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A long strange trip : the inside history of the Grateful Dead

Author: Dennis McNally
Publisher: New York : Broadway Books, 2002.
Edition/Format:   Book : Biography : English : 1st edView all editions and formats
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An authorized portrait of the Grateful Dead documents the band's early days on the 1960s roots and folk scene, complicated relationships between band members, intricate stage setup, and most noteworthy tours and performances.
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Genre/Form: Biography
Interviews
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
McNally, Dennis.
Long strange trip.
New York : Broadway Books, 2002
(OCoLC)639421752
Material Type: Biography, Internet resource
Document Type: Book, Internet Resource
All Authors / Contributors: Dennis McNally
ISBN: 0767911857 9780767911856
OCLC Number: 49627696
Description: xviii, 684 p. : ill. ; 25 cm.
Contents: Introduction: Power. The stage as alembic (mid-1980s) --
Children of the American decades (1940-1960) --
Roots (1961-2/62) --
A fine high lonesome madness (3/62-12/63) --
Interlude: a meeting of minds (company meetings, 1984) --
Something new (12/31/63-10/64) --
The warlocks (11/64-6/65) --
A very loud bar band (6/10/65-11/12/65) --
Interlude: Albert Hofmann's discovery (the psychedelic world) --
The bus came by (11/13/65-2/5/66) --
Holly wood and home again (2/6/66-5/1/66) --
Psychedelic Indians (5/1/66-9/29/66) --
The hippest city hall ever (9/30/66-10/31/66) --
The San Francisco scene (11/1/66-1/29/67) --
Before the fall (1/30/67-5/31/67) --
The prodigals (6/1/67-9/15/67) --
Interlude: the crew --
Dark anthem (9/16/67)-12/31/67) --
Interlude: purifying the elements (setting the stage) --
Independence and its price (1/1/68-6/30/68) --
Interlude: the promoter --
Forward into the fog (7/68-2/15/69) --
Interlude: the circus is in town (the first set begins) --
No turn left unstoned (2/19/69-6/20/69) --
Interlude: "When the music plays the band" (the Dead talk about playing music) --
If my words were gold (6/20/69-8/15/69) --
Interlude: "Eastbound and down" (end of set one) --
Bethel to Sears Point (8/16/69-12/4/69) --
Trouble all around (12/5/69-3/70) --
Interlude/Intermission: "Waits backstage while I sing to you" (1980s) --
Might as well work (3/70-7/70) --
An American beauty (8/4/70-12/31/70) --
Interlude/intermission II: Uncle John's children --
Dreams and all (1/71-7/71) --
Dealing solo aces and the new guy (7/71-3/72) --
Interlude: the home front: money and management (1980s and beyond) --
Bozos abroad (3/72-12/72) --Megadead (1973) --
Interlude: into the zone (second set begins) --
The wall (1/74-10/20/74) --
The hiatus (10/21/74-6/76) --
The monster revives (6/76-8/78) --
Interlude: the rhythm devils (drum break) --
Shakedown (10/78-10/80) --
Interlude: beyond the zone (end of second set) --
After heaven (11/80-7/86) --
A suitable touch of grey (8/86-12/89) --
Interlude: "Noble but lame" (the Grateful Dead on the G. D.) --
A deadicated life (1/90-9/92) --
Interlude: "Can't stop for nothin'" (Encore/New Year's Eve) --
Interlude: packed and gone (load-out) --
"I guess it doesn't matter, anyway" (10/92-4/96) --
Finale: metaphysics and other humorous subjects.
Responsibility: Dennis McNally.
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An authorized portrait of the Grateful Dead documents the band's early days on the 1960s roots and folk scene, complicated relationships between band members, intricate stage setup, and most noteworthy tours and performances.

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by makhosazana (WorldCat user on 2008-02-13)

i can rather say that it is quite interesting

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