Songs Of Their Own | Playing For Change – Ripple

Songs Of Their Own | Playing For Change – Ripple

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Grateful Dead, JamBase teamed with Telefunken to produce the Songs Of Their Own 50-day tribute series featuring a daily cover of a Grateful Dead original song. Today we present our grand finale 50th video, a Playing For Change Songs Around The World rendition of “Ripple,” set to coincide with tonight’s final Fare Thee Well show in Chicago. With a focus solely on Grateful Dead original songs, we asked…

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Mike Gordon Talks Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead Celebration

Mike Gordon Talks Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead Celebration

Phish bassist Mike Gordon and keyboardist Page McConnell were each spotted in Chicago this weekend supporting guitarist Trey Anastasio, who is performing with Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bil Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Jeff Chimenti and Bruce Hornsby at Soldier Field for Fare Thee Well – Celebrating 50 Years Of Grateful Dead. Gordon spoke with CNBC personality Steve Liesman for an interview aired on the Fare Thee Well post-show last night. “Like most people I think that…

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Counting Crows & DMB Cover Friend Of The Devil

Counting Crows & DMB Cover Friend Of The Devil

As we reported the Dave Matthews Band debuted a cover of “Friend Of The Devil” with Bela Fleck last night at SPAC, but they weren’t the only band who had a tribute to the Grateful Dead in store. Counting Crows also covered “Friend Of The Devil” last night at their show in Rome just hours before the tune was played at the second night of Fare Thee Well in Chicago. Counting Crows dusted off the…

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Setlist & Recap | Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead 50 Finale

Setlist & Recap | Fare Thee Well Grateful Dead 50 Finale

Phil Lesh, Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart and Bob Weir first shared the stage together at San Francisco’s Straight Theatre on September 29, 1967; when Kreutzmann invited Hart to sit-in for the Grateful Dead’s second set. By the end of the night Hart had become the newest member of the band and performed with Lesh, Kreutzmann and Hart over a thousand times over the course of five decades. On Sunday night the Grateful Dead’s “core four”…

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Sunday Cinema | Grateful Dead At Soldier Field

Sunday Cinema | Grateful Dead At Soldier Field

Over the past two nights Chicago’s Soldier Field has played host to Fare Thee Well – Celebrating 50 Years Of Grateful Dead concerts. An obvious choice of venue to host the final farewell from the remaining “core four” Grateful Dead members – Bill Kreutzmann, Mickey Hart, Phil Lesh and Bob Weir – Soldier Field was first visited by The Dead in 1991 and they came back each summer until the band’s final show on July 9,…

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