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Grateful Dead, New Riders of the Purple Sage: Lyceum, London

Keith Altham, New Musical Express, 3 June 1972

I SAW the first night of the Dead's four concerts at the London Lyceum last Thursday. where they were ever so good for ever so long. What we got and wot a lot we got (almost four hours of nonstop performance) was virtually a musical history of the group's progress from Garcia's humble jug band origins to his band's more countrified approach today.

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