Grateful Dead - Live/Dead
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November 10, 1969 / Release Date
Live / Format
Warner Bros / Label
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the long songs get a little boring at times but this really is great. it grows on you. it basically went from a 6/10 to a 9/10 as i became more of a dead fan.
Regarded as a "jam band", it was only right that this was the one and only live album I would listen to this year. Listening to this two things stand out: this stand out as not a typical live album, but it's hard to imagine listening to anything other than this from them.

Favorite track: Death Don't Have No Mercy
I've been told that to declare the existence of a definitive version of "Dark Star" is to reveal oneself as a dead pretender, a neophyte in this unique world of fandom. Well, it's entirely true that I never followed the band around the country or tripped on acid, mushrooms, or anything else while listening to their music, but what I have done is listen to many, many versions of "Dark Star," the track that got me into the band. All I can say is, I've never heard an ... read more
Recorded over a series of live concerts in early 1969, it captures the group's habit of walking on the rope of improvisation.
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