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Best Grateful Dead podcast

By kdecody - Jun 27 2019
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I have been listening to the professor podcast for years and it is the best period!

God Bless the Grateful Dead

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Just so hard to pick something to listen to, all good here the professor does that work for you.

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Best Grateful Dead podcast

By kdecody - Jun 27 2019
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I have been listening to the professor podcast for years and it is the best period!

God Bless the Grateful Dead

By Max_Smiley - Jun 02 2019
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Just so hard to pick something to listen to, all good here the professor does that work for you.
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Rank #1: Dead Show/podcast for 8/9/19

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That today marks 24 years since Jerry Garcia died, strikes me as a sobering reminder of my own mortality, of how quickly our lives pass, but also as a reminder that I was fortunate to get to see him perform and experience the magic that was in this music. Like every edition of the Deadpod, this week we again celebrate that music, this time with one of their earlier performances, when they were all young and full of boundless energy and enthusiasm. Let the music carry them, and us as we go along on this ride, to places words don't describe. Enjoy.

Grateful Dead

Family Dog at the Great Highway

San Francisco, CA 8/3/69 - Sunday    

Hard To Handle ;

Beat It On Down The Line ;

Hi-Heel Sneakers ;

High Time ;

Mama Tried ;

Dark Star ;

Alligator>

Drums>

The Other One>

Caution (Do Not Stop On Tracks)>

And We Bid You Goodnight

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod0802919.mp3

Thank you for coming along, and for your support that has enabled this to go forward for so long.

Ain't No Time to Hate. 

Peace. 

Aug 09 2019
1 hour 43 mins
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Rank #2: Grateful Dead

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Well as we ease out of April it seems like a great idea to bring you s show from 1977... I have always tried to feature a show from that stupendous month of May '77, but all of those have either been featured already or commercially released, so I decided to go with this relatively unknown but excellent show from April 23rd, 1977 in Springfield MA.

The show has an easy mellow feel to it, reminiscent of '76 Dead, yet it has the tight harmonies and unexpected dips and turns of those classic May shows. From a fine, flowing 'Sugaree' through the great 'Loser' and 'Row Jimmy' I found lots of favorites in this first set. The highlight however is probably the Scarlet>Fire which closes the set, and marks only the 3rd time they performed 'Fire on the Mountain'.

We'll play the second set next week...

Grateful Dead

Springfield Civic Center Arena Springfield, MA

4/23/77 - Saturday

One

Sugaree [11:17] ;

Cassidy [4:29] ;

Loser [7:25] ;

New Minglewood Blues [4:34] ;

Ramble On Rose [6:55] ;

Me And My Uncle [2:52] ;

Row Jimmy [9:34] ;

It's All Over Now [6:17] ;

Scarlet Begonias [7:07] >

Fire On The Mountain [10:32]

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod042718.mp3

Thank you so much for your kind support of the Deadpod.

I received a note along with a donation this week that said 'I'm a happier person since I discovered the Deadpod'.. I agree... :) thank you my friend, made my week.

Apr 27 2018
1 hour 31 mins
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Rank #3: Dead Show/podcast for 6/6/14

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This week's Deadpod features a fine second set from the band's return to the stage in 1976. I really like how they have changed up the set list here, and they start out with the debut performance of Samson and Delilah. 

A nice, very new Crazy Fingers goes into a haunting Wharf Rat. Let It Grow follows and this second set spot suits the song in that the musicians have a chance to explore some new ground here. Roses comes out of drums and then (!) Around and Around. For me the highlight of this set follows, a slower more precise perhaps,  Help->Slip->Frank.. the jamming on this one is superb and its so easy to get lost in.. Saturday night ends the set and they return for an  unusual Wheel encore.. 

 

Paramount Theatre, Portland, Ore. (6/3/76)
set 2
 
Samson and Delilah
Crazy Fingers
Wharf Rat
Let it Grow
drums
It Must Have Been the Roses
Around and Around
Help on the Way
Slipknot!
Franklin's Tower
One More Saturday Night

The Wheel
 
You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod060614.mp3
 
The Deadpod is made possible through the kind support of its listeners. If you can make a contribution I would greatly appreciate it..
 
