We interrupt your regularly scheduled and over the top praise to bring you some saddening news. Tuesday night in Charlotte, NC, The Weight was killed in an unfortunate musical accident involving members of the psychedelic rock band, The Grateful Dead. Born in 1968, The Weight brought countless joy to untold millions through its storied life. I was in Nassau the night The Weight was adopted by the Grateful Dead in March of 1990. When Garcia stepped up to the mic and sang, “I pulled in to Nazareth” the entire place erupted! Ahhh memories…
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Marty Freeman here reporting in Dean’s absence. Apparently, his family is fed up with his Dead addiction and have encouraged him to make it through at least one meal without streaming something. The meal will be breakfast since it’s too difficult to make it through lunch or dinner. I was sent to The Big “O” to document an experience by The Burbridge and Chimenti Experience with a supporting cast of some older guys that used to play in a really good Rock band, from what I hear. Since getting on “The Bus” in Colorado last Summer, I’ve learned more about life and all of its intricacies than I ever thought possible. I’m still amazed by what I’ve been able to accomplish through some songs. Somehow, the songs have taught me much more than college did. I was looking forward to another experience in the wonderful world of psycho-musical development put on by the masters of mental and neurological reorganization. Here’s how last night’s lesson went down.
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