Jerry Garcia’s essentials, from a Spotify playlist

March 12, 2018

Cover of 1975 first album from Old and In the Way, a bluegrass band featuring Gerry Garcia, David Grisman, Vassar Clements and Peter Rowan, and John Kahn

Cover of 1975 first album from Old and In the Way, a bluegrass band featuring Gerry Garcia, David Grisman, Vassar Clements and Peter Rowan, and John Kahn

Bluegrass Situation put together a play list of the key Jerry Garcia stuff all fans oughtta know — so it includes Grateful Dead and Old and In the Way.

You’ll probably have to sign in for Spotify (at Spotify.com), if you aren’t already registered — but if you’re a Garcia fan, it might be worth it.

If you’re not a Garcia and Dead fan, more is the pity.

It’s a good listen, any time.

Cover of Grateful Dead's landmark Workingman's Dead, 1970. Wikipedia image

Cover of Grateful Dead’s landmark Workingman’s Dead, 1970. Wikipedia image

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Quote of the moment: Doug Sahm on Texas music

April 14, 2011

Doug Sahm, Magnet Magazine photo

Doug Sahm, 1941-1999, Magnet Magazine photo

“I’m a part of Willie Nelson’s world and I love it, but at the same time, I’m part of the Grateful Dead’s world. One night I might be playing twin fiddles at the Broken Spoke and the next night I’ll be down at Antone’s playing blues. In that way Texas is a paradise, because all that music is here.”

Doug Sahm, 1975

Tip of the old scrub brush to Un Perla, Por Favor.


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