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The Deadpod

Feb 21, 2020

Boy is this one going to eat up my quota! There is almost 2 1/2 hours of smokin' Grateful Dead music in this week's Deadpod, from the second set on 2/23/74 at the Winterland in San Francisco CA.

I'm bound to overlook something that you will enjoy in this set, nevertheless I'd call you attention to the wonderful opening...


Feb 14, 2020

Happy Valentine's Day! 

I couldn't think of a better love letter to send to all of you than a fine portion of classic Grateful Dead from 1974.. from Winterland no less.. 

this beauty comes from the February '74 run - in this case February 23rd. This first set starts with a rocking 'Around and Around' - a different and...


Feb 7, 2020

This week's Deadpod features the debut of another classic Dead song, 'Standing on the Moon',  as well as a fine pre-drums 'Playing in the Band' featuring a nice interplay betwen Jerry and Phil. I think this is a well played set, while it doesn't feature a ton of fireworks, it does have an interesting, if slightly...


Jan 31, 2020

As we close out the month of January, I decided to feature the first show the band performed back in 1989. This one comes from the Henry J Kaiser Convention Center in Oakland California on February 5, 1989. 

While there was alot of anxiety among the faithful that this might be the last time the band would be allowed to...


Jan 24, 2020

One of my favorite periods of Dead music to explore is this January 1969 run at the Avalon Ballroom in San Francisco CA, and this week I decided to feature this set form January 26th. Is it complete? probably not.. is it pristine? certainly not the opening Cryptical which has a spot not far from the beginning that...