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>Lyrically Speaking: Mission in the Rain

>   “Mission in the Rain” is my favorite Jerry-penned Grateful Dead song…  That’s how I was going to start this Lyrically Speaking entry. But I could just hear in my head Deadheads everywhere grumbling and huffing and puffing, and decided just … Continue reading

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>Blast from the Past: Sunshine Daydreamin’ from March 2010

> This is a double Blast From the Past: Not only is it reprinted from an earlier issue this year (No. 28; the Two Stages of Jackie Greene; click HERE), but it also takes us way back to the early … Continue reading

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>Decemberists cover the Grateful Dead

> Two of my favorite bands come together in this cool cover by the Decemberists of the Grateful Dead’s “Row Jimmy Row.” Not much more needs to be said…You can download it HEREListen to it belowhttp://player.soundcloud.com/player.swf?url=http%3A%2F%2Fapi.soundcloud.com%2Ftracks%2F8073118&g=1The Decemberists – Row Jimmy … Continue reading

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>The Two Stages of Jackie Greene

>When Jackie Greene and his band played Boston recently, he strolled on stage at the Paradise Rock Club in front of an intimate, but enthusiastic crowd of about 500 who came to hear his songs such as “Animal” and “Like … Continue reading

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>Feeling a little nostalgic

>As usual, things come in bunches. Today it’s nostalgia. Yesterday, my wife had my son download some cuts from the band Yes from iTunes. “Roundabout,” “Long Distance Runaround,” etc, songs I hadn’t listened to since about 1983. OK, fine. They … Continue reading

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