Guns - Steely_D - Feb 24, 2018 - 9:57am
 
Radio Paradise Comments - Steely_D - Feb 24, 2018 - 9:54am
 
Movie Recommendation - sdwright - Feb 24, 2018 - 9:18am
 
NEED A COMPUTER GEEK! - miamizsun - Feb 24, 2018 - 9:00am
 
Memorials - Remembering Our Loved Ones - miamizsun - Feb 24, 2018 - 8:56am
 
Crazy conspiracy theories - Beaker - Feb 24, 2018 - 8:26am
 
Olympics - Is anybody interested - sdwright - Feb 24, 2018 - 8:09am
 
Public Messages in a Private Forum - sdwright - Feb 24, 2018 - 8:03am
 
Trump - sdwright - Feb 24, 2018 - 7:46am
 
What are you listening to now? - SeriousLee - Feb 24, 2018 - 7:05am
 
How's the weather? - SeriousLee - Feb 24, 2018 - 6:34am
 
alles deutschsprachige / Germany, Austria, Switzerland - Klaus_Berlin - Feb 24, 2018 - 4:16am
 
Counting with Pictures - sdwright - Feb 24, 2018 - 3:45am
 
Star Trek - R_P - Feb 24, 2018 - 12:52am
 
RadioParadise FAQ List Submission - Beaker - Feb 23, 2018 - 9:52pm
 
YouTube: Music-Videos - oppositelock - Feb 23, 2018 - 9:46pm
 
Strips, cartoons, illustrations - R_P - Feb 23, 2018 - 9:22pm
 
Name My Band - oldviolin - Feb 23, 2018 - 5:00pm
 
What Did You Do Today? - JrzyTmata - Feb 23, 2018 - 4:53pm
 
Things You Thought Today - sdwright - Feb 23, 2018 - 3:59pm
 
Photography Forum - Your Own Photos; Please Limit to 510 ... - katzendogs - Feb 23, 2018 - 3:44pm
 
What do you snack on? - Coaxial - Feb 23, 2018 - 3:37pm
 
Gotta Get Your Drink On - islander - Feb 23, 2018 - 3:08pm
 
Pernicious Pious Proclivities Particularized Prodigiously - R_P - Feb 23, 2018 - 1:46pm
 
Australian Listeners Lounge - R_P - Feb 23, 2018 - 1:26pm
 
Russia - R_P - Feb 23, 2018 - 12:40pm
 
North Korea - sdwright - Feb 23, 2018 - 12:39pm
 
The war on Funk is over! - hayduke2 - Feb 23, 2018 - 11:10am
 
Baseball, anyone? - Prodigal_SOB - Feb 23, 2018 - 10:20am
 
Chemosabe, the further adventures of ... - aflanigan - Feb 23, 2018 - 9:53am
 
Spambags on RP - kcar - Feb 23, 2018 - 9:44am
 
The World's Fastest Indian - sdwright - Feb 23, 2018 - 9:00am
 
Lyrics that strike a chord today... - sdwright - Feb 23, 2018 - 8:13am
 
Comics! - meower - Feb 23, 2018 - 7:06am
 
What makes you smile? - miamizsun - Feb 23, 2018 - 4:34am
 
Anybody ever heard of, or used 'Hipcamp'? - miamizsun - Feb 23, 2018 - 4:07am
 
Bob Harris radio show... - malturvey - Feb 23, 2018 - 1:55am
 
New Music - R_P - Feb 23, 2018 - 12:18am
 
Back To The 50's - R_P - Feb 22, 2018 - 7:31pm
 
Nice set Bill.... - pigtail - Feb 22, 2018 - 4:04pm
 
Talk Behind Their Backs Forum - haresfur - Feb 22, 2018 - 2:52pm
 
Separated At Birth...? - SeriousLee - Feb 22, 2018 - 11:06am
 
Trudell The Movie - sdwright - Feb 22, 2018 - 10:03am
 
Bad Poetry - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Feb 22, 2018 - 9:04am
 
the Todd Rundgren topic - Steely_D - Feb 22, 2018 - 8:39am
 
Your Current Crush - sdwright - Feb 22, 2018 - 8:12am
 
Derplahoma Questions and Points of Interest - Red_Dragon - Feb 22, 2018 - 6:26am
 
RP Daily Trivia Challenge - NoEnzLefttoSplit - Feb 21, 2018 - 11:18pm
 
Words that should be put on the substitutes bench for a year - Beaker - Feb 21, 2018 - 10:50pm
 
