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‘Workingman’s Dead’ @50: A 3-CD Celebration of the Grateful Dead’s Commercial Breakthrough

The Grateful Dead’s stripped-down, roots- and country-based music gave the San Francisco band their biggest commercial success to date.

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Grateful Dead ‘Workingman’s Dead’ Turns 50 With Deluxe Edition

With eight perfect songs the album solidified the Jerry Garcia-Robert Hunter songwriting tandem as one of the best, and most important, in music history.

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The Dead’s Long Strange Trip Says Fare Thee Well

Yes, it’s been a long strange trip to the last Grateful Dead shows. Writers who have also been fans reflect on what the Fare Thee Well concerts mean. Is it cash grab by the surviving members? Will the shows do the Dead justice? One thing’s for sure: the band has made timeless music that is inescapable.

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