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Playlist: Cory's Favorites

Compiled By: Cory Daniels

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Interview: Howard Weiner, author of Dylan & The Dead

From KISU | Part of the Dead Air (Grateful Dead) series | 59:24

Cory Daniels interview with Howard Weiner

Grateful-dead-logo_02_0_small A Tale of Twisted Fate chronicles Bob Dylan’s rapid ascent to immortality as the preeminent songwriter of his time, and contrasts that with the Grateful Dead’s long strange trip, during which they went from being a psychedelic band with a cult following to the most popular touring act in America. When Dylan & the Dead launched their historic 1987 tour, Dylan’s popularity was declining and he was out of touch with his muse. On the other hand, the Grateful Dead basked in the unexpected commercial success of their hit MTV video “Touch of Grey.” Inspired by his time with the Dead, Dylan experienced a rebirth as a performing artist. A Tale of Twisted Fate explores the influences, innovations, and legacies of the iconic careers of Bob Dylan and Jerry Garcia.

Dave's Picks Volume 24: Berkeley, CA, 8/25/72 | Grateful Dead

From KISU | Part of the Dead Air (Grateful Dead) series | 58:32

Dave's Picks Volume 24 is a three-CD live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. It contains the complete concert recorded at the Berkeley Community Theatre in Berkeley, California on August 25, 1972.

Grateful-dead-logo_02_0_small An often overlooked gem from '72 (who's to blame with that rich pool of excellence), 8/25/72 Berkeley Community Theatre finds the Dead laid back and in the comfort zone of home. While one might think this would make the night too relaxed, the band fall in line with their "West Coast best" paradigm. The output is fresh, reaching the outer depths on repertoire classics like "The Other One" and "Playing In The Band" and finding the intricately nuanced heart of emotive numbers like "He's Gone" and "Bird Song." Fans of Europe '72 and Veneta, Oregon will not be disappointed! - Dead.net / Grateful Dead's official website

Interview: Bob Minkin, legendary photgrapher

From KISU | Part of the Dead Air (Grateful Dead) series | 59:33

Cory Daniels interview with Bob Minkin

Grateful-dead-logo_02_0_small THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED-a one-of-a-kind book of music photography-featuring over 500 of never-before-seen images documenting Marin County's vibrant music scene from Bob's archives including live performance shots intimate backstage off-stage and at home photographs of our favorite players including Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Phil Lesh, and written contributions by musicians including Phil Lesh, Pete Sears, Bill Kreutzmann, Jorma Kaukonen, and Steve Kimock

Joel Selvin, author of Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip

From KISU | Part of the Dead Air (Grateful Dead) series | 58:01

Set to air 6/18 to 6/30

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This week's guest is a former columnist for the San Francisco Chronicle. Author Joel Selvin who just released a new book called: "Fare Thee Well: The Final Chapter of the Grateful Dead's Long, Strange Trip." It's a tell-all biography of the epic in-fighting of the Grateful Dead in the years following Jerry Garcia's death in 1995. We'll talk about the different versions of the spin-off bands, the legal drama, and the final chapter of the Grateful Dead.

 

The set list. . .

So Many Roads – 9:24

7/9/95 Soldier Field, Chicago, IL

So Many Roads Box Set

 

Crazy Fingers – 12:07

6/9/76 Boston Music Hall, Boston, Massachusetts

Road Trips Volume 4 Number 5

Fillmore West 50th Anniversary

From KISU | Part of the Dead Air (Grateful Dead) series | 58:00

Dead Air for week 26 (June 25th - July 2nd)

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Set your GPS because we're going to the Fillmore - The Fillmore East, The Fillmore West, The Fillmore Auditorium, and when the Fillmore West was going by the name of The Carousel Ballroom. Taking a ride in a time machine about 50-years ago, Bill Graham opened up the Fillmore. The Fillmore West was opened July 5th 1968.  
Viola Lee Blues 66-7/3 FILLMORE AUDITORIUM, San Francisco, CA ...30 Trips 7:39 Hard To Handle 71-4/29 FILLMORE EAST, New York, NY ...Ladies And Gentlemen 9:58 St. Stephen [Live] 69-02/27 FILLMORE WEST, San Francisco, CA ...Long Strange Trip: Motion Picture Soundtrack 6:42 Live/Dead Dark Star > China Cat Sunflower > The Eleven > Turn On Your Lovelight 68-02/14 CAROUSEL BALLROOM, San Francisco, CA ...Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 2: (Carousel 2-14-68) 8:59