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Grateful Dead to Release May ’77 Box!

Published on May 5, 2013 By Music Mook

The Grateful Dead’s Spring Tour of 1977 is deservedly legendary, and one of our absolute favorites here at Music Mook. We’ve previously reviewed one of the Dead’s greatest releases, Dick’s Picks Vol. 29, which featured two complete shows from May 19 and May 21 (read here). We also took a look at the simply wonderful […]

Too Much Grateful Dead?

Published on May 19, 2012 By Music Mook

“…that one band could touch so many people, on so many levels, and somehow still manage to keep us all interested after so many years.” After amassing countless hours of officially released live Dead shows I had to stop and ask myself if I have, just perhaps, too much? And if so, why did I […]

Music News – Grateful Dead release all Europe ’72 shows individually!

Published on September 24, 2011 By Music Mook

What is it about the Grateful Dead and a never ending supply of happy news? For anyone out there that thought the entire Europe ’72 box was just too massive a release (we’re talking 22 shows spread across 72 (!) discs…), we now have the utterly awesome option to pick and choose shows at our […]

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 […]

Massive Music News – Grateful Dead Europe ’72 Complete Recordings

Published on January 22, 2011 By Music Mook

And we don’t just mean a few shows…we mean the whole stinking tour! 22 shows! 60+ discs!! 70 hours of music!!! That’s right, the good people over at dead.net are preparing a box of truly epic proportions that centers solely on the Dead’s legendary tour of Europe in the spring of 1972. These are the […]

Music News – Grateful Dead Road Trips Vol.4 No.2

Published on January 13, 2011 By Music Mook

Now available for pre-order over at dead.net is the latest release in the increasingly huge Grateful Dead Road Trips series. Road Trips Vol.4 No.2 features their complete show from the Brendan Byrne Arena (Meadowlands) in East Rutherford, NJ on April 1, 1988, plus the entire second set from the night before on March 31. This […]

Music News – Grateful Dead 2011 Road Trips Subscription

Published on December 7, 2010 By Music Mook

In the realm of very cool music news comes this exciting gem: The Grateful Dead Road Trips Subscription! Yes, you can now sign up to a subscription that will deliver the next four Road Trips releases right to your door with free shipping! Although there is not too much detailed info at the moment, it […]

Grateful Dead – Ladies and Gentlemen…The Grateful Dead

Published on October 28, 2010 By Music Mook

There was something special in the air for the Grateful Dead in 1971. Second drummer Mickey Hart had left for a brief hiatus while keyboardist Keith Godchaux and his wife, singer Donna Jean Godchaux, had yet to join the band. This left the core musical group of Garcia, Weir, Lesh, and Kruetzman free to play […]