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But did you know about his work with the Smithsonian Institution, specifically with their Smithsonian Folkways music label?
Well earlier this week, the Smithsonian released the Mickey Hart Collection featuring 25 albums drawn from ‘The World,’ a series Hart curated that incorporated his solo projects, other artists’ productions, and re-releases of out-of-print titles. Six of the twenty-five albums form the “Endangered Music Project,” a collaboration between Mickey Hart and the American Folklife Center at the Library of Congress, which presents recordings from musical traditions at risk.
And on this week's installment of Grateful Dead & Friends, Mickey joined us live to talk about the Collection, his new band, tour and forthcoming album.
- Title: Former Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart on his new Smithsonian Collection of the world's music
- Date: 2011-10-15
- Year: 2011
- Producer: Andrew Geller
- Length: 13:41 minutes (12.53 MB)
- Format: MP3 Mono 44kHz 128Kbps (CBR)
Recorded late May 2011 at KBOO Studios by Andrew Geller. We touch on current events, near-future plans including the grand opening in 2012, some really cool recent contributions and much more.
|David Crosby||If I Could Only Remeber My Name||Tamalpais High|
|GD||Univ. of Cincy||4-3-70||Dancin' in the Streets|
|GD||The Martix||10-9-68||Clementine Jam|
|Robert hunter||Tiger Rose||Ariel|
|GD||Winterland||12-31-72||The Other One>|
|Jerry Garcia And||David Grisman||Not For Kids Only|
|Horse Named Bill|
|Teddy Bear's Picnic|
|Monkey And The Engineer|
|Grateful Dead||11-19-66||Fillmore Auditorium S.F.|
|Bill Graham Intro|
|Cold Rain And Snow|
|Furthur||30-08-10||Portland Memorial Coliseum, Or.|
|Dupree's Diamond Blues|
|Built To Last|
|Black Throated Wind|
|(set 2)Scarlet Begonias >|
|Fire On The Mountain|
|Grateful Dead||11-19-66||Fillmore Auditorium S.F.|
|High Heeled Sneekers|
Welcome to the second time in a row Begonia Studios Presents has been broadcasted on the 27th of the month! This was a very special month for the Grateful Dead and family here in the Great Northwest! March 7th saw the Kingfish reunion at The Goodfoot lounge on S.E. Stark in Portland, and a Prankster oriented "Acid Test" was held at The Mt. Tabor Theater on S.E. Hawthorne on the same night! This was of course just a little warm up for what was to happen the next night at The Portland Memorial Coliseum. We saw "Furthur", The latest attempt to describe the undescribable make a stop here. One big noticable change for this band is the introduction of John Kadlecik of Dark Star Orchestra (Jerry Slot). We were fortunately able to get a good copy of the show, and we were able play the entire first set plus the first two songs of the second set for this weeks instalment of Grateful Dead and Friends. Judging by the volume and content of the phone calls recieved in the air room, I would say that everyone was pumped to get to either re-hear this show, or like myself, hear the show for the first time. (I wasn't able to go this time) We started the show with three cuts deadicated to my three Grandsons (!) Ethan, Kyle, and Carter. A Horse Named Bill and Teddy Bear's Picnic from Garcia and Grisman's Not For Kids Only, and Monkey And The Engineer from the 1981 release Reckoning. Next we heard a cut from The Fillmore Auditorium in San Francisco 11-19-66. A rippin' Cold Rain And Snow. At this point, My partner in crime Tom Chiles and I settled in for a very well played first set of Grateful Dead Music. The set list will prove my point! Don't forget about our 12 hour Grateful Dead Marathon on May first 12:00 noon till 12:00 midnight. It is a "Listener Request" marathon, so send in your requests to email@example.com SOON! See you next month, and we'll finish Furthur 03-08-10!!
Today's show featured much of one night out of seven at the Academy of Music in New York City, in a run that were final 'rehearsals' for the soon-to-be (epic) tour of Europe. Two other nights (28th & 25th) from this same run were compiled into Dick Picks 30, so you know there's something about this batch of shows, the only ones ever at this venue.
