Tag: Grateful Dead

  • Folksy Database

    Folksy Database

    Part of the charm of the greater Grateful Dead culture was that there was something for everyone. Like any good pastime there was some aspect of a Grateful Dead show to please everyone. I often compare the sub-culture of Deadheads to baseball fans. There are those that go for the scene, the roar of the […]

  • Deadicated

    Deadicated

    Getting into the weeds on Bobby Weir

  • For Deadheads Only

    For Deadheads Only

    When Deadheads try to explain their appreciation for the Grateful Dead, they will probably point you to a concert at Cornell University in 1977, in particular the sequence from Scarlet Begonias to Fire on the Mountain. YouTuber Michael Palmisano has built up his channel, Guitar Teacher REACTS around the deconstruction of live music jams. To […]

  • John Perry Barlow (1947 ~ 2018)

    I’m struggling to process the passing of JPB this week. For many that got connected via dial-up in the 80’s he was the soul of the .net. He set the tone. His spirit prevailed as the founding principle of many online communities – his tone of “live & let live and be helpful and nice […]

  • Alabama Getaway

    Alabama Getaway

    With last Tuesday’s ground-breaking repudiation of Roy Moore this past week in the Alabama special election a Facebook friend shared a few lines that opened up a journey down a rabbit hole that I had to share. Thirty two teeth in a jawboneAlabama cryin for noneBefore I have to hit himI hope he’s got the […]

  • Taper Dave’s Drunk Friend

    In the digital age it seems quaint to have a collection of audio cassette tapes. Most of my collection was replaced by CD and then ripped to a hard disk archive years ago. But I hung on to my hundreds of Grateful Dead concert bootlegs over the years and dutifully packed them up for moves […]