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The Deadpod

Oct 18, 2019

We go back 41 years to this day in 1978 at Winterland in San Francisco to revisit the band's 2nd in the series of  'From Egypt with Love' concerts.This is a tight, well-played set with the band playing as well together as anyone could ask. The opening 'Sugaree' is massive - don't let the first few minutes of...


Oct 11, 2019

This week's Deadpod features the band's performance at the Rainbow Theater in London England on Saturday October 3rd, 1981. This second set contains some wonderful improvisational music and both a fabulous pre-drums setlist and a spectacular Morning Dew. I think you'll agree that the music here flows beyond the...


Oct 4, 2019

We start out October with a show from across the pond in London, England on October 3rd, 1981. A well-played, rockin' first set gives a few hints as to the improvisation that will follow in set 2 next week.

'Alabama Getaway' is the opener, not uncommon for the time, and while the sound is a bit dicey at first things...


Sep 27, 2019

This week we mourn the passing of the great Robert Hunter. The Grateful Dead would not have been what they were and are without his voice, his words and his wisdom. Sleep in the stars, Robert.

 

In his honor I present this wonderful set from September 28th, 1977 at the Paramount Theater in Seattle Washington. Although...


Sep 20, 2019

This week's Deadpod features the strong second set from the band's performance at the Boston Garden on Sunday, September 26, 1993.

A strong outing from start to finish, it starts with a rockin' 'Iko' which got the place bouncing. Then a well played 'Saint of Circumstance' leads into Jerry's 'Ship of Fools'. Truckin'...