Archive for September 29th, 2019

Grateful Dead Hour no. 1619

Sunday, September 29th, 2019

Week of September 30, 2019

Part 1 11:14
Robert Hunter, interview with David Gans 11/15/77
On the writing of TENNESSEE JED
Grateful Dead, Europe ’72 (Rhino)
TENNESSEE JED

Part 2 43:34
Grateful Dead 8/4/71 Terminal Island Correctional Facility, San Pedro CA
TRUCKIN’
BERTHA
ME AND BOBBY McGEE
HARD TO HANDLE
CHINA CAT SUNFLOWER->
I KNOW YOU RIDER

Robert Hunter, the non-performing member of the Grateful Dead who wrote the words to many of our favorite songs, died on September 23 at the age of 78. I’ll be sharing more interview bits and featuring Hunter’s songs in the weeks to come.

Support for the Grateful Dead Hour comes this week from The Capitol Theatre and Garcia’s in Port Chester, New York. Toto play The Cap on Tuesday, October 15, and iconic rockers Little Feat celebrate 50 years at The Cap on Friday, October 18. Elvis Costello & The Imposters play October 29 and 30, and Phil Lesh and Friends return for Phil-o-Ween on October 31 and November 1 and 2. Wednesday is Grateful Dead night at Garcia’s. Events, information, and ticketing at thecapitoltheatre.com