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Scarlet Begonias Radio: The Hampton ’89 Box

by Dennis October 24, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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In 1987, with the unexpected actual Hit Record “Touch Of Grey”, the landscape of the Grateful Dead experience changed. It seemed like the whole world found out all of a sudden about the greatest, longest running party, and all showed up at once. Venues that in the past had welcomed the bus when it rolled […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: Road Trips, Vol. 3, No. 4

by Dennis October 18, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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This week on Scarlet Begonias Radio, we begin a journey through the two latest official releases from the Grateful Dead’s recordings vault – Road Trips, Vol. 3, No. 4 and The “Formally the Warlocks Box” .  We’ll start by going back to school with  the Grateful Dead on a college tour back in 1980, and […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: Old School 9-23-72

by Dennis October 11, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio
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Jerry playing the “Gator Strat” in the fall of 1972 Grateful Dead 09/23/72 (Sat) Palace Theater Waterbury, CT Playing In The Band Promised Land > Bertha > Greatest Story Ever Told, It’s All Over Now Baby Blue, Jack Straw Loser El Paso Cryptical Envelopment > Drums > The Other One > Wharf Rat, Beat It […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio: Jesse McReynolds & Friends

by Dennis October 10, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio

This week we’re featuring a brand new release on Woodstock Records: Jesse McReynolds & Friends Tribute to Jerry Garcia & Robert Hunter Jesse was one of many bluegrass musicians that influences Jerry Garcia, and this disc features many of the players that shared the same love for that music. Here’s the playlist: Black Muddy River […]

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Scarlet Begonias Radio Furthur 6/25/10

by Dennis October 8, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio

06/25/10 (Fri) Highland Bowl Amphitheater Rochester, NY DQ Not Fade Away> Here Comes Sunshine> Feel Like A Stranger> King Solomon’s Marbles Truckin’> DQ Feelin’ Alright> Strawberry Fields Forever, Cosmic Charlie Set 2: Viola Lee Blues > Bertha > Viola Lee Blues > Cumberland Blues > DQ Born Cross-Eyed > New Potato Caboose > Time > […]

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Jerry Jams Rex Foundation Benefit CD

by Dennis October 6, 2010 Scarlet Begonias Radio

The Rex Foundation was created by “members of the Grateful Dead and Friends” in 1983 as a charitable non-profit organization to “proactively provide extensive community support to creative endeavors in the arts, sciences, and education.” The organization is named after Rex Jackson, a Grateful Dead roadie and later road manager until his death in 1976. […]

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