August 2, 2006 Playlist

"Aoxomoxoa" by the Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead "Aoxomoxoa" 1969 (USA)
Since August 1st would have been Jerry Garcia's birthday, choosing a Grateful Dead album to represent the "1969 Time Capsule" show was a no-brainer.  The Dead released two albums in '69, this studio LP and the acclaimed "Live / Dead" double album set.   Until recently I was of the opinion that "Aoxomoxoa" was a disappointing work in the Grateful Dead canon, not as good as it could have been.  That is until I discovered that every pressing of this album since 1971 (on vinyl and also every CD version issued) is a later remix, which is much more compressed and lacking the dynamics and crazy stereo effects of the original 1969 LP mix.  The original vinyl version IS the classic psychedelic album you always hoped "Aoxomoxoa" would be, so it is definitely worth hunting for!
 The Music of 1969
Jefferson Airplane - We Can Be Together
Sly & The Family Stone - Dance To The Music / Music Lover (live at Woodstock)
Creedence Clearwater Revival - Born On The Bayou
MC5 - Kick Out The Jams
SRC - Up All Night
The Stooges - Real Cool Time
Jethro Tull - A New Day Yesterday
Led Zeppelin - Communication Breakdown
Led Zeppelin - Thank You
The Fifth Dimenson - Workin' On A Groovy Thing
The Temptations - Cloud Nine
The Who - There's A Doctor I've Found / Go To The Mirror Boy / Tommy Can You Hear Me?
King Crimson - 21st Century Schizoid Man
Captain Beefheart & His Magic Band - Pachuco Cadaver
Frank Zappa - Peaches En Regalia
Chicago Transit Authority - South California Purples
James Brown - I Don't Want Nobody To Give Me Nothing (Open Up The Door I'll Get It Myself)
Miles Davis - John McLaughlin
Shocking Blue - Send Me A Postcard
Os Mutantes - Fuga No. 2
Amon Duul II - Dem Guten Schoenen Wahren
Can - Outside My Door
Nico - Lawns Of Dawn
Velvet Underground - Afterhours
Scott Walker - Funeral Tango (Jacques Brel cover)
Grateful Dead - China Cat Sunflower  CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK
Grateful Dead What's Become Of The Baby  CLASSIC ALBUM OF THE WEEK
Lothar & The Hand People - Space Hymn
Iron Butterfly - Soul Experience
The Band - Whispering Pines
The Beatles - Because
The Guess Who - Pink Wine Sparkles In The Glass
David Bowie - Space Oddity
Blind Faith - Can't Find My Way Home
Happy Birthday Jer-Bear!
Jerome John Garcia 1942-1995
Born August 1, 1942

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