Foggy Otis Honors Brent Mydland Of Grateful Dead

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Sunday marked 25 years since the tragic death of Brent Mydland, the longest tenured keyboardist in the history of the Grateful Dead. Singer- songwriter Foggy Otis cooked up a beautiful tribute to Mydland that he performed at Club Helsinki in Hudson, New York.

“I Will Take You Home” is a beautiful lullaby Mydland and John Perry Barlow wrote for Brent’s daughters. The song became the emotional centerpiece of a number of Grateful Dead second sets between its 1988 debut and Brent’s 1990 death. Foggy Otis is a ukulele player who doesn’t use the instrument as a prop or punchline. Watch the beautiful rendition of “I Will Take You Home” Otis laid down in Hudson recently: