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OfflineSnape
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What's so great about the Grateful Dead?
    #2972744 - 08/06/04 06:40 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

I listened to a couple of songs by them, and seriously I don't like it. I don't say I hate it, I just don't like it.

Oh well I guess it takes all kinds of people to make a world.


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972759 - 08/06/04 06:44 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Not again!

Yes, lets just say it takes all sorts, and many different frames of mind, and types of brain receptors/receptor openers. :smile:


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972768 - 08/06/04 06:45 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Just about everything...


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972778 - 08/06/04 06:46 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

They have a cool logo:



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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972793 - 08/06/04 06:51 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

can't beat the scean

I like the music


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: silversoul7]
    #2972794 - 08/06/04 06:51 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

well let me put it this way

There's a band out on the highway, They're high steppin' into town
It's a rainbow full of sound, It's fireworks, calliopes and clowns
Everybody dancin' C'mon children, C'mon children, Come on clap your hands.


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972807 - 08/06/04 06:54 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Dude if I have to explain it you wouldn't understand.

You don't just listen to a few songs to dig them either, you need to try a live recording and give it a few listens. I've never liked any of my favorite CD's the first time I spun them, more like the 3rd or 4th when I started to hear all that was going on in them.


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: notapillow]
    #2972810 - 08/06/04 06:54 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

...they're a band beyond description....... :gd_icon: :heart: :gd_icon:


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Phishgrrl]
    #2972819 - 08/06/04 06:56 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Like Jehovah's favorite choir :smile:


see what you did snape now you got us goin


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972824 - 08/06/04 06:57 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

ive been just getting into the dead in the past few weeks..here are songs i like:

just a little light
ripple
black muddy river
foolish heart
casey jones
touch of grey
uncle john's band
bulit to last
scarlet begonias
fire on the mountain


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: notapillow]
    #2972830 - 08/06/04 06:58 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Crazy rooster crowin' midnight.
Balls of lightning roll along.
Old men sing about their dreams.
Women laugh and children scream,
And the band keeps playin' on.


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: gdman]
    #2972871 - 08/06/04 07:08 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

kept on dancin..........


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: HarvestTheBrain]
    #2972880 - 08/06/04 07:10 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

keep on dancing


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2972899 - 08/06/04 07:15 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

i find the more i listen to the dead...the more i love the music. when first i heard them i was like, "whats so special about these guys"...now i know


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Adom]
    #2973129 - 08/06/04 08:18 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Quote:

Adom said:
Dude if I have to explain it you wouldn't understand.

You don't just listen to a few songs to dig them either, you need to try a live recording and give it a few listens. I've never liked any of my favorite CD's the first time I spun them, more like the 3rd or 4th when I started to hear all that was going on in them.




I've had the exact same experience with many of my fav's. Sometimes it takes a little while to warm up to new music.

Snape, you should give them more of a chance. Their music is really varied. If Tons of Steel was the only dead song I ever heard, I wouldn't like them either.


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: nicechrisman]
    #2973325 - 08/06/04 09:13 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

everybody is dancin


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Snape]
    #2973757 - 08/06/04 11:20 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

What about the band Low, Dead reminded me of Low if I remember rightly. Who likes 'em?


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: rogue_pixie]
    #2973763 - 08/06/04 11:22 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Who are they? What are they like?

The Dead are improvisational rock n roll with a hefty dose of blues and jazz.


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Adom]
    #2973779 - 08/06/04 11:27 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

Thyey kinda sound like Merle Haggard....ring ring ring bannanna phone


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Texas is humongus compared to France
Our Gair, who art in Texas,
Paw Paw be thy Name....
My friends are thirsty


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Re: What's so great about the Grateful Dead? [Re: Adom]
    #2973791 - 08/06/04 11:34 PM (13 years, 10 months ago)

From what I recall - Depressing.

Hm, what about - God Speed You Black Emperor, they are cool.


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