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The Deadpod

Mar 21, 2008

Hello Friends!
This week we'll listen to the conclusion of the Dead's show at Alpine Valley on August 8th, 1982. I think you'll really enjoy the wonderful Scarlet Begonias, the crazy drums with guest Zakir Hussein, as well as John Cipollina's guest guitar work on "The Other One", "Wharf Rat" and "Not Fade Away". Check...

Mar 14, 2008

This week we get a nice recording of a wonderful early 80's show - this one comes to us from Alpine Valley, August the 8th, 1982. This week we'll hear the first set (and the opener of the 2nd), next week we'll finish up the show.. I really enjoyed the Alabama Getaway openers of this period and this is no exception. I...

Mar 7, 2008

This week we'll listen to the remainder of the Dead's performance at Cal Expo, August 6th, 1989. The rest of this second set is a pleasure to listen to - highlighted by a wonderful 'Other One'.
I've also been told that its a sure sign that the band enjoyed themselves when they encore with 'Johnny B. Goode' :)