Grateful Dead Notes

A compendium of iconic images, articles, and other ephemera for the column on Aquarium Drunkard

Incredible snippit from Jesse Jarnow’s forthcoming ‘Heads’ book. Ever wondered what the early days of taping was like prior to the taping pits and trading circles - then dig in! http://www.relix.com/articles/detail/early_tapers_the_united_dead_freaks_of_america_and_the_dawn_of_relix
babylonfalling:

New Riders of the Purple Sage

babylonfalling:

New Riders of the Purple Sage

soundsof71:

Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia at the Sufi Choir Benefit, March 24, 1971 at Winterland, San Francisco. Photo by Bob Marks.

Great image from this fantastic gig - did you miss our review of the hard to handle? Dead notes 8 forthcoming soon!

http://www.aquariumdrunkard.com/2014/02/10/dead-notes-7-hard-to-handle-32471-san-francisco-ca/

soundsof71:

Grateful Dead’s Jerry Garcia at the Sufi Choir Benefit, March 24, 1971 at Winterland, San Francisco. Photo by Bob Marks.

Great image from this fantastic gig - did you miss our review of the hard to handle? Dead notes 8 forthcoming soon!

http://www.aquariumdrunkard.com/2014/02/10/dead-notes-7-hard-to-handle-32471-san-francisco-ca/

(via heartofgoldband)

uhliveone:

:) :) :)

uhliveone:

:) :) :)

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Now thats its official - can we say 19-fuckin’-69? Don’t touch the railing or drink out of the punch bowl - I heard it was dosed! http://www.dead.net/store/daves-picks/daves-picks-volume-10-thelma-los-angeles-ca-121269?eml=dead/041014/dptxtgratefuldeadnotes:

Thelma - December 1969.

Now thats its official - can we say 19-fuckin’-69? Don’t touch the railing or drink out of the punch bowl - I heard it was dosed! 

http://www.dead.net/store/daves-picks/daves-picks-volume-10-thelma-los-angeles-ca-121269?eml=dead/041014/dptxt

gratefuldeadnotes
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Thelma - December 1969.

Did the Grateful Dead have the first glowstick war almost a full 25 years before Phish? 
"As they went into the next tune, Jerry [Garcia] had one in his left hand, and holds it up and says something like, ‘I don’t know what these are, but they’re pretty fucking cool.’”
http://thump.vice.com/en_uk/words/the-guy-who-invented-glow-sticks-had-no-idea-they-were-so-popular
deadtour:

Philly 9/12/90 (by unkljohn)

deadtour:

Philly 9/12/90 (by unkljohn)

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Get your hands outta your pockets son.

gratefulhaven:

Take a trip and leave your world.

Ollin Arageed 

Egypt 78 Rockin The Cradle 

The Dead play 3 shows in Cairo 

During the 3rd night a total lunar eclipse took place. 

I get chills just thinking about it.