This is a truly awesome video of the Grateful Dead playing outdoors at Columbia University in New York City on May 3, 1968. It’s really amazing how tight, but improv-ish the music was. How much the guys looked like they […]
This is a truly awesome video of the Grateful Dead playing outdoors at Columbia University in New York City on May 3, 1968.
It’s really amazing how tight, but improv-ish the music was. How much the guys looked like they do today – at least the ones that are alive today: Bobby, Phil, Bill … RIP Jerry and Pig.
I was only 6 in 1968 and a long way off from being a Dead Head at that point. I was a late bloomer and really didn’t get into The Dead until shortly before high school graduation in 1981 (about the time that my wife was born in Hawaii).
I always thought that I was born about 10 years too late …. I missed out on Woodstock, the Summer of Love, the Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test, communes and so much more craziness. I was kind of lucky to get to live in Northern California during much of the 60s, so even though I was young, I did have some exposure to hippie culture, the Hells Angels, etc. Still the same, I didn’t “get it” until much later in life.
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For nostalgia sakes, here’s a video of the first set of the first Grateful Dead concert I ever went to (I think) – March 28, 1981 in the Seattle Center Coliseum. I do remember that I definitely should not have been driving (flying?) home …
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