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"Sometimes the songs that we hear are just songs of our own"

There’s more to this blog than the occasional feeble attempt at humour.

Not much more, admittedly, but nonetheless…

Anyway, be assured that I don’t spend all my time sitting in front of my computer screen trying to multi-task by virtue of combining the two activities of blogging and shirking anything that might involve physical effort. 456 more words

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Today in Grateful Dead History: February 3, 1978 - Dane County Coliseum, Madison, WI

A healthy chunk of this show was used on Dick’s Picks #18, the Grateful Dead’s first release of 1978 material as a part of that live series, which says that the powers that be thought that this was something special.  498 more words

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Sometimes the songs that we hear are just songs of our own

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Today in Grateful Dead History: January 14, 1978 - Bakersfield Memorial Auditorium, Bakersfield, CA

I don’t have a lot to offer when it comes to this show.  I can tell you that none of the recordings are particularly great, audio-wise.  123 more words

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Today in Grateful Dead History: January 5, 1979 - The Spectrum, Philadelphia, PA

There was no show yesterday, and today’s 1979 performance from the Philadelphia Spectrum is the only available show for January 5th, so we’re going through a fairly dry patch.  211 more words

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Today in Grateful Dead History: December 7, 1979 - Indiana Convention Center, Indianapolis, IN

“Once in a while you get shown the light in the strangest of places if you look at it right.”

If you judged this show solely on the basis of the first couple of minutes of… 381 more words

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Today In Grateful Dead History: December 1, 1994 - McNichols Arena, Denver, CO

This 1994 show from Denver surprised me with a couple of very good tunes.  My favorite song of the night was Bird Song.  When the song begins, the first thing you notice is Phil’s bass lines, which are actually tucked into the groove.  232 more words

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