Reviews for "We Are The Dead Heads"

We Are The Dead Heads
by spinningmerkaba
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Sat, Oct 10, 2020 @ 2:11 PM

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permalink   Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 12:15 AM
In 1970 I bought the cassette (for younger listeners google it!!) of Workingman’s Dead. Got home super excited only to find the cassette was defective. The following day I took it back to the shop only to be told they thought I had damaged it and refused to change it!

I felt it was an omen and never bought another GD album!

Luckily a skinny girl lifted the curse and I finally became a fan

Great reminder of a great band
permalink   spinningmerkaba Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 12:13 PM

You can still get a copy of it, lol!

Tape trading of live shows was a big deal in the way back…now you can get most shows on internet archive. I think when internet archive first started it was mainly a place for dead heads to upload their recordings.

I find it interesting how the tech culture and hippie culture are intertwined.

I’m happy to know that the curse was lifted off of you. Thanks for listening!
permalink   Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 1:02 AM
Personally, I like it because you and JoeBone sound like a Deadesque tribute to Billy Idol. Very cool! Even had a Steve Stevens does Grateful Dead guitar vibe going on ‘;0)

Anyway, for the well deserved Ed Pick! the Grateful Dead theme got the love.

Did you check out Joe Bone & The Dark Vibes live videos on Youtube?
permalink   spinningmerkaba Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 12:23 PM
Thanks for the pick!

Ha! What a mash up. Billy and the Dead….A nice day for a tie dye wedding, lol.

Thanks for the Steve Stevens comparison, though I’m humbled by it..he is a monster on the frets…and brings back memories of my days on the Sunset Strip.

I actually played at Gazzarris in my first Hollywood band, Blowtorch Opera. With the passing of Eddie this week it all seems somehow connected.

What a long strange trip it’s been….
permalink   texasradiofish Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 2:30 PM
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… brings back memories of my days on the Sunset Strip.

Thanks for shaking my memory tree. I had forgotten about Sunset in Hollywood. During a 1970s “hit the road as a musician” break from my college daze, lived (crashed) for a brief period near Cahuenga and Vine. One memorable gig was hauling my Hammond and Leslie down to Newport Beach for a one night gig with Henry Vestine.
permalink   spinningmerkaba Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 8:22 PM
That’s rich! I lived on Balboa peninsula for a year, jamming in a punk thrash band in Huntington Beach. The landscape has changed so much since then.

permalink   Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 4:06 AM
Great concept, fantastic execution.
As a life-long hippie sympathizer I approve.
permalink   spinningmerkaba Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 12:26 PM
I though you might like this one. You came into my mind while I was recording the background vocals, I think because you remind me of Frank Zappa, and the low harmony sounded Speckish to me. Thanks for listening and for your hippy sympathizing.
permalink   Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 9:07 AM
permalink   spinningmerkaba Sun, Oct 11, 2020 @ 12:27 PM
Thanks Panu!
permalink   Mon, Oct 12, 2020 @ 12:34 AM
Brilliant my friend you have deffo got the Grateful Dead Vibe going here ! Transformed and completly different from my original track. A proper remix in my books !
permalink   spinningmerkaba Mon, Oct 12, 2020 @ 12:15 PM
Thanks Man! I had a lot of fun doing it and in the process introducing myself to your music.
Kara Square
permalink   Fri, Oct 16, 2020 @ 9:15 AM
Ohhh… this is goooooood. Awesome psychedelic guitar action. Definitely a killer jam!