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New studio "single" by DG: Pancho and Lefty
This Is All a Dream We Dreamed: An Oral History of the Grateful Dead by Blair Jackson and David Gans - now available in PAPERBACK. Order a signed paperback here.
Here's a great review from the San Francisco Chronicle 11/29/15
David Gans' studio CD of Grateful Dead songs, solo-electric style: It's a Hand-Me-Down.Watch the video for Brokedown Palace
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Grateful Dead Hour no.
Week of April 24, 2017
Part 1 21:42
Joe Russo's Almost Dead 3/9/17 Brooklyn Bowl
THE MUSIC NEVER STOPPED
Grateful Dead, American Beauty (Rhino)
FRIEND OF THE DEVIL
Part 2 33:35
Grateful Dead 3/16/92 Spectrum, Philadelphia
FIRE ON THE MOUNTAIN
Tales From David Gans: Profiling The Musician And Grateful Dead Expert
Live for Live Music, August 2015
20 Questions with David Gans
Jambase.com, July 2005
Grateful Web interview with David Gans (Feb 2013)
Interview by Dave Papuga
Interview re "Life Is a Jam"
Interview with British musician/blogger, April 2010
The Life and Times of David Gans
An in-depth online interview
Gooey Rabinski interviews David Gans
You may or may not have heard of David Gans. If you're of a progressive mindset, don't trust your government, believe in enlightened approaches to social justice, think romance is often a comical game, and are just generally fed up with the bullshit from Corporate America, you probably already like Gans - you just don't know it.
Radio Free Dead
By Mary Eisenhart, from the 12/18/87 issue of BAM
Radio's Weekly Dose of Dead
By Jeff Tamarkin, from the 3/24/89 issue of Goldmine
Playing in the Band
Mountain Times, Boone NC
Grateful Dead Host Drags Skeletons from the Closet
San Francisco Chronicle article about the 2/19/11 KPFA fund-raising marathon
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