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Dead Ahead

Grateful Dead

1981

Released on DVD in Europe in 2002

Warner Home Video

Just under two hours of footage and music from the week long marathon of shows at the Radio City Music Hall in New York in October 1980. The video includes songs from both acoustic and electric sets.

The band at the time were;

  • Jerry Garcia
  • Bob Weir
  • Phil Lesh
  • Mickey Hart
  • Bill Kreutzmann
  • Brent Mydland
Songs featured include;
  • Bird Song
  • On the Road Again
  • To Lay Me Down
  • Ripple
  • Mexicali Blues
  • Ramble on Rose
  • Little Red Rooster
  • Don't Ease Me In
  • Lost Sailor
  • Saint of Circumstance
  • Franklin's Tower
  • Drums
  • Space
  • Fire on the Mountain
  • Not Fade Away
  • Good Lovin'
  • Me & My Uncle
Credits for the film include;
  • Executive Producer - John Scher
  • Producer - Richard Loren
  • Director - Len Dell'Amico
  • Audio Mix - Dan Healy, Betty Cantor-Jackson
  • Lighting, set design - Candace Brightman
An expanded DVD version of Dead Ahead was released in 2005; Music from these shows was released on;
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