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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    Don't miss it

    Live/Dead is a creation, reflective not only of artistic abilities but of the times at hand. The late 60's is a standout of the cyclical stagnation mankind endures when the rulers believe everything is fine where it is; somewhat of a Monroe Doctrine; nothing in, nothing out. Artistry, specifically music in this case, is one that thrives because of this. There were many groups accordingly that fit this mode and though I'm not a Dead Head, this album is an outstanding reflection, production of the times and the group that created Live/Dead. As is realistic throughout history, the greater the opinion of something, good, bad or indifferent, then there is a reason for it and judgement should not be passed until it is experienced and this is one that should not be missed.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 1, 2010

    The Dead Live

    Live/Dead is the most lively Dead music on record. The free-form jamming is innovative by yesterday's standards as well as today's. It is heavily jazz-influenced but blended with blues and rock it becomes what is known as Acid Rock. This music brings out the best in the genre. There is no comparison with this gem of the Sixties San Francisco sound that moved a generation. Those with a short attention span will be amazed at what a little spaced-out, space-age music-tripping can do for them if they give it half a chance.

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