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Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead: Dylan and The Dead

Edwin Pouncey, New Musical Express, 11 February 1989

THIS COULD be a marriage made in heaven or hell, depending on which side of the critical fence you might be sitting. The majority of those who pass Garcia's gang off as dead meat have probably never heard a Grateful Dead record or been to a Grateful Dead concert in their lives. Usually, the namealonewill be enough to cause the lip to curl ceilingwards and that terrible word "Hippiessss!" to hiss from clenched teeth.

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