Have a wonderful week my friends!
Jun 06 2014
1 hour 52 mins
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Rank #4: Dead Show/podcast for 8/2/19

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For this 'Days Between' week, on the day following what would have been Jerry Garcia's 77th Birthday, we feature a wonderful set from July 29th, 1974. The band returns following a Seastones' set and leads off with an unusual 'He's Gone'. 'Truckin' follows and while Weir screws up the lyrics, Garcia breaks out into what becomes around a 23 minute jam, in and out of a hint of 'Spoonful' then 'Nobody's Fault' and the first verse of 'The Other One'. There's a great jam out of that into the tight 'Wharf Rat' 'Around and Around' follows them they doubleshift into 'Peggy O'. The 'US Blues' that follows is hot, as is the jam in 'Sugar Magnolia' to close the set. While 'Casey Jones' is listed as the encore, I've read that the band never left the stage...

Grateful Dead

Capital Centre Landover , MD

7/29/74 - Monday

Three

He's Gone [13:21] >

Truckin' [8:35] >

Nobody's Fault But Mine [2:49] >

The Other One [14:39] >

Spanish Jam >

Wharf Rat [9:26] ;

Around And Around [5:11] ;

Peggy-O [6:05] ;

U.S. Blues [5:34] ;

Sugar Magnolia [8:56]

Encore

Casey Jones [6:44]

Comments Spanish Jam timing included in the Other one.

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod080219.mp3

Love one another.

Thanks for listening and for your support.

Aug 02 2019
1 hour 28 mins
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Rank #5: DeadShow/podcast for 8/5/16

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This week's Deadpod is the result of a request for something from 86 or 87 from a longtime supporter of the Deadpod so I decided to pull out this show, which is one of my favorites from the early 86 shows.. This comes to us from the Berkeley Community Theater, April 22nd, 1986. 

The set opens with a wonderful coupling of Box of Rain -> Visons of Johanna.. the last time the band would play that Dylan tune until the final year of 1995. This is a very fine version indeed. The remainder of the set is quite well played as well, with a nice Bird Song and Deal among the highlights.. 

 

Berkeley Community Theater, Berkeley, CA (4/22/86) Box of Rain Visions of Johanna Mama Tried Big River Bird Song Little Red Rooster Deal   You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod080516.mp3     Happy Birthday Kevin ;)    and thanks to all of you whose support makes the Deadpod possbile..    Have a wonderful week!
Aug 05 2016
53 mins
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Rank #6: Dead Show/podcast for 12/11/15

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As we head into the home stretch on 2015, I've decided to bring you another one of my favorites from 1980... this show took place at the University of Florida, Alligator Alley, on November 29th, 1980. This is a day after the show included on '30 Trips Around the Sun' and a day before the show immortalized on Dick's Picks' 8, Atlanta , 11/30/80. The boys were definitely on a roll and I hope you'll enjoy this fine audience recording of this performance this week and set 2 next week. 

Being 1980 they roll out with a rocking Alabama Getaway into Promised Land. A wonderful Candyman follows, then Bobby takes over for a New, NEW Minglewood Blues, followed by a nice, lazy Row Jimmy. Mama Tried into Mexicali follows but then we have an excellent Althea. Sailor ->Saint leads us into the set closing Don't Ease Me In.. 

Grateful Dead

Alligator Alley Gym - University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

11/29/80 - Saturday

One

Alabama Getaway [4:30] >

The Promised Land [3:58] ;

Candyman [7:18] ;

New Minglewood Blues [7:02] ;

Row Jimmy [11:00] ;

Mama Tried [2:30] >

Mexicali Blues [4:36] ;

Althea [8:14] ;

Lost Sailor [6:30] >

Saint Of Circumstance [6:38] >

Don't Ease Me In [3:46]

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here: 

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod121115.mp3

I do want to thank the kind friends who have donated to the Deadpod and who are my partners in bringing this music to you. Thank you so much!!! 

