Archive for the ‘Grateful Dead Hour’ Category

Two new GD Hour affiliates!

Wednesday, January 27th, 2021

Two radio stations join the GD Hour broadcast family, starting right away!

KVCM 95.1 Los Angeles CA – Saturday and Sunday 8am
WYTX 98.5 Rock Hill SC – Wednesday 8pm

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1688

Sunday, January 24th, 2021

Week of January 25, 2021

Part 1 36:58
Grateful Dead 12/1/79 Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh PA
HE’S GONE->
GLORIA JAM->
C.C. RIDER->
JAM

Part 2 18:52
Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, Shady Grove Deluxe (Acoustic Disc)
JACKAROO
Joe Craven and the Sometimers, Garcia Songbook (Blender Logic)
FRANKLIN’S TOWER
DamiĆ  Timoner, Jerry’s Smilin’ (Zoho Roots)
BROWN-EYED WOMEN

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1687

Sunday, January 17th, 2021

Week of January 18, 2021

Part 1 26:48
Grateful Dead 12/1/79 Stanley Theatre, Pittsburgh PA
CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER->
I KNOW YOU RIDER
LOOKS LIKE RAIN

Jerry Garcia & David Grisman, Shady Grove Deluxe (Acoustic Disc)
SHADY GROVE

Part 2 28:56
Grateful Dead, Pacific Northwest 1973-1974: The Complete Recordings (Rhino)
PLAYING IN THE BAND (5/17/74)
Grateful Dead, American Beauty (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (Rhino)
RIPPLE

Shady Grove, a collection of folk favorites originally released in 1996, has just been reissued with four bonus tracks. It’s available in high-res download and other formats.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1686

Sunday, January 10th, 2021

Week of January 11, 2021

Part 1 19:31
Bob Weir & Wolf Bros with the Wolf Pack 12/31/20 TRI Studios, San Rafael CA
DARK STAR->
CASSIDY

Part 2 35:07
Grateful Dead 11/1/68 Silver Dollar Fairgrounds, Chico CA
DARK STAR->
THAT’S IT FOR THE OTHER ONE

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1685

Sunday, January 3rd, 2021

Week of January 4, 2021

Part 1 30:16
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
SPACE->
I NEED A MIRACLE->
DEATH DON’T HAVE NO MERCY->
SUGAR MAGNOLIA

Part 2 25:16
Jerry Garcia, David Grisman and Tony Rice, The Pizza Tapes – Extra Large Edition (Acoustic Disc)
LOUIS COLLINS 2
Rice, Rice, Hillman & Pedersen (Rounder)
FRIEND OF THE DEVIL
Michael Falzarano, A Kaleidoscope Christmas (Hypnotation Records)
PSYCHEDELIC COWBOY CHRISTMAS
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
THE MIGHTY QUINN (QUINN THE ESKIMO)

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1684

Sunday, December 27th, 2020

Week of December 28, 2020

Part 1 33:18
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
PLAYING IN THE BAND->
TERRAPIN STATION->
DRUMS

Part 2 21:55
Interview: Howard Wales part 1
Side Trips Vol 1: Howard Wales and Jerry Garcia Live (Grateful Dead)
SPACE FUNK
Interview: Howard Wales part 2

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1683

Sunday, December 20th, 2020

Week of December 21, 2020

Part 1 34:03
Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders, GarciaLive vol. 15 (Round Records)
KEYSTONE KORNER JAM
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
BIRD SONG->
PROMISED LAND

Part 2 21:02
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER->
I KNOW YOU RIDER
BLOW AWAY

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1682

Sunday, December 13th, 2020

Week of December 14, 2020

Part 1 27:09
DamiĆ  Timoner, Jerry’s Smilin’ (Zoho Roots)
DARK STAR
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
GOOD TIMES
FEEL LIKE A STRANGER->
FRANKLIN’S TOWER

Part 2 27:59
Grateful Dead 9/29/89 Shoreline Amphitheater, Mountain View CA
WANG DANG DOODLE
JACKAROE
STUCK INSIDE OF MOBILE WITH THE MEMPHIS BLUES AGAIN
WE CAN RUN

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1681

Sunday, December 6th, 2020

Week of December 7, 2020

Part 1 36:28
Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
SPACE->
GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD FEELIN’ BAD->
ALL ALONG THE WATCHTOWER->
STELLA BLUE->
SUGAR MAGNOLIA

