Tag: Jerry Garcia

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Parlour to Parlour, Episode 42: Mark Matos (Part 1)

Psych/folk/rock torch-bearer Mark Matos connects his music to a unique vision of "the New Weird West" in the first of a two-part Parlour to...

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The #1 Albums: “Woodstock”

Years ago, I worked at a radio station in small-town Illinois. An on-air discussion about Woodstock prompted one of the sales reps to...

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Lefschmutz: Bob Lefsetz Thinks Everybody Should Listen to Average Country Music!

In which Bob possibly sets a new personal record for equivocation....

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Cratedigger: Grateful Dead, “Workingman’s Dead”

In 1970, the Dead threw the music world a curveball. Workingman's Dead was a complete musical departure for the band, and among...

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Test of the Boomerang: The Grateful Dead, “Crimson, White and Indigo”

The summer of 1989 was when the Grateful Dead got big. I mean really big. The success of 1987’s In the Dark lead to an influx of new...

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Test of the Boomerang: Reliving “Relix” — A Chat With Toni Brown

Relix editor Toni Brown discusses her long history with the Grateful Dead -- as well as her own musical career -- in an interview with Ben...

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Test of the Boomerang: Tom Constanten and Friends, “The Tarot Outtakes”

In the spring of 1971, Grateful Dead keyboardist Tom Constanten, along with the band Touchstone, produced and performed the music for an...

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Test of the Boomerang: “A Bunch of Dead Beats!”

“But there was something else tugging at Garcia as 1964 turned into 1965. For one thing, like half of America under the age of 25,...

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Mix Six: “Turn of a Friendly Card”

Poker? I hardly know her! Jack Feerick steps into the booth for this week's Mix Six, and a batch of classic cards-themed tracks....

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Test of the Boomerang: Jerome John Garcia, 8/1/42-8/9/95

Jerry Garcia would have been 67 on Saturday, and to celebrate his birthday, Ben Wiser has delivered another fine Test of the Boomerang mix....

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Test of the Boomerang: Soundchecks, Rehearsals and Outtakes, Part Three

The 2009 Dead made their last stand on July 4th at Rothbury. The second year of the Michigan festival was a rousing success and the...

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Test of the Boomerang: Soundchecks, Rehearsals and Outtakes, Part One

The Grateful Dead collection at the Live Music Archive contains not only thousands of Grateful Dead concerts, it also holds a good number...

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Test of the Boomerang: Spring Mix

Spring is here. Blue skies, green grass, allergens. Rainy afternoons and cool evenings. Spring, of course, is time for renewal, and I like...

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Test of the Boomerang: Equinox Edition

Welcome back to Test of the Boomerang. Happy Spring Equinox! The folks over at Lostpedia offered up an interesting tidbit about the recent...

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Test of the Boomerang: Sick of Winter Wonderland

Phish – The Clifford Ball (Rhino) Sherman, set the Way Back machine for that balmy summer of 1996! Jerry Garcia had been gone a year,...

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Test of the Boomerang: Happy Valentine’s Day!

Hola Amigos! I know it’s been a while since I last rapped at you, but with being a new dad and all, I’ve been busier than a...

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Test of the Boomerang: Winter Mix

Things have been hectic at the Test of the Boomerang headquarters: I just became a father, and things have been understandably hectic. I...

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Test of the Boomerang VII: A Farewell to Summer Mix

Hi Kids. Welcome to post #7 of Test of the Boomerang. I’m glad the Popdose crew have decided to keep me around. The weekly Popdose...

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Test of the Boomerang V: The Jerry Post

I had originally intended to post this during the week of August 1st and August 9th, but I wanted to give a shout to Isaac Hayes last week....