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Happy Birthday Jerry . New Garcia/Saunders soundboards!

  What better way to celebrate what would have been Jerry Garcia's 74th birthday with some newly discovered soundboard recordings courtesy of our friends at Jambase.  Scott Bernstein writes, "Nearly a dozen rare recordings from…
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Jerry Garcia - "After Midnight" 11-8-76 Newly Released

A great version of a song I love, newly unearthed: Rare 1976 Jerry Garcia Band track "After Midnight" from GarciaLive Vol. 7: November 8, 1976 Sophie's Palo Alto Featuring Donna Jean Godcheaux This release is due out in August.…

Guitars That Jam - Blakesberg Available Now

My friend Jay Blakesberg has a great new book Guitars That Jam: Portraits of the World's Most Storied Rock Guitars. It features a Forweord by Warren Haynes and pictures and the stories behind. Here is a sampling of the goodies therein. There…

Grateful Dead 1969: The Making of Aoxomoxoa and Live Dead

In honor of seeing Bill Kreutzmann's Billy and the Kid slast night in Philly and tonight in Port Chester... and of having just finished his memoir, Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead... and of reading…

Jimmy Herring takes one of Jerry Garcia's guitars for a spin.

Check this out: Jimmy Herring played Jerry Garcia's Travis Bean TB500 guitar that was sold for almost $250K in a 2013 auction. Garcia played the guitar extensively in the mid 70's. the following video and picture were posted on the instagram…

An interview with Dick Latvala: Dick's Picks and more...

(adsbygoogle = window.adsbygoogle || []).push({}); Tricky Dick In this 1997 interview, Dick Latvala, Grateful Dead tapemaster and father of Dick’s Picks, reflects on how he turned his hobby into a job. I conducted the interview…

Almost Dead: The Furthur interviews

Almost Dead: The Furthur interviews Bob Weir and Phil Lesh revive the spirt of the Grateful dead with some serious help from guitarist John Kadlecik and some other young guns. Originally appeared in Guitar World, March 2012. Reposted…

Bob Weir recalls how he met Jerry Garcia, looks back at some of his greatest songwriting moments with the Grateful Dead

In honor of seeing Furthur at MSG tonight and a recent interview I did with Bob Weir for an upcoming Guitar World feature, I present a great one from the archives: a 2001 interview for the original version of Revolver magazine with Bobby talking…
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Fromthe archives: in-depth Bob Weir interview

A lengthy 2001 interview with Bobby, when Ratdog was kicking hard. This interview appears in my Ebook, Reckoning: Conversations With the Grateful Dead, along with similarly extensive interview with Phil, Phil and Trey, Robert Hunter,…