RadioParadise HD: API/webservice for integration in XBMC? - DigitalJer - Feb 21, 2018 - 6:37pm
 
The Obituary Page - Steely_D - Feb 21, 2018 - 6:37pm
 
True Confessions - PoundPuppy - Feb 21, 2018 - 6:31pm
 
The Dragons' Roost - triskele - Feb 21, 2018 - 1:51pm
 
FLAC Roll Out - robt2379 - Feb 21, 2018 - 12:58pm
 
What Makes You Laugh? - miamizsun - Feb 21, 2018 - 12:45pm
 
Outstanding Covers - ScottFromWyoming - Feb 21, 2018 - 11:54am
 
Things that piss me off - pigtail - Feb 21, 2018 - 11:46am
 
Regarding dogs - Antigone - Feb 21, 2018 - 10:24am
 
Error: Could not retrieve offline list - rkray - Feb 21, 2018 - 10:20am
 
Things you Thought Yesterday that You Were Just Reminded ... - Proclivities - Feb 21, 2018 - 7:48am
 
FOUR WORDS - sdwright - Feb 21, 2018 - 7:13am
 
Animal Cruelty / Factory Farming - sdwright - Feb 21, 2018 - 6:32am
 
Today in History - Coaxial - Feb 21, 2018 - 6:26am
 
Bill and Rebeca on-air together! - sunybuny - Feb 21, 2018 - 5:57am
 
Band Names !!! - sdwright - Feb 21, 2018 - 5:11am
 
Anti-Intellectualism in American Life - R_P - Feb 21, 2018 - 12:55am
 
Live Music - R_P - Feb 20, 2018 - 11:10pm
 
ten dollar tuesday - Coaxial - Feb 20, 2018 - 7:27pm
 
Classical Music - R_P - Feb 20, 2018 - 7:00pm
 
Another Gun rampage in The U.S - earthbased - Feb 20, 2018 - 5:18pm
 
OUR CATS!! - lily34 - Feb 20, 2018 - 3:52pm
 
Make Gerbilzendogs Laugh - katzendogs - Feb 20, 2018 - 3:31pm
 
RP App for Android - rkray - Feb 20, 2018 - 1:55pm
 
Breaking News - Red_Dragon - Feb 20, 2018 - 10:44am
 
Strange signs, marquees, billboards, etc. - Coaxial - Feb 20, 2018 - 10:19am
 
Index » Music » Whatever » The Grateful Dead Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 19, 20, 21  Next
Post to this Topic
pigtail

pigtail Avatar

Location: Southern California
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Taurus
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Feb 9, 2018 - 10:25am

 meower wrote:

I LOVE THIS



 
Me too!
meower

meower Avatar

Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Gemini


Posted: Feb 9, 2018 - 7:34am

 kctomato wrote:


Just another reason to love Philly 

(the guy in the back looks like a celebrity I should know but name escapes me who it looks like ) 

 

I LOVE THIS


kctomato

kctomato Avatar

Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Feb 8, 2018 - 8:25pm



Just another reason to love Philly 

(the guy in the back looks like a celebrity I should know but name escapes me who it looks like ) 


meower

meower Avatar

Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Gemini


Posted: Oct 9, 2017 - 6:53am

 

The Dead played He's Gone 4 days after JL's assassination in 1980.....


buddy

buddy Avatar

Gender: Male
Zodiac: Gemini
Chinese Yr: Snake


Posted: Aug 29, 2017 - 11:47pm

 buddy wrote:
Hot rumor in Denver this week:  Dead & Company will play a Thaksgiving show at 1st Bank Center near Boulder! Hope that deal goes down!

Supposedly will hear later this week... 

 
Latest on this: not Thanksgiving but maybe Dec. 8 or 9....
Red_Dragon

Red_Dragon Avatar



Posted: Aug 28, 2017 - 4:49am

 buddy wrote:
Hot rumor in Denver this week:  Dead & Company will play a Thaksgiving show at 1st Bank Center near Boulder! Hope that deal goes down!

Supposedly will hear later this week... 

 
Thaks.
buddy

buddy Avatar

Gender: Male
Zodiac: Gemini
Chinese Yr: Snake


Posted: Aug 27, 2017 - 9:31pm

Hot rumor in Denver this week:  Dead & Company will play a Thaksgiving show at 1st Bank Center near Boulder! Hope that deal goes down!

