Tuesday, October 20, 2020

Alex Wise Talks Bobby


Greetings Dead Freaks! This episode is a celebration of Bob Weir's birthday and a dive into his unique and ever-changing guitar sound. I am joined by Alex Wise who is a fan, guitar player, and a radio host. We delve into a number of the shifting aspects of Bobby's guitar playing queuing up examples along the way. Afterwards there's a great chunk of live Grateful Dead to round out the show.

You can check out Sea Change Radio, a nationally syndicated weekly radio show covering the shift to social, environmental, and economic sustainability at SeaChangeRadio.com. Alex's band, Fog Swamp, has a new album, entitled "Dropped Days", which is out now. Check them out at FogSwamp.com. And all of this can be found by heading to AlexWise.com.

I touch on a little bit of new music in the intro. You can find Nick Mitchell Maiato's new album, "Pino Carrasco" on Bandcamp at: https://wasistdas.bandcamp.com/album/pino-carrasco. You can find the digital release of Gillian Welch & David Rawlings' "All The Good Times Are Past And Gone" also on Bandcamp:  https://gillianwelch.bandcamp.com/album/all-the-good-times.

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Selections in This Episode:

Fog Swamp: Backfield In Motion (from the album "Dropped Days" available at https://fogswamp.com)

(Various clips are announced throughout the program) 

Grateful Dead: 1994-03-21 Richfield Coliseum, Richfield, OH - He's Gone > Jam > Drums/Space > Turn On Your Lovelight > Stella Blue > Turn On Your Lovelight

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