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Grateful Dead: Wake Of The Flood/From the Mars Hotel

Mick Farren, New Musical Express, 19 March 1977

THE GRATEFUL DEAD have always been a band whose work formed into waves and troughs. Wake Of The Flood is unfortunately one of the low points. After ODing on a slew of multi-record live packages they seemed to lose their funk somewhere along the endless highway that runs from slightly north of the Golden Gate Park clear through to Venus.

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