Robert Hunter 1941-2019

Fare you well my honey Fare you well my only true love All the birds that were singing have flown, except you alone I am not qualified to call myself a Deadhead in the same way that I am not qualified to call myself a Christian. To be a Christian you need to believe inContinue reading “Robert Hunter 1941-2019”

The Summer of Love Experience: Music

 This is the fifth in a six-part series on The Summer of Love, inspired by The Summer of Love Experience exhibit at the deYoung Museum in San Francisco.                                                                       Chuck Berry set off a time bomb in 1957 that took a decade to fully detonate. In the intervening years, Bob Dylan and Phil Ochs broughtContinue reading “The Summer of Love Experience: Music”

Workingman

Garcia/Hunter So I got a job. I’m officially moving back from the takers column to the makers. I’m going back to being a Workingman. 45 years ago this month the Grateful Dead went into the Pacific High recording studio in San Francisco and recorded 8 songs that they released under the title Workingman’s Dead. EveryContinue reading “Workingman”