Remember to keep that LoveLight on and Be Kind :) 

Dec 11 2015
1 hour 15 mins
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Rank #7: Dead Show/podcast for 10/11/13

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Whether it was the fact that my mind has been turned toward this era of Dead by the release and success of  'Sunshine Daydream' or the fact that I"m not really ready to face another Winter, I ran into discussion of this gem of a show and decided I had to feature it on this week's Deadpod. This is the 2nd set of a show that took place just after the band came back to the States from their famous 1972 tour of Europe, July 16th, 1972 at Dillon Stadium in Hartford Connecticut. While we only have the 2nd set in decent soundboard quality (and even then there is an audience patch in the Not Fade Away), this is still a gem that every fan of the era should get to hear. 

This starts out with a Truckin' into a fabulous Other One.. this slowly turns into a wonderful jam that leads us into a very nice He's Gone.. The Looks Like Rain and Sugar Magnolia that follow are fine, but the highlight of the show follows when the band is joined by Dickey Betts and Berry Oakley for a blistering Not Fade Away and Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad. Just when you think the music couldn't possibly go further, they raise it up a notch with a smoking Hey, Bo Diddley..!  The band comes out for a Johnny B Goode encore but by then I can't imagine the fans could ask for much more.. 

Dillon Stadium, Hartford, CT (7/16/72)

Truckin'

drums

The Other One

He's Gone

The Other One

Looks Like Rain

Sugar Magnolia

Not Fade Away

Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad

Hey Bo Diddley

Johnny B. Goode

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:
http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod101113.mp3

I hope you enjoy the beauty of October and this stunning set of music. 

I could not bring the Deadpod to you without the financial support of my listeners, to whom I am very grateful. Thank you for your support.
Oct 11 2013
1 hour 32 mins
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Rank #8: Dead Show/podcast for 8/11/17

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This week we have a really fine show from the summer of 1980 - this one takes place at the Uptown Theater in Chicago IL, on August 19th, 1980. They start with a trifecta that really takes off and was only done on two other occasions, the Mississippi Half-Step->Franklin's Tower->Minglewood. Personally I always enjoyed when Franklin's found its way into unusual combinations, and the Minglewood here is really rockin' as well. Other highlights in this fine first set include an excellent Althea, and an extended jam in the (unsual) set closing 'Feel Like a Stranger'. Next week's set 2 is at least equally as fine.

Grateful Dead

Uptown Theatre

Chicago, IL  8/19/80 - Tuesday

One

Mississippi Half-Step Uptown Toodeloo [9:54] ->

Franklin's Tower [12:11]->

New Minglewood Blues [7:15] ;

Dire Wolf [3:13] ;

Cassidy [4:37] ;

Row Jimmy [11:10] ;

Me And My Uncle [3:07] ->

Big River [5:53] ;

Althea [8:26] ;

Easy To Love You [3:48] ;

Feel Like A Stranger [8:29]

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod081117.mp3

Thanks so much for your kind support of the Deadpod!

pray for Peace

Aug 11 2017
1 hour 27 mins
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Rank #9: Dead Show/podcasst for 3/24/17

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I'm guessing that if you listened to last week's Deadpod you know that this week's second set from 3/31/73 is going to be great.. great sound.. great playing.. great X factor. I love this show and hope you do too. It may not have some of the big 'hits' of the day (Dark Star, etc) but there is some really wonderful explorations. I think if you listen closely you'll hear themes from all sorts of places in this music. Appropriately we start with a Chuck Berry tune - Promised Land.. then move into a hard rockin' Bertha. That flows into a pretty interesting GSET. He's Gone is slower.. but they then move into the real funhouse of the set.. Truckin' into Drums then a wonderful Other One->Spanish Jam.. this one is quite unique.. then they somehow end up in 'I Know You Rider'...

This is a fun ride.. hope you enjoy it!!!

