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Dead On Live Re-Creates Note-For-Note Versions of Classic Grateful Dead Albums
There are countless Grateful Dead tribute acts — great ones, the Dark Star Orchestra, for example — who get it right: Jerry Garcia's treble-heavy tone and mixolydian meanderings, Phil Lesh's restless, rootless bass, dual drummers driving the train through Drums >> Space, and back. They know the arrangements, and they know how to turn on the audience.
By Michael Hamad
December 26, 2012