California Stars > Dark Star during Wilco's set. Have to be careful with that 12/8 beat though; it's like a retrovirus that inserts its DNA into yours and becomes a part of you. $30, $30 - (That's It For) The Other One Anthem Of The Sun (Grateful Dead) ["Cryptical Envelopment"] [Verse 1] E Asus2 The other day they waited, A E … (I’ll consider requests for particular songs—just private message me!). Unable to process your request at this time. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest David has known me and my proclivity to sidetracks for years. In one scene, high on amphetamines, Cassady drives the bus backwards in Phoenix, Arizona. Gary Lambert says he was there and it really was sweet. No other mind-altering substances were involved, and I never again achieved quite the experience of that first glimpse of the oneness of everything. The imagery conjured up by Bob Weir, in his portion of the suite, “That’s It for the Other One,” on Anthem of the Sun, is clearly and intentionally a psychedelic ode to the Pranksters and all that entailed. The Other One stats Grateful Dead Dark Star Orchestra Ratdog Phil Lesh & Friends Gov’t Mule Furthur Forgotten Space Joe Russo's Almost Dead Widespread Panic Bob Weir Dead & Company Mickey Hart Andy Coe Band Playing Dead moe. But I see it best on the Skull and Roses album in both The Other and Not Fade Away>Going Down the Road. For instance, I got on the bus in what I believe is an odd way. Submit it! 1977, 50th Coming around, coming around, in a circle, Escaping through the lily fields, I came across an empty space (note 1) & Company, Under The night that I wrote that.”, (The Grateful Dead Lyric and Song Finder includes a wonderful set of all the various permutations of the lyrics sung during the development of the song. $559.99. American icon: Neal Cassady, immortalized in the book On The Road, drove and painted the Magic Bus 'But they were absolute amateurs and they were high. Enter Mickey and T.C. Wilco does Ripple. It is truly hard to rap your mind around "The Bus". Come on. The Other One starts with a BIG BOOM! Finally some words to this great song. The bus left with Cowboy Neal at the wheel and me in tow. More, Recreation & that knocks me out is 7/02/71 (anni comin' up in a coupla days). Hey Blair, good point, this story was also included in road trips vol 2 #2 that that was the first night 2-14-68, that Bob had written and used those lyrics, the first mentioned Neal Cassidy reference, but as you pointed out, not true, but it does make a good story and a great way to sell a product. Kesey and the Pranksters were softly gleaming the cube of nuclear annihilation. Anniversary, Dave's He equipped the pranksters with 16mm cameras hoping to recreate the visions he'd had while in the psychedelic research project at the hospital. But the heat came round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day, Coming, coming, coming around Songwriter (s) Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron McKernan, Bob Weir, Tom Constanten) Producer (s) Grateful Dead, David Hassinger. " Anniversary, Dave's $179.99. When the Grateful Dead Performed on Hugh Hefner’s Playboy After Dark & Secretly Dosed Everyone With LSD (1969) openculture.com - by Josh Jones. & Company, Under Adam told us that, after he had adopted the drumming practice, when he was jamming with some old jazz players in Harlem, one of them winked at him and said, "Aha, you know the secret." Available to download. Spring 1990 (The Other One) is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. My first Dead album I ever listened to. Listened to complete album yesterday first time in many moons. Who doesn’t love that? During one such occasion a school bus stopped to give us a ride, it was filled with odd looking people and distinct smell. Could vie with American Beauty for my favorite Dead album. ----- The Other One - Grateful Dead ----- Tabbed by:PDBumann E-mail:None So, I was trying to find a tab for this song, and there's no tabs! In the 8th grade, my school had a hippie themed dance and to get in the door you had to name 3 Grateful Dead songs. 7" Singles Two nights ago, Bob Weir (solo acoustic) played a chunk of The Other One as part of his short set opening the AmericanaramA extravaganza in Atlanta (Bob Weir, My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Bob Dylan). Catch colt (Cassidy, unexpected offspring of Eileen Law and Rex Jackson) draws a coffin cart (Neal Cassady, recently deceased). Find a recording if you don't believe me! Immortal. Décor, Long If I can recall I have also heard "crawlin'" through the lily fields and "floating" through the lily fields, but I could have been trippin thru the lily fields at the time. Weir: Yeah, that was after my little... Grateful Dead. Please try again later. That "phat Les Paul sound". One has to understand that the bus was just an International Harvester of a certain vintage (49?) The bus was running on all cylinders that night. The class was in a church, and Adam had all the students, in the absence of drums, take a fat hymnal from the back of the pew in front and play a triplet based rhythm on it. 7" Singles But the heat came round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day. Great song, many psychedelic memories with this one. Then play the hand drumming rhythm on the hymnal, and play the guitar piece again. Interesting taste of vernacular here as I've always taken this line, as a native Southerner, not to mean the speaker prefers to blow away but rather, as can be heard throughout the rural (and not so rural) South, that he nearly or about blew away. 