Greetings, GDH listeners!
This is another in our occasional series of messages listing the sponsors who have been supporting the Grateful Dead Hour in recent weeks. We hope you’ll visit their web sites and see what they have to offer.
Rhino Records, presenting Jerry Garcia Plays Dylan. It’s a two-CD collection featuring Jerry with the Dead, the JGB, Merl Saunders, and more. Jerry Garcia Plays Dylan is available in stores everywhere, and from jerrygarcia.com and rhino.com
Rhino Records, presenting the new three-CD set Grateful Dead Live at the Fillmore 1969. These are brand new multitrack mixes from the same run of shows that produced most of Live Dead. Grateful Dead Live at the Fillmore 1969 is available in stores everywhere, and from gdstore.com and rhino.com
eDeadshop.com, an online store offering officially licensed merchandise from the Grateful Dead, Phish, Bob Dylan, Janis Joplin, Pink Floyd and many others. Products include items for al ages in the form of t-shirts, hats, stickers, tye dyes, gifts and additional rock and roll memorabilia. More information and complete product listing can be found at eDeadshop.com
iPlaymusic.com, offering a video-based guitar learning method that makes it quick, easy and fun to learn to play songs by artists like the Grateful Dead, Bob Marley and Eric Clapton. iPlayMusic (dot) com also features starter guitars for musicians of all ages. Complete product listings, demonstrations and sample guitar lessons are all available now at iPlaymusic.com
SCI Fidelity Records, presenting the new double live album from Railroad Earth – Elko, featuring 12 tracks that capture the band at the height of their 2005 Spring tour. Elko is in stores now. Preview tracks and more information can be found at railroadearth.com and scifidelity.com
Jamm in Jamaica, a week-long jamband festival in Negril March 25 through April 1, with Donna the Buffalo, Railroad Earth, the Hot Buttered Rum String Band, David Gans, the Everyone Orchestra, members of ekoostik hookah, and many more. The packages include airfare from 30 US cities, accommodations, and admission to 20 concerts. Information and tickets are available at jamminjamaica.com
SunshineDaydream.biz, an online hippie general store offering a wide selection of jamband CDs, Grateful Dead t-shirts, hemp clothes and more for every hippie on your shopping list. Complete product listing and ordering information are available online at sunshineDaydream.biz
Free Press, publisher of The Complete Annotated Grateful Dead Lyrics, edited by David G. Dodd and Alan Trist with illustrations by Jim Carpenter. Offering literary, historical, and cultural references to The Grateful Dead lyrics, this is a complete collection of all the songs you know – and some you don’t. Available wherever books are sold.
Little Hippie.com, offering creative clothing for babies, toddlers and youth for all seasons. Officially licensed by Grateful Dead Productions, the online store includes a full-line of products of hoodies, rompers, t-shirts and more featuring original artwork. Their complete catalog is available online at littlehippie.com
Rhino/JEMP Records, presenting the new deluxe 3 CD set from Phish, New Year’s Eve 1995 Live At Madison Square Garden. This 10th anniversary release features 27 songs and over 3 1/2 hours of music that was mixed from the original 40-track digital high-resolution master tapes. Phish’s New Year’s Eve 1995, Live At Madison Square Garden concert is available where CDs are sold and at rhino.com
Suwannee Springfest, March 23 through 26 at the Spirit of the Suwannee Music Park in Live Oak, Florida. Featured performers include BÃ©la Fleck and the Flecktones, Mavis Staples, Del McCoury Band, Peter Rowan and Tony Rice, Donna the Buffalo, Hot Buttered Rum String Band, and many more. Tickets and more information are available at 904-249-7990 and on the web at magmusic.com
I’d also like to remind you that direct support of the GD Hour is greatly appreciated – think of it as “radio shareware.” Please visit gdhour.com/support.html to find out how you can contribute.
Thanks for listening!