Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “Easy To Slip” by Bob Weir

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I love the Grateful Dead, but I’ve never been a huge fan of Bob Weir. That might seem strange to say, since Weir was responsible for some of The Dead’s best-loved classics including “Estimated Prophet,” “Black Throated Wind,” “Jack Straw,” “Playing In The Band,” “Greatest Story Ever Told,” “Cassidy,” “Sugar Magnolia,” “The Music Never Stopped” […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – “The Promised Land” from Sunshine Daydream by Grateful Dead (from the film Sunshine Daydream, Veneta Oregon, 8/27/72)

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I look all around me and see dead people…” We’re in our local movie theater in Lincolnshire, Illinois waiting for the Third Annual – (Jerry Garcia’s Birthday) -Grateful Dead Meet-up At The Movies to begin. This year’s film is from footage that was shot at a benefit show for the Springfield Creamery (makers of Yogurt) […]

Concert Review: Furthur at Charter One Pavillion – Chicago

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The last visit to Chicago by The Dead/Other Ones/Furthur, or whatever the kindred spirits keeping the Grateful Dead fire aflame these days, produced a rather uninspired show in Rosemont. Hopes were high that the performance was simply an aberration. Traditionally, the merry band of players serving as the basis for all the jam bands today […]

Song Of The Day by Eric Berman – "Easy To Slip" by Little Feat

Song Of The Day – “Easy To Slip” by Little Feat This Lowell George classic comes from Little Feat’s 1972 album “Sailin’ Shoes.” Lowell had been a session musician playing oboe and baritone sax on several Frank Sinatra recordings. He formed the band after a stint as a member of Frank Zappa’s Mothers Of Invention […]