Hey, guys. Casual Friday?
Cool. Oh, hey: Vince. Haven’t seen you in a while. Whatcha up to?
“I’m dead now.”
Always bringing a lot to the party, Vince.
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January 23, 2015 at 8:10 pm
What’s up with the Dockers, Phil?
January 23, 2015 at 8:44 pm
Phil looks fatter than Jerry here. What’s up with that?
January 23, 2015 at 8:47 pm
I think it’s a trick of the light. Phil was back to his usual skinny self by the 90’s.
But, yeah: he looks enormous in this shot.
January 24, 2015 at 10:43 am
Phil needs a sombrero here.
January 24, 2015 at 11:39 am
This is, by far, my favorite non-Grateful Dead Grateful Dead recording. Well worth a listen:
January 25, 2015 at 4:23 pm
Mine too. I had a cassette of this one in my car back when cars had cassettes in them. Jerry tries to show up but ends up being kinda heartbreaking anyway, ’cause 1994. I thought Attics in its original form was kinda awkward – a mostly good idea that wasn’t sure what it wanted to be – but it’s gorgeous and haunting here.
I don’t think we don’t talk about Jerry enough as a vocalist, or backing vocalist, or a rhythm guitarist. When he does those things it’s usually just exactly perfect in my estimation and I think says a lot about his musicianship. See: Vocal punctuations to Bobby’s lead in late-80s Masterpieces, the fills played during the verses in Samson, falling back to rhythm in any straight-ahead JGB number.
January 25, 2015 at 6:45 pm
Also: Turns out that Vince is just fine on piano and I wish they let him play a real instrument – ie. Something not out available for layaway at Caldor – with the electric Dead.
January 25, 2015 at 8:54 pm
A thousand times this. I don’t really listen to much post-Brent Dead, but if this guy were on those tapes instead of the guy with the Casio keyboard who plays at my local airport Hilton, that might change.
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