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Lyrically, I think this is one of the Grateful Dead’s very best. You can read them HERE.
“Since Jerry checked out, he hasn’t departed in the least. I can still hear him crackling away somewhere behind me, above and off to the left, if you will. I can hear the crackle of his harmonic content, where he would live in a song. And I relate to that like I always did.” ~Bob …
The Rainbow by Millen Brand Excerpted from Local Lives: Poems About the Pennsylvania Dutch, ©1975 Herbert Berky tells this story: When he was a boy, he used to work in two hill fields Josephus Gerhard had given his father. “You went up a lane that started between the Borneman place and Uncle John’s, and made …
That’s Clarence Clemons on saxophone. I wouldn’t mind having this played at my funeral, but really I’ll have very little say in the matter. Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.
Full lyrics HERE.
In my personal life I’m very reserved, very cool, very laid back– but the people I admire most are not.
Ron McKernan died not long after this photo was taken, but of course neither of them could know, or even suspect, at the time. This old photo makes me a little melancholy.
“If I knew the way, I would take you home.” ~Robert Hunter • “I know you’re tired, but come, this is the way.” ~Rumi
One of the things I love about Grateful Dead fans is the way they talk about Bobby, Jerry, and Phil as if they know these people, as if these are friends who come around every so often for dinner. I can’t think of any other group with such a familial following. 🙂
Lyricist Robert Hunter has passed away (LINK). This is one of those times where the world seems largely indifferent to what, to me, is huge.