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Re: Any deadheads on slap?
« Reply #60 on: September 27, 2022, 05:13:47 AM »
Growing up with parents into the Dead and other influences around who were into the "jam band" scene, it was probably inevitable that I got into it too. The Dead are always a band that I can come back to at any point in life and enjoy, the epitome of American music for me.

Rusty was really into the Dead too, his relatives even performed Ripple at his memorial service, definitely shed a tear on that one!
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Re: Any deadheads on slap?
« Reply #61 on: September 28, 2022, 12:08:24 PM »
Growing up with parents into the Dead and other influences around who were into the "jam band" scene, it was probably inevitable that I got into it too. The Dead are always a band that I can come back to at any point in life and enjoy, the epitome of American music for me.

Rusty was really into the Dead too, his relatives even performed Ripple at his memorial service, definitely shed a tear on that one!

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Re: Any deadheads on slap?
« Reply #62 on: September 29, 2022, 08:02:23 AM »
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Growing up with parents into the Dead and other influences around who were into the "jam band" scene, it was probably inevitable that I got into it too. The Dead are always a band that I can come back to at any point in life and enjoy, the epitome of American music for me.

Rusty was really into the Dead too, his relatives even performed Ripple at his memorial service, definitely shed a tear on that one!
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Re: Any deadheads on slap?
« Reply #63 on: October 11, 2022, 04:42:42 PM »
yo if any vinyl cats are interested in preordering the new billy strings album he cut with his old man, there are some nice color variants..

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Re: Any deadheads on slap?
« Reply #64 on: October 12, 2022, 10:27:42 AM »
Love 'em, saw them 12 times mostly between '87-'89.  In terms of listening I can hang with any shows between '69-'81 with my favorite era being between '71-74 when it was just Bill on drums (not a fan of Mickey's goofy marching band style, he just got in the way.  Bill on the other hand is a fantastic drummer with solid jazz/r&b chops and swings/grooves like a motherfucker).  In addition to shows also still love listening to the lps Live Dead, Skull And Roses, Europe '72, Workingman's Dead, Mars Hotel, Dead Set and Reckoning.  Top five tunes-Unbroken Chain, Dark Star, Morning Dew, Dire Wolf and Deal(which I know is technically a Jerry tune).

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Re: Any deadheads on slap?
« Reply #65 on: October 26, 2022, 09:07:07 PM »
I'm a huge fan myself. I saw the Dead & Co. live at dodger stadium with John Mayer last summer. Also, I saw Bob Weir recently play in my college town.