• Laid Back

    Simple Twist of Fate, Jerry-Style

    Regardless of your general palate for the Grateful Dead, it’s pretty hard to listen to this version of the Bob Dylan-penned “Simple Twist of Fate” and not be moved. Whether it’s Garcia’s pleading and perfect vocal, or his crisp and…

  • Jam

    Dead: Eyes of the World, 1991

    Thanks to my Canadian buddy Cam for the email full of tasty music recommendations and classic nuggets of goodness like this “Eyes of the World” from 6/17/1991 (an East Rutherford show that Cam attended). Check out Bruce Hornsby grinning and…

  • Jam,  Rock

    Jerry and Merl in San Anselmo, 1972

    So what we have here is a vintage recording of Jerry Garcia, Merl Saunders and friends (pre-Jerry Garcia Band). This is a soundboard recording zeroed right in on Jerry’s guitar. For those people who associate Garcia only with the Grateful…

  • Hip Hop,  Miscellaneous,  Pop,  Rock

    Flip, Pinto, and the Dead

    Time to promote! Here are a few goodies sent my way, completely and utterly unrelated to eachother. Lil Flip’s New Video: Yes, this man looks like he would very much like to eat your children. But that’s just Lil’ Flip.…