'It was more haphazard than planned. Since he had already played a jammed-out solo version of Playing in the Band a couple of songs earlier, I guess this shouldn't have been a huge surprise. There was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of the bus to never ever land (note 2). The Europe tour in 1972 produced what are for me some of the finest ones, the ones in Paris (3 May), London (7 April and 26 May) and Frankfurt (26 April) come to mind. I don't know Wilco's work that well (I've got the album California Stars is on but that's about it). Following the death of Garcia in 1995, the surviving members had made a point of retiring the name The Grateful Dead in their band mate's honor, according to CNN, with the group performing under names such as The Other Ones in the years after, until deciding in 2003 to bill themselves as The Dead. Games, Furniture & I don't know why, but in 1971 the Dead decided to drop the second "Cryptical." Taking the high road, the wildly painted bus brought bewilderment from passers-by as it made its way west to east across America. Great, great rhythm. But what I just loved was a)Tweedy gets almost all the way through the song without missing a syllable, and then on the last verse his brains leave the building, he recovers in the sweetest way, and a Wilco crowd picks up just like a Deadhead crowd would and does the chorus. At the risk of planting an ear-worm in the mind’s ear of anyone reading this blog, I have to say one last thing. Lesh: Water balloon episode? Weir: And so I got him right square on the head, and... And sure enough, there is a performance of “The Other One” on February 3, 1968, whose verses correspond to the verses as we all know them, for the first time, at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Adam had one of the students play a piece on guitar that they were working on. The Other One at 6 minutes and 30 seconds like an old 60s zilch string. The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir (Trailer) More Details. Unable to process your request at this time. Check out One From The Vault, it's on there, Is that THE blairj? 'The Other One' was always a welcome number for me. He said the bus was it for him - even more so than his books. (. Packaged as a box set, it contains eight complete concerts on 23 CDs, recorded during the band's spring 1990 concert tour. The Other one is on the album Anthum of the sun, I saw this this show at the the Filmore and every other Dead show at the Filmoe East., I hated to see it go. And I'm reading it again. Coming around, coming around, in a circle The same interview with Gans has Weir explaining that the song was written over a period of time, but that the current version of the song, the verses we now know, came to him in a flash, and the band played its show, including its first performance of the finalized version of “The Other One” that night on a Pacific Northwest tour, and “when we came home we learned the news that Neal had died that night. They (whoever "they" are) say your to brush your teeth for as long as it takes to sing "Happy Birthday." The Dead, of course, were quite literally on THE bus, along with Cowboy Neal (see earlier blog entry on “Cassidy”) and Ken Kesey and Ken Babbs and Mountain Girl and many others whose names are legend among our tribe. There are probably as many stories about getting on the bus as there are Deadheads. “The bus came by and I got on...that’s when it all began.”. And then on the right rail, there was this one. (1) the sheet music has this as "While skipping through a lily field ..." That was one of the variants Bobby sang while the song was being developed. From then on, and it was a year and a half until I finally saw the Dead play, I was on that there bus. $100, Over "Mr Wolfe said: 'The trip had a dual purpose. Watch the video for The Other One from Grateful Dead's Europe '72 Vol. Those Road trips liner notes were by me. Lesh: Just happened to have a water balloon, in his hand... Ladies and gentlemen... $100, http://deadessays.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-other-one-timings-guest-post…, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_9NPm5KY6I, http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack/audio-wilco-bob-weir-dark-star…, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxEozHxTKK8. (Thanks to Dan Franzen for pointing this out), Spanish lady come to me, she lays on me this rose He was just hanging out with his white suit and hat (quite the gay dandy) per usual one day and the next he was gone. The Other One. The Solid Sound Festival is an amazing experience - I've gone to two out of the three, and yes the Ripple moment actually did move me to tears (actually it was the moment when the crowd helped Tweedy out). At the center of the action is Kesey, who had signed up for research into the effects of LSD. the OMSN installment, which has been up for a couple of days? Went to catch the Commander, a fav from college days in Chitown. This was Kesey and the Pranksters way of humorously approaching it so that it did not eat up the American and world psyche. And whatever other vicarious thrills they might obtain … 1h 25min | Documentary, Biography, Music | 22 May 2015 (USA) 1:09 | Clip. Collection, Dead & The second night at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, March 29 has become the stuff of legend. Though not for long. I think