Grateful Dead

Ryan Adams Plays Dead – Disc 2 Now Uploaded!

Monday I posted the first disc of a bootleg of Ryan Adams playing Grateful Dead songs.  Today I’ve just updated that post with disc 2 of the collection featuring Wharf Rat, St. Stephen, Bertha, Franklin’s Tower, China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Stella Blue, and Ripple.  The tracks were all collected from live [...]

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Grateful Dead at The New York Historical Society

“The Grateful Dead: Now Playing at the New York Historical Society” is being presented between now and July 4th in NYC.  If you have the chance to visit be sure to check it out, it looks fascinating.  From the New York Times, by Larry Rohter: The Grateful Dead performed the last of their more than [...]

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Ryan Adams Plays The Grateful Dead

“Adams befriended Phil Lesh of the Grateful Dead, after first meeting him at the Jammys awards in New York in 2005. The two performed Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter’s Grateful Dead classic, Wharf Rat. Adams performed at subsequent outings of Phil Lesh and Friends, including a two-night stand at Red Rocks Amphitheatre outside of Denver, Colorado and on New Year’s Eve 2005 at the Bill Graham Event Center in San Francisco. Throughout 2006, Lesh’s live performances included compositions by Adams, including several from Cold Roses (Cold Roses, Let It Ride, and Magnolia Mountain).”

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Grateful Deadopoly – Now You Can Own Shakedown Street!

As I was perusing Twitter last night I noticed a bunch of retweets from @DeadOpoly. It seems that someone went ahead and created the Grateful Dead edition of Monopoly. Which makes sense, since you can add -opoly to the end of anything nowadays and create a game out of it. Ghettoopoly and Redneckopoly only serve [...]

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Video: The Grateful Dead – “Eyes of the World”

June 17, 1991, Giants Stadium, East Rutherford, New Jersey: Opening the show with “Eyes of the World,” one of my favorites, this video was apparently transferred from a VHS as you can see at the beginning, and has good quality video and audio for a transfer.  It starts in with a cool zoom in through [...]

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