Grateful Dead Double Jeopardy Questions + Answers

 

Historic

Events

Stella

“Blue”

1960s Northern California

Ownership Rhyme Time

1977

Keys to success

 

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It was fitting that the Dead were chosen to play the final show at Winterland and they did so on this date.

 

This miner’s tale is musically upbeat, belying his message of woe.

The band’s home address in San Francisco during the Summer of Love.

 

Rhythm guitarist’s volume and tone.

This is the reason The Dead only played one show during the summer of ’77.

He had the shortest tenure of any band member due mostly to his musical style & misgivings about drugs on the scene.

 

 

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In September ’78, the band performed in front of this landmark – one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

Debuted in December of ’66, this cover was favored during The Dead’s acoustic sets of

1970 and ‘80.

Of the six “original” band members, he’s the only one who moved to Northern California in the ‘60s.

 

 

 

Hornsby’s evergreens.

 

 

Terrapin Transit (Alhambra) was played only one time ever - at Winterland on this date.

 

He was the only keyboardist to never share his tenure with another full-fledged- counterpart in the band.

 

 

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The Springfield Creamery show in ’72 and

Cornell ’77 were both staged on this day of the week.

 

 

A

“not-so solid” Grateful Dead merchandiser.

 

 

The venue at which The Dead played a Valentine’s Day show in ’68. Soon after, it was renamed The Fillmore West.

 

 

The Other One’s bus.

These two pieces were debuted at the inaugural ’77 show in California…

oddly enough, in the first set.

 

The only member of the band who could play one of his keyboards while holding it in his hands.

 

 

 

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For Jerry’s first show back after his diabetic coma,

the band opened with this very apropos song on December 15, 1986.

 

 

 

Part of Uncle Sam’s getup.

A Menlo Park (near Palo Alto) bookstore famed for allowing Jerry to meet like minds and jam with fellow musicians.

 

 

 

Massive audio system’s canine companions.

 

 

The Dick’s Picks series issued this number of live albums from ’77.

A record for all years.

Keith Godchaux was born, and died prematurely, in the same years as this internationally famous musician (not a keyboardist).

 

 

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These are the two venues, one outdoors and the other indoors, the band was scheduled to play on December 6, 1969. It decided to skip both appearances.

 

 

 

 

Two Noah Lewis songs The Dead covered at least 10 times.

The Dead’s ’67 Monterey Pop set was good, but largely forgotten, because they were sandwiched in between which two relatively unknown bands?

 

 

 

 

Old and in the Way banjoist’s

marine transporters.

 

 

 

The Dead only played Morning Dew  ____ times in ‘77, with each rendition closing out the final set of music.

 

 

The only member of the band to have been born outside of the United States.

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Historic

Events

Stella

“Blue”

1960s Northern California

Ownership

Rhyme Time

1977

 

Keys to success

 

$

 2

  0

   0

 

What is December 31, 1978?

 

 

 

What is Cumberland Blues?

 

 

 

What is 710 Ashbury?

 

What are Bob’s knobs?

What is Mickey’s car accident?

(Occurred on eve of Summer Solstice: 6/20/77. Only summer show was 9/3/77)

 

Who is Tom Constanten?

 

 

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What is The Great Pyramid of Giza?

 

 

What is Deep Elem Blues?

Who is Mickey Hart?

(The five others were born in N. California. Hart grew up in Brooklyn.

Note

 “six original” – NOT

five founding”)

 

What are Bruce’s spruces?

 

What is March 18, 1977?

Who was Brent Mydland?

(PigpenàT.C.

Keith à Pigpen

Vince à Bruce

Bruce played a couple times with Brent in ’88-’89, but not as a full-fledged member of the band)

 

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What is Sunday?

 

 

 

What is Liquid Blue?

 

 

 

What is the Carousel Ballroom?

 

What are Neal’s wheels?

What are Terrapin Station and Estimated Prophet?

 

Who is Bruce Hornsby?

(Accordian)

 

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What is Touch of Grey?

(“I will survive”)

 

 

What are blue suede shoes?

(From U.S. Blues)

 

What is Kepler’s Book Store?

 

What are the Wall of Sound’s Hounds?

 

What are five albums?

(Vol 3: 5/22

Vol 10: 12/29-30

Vol: 15: 9/3

Vol 29: 5/19, 21

Vol 34: 11/5)

Who was John Bonham?

(Both were born in 1948 and died, at age 32, in 1980)

 

 

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What are Altamont and The Fillmore West?

(After witnessing the violence at Altamont, they were too upset to play their evening gig at The Fillmore West)

 

What are Viola Lee Blues, (New) Minglewood Blues, and Big Railroad Blues?

(Need only 2 out of 3 to get this correct)

 

What are

The Who and The Jimi Hendrix Experience? (The Who destroyed their instruments on stage and Hendrix famously lit his Strat on fire to top even The Who’s visual display)

 

 

What are Jerry’s ferries?

What are four times?

(1/1/77 Daly City third set closer for NYE ’76 show

4/27 Springfield

5/8 Ithaca

5/22 Pembroke Pines)

 

Who was Brent Mydland?

(Born in Munich, Germany)

 

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