Part 2 19:22
Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
BLACK MUDDY RIVER
Bob Weir and Rob Wasserman Live (Grateful Dead)
THROWING STONES

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour comes this week from The Jerry Garcia family and Round Records, announcing GarciaLive volume 15: May 21st, 1971 Keystone Korner. This unique recording features Jerry and Merl plus Bill Vitt and guest Martin Fierro and includes the only known recording of Jerry singing David Crosby’s “The Wall Song.” GarciaLive volume 15 is available as a 2-CD set and digital download from GarciaFamilyProvisions.com

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1680

Sunday, November 29th, 2020

Week of November 30, 2020

Part 1 27:22
Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
LOOKS LIKE RAIN->
HE’S GONE->
DRUMS

Part 2 28:30
John Oswald, Grayfolded (Fony)
ASH LIGHT… CLOUDS CAST… THROU…
Grateful Dead 10/11/80 Dead Set rough mix
LOST SAILOR->
SAINT OF CIRCUMSTANCE

Here’s an article I wrote for Wired about John Oswald’s Plunderphonics: The Man Who Stole Michael Jackson’s Face

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1679

Sunday, November 22nd, 2020

Week of November 23, 2020

Part 1 34:04
Grateful Dead, American Beauty (50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition) (Rhino)
DARK STAR->
WHARF RAT

Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
BROWN EYED WOMEN
CASSIDY->
DEAL

Part 2 20:51
Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER->
I KNOW YOU RIDER
SAMSON AND DELILAH

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour comes this week from The Jerry Garcia family and Round Records, announcing GarciaLive volume 15: May 21st, 1971 Keystone Korner. This unique recording features Jerry and Merl plus Bill Vitt and guest Martin Fierro and includes the only known recording of Jerry singing David Crosby’s “The Wall Song.” GarciaLive volume 15 is available as a 2-CD set and digital download from Garcia Family Provisions.

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1678

Sunday, November 15th, 2020

Week of November 16, 2020

Part 1 24:29
Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
HELL IN A BUCKET->
BERTHA
WALKIN’ BLUES
DIRE WOLF

Part 2 31:16
Grateful Dead 7/2/87 Silver Stadium, Rochester NY
MY BROTHER ESAU
WHEN PUSH COMES TO SHOVE
TONS OF STEEL
ME AND MY UNCLE->
MEXICALI BLUES

Grateful Dead, American Beauty – 50th Anniversary Deluxe Edition (Rhino)
OPERATOR
SUGAR MAGNOLIA

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1677

Sunday, November 8th, 2020

Week of November 9, 2020

Part 1 31:52
Grateful Dead 2/23/71 Capitol Theater, Port Chester NY
GREATEST STORY EVER TOLD->
GOOD LOVIN’
NOT FADE AWAY->
GOIN’ DOWN THE ROAD FEELING BAD->
NOT FADE AWAY->
JOHNNY B GOODE

Part 2 23:46
Grateful Dead, American Beauty: The Angels Share (Rhino)
TO LAY ME DOWN
TRUCKIN’

Jerry Garcia Band, Let It Rock (Rhino)
SUGAREE

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1676

Sunday, November 1st, 2020

Week of November 2, 2020

Part 1 20:30
Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders, GarciaLive vol 15 (Round Records)
THE WALL SONG
Grateful Dead, June 1976 (Rhino)
SAMSON AND DELILAH (6/11/76)

Part 2 35:04
Grateful Dead 2/23/71 Capitol Theater, Port Chester NY
TRUCKIN’->
DRUMS->
THE OTHER ONE->
WHARF RAT

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1675

Sunday, October 25th, 2020

Week of October 26, 2020

Part 1 27:01
Grateful Dead 2/23/71 Capitol Theater, Port Chester NY
NEXT TIME YOU SEE ME
MORNING DEW
SUGAR MAGNOLIA
CASEY JONES

Part 2 28:23
Grateful Dead 2/23/71 Capitol Theater, Port Chester NY
ME AND MY UNCLE
BIRD SONG

Joe Craven and the Sometimers, Garcia Songbook (Blender Logic)
CRAZY FINGERS
Grateful Dead, June 1976 (Rhino)
LOOKS LIKE RAIN (6/11/76)

Garcia Songbook is one of my favorite records of the last ten years. Every track is a brilliant reinvention of a song we heard from Jerry: “Gomorrah,” “Scarlet Begonias,” “Shady Grove” etc. “Friend of the Devil” is especially amazing!