[JPL] jon hendricks backed by the grateful dead!

Maurice Hogue onemansjazz at shaw.ca
Sat Nov 26 23:47:32 EST 2011


Russ,
there's a taste here:

http://www.cduniverse.com/search/xx/music/pid/5691414/a/Birth+Of+The+Dead.htm

Maurice
One Man's Jazz CKUW Winnipeg

At 11:34 PM 11/26/2011 -0500, you wrote:

>OK...let's have the audio Ricky!
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>Russ Davis
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>On Nov 26, 2011, at 5:40 PM, onthebeach at aol.com wrote:
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> > thought this would be of interest to some on the list.  i'd never heard 
> of this one, came across perusing some auction listings. kin d of a cool 
> little piece of jazz and rock history!  yes i recorded JazzIsDead but, 
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> > GRATEFUL DEAD Backing Jon Hendricks FIRE IN THE CITY DJ 45 1967
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> > THE DEAD IN '67 BACKING JAZZ SINGER JON HENDRICKS
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> > Here's a very scarce promo copy of Jon Hendricks 1967 single "Fire In 
> The City/Sons and Daughters," on which he is backed by the Grateful Dead. 
> Recorded in March 1967 for the soundtrack to the documentary film "Fire 
> In The City." Hendricks, the noted vocalist from Jazz vocal trio Lambert, 
> Hendricks, and Ross personally confirmed to Recordmecca's Jeff Gold that 
> he is indeed backed by the Dead on this record, recorded only two months 
> after the sessions for their first album. The single, indeed, sounds like 
> the Dead on their first album as well. In NM/EX condition, it has 
> probably been played only once or twice, but has light surface noise and 
> an inaudible superficial mark on one side. This single was originally 
> owned by Ralph J. Gleason (1917-1975;) one of the most influential music 
> critics of all time. A central figure in the San Francisco rock scene, he 
> helped organize the Monterey Pop Festival and co-founded Rolling Stone 
> magazine--and was an early and vocal supporter of the Grateful Dead, who 
> he wrote about extensively. We purchased this and the much of Gleason's 
> record collection directly from his family.
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