China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider, Black Throated Wind, Chinatown Shuffle, Cumberland Blues, Looks Like Rain, You Win Again, Jack Straw, Two Souls In Communion, Playin' in the Band, Comes A Time, Dark Star, Not Fade Away > Goin' Down the Road Feelin' Bad > Not Fade Away
|Wake the Dead||Dermot O'Beirne's> The Other One>The Pipe On The Hob||Buckdancer's Choice|
|David Nelson Band||Dark Hollow||1/28/10|
|Grateful Dead||Box of Rain||4/14/88|
|Jerry Garcia Band||Who Was John||2/24/76|
|Grateful Dead||You Win Again||11/15/71|
|Grateful Dead||Not Fade Away>||11/15/71|
|Grateful Dead||Jam (w/ China Cat Jam)>||11/15/71|
|Grateful Dead||Goin Down The Road||11/15/71|
|Grateful Dead||Not Fade Away||11/15/71|
|David Nelson Band||Willie and The Hand Jive>||1/30/10|
|David Nelson Band||Different World||1/30/10|
|David Nelson Band||Cut and Run||1/30/10|
|Wake the Dead||Sugar Magnolia||Blue Light Cheap Hotel|
|GD||3-17-75||Ace's Mill Valley, CA||Blues For Allah Jam|
|CSNY||10-XX-69||Detroit, MI||Black Queen|
|GD||5-15-70||Fillmore East||Dark Star>|
|GD||5-15-70||Fillmore East||Not Fade Away>|
This show began with two nice tunes from the famous Keystone 7-10-73 in which from two shows a live album was culled from. This period is arguably Garcia's peak period as a guitar player in which he was playing at a very high level with three totally different bands!! The 'blues' jam exemplefied how alot of the songs were born from with the "Blues For Allah" album, long open ended jams leading to a structured tune. The 5-15-70 is another fine example of 1970 GD and is dedicated to the memory of Ron McKernan(AKA Pigpen) in which 3/8 is the 37 year anniversary of his passing and ironically, the same day as the Furthur show at the Coliseum. See ya' next month!!
|Van Morrison||Into The Mystic||KSAN S.F.||09-05-71|
|Grateful Dead||Fillmore West, San Francisco||02-27-69||Sbd.|
|Mountains Of The Moon >|
|Henry J. Kaiser Oakland||02-05-89 set 1||Healy Matrix Sbd.|
|Touch Of Gray >|
|Feel Like A Stranger >|
|Franklin's Tower >|
|Little Red Rooster|
|We Can Run (Debut)|
|Desolation Row >|
|Don't Ease Me In|
|Start of set 2|
|Cold Rain And Snow|
Greetings Fellow Space Travelers!
Well, Here we are at the end of February! My Oh My how time flies! We began this busy broadcast period with a cut dedicated to the late Doug Pete, who was a real fan of the song "Into The Mystic". In his honor, we aired the cut from a KSAN fm broadcast from 09-05-71 featuring no other than Van Morrison. Introducing "Van The Man" was Tom Donahue. After that, we celebrated the 41st anniversary of the Ultimate Dark Star recorded on 02-27-69 at the Fillmore West. This is the Dark Star that all Dark Stars are compared to. This steller recording was circulated long before the release of the box set documenting the famous 1969 Fillmore West Run, and still stands tall to this day.The segment began with a beautiful Mountains Of The Moon, and glided effortlessly into the familiar notes of Dark Star that most deadheads recognize in the form of the album "Live Dead". Tom (Chiles) and I felt privilaged to be able to once again bring this wonderful version of Dark Star to our listeners, especially since it is the anniversary of the performance. Grateful Dead just doesn't get any better than this!!! Next up, we ventured back to the year 1989 to relive a Henry J. Kaiser show recorded on 02-05-89. This recording really reflects the "funky" atmosphere of the Kaiser (formerely known as The Oakland Auditorium). The band truly feels right at home here in front of a "hometown audience", and that comes through the music as well! This show features the breakout of two new songs. In the first set "We Can Run" had it's debut, and in the second set, "Standing on the moon" made it's first appearance. Many listeners called in to comment that "We Can Run" was the worst that they had ever heard. My guess is that the song was so brand new that it had not even been played more than maybe two times. One of the legendary aspects of Grateful Dead is the fact that they were not afraid to try out very new songs in front of thousands of people. Sometimes it worked, sometimes not! After a "Memphis Blues" tease, Weir played a very nice version of "Desolation Row" that really made me forget all about the sloppy reading of "We Can Run". This recording was downloaded from www.bt.etree.org and was our Download Of The Week. I would like to remind all of you that we will have our 12 hour Grateful Dead Marathon on May 1st, and it will once again be a "Listener Request" fueled event. Submit your request by April 1st. to firstname.lastname@example.org . We look forward to hearing your requests, and "show stories"! See you next month!