I read in Phil Lesh's book that 'The Other One' is in 6/8 time, but the article above says it's in 12/8. Firmly. And following on that verse, after the “Comin’, comin’, comin’ around...” chorus, a verse in which our hero skips through a field of lilies, finds “an empty space” which explodes into a bus stop—and hey, here comes a bus. I understand now. Here's a link to a blog regarding the timings of all "Other Ones": For years, Bob has been pitching this story about writing the second verse, about "Cowboy Neal," up in Oregon right as Neal was dying in Mexico in Feb. '68. The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir. My dentist is very proud of me ;-), "the other one" was actually played in '75. I had a similar experience David, I read Electric Kool-Aid sometime around 1970 and I was on the bus! My Ft Worth upbringing kicked in and the new but ancient sounding tunes beckoned. It includes versions from October 1967 through February 1968.). I heard a particularly striking version from 1972, I think it's 9 September but I'm not sure, that has a splendid long, murky jam between the two verses; that's one I'd like to see officially released. “(That’s It For) The Other One” is one of the best examples -- especially when considering that the album edition incorporates elements of both studio as well as concert performances. I hope to read a few in the comments on this post. All the children learnin', from books that they were burnin', Every leaf was turnin'; to watch him die, you know he had to die. With Cowboy Neal. They played The Other One at my first show and I got right on.Forever on the Bus.....since 4.16.83. By submitting my information, I agree to receive personalized updates and marketing messages about Grateful Dead based on my information, interests, activities, website visits and device data and in accordance with the. There is something wonderfully cartoonish about the scenes described in the lyrics. Official Site Of The Grateful Dead. Weir: I got him good. Anybody got audio?). It wainbow spiwal wound and wound, it twembo and expwode!” And you can go on. In addition to the music CDs, the box set includes a 144-page paperback book, three art prints, and replica tickets stubs and backstage passes from all eight shows. It was a way to get on the bus and stay on the bus.' And Dark Star, of course It is acid rock at it's absolute best. He gets on, and that’s when everything starts. I love The Other One. Lesh: A prettier shot you never saw. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. A “Spanish lady” hands the singer a rose, which then starts swirling around and explodes—kind of like Yosemite Sam left holding a lit firecracker, leaving a smoking crater of his mind. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest The festival is a Mass MoCA, a contemporary art complex in a sprawling bunch of old mill buildings surrounded by the Berkshire mountains, a couple of miles from the Vermont line. I would have to respectfully disagree that the Grateful Dead were "The Bus". It trembled and exploded, left a bus stop in its place I was inspired to watch Magic Trip: Ken Kesey searches for a cool place. When I was in junior high, I spent the summer with my cousins in the Catskills during what turned out to be the summer of Woodstock. The song was a fixture in the repertoire from then on, performed at least 586 times that we know of. Bill Walker tanka painting of band members, one picture a thousand words. 1971 live version was way deep and out there. The police arrest him for having a smile on his face despite the bad weather—clearly, this kid is doing something illegal. More, Recreation & A glossed up version of the bus, a headache to look at, was taken into The Smithsonian. It left a smoking crater of my mind I like to blow away I moved to SF after graduating high school in 1975 and i remember being sad that I had missed all the good stuff because the scene had changed by then, of course I was wrong about missing the ALL the good stuff and for me the best was yet to come. Hey Pocky Way starts the jam into the drums which is followed with great versions of Space->The Other One->Wharf Rat->Good Lovin'. The Grateful Dead’s set on October 22, 1967 ends with “That’s It For The Other One.” As Jarnow notes, the recording is the first known tape of the celebrated Primal Dead song suite. The pranksters blow their trumpets and horns in mock support for Barry Goldwater, the Republican presidential candidate. My family lives a half hour away, if you come out next year you have a place to stay :) Been a lifetime of miracles since. Know of a good version of The Other One that's not listed here? God bless Nels Cline. Intro E A (no 3rd) The other day they waited, A E The sky was dark and faded, E D C# B A#-B D (These are single notes on the high end) Solemnly they stated, A G "He has to die, A G You know he has to die." And there was this cop who was illegally searching a car belonging to a friend of ours, down on the street—the cops used to harass us every chance they got. