Tuesday, December 5, 2017

011 - Ghosts of New Years' Past

It's December and, on top of the various religious holidays ahead, we close out and usher in a new and hopefully better year. Once upon a time, in Grateful Dead land, the eve of the new year was celebrated with a festive concert appearance, perhaps even a run of concerts. Sometimes, spectacle would accompany the strike of midnight but really, the Grateful Dead is all the spectacle we Deadheads need.

This month we take a look at a few of those New Year's Eve performances and play some choice cuts to help you close out your year. We've got the Rock & Roll, Blues, and, my personal favorite genre, Face-Melting Jams.

So, polish off the egg nog and break into the bubbly, cos we're gonna party like it's 1969.

Pardon as I take a moment to send a shoutout to my new friends, Aaron, Mel, & Apple over at the No Simple Road podcast. I had a great time chatting with them and think that you will enjoy them as well. My episode can be found here.

Please, don't forget to follow the @BrokedownPod twitter account for regular news, live tweetstorms of shows as I listen, and other minutiae. We also now have an Instagram account. If you like pictures of things, you can find that here: BrokedownPod Instagram. Also, if you use iTunes, please consider posting a review as it really help get the word out.

Listen via iTunesGooglePlay, Stitcher, or in the player below.

Set One
China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider (69), Next Time You See Me (69), You Win Again (71), Big Boy Pete (69), Dire Wolf (70), Mister Charlie (71), Box Of Rain (72), Jam > Black Peter (71), Uncle John’s Band (69)

Set Two
Sugar Magnolia* (72), Truckin’ > The Other One* > Morning Dew* (72), Sunshine Daydream* (72)

*with David Crosby

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