europe 72 Tour?

 

 Jim

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"Move Me Brightly"- Tribute To Garcia - from Weir's TRI Studio 3 Replies

 Honestly, This show blew me away, I was not prepared for this wild ,eclectic, huge crowd of musicians. Phil, Thanks for starting your night off here, before you left for your own show, which was at…Continue

Tags: Wheel, Pedal, steel, The, Station

Started by Jim Moulton. Last reply by Jim Moulton Mar 29.

Share your experiences with the Grateful Dead, no matter what it be! 3 Replies

The Grateful Dead have a large influence in their music, ranging from country to rock, a little jazz, this band is very talented and were never destined for fame. But they picked up quite a bit on…Continue

Tags: bands, pyschedelic, bluegrass, jamband, americana

Started by Jim Moulton. Last reply by kevin buchanan Nov 25, 2011.

The Dead, Best and Most catalog of music ever 1 Reply

  I wonder what the Dead were thinking as they hooked up the 2 track reel to reel for their first gig. And continued to do so for 30 years. A whole lot of it being releasable material, they started…Continue

Tags: Box, set, Dead, Grateful, Europe

Started by Jim Moulton. Last reply by Jim Moulton Oct 21, 2011.

Jerry's Last guitar!! 2 Replies

A guy named John Cripes made a guitar for Jerry Garcia ,he had just made 1 guitar, he decided to make a guitar for his favorite guitarist, basically copying the Irwin that Garcia was playing, Cripes…Continue

Tags: Irwin, Cripes, guitar, Dead

Started by Jim Moulton. Last reply by Jim Moulton Mar 24, 2010.

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Comment by Thomas G. Payne on December 4, 2013 at 8:05am

wondering what happened to the pic I posted of Jerry?

Comment by steve johnson on February 22, 2013 at 7:58am

thanks for your post, jimmy.  i agree with your take on the organic quality of the dead's musical evolution through live performances.  that is certainly why they hooked me in from a young age. 

i'd love a sdb copy of the 12/31/66 show as well.  hope dave considers a dip into the vault for that one.

if you're into pre-1970 dead,  check out this show from the fillmore west (6/7/69) on the wolfgang's vault site:

http://www.wolfgangsvault.com/grateful-dead/concerts/fillmore-west-...

the dark star>st stephen>the eleven is cracklin' with energy, and the sittin' on top of the world>cold rain and snow>doin' that rag is quite amazing--raw sound coupled with beautiful playing.  the lovelight includes the unmistakeable vocals of ms. joplin to ice the cake.  

Comment by Jimmy Warburton on February 22, 2013 at 6:42am

  Taping...The Dead weren't thinking ...they just enjoyed the live performance and the document... that let them evolve musically.

   Jerry and Bob were tapers...Bob taped Jorma a bit and Jerry got some bluegrass. I got most of what I wanted.

     I Still Want New Years SF 66/67!

  BTW FLORIDA has Crazy Fingers on Saturday Feb 23,2013 9pm Coral Springs Sample Rd Tavern.

    Anyone in Florida?

Comment by steve johnson on January 29, 2013 at 3:21pm

dave's #5 (11/17/73) ships today.  very nice.

and 2/2/70 is on the horizon.

happy 2013!

Comment by Jerry Gillespie on July 11, 2012 at 7:54am

There is a link to Saturday night's show - will post it here when I get home - at work ("safety" job at law firm) right now and unable to access facebook - will post this evening

Comment by Jim Moulton on July 10, 2012 at 9:36pm

Steve,

    Thanks for posting the link to the show, I will have to check it out. I caught the Wall of Sound In Person in Philly ,When they passed thru at the Convention Center in the Summer of 74, They hung the whole thing like a huge circle of speakers from the ceiling, plus stacks of speakers behind the stage, What a year that was for the Dead.

Comment by steve johnson on July 10, 2012 at 5:08pm

No problem, Jim.

Yes, I agree, a first-rate setlist from the Mann Center.

Here's a show I've been enjoying recently:

http://archive.org/details/gd1974-07-29.mtx.seamons.108281.flac24

I think it is a far better performance than the Dillon Stadium show Dave chose for his 2nd "pick" of the series.  

Comment by Jim Moulton on July 8, 2012 at 7:50pm

Thanks Steve,

      Furthur just passed thru Philly last night,was not able to go, but it was supposed to be good, the setlist looked excellent.

Comment by steve johnson on July 8, 2012 at 4:57pm
Comment by steve johnson on June 21, 2012 at 4:58am

Dave's Picks Vol 3 is available for preorder.  10/21/71 at the Auditorium Theatre in Chicago, IL.  I'm in.  The band is in fine form with the recent addition of Keith Godchaux on keyboards; gearing up for what I consider their peak years (1972-74), although the 1977 tour surely wasn't half bad.  Check out the link below to hear a few cuts from the Chicago gig:

http://www.dead.net/features/daves-picks-volume-3/listening-party-d...

 

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