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Monday, May 8

The Grateful Deads historic May 8 1977 Cornell University show turns 40 today. Listen to the magic here.

The Grateful Deads historic May 8 1977 Cornell University show turns 40 today. Listen to the magic here. 
  
    It may not be the best GD show of all time, but it's a fucking gem and deserves to be celebrated. The boy's were clicking on every fucking cylinder that much can't be disputed. For the few folks that have not heard this epic show (which contains the best Dew ever) get ready for a life changer of a afternoon. 


Thanks to Jambase for the below content. 

For more on the Dead’s May 8, 1977 show, watch this mini-documentary shared by the band:

Even more about the historic performance can be learned through pair of excellent essays written by Blair Jackson and Nicolas Meriwether, as well as Lemieux’s seaside chat that can be viewed here:

This evening, The Cornell Chimes will play Grateful Dead songs from atop Cornell University’s McGraw Tower. Tonight, The Capitol Theatre in Port Chester, New York is hosting an official Cornell 5/8/77 dance party presented by Rhino Entertainment. Listen to the Jeffery Norman-remastered official release of Cornell 5/8/77 below:

Cornell 5/8/77 Tracklist

  1. New Minglewood Blues
  2. Loser
  3. El Paso
  4. They Love Each Other
  5. Jack Straw
  6. Deal
  7. Lazy Lightning >
  8. Supplication
  9. Brown-Eyed Women
  10. Mama Tried
  11. Row Jimmy
  12. Dancing In The Street
  13. Scarlet Begonias >
  14. Fire On The Mountain
  15. Estimated Prophet
  16. St. Stephen >
  17. Not Fade Away >
  18. St. Stephen >
  19. Morning Dew
  20. One More Saturday Night