Supposedly will hear later this week... 
Faithful_Fool

Location: Now in Las Vegas
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Taurus
Chinese Yr: Rat


Posted: May 25, 2017 - 1:52pm

My First Dead show- Debut of the Wall of Sound. March 23rd, 1974- Cow Palace
Thanks big Brother Dave (rip)

all 30 live recorded songs:  https://archive.org/details/gd1974-03-23.sbd.clugston-orf.1995.sbeok.shnf/gd74-3-23Newd1t02.shn

Related image
meower

meower Avatar

Location: i believe, i believe, it's silly, but I believe
Gender: Female
Zodiac: Gemini


Posted: May 25, 2017 - 1:35pm

 

my first concert ever


skyguy

Location: FOCO
Gender: Male


Posted: May 25, 2017 - 1:21pm

 Prodigal_SOB wrote:

 My first and regrettably only dead show - check out the opening acts.

 Click here if they won't let me hot link

 

 
LOL check out the ticket prices. You are much older than I am.
Never got to see the Beach Boys, Stawbs or TYA


Prodigal_SOB
Work is the curse of the drinking class
Prodigal_SOB Avatar

Location: Back Home Again in Indiana
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Chinese Yr: Snake


Posted: May 24, 2017 - 5:31pm

 skyguy wrote:
My first dead show-check out the opening acts!

 
 My first and regrettably only dead show - check out the opening acts.

 Click here if they won't let me hot link

 
skyguy

Location: FOCO
Gender: Male


Posted: May 24, 2017 - 3:30pm

My first dead show-check out the opening acts!
GD Maine
black321
See For Yourself
black321 Avatar

Location: A sunset in the desert
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: May 24, 2017 - 10:51am

Bit of an over the top article on the new dead doc, with way too many big words...and i take issue with the comment about the lyric being consumed with death and dread, and no love songs.  They did have songs of death and regret...but so much more...including some very good love songs. 

The Dead: Smothered by Love

Amir Bar-Lev’s ‘Long Strange Trip’ tells how a group for whom stardom seemed anathema got swallowed up by it.


There aren’t many acts in American music that warrant a four-hour, flashbacking, less-than-linear biopic, especially one as wry, ironic and sad as “Long Strange Trip.” But Amir Bar-Lev’s documentary on the Grateful Dead is an epic, and one that should not be dismissed by eye-rolling millennials as just another reverie about someone else’s youth, or another solemn bout of baby boomer navel-gazing. Yes, the film harks back to the ’60s. Whether it’s the 1960s or 1860s is an open question.

Fanaticism, the source of “fan,” is as American as apple pie; from the Civil War to the Vietnam era, and all the untidy moments in between, Americans have always been vulnerable to spiritual, social, political and even musical obsessions. And weird fixations. And dubious causes. The fundamentalist impulse is almost a default mechanism. Anyone familiar with the Know-Nothing Party, early 20th-century Pentecostalism, the Temperance Movement or the late-20th-century Deadhead is familiar with the American capacity for unblinking, militant belief.

The Grateful Dead fans’ worldview won’t be undermined by Mr. Bar-Lev. Far from it. The history is well told. The music is occasionally sublime. The interviews are insightful and, now and then, unnerving: The demise of Jerry Garcia, who died in 1995 at age 53, is told in stark, depressing detail. Mr. Bar-Lev is certainly a fan but has enough distance to separate the musicians and their music—an amalgam of folk, rock, bluegrass, ragas, ragtime, country and the kind of old blues recordings made by men who may actually have been insane—from the movement of fanatics who followed them around for years on end. His approach mirrors, without apery or mockery, the free-form aesthetic the Dead tried to capture on stage on so many nights, and he creates a sincere tribute to a group for whom the whole idea of celebrity/immortality once seemed anathema. And who got swallowed up by stardom just the same.

Mickey Hart, Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia in 1977 Photo: Peter Simon/Amazon

As such a case study in incongruity, the Dead story makes a good subject for Mr. Bar-Lev, who has produced several other very thoughtful documentaries that make profound statements, sometimes sideways: “The Tillman Story” (2010), for instance, was about the friendly-fire death of the patriotic Pat Tillman and the paradoxical aspects of that case; “Happy Valley” (2014) was about Joe Paterno and Jerry Sandusky, but also confronted the moral blindness of Penn State football fans.

These films are about hypocrisy, in a certain sense. But they’re more about the incompatibility of reality with certain deeply held beliefs. And how, for the faithful, it never really matters.

