Friday, April 27, 2012

1974 Dead

One of my favorite years of the Grateful Dead is and has always been 1974. Lately, many Streamers have asked for a return to the good old days of the Dead - the stuff that makes them great. This month Shakedown Stream will randomly move around the various '74 shows and feature them. 1974 is famous for the "Phil & Ned" feedback jams between sets, some of the nicest ChinaCat>Riders ever performed, Weather Report Suites, Spanish jam and, more importantly, "The Wall of Sound". Find out for yourself why this is such a great year.

Join me this week and every week for the entire month of May for each featured show on Shakedown Stream - http://www.mvyradio.com/.

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4 comments:

  1. Hey, man, I love that background image on this page - enough so I brought it out and I'm using it as desktop wallpaper. Is that okay with you, no issues? Where was this picture taken?

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  2. somewhere in Nebraska or Kansas

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  3. ahhh greetings ..........i started listening in january....when you played that wonderful dicks picks 5 show from oakland i had never heard. i thought hey no need to tell this fellow anything until last weeks' wang dang doodle from new mexico compelled me.......anyhoo......if ya ever do a theme on the midwest don't forget 10/29/77 a friend back in school gave me a cassette of that show.......man there was something about it .....the second set just sounds like the midwest........my only suggest for '74 is 6/16/74 .......if i could have been there

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  4. Golly gee, I could have sworn this looked more coastal, like somewhere on the Cape or the islands. Silly me...

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