[JPL] jon hendricks backed by the grateful dead!

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More info:

http://www.deaddisc.com/disc/Fire_In_The_City.htm


On 11/26/11 5:40 PM, "onthebeach at aol.com" <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, this! wow!
> -ricky schultz
> jazzconsultant.com
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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 Gleason¹s record collection directly from his family.
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