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Live Review

Phil Lesh & Friends Fall Tour 2007: Searching for the Sound

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Phil Lesh & Friends Orpheum Theatre Boston Massachusetts October 9 and 10, 2007

Since returning to the road in 1999 after a liver transplant, Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh's concept of a rotating cast of musicians has generated numerous rosters, including Trey Anastasio and Page McConnell of Phish, Chris Robinson of The Black Crowes and guitar wunderkind Derek Trucks. The chemistry reached a pinnacle with the five-man lineup of guitarist Jimmy Herring, keyboardist/vocalist Rob ...


Extended Analysis

Phil Lesh And Friends: Live At The Warfield

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Phil Lesh And Friends Live At The Warfield Relix Records 2006

Since surviving a liver transplant and hitting the road in 1999 with a rotating cast of Friends, Phil Lesh has been the one charter member of the Grateful Dead to maintain and nurture the good-natured albeit intense sense of adventure at the heart of that seminal improvisational rock band's best music.

Just in the last year, when there have been no ...


Book Review

The Music Never Stops: Phil Lesh Remembers

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Phil Lesh Searching for the Sound: My Life with The Grateful Dead Little Brown (ISBN: 0316009989) 2005


If it's not too precious a description, reading Searching for the Sound by Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh is like watching his life flash before your eyes. His conversational narrative moves quickly from his childhood through the carefree indulgent college days smack into his introduction to ...


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