Grateful Dead

War Memorial Buffalo, NY

3/31/73 - Saturday

Two

The Promised Land ->;

Bertha ->

Greatest Story Ever Told ;

He's Gone ->

Truckin' ->

Drums ->

The Other One ->

Spanish Jam ->

I Know You Rider ;

Sugar Magnolia

Encore

Casey Jones

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod032417.mp3

Thank you kindly for your support of the Deadpod!

Mar 24 2017
1 hour 20 mins
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Rank #10: Dead Show/podcast for 7/19/13

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Ah summer.. in the midst of its heat and humidity its wise for us to sit back and breath it in.. and savor it for passes like dew.. this week's Deadpod is of course the second set of a show that seems to me to embody the kind of setlist that a summer GD show should have.. lyrics that speak of starlight and songs that twinkle and sparkle like the summer night sky. Crazy Fingers.. Uncle John's Band.. Terrapin.. and of course Morning Dew.. even the Quinn the Eskimo reminds me of warm summer shows outdoors watching the boys .. I hope you've been lucky enough to see Furthur this year.. for all of us we have the chance to savor this recording and close our eyes and remember warm summer nights and the music that could take us along with those breezes.. 

Grateful Dead

Oxford Plains Speedway (7/2/88)

Crazy Fingers Playin' in the Band Uncle John's Band Terrapin Station drums The Wheel Gimme Some Lovin' All Along the Watchtower Morning Dew Sugar Magnolia Quinn the Eskimo

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here: 

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod071913.mp3

Thank you for listening, and for your support... which I rely on to be able to bring you the Deadpod.. 

peace.

Jul 19 2013
1 hour 35 mins
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Rank #11: Dead Show/podcast for 3/10/16

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As you listen to this second set from March 9th, 1981 it won't take you long at all to realize that fans were treated to a special evening of music 35 years ago. The China Cat -> I Know You Rider is such a wonderful beginning to what is a special night of music. Even a casual listener will soon be captured by the wonderful jam into Rider here. The band doesn't let up either, as this is just the start of a great set of music. A snappy Samson follows here, with a great intro by the drummers and some nice keyboard work by Brent. Ship of Fools leads us into the heart of this set, the Estimated ->Uncle John's Band->Drums/space->Other One->Stella Blue. A classic combination, done most exquisitely. 

Treat yourself and get lost in this section of the show. They follow with a fine Good Lovin' and come back for a somewhat sloppy US Blues, but by then.. its all smiles. 

Grateful Dead

Madison Square Garden

New York , NY

3/9/81 - Monday

Two

China Cat Sunflower [9:28] >

I Know You Rider [6:10] >

Samson And Delilah [6:55] ;

Ship Of Fools [8:10] ;

Estimated Prophet [14:10] >

Uncle John's Band [11:41] >

Drums >

Space [3:08] >

The Other One [7:43] >

Stella Blue [9:49] >

Good Lovin' [6:33]

Encore U.S. Blues

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod031116.mp3

I hope you enjoy this week's Deadpod.. Many thanks to the kind folks whose contributions make the Deadpod possible. 

"Ain' No Time To Hate

Barely Time To Wait"

ps. on a technical note, I have changed the mp3 encoding to a variable bit rate with a slightly higher average bitrate. Please let me know if you encounter any difficulties during playback. thank you! 

Mar 11 2016
1 hour 49 mins
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Rank #12: Dead Show/podcast for 11/28/14

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Our day after Thanksgiving Deadpod takes us way back to a famous date in Grateful Dead history - January 31st, 1970 - the day the band was 'set up like a bowling pin' down in New Orleans. Yes the boys were arrested earlier this day but played that same night the set that we are going to listen to this week. This show is quite odd, in that the first set is electric, the second is acoustic - mainly due to Phil blowing his amp at the end of set 1. This gives me a chance to present some great acoustic Dead - mainly Bob and Jerry but Pigpen puts in a *fabulous* Katie Mae. I know there are many of you out there you enjoy the acoustic sets around the holiday and I simply felt the first set was worth including here as it is quite interesting as well.

