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Sunday, September 29, 2013

Dead Live!






... NOT meaning literally, but... The Grateful Dead lives, indeed... and they're also playing and recorded live in Veneta, Oregon, on August 27th, 1972!

The Deads at their VERY best.

A Deadhead in my deepest and an avid Deads collector and scholar, owning whole discography and all  "Dick's Picks" and... and...

After my friend Reinhard's hint, I yesterday purchased the 4-discs (vinyls) on Rhino and... Holy Garcia!

It's amazing this group, almost a religion, I'd say;-) kept for its whole life, a variety and a never, ever boring character...

The classic tunes are always brand-new to the ears...




When this very morning I listened to side 6 "Dark Star", listened to so many, countless times... well, it was like an unheard tune, indeed... and Jerry Garcia's lead guitar is - sort-of - speaking with the voice of an humble pagan god, after some instrumental intro, his voice arrives, well...  I had a spontaneous ejaculation (...)

It's a gorgeous disc, pals.

Buy it... it's a limited-edition of 5.000 copies and... well, grab it before it's too late!






1 comment:

Unknown said...

i'm with you! was fortunate to catch about 150+ shows from 83-90. what a band....