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September 21, 1972

Published on September 21, 2011 By Music Mook

There’s only one thing to think about today… One of the Dead’s finest, finest shows. Ever. Reviewed HERE! Yes, we are still here and still reviewing. We’re just taking our sweet time to do so! We’ve got a lot of great reviews on the way so stay tuned… Also Awesome:Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol.29 […]

Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol.29 (Part 2)

Published on May 23, 2011 By Music Mook

*Continued from Part 1* Well, folks, this may be it. My favorite show, by one of my favorite bands, ever. May 21, 1977… The first set is so impeccable, and played with so much emotion, it may just be their finest first set ever released. A first set that is so strong, so mind melding […]

Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol.29 (Part 1)

Published on May 18, 2011 By Music Mook

“Please forget you knew my name…” There are many moments throughout the Grateful Dead’s incredibly long career where it seemed as if the Gods themselves were smiling down on the band from the Heavens. And perhaps, at least to this listener, those smiles shone none brighter than during May 1977. There was just something in the […]

Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol. 33

Published on October 8, 2010 By Music Mook

This weekend, October 9 & 10, is the 34th anniversary of the Grateful Dead’s performance opening for The Who at concert promoter Bill Graham’s Day on the Green. So find yourself 4 hours of free time, a good beer, and turn up the volume! Dick’s Picks Vol.33 contains two complete shows from the Oakland Coliseum […]

Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol. 36

Published on September 21, 2010 By Music Mook

Dick’s Picks Vol. 36, which features the Grateful Dead live at the Philadelphia Spectrum on September 21, 1972, has long been regarded as one of their finest shows. The Dead played the Spectrum almost more than any other band in history and whenever they did they brought their top game. Tonight is no exception. Normally they ease […]

Grateful Dead – Dick’s Picks Vol. 31

Published on August 4, 2010 By Music Mook

It took me a long time to truly appreciate this release. Actually, it took another Dead release from the same tour, Road Trips Vol.2 No.3 June 1974: Wall of Sound, to make me realize just how special the long celebrated Summer tour of 1974 really was. Dick’s Picks Vol. 31 documents two nights in Philadelphia, PA […]