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How did you become a Deadhead?:

  • i got brought to a concert at the veterans memorial coliseum in New Haven in 1977. Nener looked back

What is your favorite Dead show, and why?:

  • First one and the last one. No such thing as a bad dead show. I spent two years on tour, and only stopped when jerry wen't into a diabetic coma after the rfk shows in d.c. we where halfway back to cali for the ventura beach sunrise shows when heard on the radio. That the tour was cxancelled

What is your favorite Dead song, and why?:

  • every single one. if you have to ask why then you are not listening that closely

What is your favorite aspect of the Dead scene?:

  • karma

What, if anything, do you think is important about the Dead, and about the Dead phenomenon?:

  • this band changed my life

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Thanks for posting, Dr Strauss. It's always great to get Deadhead stories; thanks for sharing.


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