Dead to the World 6/10/09

Pre-recorded interview with comedian Tom Davis; from an earlier post on this blog:

Tom Davis has a new memoir, Thirty-Nine Years of Short-Term Memory Loss. I interviewed the Emmy-winning former Saturday Night Live writer/performer at my house a few weeks ago. You can hear an uncut version of that interview here (66 minutes). Tons of great Grateful Dead stories, too!

Cold Rain and Snow – Grateful Dead 10/4/70 Winterland, San Francisco
Casey Jones – Grateful Dead on Saturday Night Live 11/11/78
Franklin’s Tower – Grateful Dead, Dead Ahead
Cooking with Jerry – Excerpt from Ticket to New Year’s
Hard to Handle– Grateful Dead 3/24/71 Winterland, San Francisco
Free Zone
The Difference
– The Tom Davis Experience

In-studio interview with Richie Unterberger, author of White Light/White Heat The Velvet Underground Day-By-Day

You’re Driving Me Insane – The Roughnecks

1965 single on Pickwick. Lou Reed on lead vocals

Strip-Tease – Nico

Late 1962 demo; first known recording by Nico, written by Serge Gainsbourg

Trance #2 – Angus MacLise, John Cale, and Tony Conrad (1965)
All Tomorrow’s PartiesVelvet Underground (mono single)
Venus in Furs – Velvet Underground (unreleased early take, from 1966 acetate)
I’m Set Free – Velvet Underground 1969 Matrix, San Francisco
Ocean – Lou Reed (solo demo, winter 1970)

Richie will appear twice next week, with music, film, and photos:
Tue 6/16, 7:30pm at Pegasus Books in Berkeley
Wed 6/17, 7pm at the San Francisco Public Library, 1833 Page Street, San Francisco. With guests Dorothy Moskowitz (musician) and Darice Murray (SF Librarian)

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