The Golden Road

​Join Wayne Hagan and take a musical journey down the Golden Road and explore the music of the Grateful Dead, its roots, and its many offshoots. Past DJs include Alligator, Lee Maddex, and Rod Moseanko. What a long strange trip!

Replays Sunday 3-5pm
Live Wednesday 7-9pm
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The Golden Road, Dec. 7, 2022: Boston Music Hall, Nov. 30, 1973

I was sick and missed last week's show (filled in nicely by Alligator), so here is the 11/30 show I was going to play.

The show was late while Ram Rod and crew built the wall of sound. The band was a simple five-piece ensemble -- Jerry, Bobby, Billy, Phil, and Keith -- and they rocked! This is a fun show.

The Golden Road, Nov. 23, 2022: 50 years ago at the Hofheinz Pavilion in Houston

On Nov. 18, 1972, the Grateful Dead rolled in to Houston for a show at Hofheinz Pavilion. By all accounts it was a dynamic show, but only a good chunk of the second set was clearly captured by Owsley. It’s good stuff! Since this show included a superb "Dark Star," we’ll be dropping a classic "Dark Star" from 1969 to complete the program. This primo fall ‘72 performance will give you something to be thankful for.

The Golden Road, Nov. 16, 2022: Dick's Picks 44 & 40

Last week we heard most of the June 23, 1990 show at Autzen Stadium in Eugene, Ore. This week we finish this outstanding show. Then we’ll move to a month later (7/19) at Deer Creek Music Center in Noblesville, Ind., and finish with what we started on Oct. 5.

Join us. The Grateful Dead at their peak!

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We are now up to the third host on Golden Road. How can KDRT have three winners in a row? Alligator is the latest star lighting the way down the Road, and an informed host he is bringing bits of Dead history and info to add to the show fun. Tune in for a good time.

Submitted by Ruth Chambers on Sat, 04/27/2019 - 8:19pm

Thanks to Lee for bringing some great vintage Dead to our ears! We love the program!

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