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  •  Jerry on the intertubez (6+ / 0-)
    Every day I listen to Jerry play.

    Whether it's, SiriusXM, torrents from, streaming, or the multitude of studio and live recordings on CD, I just can't stop.

    The Ultimate be thanked for all these neato resources for us Dead heads on the Internet.

    Until I discovered them, I was afraid that I'd never get a collection of the live recordings for myself. But now, it's easy. And legitimate (thank you, gentle Band!).

    I believe it was Phil Lesh who stated that permitting the Dead heads to record the live shows was one of the smartest things the Dead ever did. Live recorders -- and those who obtained copies of these recordings -- were some of the most reliable customers the Dead ever had, attending concerts, buying albums, and promoting the fuck out of the music.

    Not bad at all for a bunch of DFH's. (Either the band or the Dead heads, actually both.


    "He hid in the forest, read books with great zeal.... He loved Che Guevara, a revolutionary Veal..... Cow Tse Tongue...." -- Cows With Guns, Dana Lyons

    by thanatokephaloides on Sat Aug 02, 2014 at 01:32:53 AM PDT

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