Postcards Of The Hanging - Grateful Dead Perform The Songs of Bob Dylan
An album by Grateful Dead
There are infinite ways to slice-and-dice the Grateful Dead's concert archive--and we'll surely see them all--but an all-Dylandisc is one of the most logical, as Dylan tunes infused Dead setlists for many years. Clearly, Dylan's reliance on blues and … see full wiki
I think Dylan is the hands down greatest. I've always wanted to like the Dead. Great, then, the Dead does Dylan. Should be spooky, loud, polyrhythmic, and the band should cook on Dylan's tunes. But no, it's mostly your usual Dead narcoplectic doodling - bring on the coma machine. True, Garcia picks things up with his great vocals on a few numbers, and the piece with Dylan really cooks, but it's mostly Bob Weir sounding oh so clever, and important, and the band sounding, well, dead. Too bad.
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