Today's show features the 'unofficial debut' of the Wall of Sound, and draws upon the entire 3-day run. See some cool video of the Wall being set up here, which also includes Phil, Bobby & Jerry messin' around. Here's Wikipedia's link for the Wall, as well as some more great photos and plenty of technical specs.
The Not-So-Secret Decoder: (A)=2/22; (B)=2/23; (C)=2/24
U.S. Blues (A), Jack Straw (B), It Must Have Been the Roses (A), Black Throated Wind (A), Candyman (C), Beat It On Down the Line (A), Loser (C), China Cat Sunflower > I Know You Rider (C), Playin' in the Band (A), They Love Each Other (A), Big River (A), Here Comes Sunshine (B), Brokedown Palace (A)
Grateful Dead - Henry J Kaiser Convention Center
2.17.88 Hey Pocky Way>Desolation Row
2.9.86 Mighty Quinn>Samson
2.19.85 Women Are Smarter>Iko Iko>Women Are Smarter
2.11.86 Not Fade Away*>Hey Bo Diddley*>Going Down the Road Feeling Bad*
* with members of the Neville Brothers
String Cheese Incident - Hornings Hideout North Plains, OR
6.18.04 Shantytown>Sitting on Top of the World
7.29.07 100 Year Flood
Drew Emmitt/Billy Nershi/Danny Barnes/Darol Anger/Jeff Sipe/Keith Mosley/Anders Beck/Scott Law - Horning's Hideout North Plains, OR
7.19.08 Lonesome Fiddle Blues
Yonder Mountain String Band>Leftover Liver Hornings Hideout North Plains, OR
7.19.08 Raleigh & Spencer>Fixin to Die* , Ruben's Train*
*YMSB leaves stage as all the living members of Leftover Salmon and Danny Barnes take over
|Mother Earth||Ludlow Garage||xx-xx-69||Rock Me(A Little while)|
|GD||Paris, FR||5-3-72||Sugar Magnolia>|
|GD||Los Angeles,CA||From the Mars hotel||Pride of Cucmonga|
|GD||Fillmore East||4-26-71||Good Lovin'|
|QMS||San Jose, CA||10-XX-67||Smokestack Lightning'|
|GD||Milwaukee, WI||10-24-72||The Other One>|
|GD||Milwaukee, WI||10-24-72||He's Gone>|
|GD||Milwaukee, WI||10-24-72||The Other One|
This week I mainly delved into the fantastic year of 1972. The 'sug mags>NFA' is a textbook example of the groove the band was in during that time. the 10-24-72 has a rare 'Hes Gone' out of a nice 'O1' space!! Please stay tuned for more surprises next month!!
|Grateful Dead||June 20, 1986||Berkeley Greek||Sbd.|
|In The Midnight Hour|
|April 14 1985||Irvine Meadows Amphitheater||sbd.|
|I Need A Miracle >|
|China Cat Sunflower >|
|I Know You Rider|
|Old and in the way||June 6 1973||Passaic N.J. Capital Theater|
|Going To The Races|
|Grateful Dead||April 13 1985||Irvine Meadows Amphitheater||Sbd.|
|Why Don't We Do It In The Road? >|
|West L.A. Fadeaway|
|Moody Blues||Dawning Is The Day||A Question Of Balance||Threshold|
Ah yes! It's that time again! Time to raise funds! This cycle, Grateful Dead And Friends had only one fundraiser show, and it was on my show! Tom Chiles was a bit under the weather, so he couldn't be with us for this gala event. Look for him on our next show on February 27th. We began our show with the opening pair of tunes from June 20th at the Berkeley Greek. Midnight Hour, and Mississippi HalfStep. Next, we journeyed to Laguna Beach, California - Irvine Meadows 4-14-85 - I Need A Miracle > China Cat > I Know You Rider. After more fundraising and highjinx with the gang, we sampled some Old and in the way from 6-6-73 Capitol Theater - Passaic, N.J. As an enticement to the phones, we went back to Irvine Meadows. This time we sampled 4-13-85. We played the first 4 songs from set one. To close out the show, we broke from tradition, and played a request for someone very dear to me. My Wife Susan. For her, Moody Blues - Dawning Is The Day. Susan is recovering from a broken shoulder. We will see you again February 27th on Grateful Dead And Friends.