What did Deadheads believe about the Grateful Dead? That the rambling jams the band embarked on, night after night, were close to holy; that the followers and the followed were all in it together; that the Dead were the world’s greatest band, never mind that none of them could really sing and their playing was wildly erratic. (It should be said that Jerry Garcia, the bearded, charismatic lead guitarist and centerpiece, had a warmly distinctive voice, and that “erratic” was part of the brand.) How the band saw their fans and their fame—and how they should sensibly be seen—is something Mr. Bar-Lev makes uncharacteristically obvious in his use of clips from “Bride of Frankenstein” (1935) and “Abbott and Costello Meet Frankenstein” (1948), favorites of Garcia’s. Yes, “Long Strange Trip”—which begins a limited theatrical release Friday and will be available on Amazon Prime on June 2—is a monster movie. The first line of the film, in fact, is from Boris Karloff, as Frankenstein’s unhappy Monster (and muttering, “I love dead…”).

You laugh, but “Long Strange Trip” is much more tragedy than it is comedy. Over the band’s 35-year history, four of its keyboard players died prematurely; one, Vince Welnick, cut his own throat. As critic Nick Paumgarten of the New Yorker notes in the film, there was a subtext of death and dread in much of Garcia’s work, specifically the stuff written with lyricist Robert Hunter. The Dead did not sing love songs. The topics were often a little gothic, a little mad, a little evocative of Thomas Hart Benton, or Appalachian gothic, or Philip Roth’s indigenous American berserk.

Donna Jean Godchaux, Jerry Garcia and Bill Kreutzmann in 1978 Photo: Adrian Boot/Amazon Prime Video

The creator most painfully consumed by the monster was Garcia. Reportedly, Mr. Bar-Lev was encouraged by the surviving band members (who continue to perform in various incarnations) to include more about the post-Jerry band. But the movie becomes more and more focused on Garcia, whose presence on stage late in the game—his once-piratical black beard almost luminously white, his skin ashen, his posture crumbling—is like a nightlight during a ghost story, a story about an otherworldly brand of fame that couldn’t be outrun and which smothered the group artistically. Smothered it, in fact, with love.

It wasn’t as if they didn’t push their music forward, night after night. They did. It just didn’t matter: The Dead, for its fans, had moved beyond criticism and Garcia, perhaps alone, seems to have fully known this. As the film explains, he really wanted to reduce his touring obligations in the early ’90s. But he was too central to an operation with an extensive payroll; he had too many people dependent on him to stop. So he waited to be stopped. And he was.

Mr. Anderson is a critic in New York.

Appeared in the May. 23, 2017, print edition
rhahl
If it sounds good, it is good.
rhahl Avatar



Posted: Feb 25, 2017 - 10:42am

The Grateful Dead - The Eleven

More odd time signatures, 11/8.


Red_Dragon

Red_Dragon Avatar



Posted: Aug 4, 2016 - 5:22pm

 kctomato wrote:
 
{#Yes}
kctomato

kctomato Avatar

Zodiac: Aquarius
Chinese Yr: Buffalo


Posted: Aug 4, 2016 - 5:14pm

black321
See For Yourself
black321 Avatar

Location: A sunset in the desert
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: Aug 4, 2016 - 2:48pm

Bob Weir Teams With Josh Ritter, Members of the National for New Solo Album ‘Blue Mountain’

The 12-song album is due out Sept. 30


rhahl
If it sounds good, it is good.
rhahl Avatar



Posted: Jul 16, 2016 - 5:32pm

Songs Of Their Own - #10 "West L.A. Fadeaway" McLovins

At youtube, 50 Grateful Dead covers by various good bands.


black321
See For Yourself
black321 Avatar

Location: A sunset in the desert
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Capricorn
Chinese Yr: Horse


Posted: Jul 13, 2015 - 12:07pm

 sirdroseph wrote:
I saw an interview with the drummer I think and he says that he really wants to keep touring so I don't think this will be the last you hear of the dead.

 
All together as a band, I would be surprised if they ever played again...though as individuals, I'm sure they will continue to play live. 
sirdroseph
Endeavor to Perservere
sirdroseph Avatar

Location: Yes
Gender: Male
Zodiac: Sagittarius
Chinese Yr: Dragon


Posted: Jul 13, 2015 - 9:30am

I saw an interview with the drummer I think and he says that he really wants to keep touring so I don't think this will be the last you hear of the dead.
Page: 1, 2, 3 ... 19, 20, 21  Next