On August 30, 1970 the Grateful Dead visited the KQED Studios in their hometown of San
Francisco, CA to record a set that would be broadcast on PBS under the title
Celebration. The Dead played six songs in their short set, which showed the
of their repertoire at the time.
As the show begins we come into a performance of Pigpen belting "Easy Wind." The set
continues with a tender "Candyman" and a raucous "Casey Jones." Next up is an emotional
reading of "Brokedown Palace" before "Uncle John's Band" brings the set to a close.
Earlier this year a fantastic clip of the PBS broadcast appeared on YouTube thanks to
as this week's Full Show Friday selection:
[Published on: 9/13/13]