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Peter Richardson, author of “No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead”

Peter Richardson is the author of  “No Simple Highway: A Cultural History of the Grateful Dead.”  We talked about the 50th anniversary of the band’s formation (including the announcement of reunion shows in Chicago), the cultural impact of the group, and what their legacy ultimately represents.

 

Woodstock Legend Wavy Gravy

Wavy Gravy called in to promote his upcoming one-man show.  We talked about his “rainbow bridge,” what happened to Bob Dylan’s original typewriter, and why I shouldn’t be ashamed for my generation because of Woodstock ’94 and ’99.