Monday, July 31, 2017

Jerry's Space - August 1st - 9th


It's Jerry Time! Every year, right around this space and time, we gather-round to remember that particular melody from our favorite pied-piper Jerry Garcia. Oh the days of yore, how I yearn for thee. Come one, come all to Shakedown Stream™ with JerBear on mvyradio.com for two (2) weeks of lots and lots of music from Jerry Garcia with the Grateful Dead, the Jerry Garcia Band and other little bits and pieces from Jerry's Space. 

Saturday, July 29, 2017

1984


Of all the years combined of the Grateful Dead's live shows, 1984 is the least represented of their 30 year run. That's probably because it was not a good year; Jerry was not doing well. His health was quite poor from chronic opiate use as well as being overweight, smoking cigarettes and wearing red t-shirts. It is hard to find too many stand-out shows, however, down on Shakedown Stream™, I think we found some sweet nuggets worthy of our attention. In our unlimited devotion to the month of July's '84 quest, we  featured five (5) shows from '84. Check them out here:

The Grateful Dead Return to the Garden

The Grateful Dead return to the Boston Garden after a 10 year hiatus. In September of 1991, the Dead were one of the most successful tou...