Saturday, February 25, 2012

Dead Covers Project.Rosemary.Stephanie Lallouz

Dead Covers Project. Rosemary. Stephanie Lallouz

Written by Robert Hunter; lyrics & Jerry Garcia; music
Grateful Dead Album: Aoxomoxoa

Vocal & Guitar performed by Stephanie Lallouz

I played the song straight through on Vocal & Guitar with 1 mic
+ added a strumming & vox track to give a more depth of sound & reverb.
Video recorded with iPhone on the 8mm video app.,
Engineered, Video & Edit by Stephanie Lallouz

I like to make everything I do a
"Dreamy Art Peace",
this is one of my FAVorite Grateful Dead songs
(Inspiration from Hightime music & video led to another.... :o)

Thursday, February 23, 2012

1st Time Played - Terrapin Station!

This week's Shakedown Stream features the last installment of the "1st Time Played" theme. We started with a 1974 "Slipknot" > a 1975 "Music Never Stopped" and "Sage & Spirit" > a 1976 "Might As Well", "Samson & Delilah" and ... now we move onto 1977. We will be treated to the very 1st Time EVER Played "Terrapin Station" and "Estimated Prophet".

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Wednesday, February 22, 2012

The Giving Tree Band - Brown Eyed Women (Dead Covers Project)

The official web page of the Grateful Dead - - is offering daily video posts of fans performing their favorite Grateful Dead songs. Seems like everyone is getting in on this action. Check out this band The Giving Tree doing an amazing version of Brown Eyed Women. Recorded live at Crooked Creek Studios. Filmed by Black Rider Productions.

Tuesday, February 21, 2012

12 Most Nostalgic Reasons We Miss Grateful Dead Shows

"The February 3, 1959 plane crash killing rock and roll pioneers Buddy Holly, Ritchie Valens, and J. P. “The Big Bopper” Richardson, is widely regarded as “The Day the Music Died.” To millions of dedicated Grateful Dead fans worldwide the correct date to marry to that phrase is August 9, 1995…the day Jerry Garcia passed away and the Dead lineup as we knew it for 30 years formally stopped touring".

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Thursday, February 9, 2012

1st Time Played

It's Stream Time! Join us for another sugary ride of fun.  The theme this week on Shakedown Stream is "1st Time Played" songs from Grateful Dead shows. Last week, we featured an Atlanta show from 1974 that had the first version of "Slipknot". It was different than the studio version from Blues For Allah - the fun hides in the secret playground and that is why we like LIVE DEAD. 

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"Just gotta poke around"

"Just gotta poke around"

Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Bobby Talks About Phil

Bob Weir (on Phil): "Decades of playing together led us to learn how to intuit each other and know where each other is going. I could get to wherever Phil was going and be there with a little surprise for him. And he could it for me. And these things can happen in such intuitive ways that it's just fun. We wanted to take that and run." 

An excerpt from the March Guitar World interview with BobWeir and John Kadlecik

Tuesday, February 7, 2012

Famous Rock Houses

The Summer of Love took place in 1967 in the center of the flower power universe: Haight & Ashbury. And right in the thick of things was the Grateful Dead, who famously occupied 710 Ashbury Street (above) from 1966 until 1968. It was there that Jerry Garcia & the gang spawned not just a new music scene, but a new pop culture era that bent all the Establishment’s rules. Read Complete Article

Saturday, February 4, 2012

First Time Played

Shakedown Stream will feature another Grateful Dead show this week that possesses a "first time played" song. Join us on this week as we enjoy the sights and sounds of the Grateful Dead. Hint - Slipknot.

Every week premiering on Tuesday @ 5pm >

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Turn it On and
Leave it On!!

Coming Coming Coming Coming ARouNd

It seems like a good a time as any to bring this Blog page back around. So here it goes, after a hiatus from maintaining this Shakedown ...