Photo montage video I put together for “Beijing Blues” the title track of Woodie Alan’s debut CD and the song that really began to turn us into a real band.
“I Don’t Care” at the Xiamen Beach Festival, in front a crowd of 5-6,000. As described in the prologue of Big in China. This multi-camera shoot for and broadcast on Fujian TV.
Original tune “Sri Lankan Sunset” at the Star Live on Beijing Blues tour of China. May 2009. This performance was part of a drummer’s showcase and highlights Lu Wei.
Bob Dylan’s “Meet Me in the Morning” at the JZ Club, Hangzhou, China. This was a memorable gig and we’re happy to have this clip documenting it.
From our one-off reunion gig at the Orchard last Feb. No rehearsals, and no one had seen each other in six or seven months. I’m proud.
Acoustic “Beijing Blues.” The Stone Boat May, 2009. CD release tour.
Bob Dylan’s “You’re Gonna Make Me Lonesome When You Go” at Jianghu Jiuba, Beijing. March 2008, just as we were starting to really gel. We got much better than this, but it captures a moment.
“Will the Circle be Unbroken” from our second night at the Xiamen Beach Festival. Another performance discussed in Big in China. With Dave Loevinger back in Beijing, we performed as a 4-piece. That made us weaker, but we were so much more confident and relaxed.
Gov’t Mule is offering a free download of “Reggae Soulshine” from the forthcoming album Dub Side of the Mule , featuring Toots Hibbert of Toots and the Maytals. Dub Side of the Mule was just released on Evil Teen Records. Click below to download for free. Buy Dub Side of the Mule CD here. Download on Itunes here. Recorded […]
In 2004, I interviewed Derek and wrote up his 10 Commandments of Jam for Guitar World. Pretty right on and deep thinking, as per usual for DT. I’ll be posting more and more from my extensive GW archives. 1. Just listen. Make sure that when you’re on stage with others, you are paying attention to […]
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 now the excellent upcoming book So Many Roads: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead… […]
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