The acoustic second set was of course soon after incorporated as the first set in the band's famous concerts in May of 1970...

Grateful Dead

The Warehouse New Orleans, LA 1/31/70 - Saturday

One - 48:02

Intro [0:17] ;

Cold Rain And Snow [5:30];

Mama Tried [2:41];

Dire Wolf [3:56];

Big Boss Man [4:47];

Morning Dew [10:09];

Mason's Children [6:#08];

Me And My Uncle [3:13];

Hard To Handle [6:31];

Two - 22:23

Tuning [0:30] ;

Long Black Limousine [4:55];

Seasons Of My Heart [4:48];

Sawmill [2:51];

Bound In Memories (Old, Old House) [3:39];

The Race Is On [2:55];

Three - 35:25

Black Peter [7:13] >

Little Sadie [3:24] >

I've Been All Aroundnd This World [3:03];

Katie Mae [4:23];

Cumberland Blues [3:28];

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadshow112814.mp3

When I count my blessings I do not forget to include all of you - for showing me the love that keeps the Deadpod on the air.

Thank you.

I hope you and yours had a wonderful Thanksgiving, and enjoy the rest of the Thanksgiving weekend.

Nov 28 2014
1 hour 37 mins
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Rank #13: Dead Show/podcast for 6/13/14

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I had several requests this week for some 'primal' Dead.. and so I thought I came upon this fine soundboard from the spring of 1970. While we only have the electric set its still a fine example of the boys in their early formative years and I'm hoping you'll really enjoy it.  This electric set is so long in fact, that I'm going to split it up so we will hear the 2nd part - including a fabulous version of 'Alligator' - next week. This week the set starts with a great Morning Dew.. the Dancin' in the Streets is a fine version including an interesting 'feelin' groovy' jam.. Jerry and Pig trade off verses on the 'Next Time You See Me' that follows, and then the boys really get rolling through China->Ride and Good Lovin'.. the 'New Orleans' that rocks out from drums is a real treat, then back into Good Lovin' and we'll close this portion of the set with the fine 'Attics'..

06/06/70Fillmore West - San Francisco, CA

Electric set part 1: 

Morning Dew

Me And My UncleCasey JonesDancin' In The StreetsNext Time You See MeChina Cat SunflowerI Know You RiderGood Lovin'DrumsNew OrleansGood Lovin'Attics Of My Life

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here: 

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod061314.mp3
 
I hope you have a great week, and thanks so much to those of you who are able to contribute to support the Deadpod - I really appreciate it!!
Jun 13 2014
1 hour 4 mins
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Rank #14: Dead Show/podcast for 6/30/17

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Here we are already at the end of June.. summer is flying by and for alot of people this is the start of a big 4th of July celebration.. I decided to bring you what I consider a very good show from the summer solstice of 1989 - June 21st, 1989 from the Shoreline Ampitheater. This was originally offered as a Pay Per View broadcast so some of you may have watched it. Despite playing this first set in a hot, sunny afternoon (to accommodate East Coast viewers), I think they put on a fine performance here of first set standards.. 

  Grateful Dead Shoreline Amphitheatre Mountain View, CA 6/21/89   One   Jam [0:47] ; Hide Away [1:39] ; Touch Of Grey [6:10] ; New Minglewood Blues [7:04] ; Ramble On Rose [6:00] ; Box Of Rain [4:47] ; Dire Wolf [#3:07] ; When I Paint My Masterpiece [5:07] ; Row Jimmy [9:55] ; Cassidy [6:20] ; Deal [10:16]   You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:  http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod063017.mp3   I hope you all have a very enjoyable and safe 4th of July holiday!    Thanks for your financial support of the Deadpod! I really appreciate it.
Jun 30 2017
1 hour 13 mins
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Rank #15: Dead Show/podcast for 5/9/14

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We continue this week with an excellent, virtually unknown or heard of show from the summer of 1980, this took place just over from me in Grand Rapids Michigan on August 24th, 1980. I tend to think of this time as the salad days of Brett's tenure in the keyboard perch, as I think the entire band was firing on all cylinders and this show is a good example of that. It is a unique setlist, with one of the highlights of this second set being a smoking China-Rider. Another very nice NFA->Black Peter and quite a rare encore of Don't Ease Me In.. I think you can hear the enjoyment the boys were having in how they sound on this tape.. yes an audience with those inherent limitations, but nevertheless time well spent for us to give it a listen today.. I hope  you agree.

