playlist for 04/26/2014

Sat, 04/26/2014
Artist Title Album Label Link
The Persuasions Here Comes Sunshine Might As Well - Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead
" Might As Well "
Grateful Dead Jam Live 6/26/74
China Cat Sunflower
I Know You Rider
Beer Barrel Polka
Other One Jam
Spanish Jam
Wharf Rat
Sugar Magnolia
Jerry Garcia Band After Midnight Live 3/8/80
Eleanor Rigby
After Midnight
Jerry Garcia Band You Never Can Tell (C'est La Vie) Live 11/1/91

In this edition of The Golden Road, we climb in the Wayback Machine and set the controls for Providence, Rhode Island for a truly magnificent set by the Grateful Dead recorded live on June 26, 1974.  This show was one that employed the band's infamous Wall Of Sound...the greatest sound reinforcement system ever to be placed on a stage.  Also included is some choice live Jerry Garcia Band material for a return to the good ol' planet Earth!

Here's a real cool vid of the Wall of Sound being assembled at San Francisco's fabled Winterland Arena prior to their October 1974 run: