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Join us in the celebration of 50 years of the Grateful Dead’s musical legacy with our 50 Days of the Dead tribute.

Featuring a curated collection of fan favorites, including a few surprises.

“We’re like licorice. Not everybody likes licorice, but the people who like licorice really like licorice.” ~ Jerry Garcia

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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: They Love Each Other

Not a Valentine's Day classic, but a smooth version of They Love Each Other from the famed Barton Hall performance.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Brown Eyed Women

This user submission brings us back to Barton Hall in the spring of 77' to hear Brown Eyed Women.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Jack Straw

A taper captured this solid winter 1979 East Coast performance of the Grateful Dead at Long Island's Nassau Coliseum. January 11, 1979.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: When I Paint My Masterpiece

When The Dead performed covers, it often turned into something that many considered better than the original. This 1971 Bob Dylan song made popular by The Band is no exception.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Looks Like Rain

Looks Like Rain and it's 1982 at the Frost Amphitheater in Palo Alto, CA.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Lost Sailor/ Saint of Circumstance

From an enjoyable show on August 10, 1982 at Iowa University.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Bird Song

Taken from Hartford in early spring 1987, Bird Song was one of many tracks from Jerry Garcia's 1972 classic album that would find it's way into The Dead's vast repertoire.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Ripple

1980 version of Ripple during a run at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: China Cat Sunflower

Jamming in Winterland 1974 with a version of their psychedelic inspired classic China Cat Sunflower
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50 Days of the Grateful Dead: Shining Star

Shining Star, a song by R&B group The Manhattans was among audience favorites. This version of the JGB covering Shining Star in the fall of 1991.