Learn more Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Shop now Learn More Shop now Shop now Learn more Shop Fire Shop Kindle Blind Boys of Alabama Learn more Fitbit

Customer reviews

4.0 out of 5 stars
4.0 out of 5 stars
5 star
4 star
3 star
2 star
1 star
Format: Audio CD|Change
Price:£35.59+ Free shipping with Amazon Prime

There was a problem filtering reviews right now. Please try again later.

Two great 89 gigs from two of the Dead's mainmen - what can I say but brilliant!
If you want to know the tracks without checking the MP3 listing, they are:

5/9/89 Hartford
CD1 - Weir & Wasserman
KC Moan
Desolation Row
Looks Like Rain
The Winners
Victim Or The Crime
Wasserman Bass Improvisation No1
Throwing Stones
Cats Under The stars
They Love Each Other
Waiting For A Miracle
Run For The Roses
Like A Road
My Sisters And Brothers
The Harder They Come
Mission In The Rain
Forever Young
Don't Let Go
Lonesome And A Long Way From Home

6/9/89 Uniondale
CD4 - Weir Wasserman
Walking Blues
City Girls
When I Paint My Masterpiece
Shade Of Grey
The Winners
Easy To Slip
Wasserman Bass Improvisation No2
Heaven Help The Fool
How Sweet It Is
Stop That Train
That's What Love Will Make You Do
Mississippi Moon
I Second That Emotion
And It Stoned Me
The Harder They Come
Dear Prudence
I Shall Be Released
Let It Rock
That Lucky Old Sun
Tangled Up In Blue

So there you have it, 6 CDs of amazing music (for me anyway). The JGB line up here now has so many albums out, (Jerry Garcia Band,How Sweet It Is,Garcialive 2: August 5th 1990,Lunt Fontanne New York City October 15-30 1987,Lunt Fontanne New York City October 31 1987), however this is another worthy addition to one of his classic line-ups. The icing on the cake for me with this set though is the addition of the 2 Weir Wasserman sets with Bob Weir playing acoustic guitar with some brilliant bass in the background by the second Bob (Wasserman). His vocals are so good with some lovely accompaniment - great to hear Easy To Slip and Heaven Help The Fool from his album Heaven Help The Fool [Us Import]. Another real highlight is his interpretation of the Beatles Blackbird.

As for the JGB, what can I really say that hasn't been said before - this band gel as if they were meant to be together, I would say tight but that has always appeared inappropriate way to describe the JGB. There are so many highlights, I wouldn't like to single them out, but it was good to hear Van's And It Stoned Me - well didn't it always!!!

Packaging is 6 card sleeves held in a tight slipcase that isn't much thicker than a CD case. They manage to cram in 16 page booklet as well which contains some photos and a 6 page essay by Blair Jackson. So all in all a darn good package with some good deals still about.
0Comment| 8 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
The Jerry Garcia shows are okay; nothing special for that period. But the Bob Weir shows are just mediocre. Weir sounds good on some of the songs, but Wassermen is really self-absorbed, and his bass doesn't add much. Get it for the Jerry tunes, and ignore Bob's stuff.
0Comment| 3 people found this helpful. Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse
on 25 April 2016
very good cd would recommend it.
0Comment|Was this review helpful to you?YesNoReport abuse

Customers also viewed these items


Need customer service? Click here