Grateful Dead

August 24, 1980

Grand Rapids, Michigan

Grand Center

Set 2:

Tuning

Samson And Delilah

Tuning

Ship Of Fools

Feel Like A Stranger

Tuning

China Cat Sunflower ->

I Know You Rider -> 

Drums/ ->

/Space -> 

Not Fade Away -> 

Black Peter ->

Sugar Magnolia

encore

Tuning

Don't Ease Me In

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here: 

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod050914.mp3

My most sincere thanks to all of you whose support makes the Deadpod possible.. 

and of course to MOM......... 

May 09 2014
1 hour 20 mins
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Rank #16: Dead Show/podcast for 12/18/15

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I am certain that you'll enjoy this second set from the Dead's performance back on November 29th, 1980 in Gaineville, Florida. I found this a delight to listen to ,especially the transitions between songs.. those jams are full of life and fire! They start with a great Shakedown Street, which flows nicely into a Franklin's Tower.The Estimated that follows is Soooooo good, in my opinion.. and not only do they not go into Eyes, they go into an interesting He's Gone.. I think you'll find plenty creative here in the pre-drums . and the space and drums is very interesting.. the Stella Blue that follows the Other One is very powerful.. You'll enjoy the Good Lovin' and Casey Jones which ends this one.. 

Grateful Dead

Alligator Alley Gym - University of Florida

Gainesville, FL

11/29/80 - Saturday

Two

Shakedown Street [10:18] >

Franklin's Tower [8:07] ;

Estimated Prophet [10:41] >

He's Gone [12:50] >

Truckin' [9:03] >

Drums [5:#38] >

Space [4:51]> The Other One [7:03] >

Stella Blue [10:23] >

Good Lovin' [8:17]

Encore Casey Jones [5:41]

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here:

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod121815.mp3

As we watch this year slide away, just wanted to thank those kind folks who have supported the Deadpod this year - I really appreciate it! 

I wish you and yours and most happy and healthy Holiday Season! 

Dec 18 2015
1 hour 46 mins
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Rank #17: Dead Show/podcast for 4/14/17

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This week I decided to perk up your spring with a high energy first set from a year I don't often feature (for good reason) 1985.. This one is from April 8th, 1985 from the Spectrum in Philadelphia PA. The boys are clearly playing with their setlists this year, and this is one of the most innovative first sets of the period. They start off with 'In the Midnight Hour' and between Weir's vocals and Healy's effects we know we're in for something different.. then Jerry goes into 'Walkin' the Dog'.. Garcia's voice is a bit rough throughout but not as bad as on some days this year and he delivers with gusto throughout. The 'Big Boss Man' which ends this trifecta features a nice little jam. The 'Me & My Uncle-> Cumberland Blues' is also quite well played and features some nice jamming. 

The rare 'Down In The Bottom->Ain't Superstituous' is not really as interesting as one would hope, but 'Althea' is nicely done especially given Garcia's vocal state. 'Tons of Steel' is quite excellent I think, as is a great Supplication jam. They end with a disappointing 'Might As Well' Still a quite good first set.. 

Grateful Dead

The Spectrum Philadelphia, PA

4/8/85 - Monday

One

In The Midnight Hour >

Walking The Dog >

Big Boss Man ;

Me And My Uncle >

Cumberland Blues ;

Down In The Bottom >

I Ain't Superstitious ;

Althea ;

Tons Of Steel >

Supplication >

Might As Well

You can listen to this week's Deadpod here: 

http://traffic.libsyn.com/deadshow/deadpod041417.mp3

This show has been on my list of requested shows for some time.. just want to remind you that I always enjoy requests - feel free to send me yours, here, or on our Facebook page! 

