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A Long Strange Trip through Death to Life

A Long Strange Trip through Death to Life

This was written by Deadhead, Luke Roland. 

The highly anticipated documentary on The Grateful Dead, Long Strange Trip, is now on Amazon Prime.  I have previously written about the effect that the music of The Grateful Dead has had on me for Mockingbird, and in light of the documentary I thought it would be a great time to revisit them in a Mockingbirdian context.  

The Grateful Dead have had a positive influence on American culture, and continue to do so. They could be the most important American band in our history. I realize that is a tall statement, but think about…

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Terrapin Worship

Terrapin Worship

I have a hard time with most aspects of hippie culture.  That said, I used to be one.  I have a solid resume in that department, multiple Grateful Dead concerts included, and still drive an Hybrid (which gives me some street cred in the Whole Foods parking lot), but that’s not really what this post is about…

Have you already come across the video footage (below) of a recent Rainbow Gathering? Watching it made me both laugh and cry.  Then it made me wonder.  You only need to watch a few seconds of it at random to understand this post, btw….

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