Thanks so much for your kind support, which makes these weekly Deadpods possible! 

Apr 14 2017
54 mins
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Rank #18: Dead Show/podcast for 9/5/14

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his week's Deadpod features a beast of a second set.. but what else can you expect from a show from 1972. This one features some great interplay between Lesh and Garcia throughout. Innocently enough the set starts out with a fat Big River followed by a standard Friend of the Devil and Me & My Uncle, things start getting interesting on the Bird Song.. here we find quite an interesting jam after the first verse as Garcia begins to take the music to some very nice places.. personally I enjoyed the ending jam quite a bit. Truckin' follows, always a great vehicle for exploration, and the band takes off following the verses. A short drum segment then leads Phil to bring out what is a quite good Other One, and in fact  this goes into a classic He's Gone and then *back* into the Other One.. the only such combination I'm aware of. This one had some excellent jamming including what is often referred to as the  'Tiger' jam.  I love the transition into He's Gone.. and back into the Other One for that matter! But wait there's more :) .. a hot Greatest Story,.. Comes A Time mmmmm and then a far out Not Fade Away->Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad->Not Fade Away

who needs an encore after that set list!! 

Fox Theatre, St. Louis, MO (10/19/72)

set 2

Big River

Friend of the Devil

Me and My Uncle

Bird Song

Truckin'->

drums->

The Other One->

He's Gone->

The Other One

Greatest Story Ever Told

Comes A Time

Not Fade Away->

Goin' Down the Road Feeling Bad->

Not Fade Away

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Sep 05 2014
1 hour 39 mins
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Rank #19: Dead Show/podcast for 3/7/14

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This week I'm bringing out a show that has been on my request list for some time, I believe the reason I hadn't played it before is probably because I only have the first set in a soundboard format - the show is certainly good enough to warrant a listen as this first set contains the very first performance of 'Visions of Johanna' .. but that's not the only highlight of this first set.. Beat It on Down the Line and Big Railroad Blues are very solid as is the Music Never Stopped.. I think you'll enjoy this one and want to send out a special thank you to our friend who requested this! 

 Hampton Roads Coliseum, Hampton, VA (3/19/86)

Hell in a Bucket
Stagger Lee
C.C. Rider
Cold Rain and Snow
Beat it on Down the Line
Big Railroad Blues
Looks Like Rain
Visions of Johanna
Music Never Stopped
Don't Ease Me In
 
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Mar 07 2014
1 hour 11 mins
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Rank #20: Dead Show/podcast for 8/18/17

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We have a very fine second set to usher in the start of 'full eclipse' weekend on this edition of the Deadpod! Shows at the Uptown in Chicago were usually great, and this one was no exception. They start with a song they hadn't played since 1965! - Little Red Rooster - while you may have grown tired of it - the audience that night couldn't say the same :) The rest of the set is well played and I really enjoy hearing Brent as he fits into his role with the band at this early stage of his tenure. The highlight here is the wonderful 'Comes A Time'  in the midst of a Playin' sandwich - excellent emotion and playing. The boys do a wonderful Alabama Getaway finale here! Shame that didn't happen more often, then treat the crowd to a Johnny B Goode encore .. I'm sure they were feeling it this night.. 

Grateful Dead

Uptown Theatre

Chicago, IL  8/19/80 - Tuesday

Two

Little Red Rooster [7:42] >

China Cat Sunflower [6:00] >

I Know You Rider [6:10] >

Estimated Prophet [10:09] >

Eyes Of The World [8:20] >

Space [5:20] >

Drums [13:21] >

Space [1:08] >

Playing In The Band [9:18] >

Comes A Time [10:00] >

Playing In The Band [5:56] >

Around And Around [4:12] >

Alabama Getaway [4:42]

Encore

Johnny B. Goode [4:19]

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Please be careful and don't look at the sun during that eclipse! 

Ain't No Time to Hate! 

Aug 18 2017
1 hour 39 mins
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