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musical improvisation. Grateful Dead Spring 1990 Too The Other One Hartford Connecticut CT 3/18/90 3 CD. The song was initially released as a 'suite' of four sections: Cryptical Envelopment, Quadlibet For Tender Feet, The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get and We Leave The Castle. Originally appearing on 1968's Anthem of the Sun, "The Other One" attempted to, somewhat successfully, capture the Grateful Dead's concert experience on record. I highly recommend taking a look at that. So it was very much a part of how the Sixties were born. He believed the drug, which was still legal then, should be widely available. I've always felt that it is incomplete without the second Cryptical. I once attended a guitar master class given by Adam Rafferty. (And I’d be interested in any speculation linking the two songs thematically.). when you listen to it again, give particular attention to the music after the first verse. Try it. It rainbow spirals round and round, it trembles and explodes. ...since the conversation is HUGE, there are no "sidetracks"! Anytime I sat down to a kit, The Other One just flowed out of my arms and legs. Of course, that would mean the line should read: "I like to blown away," which is how I've always perceived it. But I believe the book itself, and Wolfe’s writing, acted as a kind of psychedelic catalyst, because I had a brief episode of cosmic consciousness induced by the book alone. Etc. It can also be as simple as a Zen master snapping his fingers and answering a koan... What koan would that be? Gans: Smilin’ on a cloudy day. shipping: + $22.85 shipping . bear14. that belonged to Ken Kesey and the Pranksters at the Creamery in Springfield, Oregon. That's It for the Other One " is a song by the Grateful Dead. I live in the Berkshires so the Wilco Solid Sound Festival is a real blessing here... check out the all-request covers show Wilco played here last Friday (which included Ripple). Grateful Dead Spring 1990 Other One Box Like New HDCD Complete #ed OOP. You come close, Mr, Dodd, when you allude to getting on the bus by just reading Tom Wolfe's book while bumming around Europe. He wanted to share his experiences of LSD with others. I’ll get around to “Cryptical Envelopment” someday. At one time, whatever else people did with it, they really did read Playboy for the articles. Create and get +5 IQ. After Cassady drove the bus off the road in Arizona, Kesey dosed the party with LSD. One was to turn America on to this particular form of enlightenment, the other was to publicize Kesey's new book Sometimes A Great Notion.' As far as I know, he did not. During 1973-74, the band didn't always go back to the second verse and jammed off into other things; I prefer it when they did the second verse. … And so I had a water balloon, and what was I gonna do with this water balloon? With Grateful Dead lyrics, there’s always a new and different take on what they bring up for each listener, it seems. I have written at various times and various places on this website that "The Bus" was a much greater concept than just what the Grateful Dead did with their consciousness-expanding and mind-altering trips. I see this as the basis of all the Grateful Dead jams and Jerry's most excellent guitar playing. Can any musicians here confirm it one way or the other? It rainbow spirals round and round, it trembles and explodes She said: 'They didn't know they were starting the 60s obviously, but they knew they had a big secret and they were going to exploit it to the full. Coming around, coming around, in a circle. Album version way ahead of its time. For me was 2/27/70Family Dog. It was produced as a limited edition of 9,000 numbered copies, and was released by Rhino Records on September 9, 2014. '73-'74, Cornell Grateful Dead Lyrics. 4/28/71, I believe. Please try again later. "Cassidy" is about both Neal Cassady (there he goes) and Cassidy Law (now here she starts). At times, the Merry Pranksters' exploits look innocent. So, as to the debut. Not sure how I came to be reading it, even. Coming, coming, coming around. This owes to the power of Mr. Wolfe's writing and the thorough research he does which is noticeable in all his works. They tipped model paint into a stream, then dipped a T-shirt in it to create the tie-dyed effect that would become associated with San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury hippy scene. Got off five minutes later, but what the hey. He was joined by The Merry Band of Pranksters, a group of counter-culture characters, including Neal Cassady, the American icon immortalized in Kerouac’s On The Road, who was also the driver and painter of the psychedelic Magic Bus." When my kids were very young, I was always able to get them to laugh by singing “The Other One” in an Elmer Fudd voice. Never failed to set me spinning off into a whirling dance. It's so cool, after having read the EKAT so many times, attaching a face to a name. Coming, coming, coming around if so, welcome back! But there was more. Zane Kesey said: 'Dad (Ken) knew he and the pranksters were doing something fun and something that the world could enjoy if they documented it well enough. However, this has got to be one of the sweetest things EVER. The Other One [Live at Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD, 9/17/72] by Grateful Dead That's It for the Other One (Live at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, August 1968) by Grateful Dead Go ahead, give it a try.... Last of four featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 6/12/80 in Portland. Free shipping . (2) I think Bobby sings "never ever land" rather than "never never land" (as in Peter Pan), but it's not easy to tell. The Other One
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Solemnly they stated, "He has to die, you know he has to die. The song was often performed as part of a suite, and appears that way on Anthem of the Sun, bracketed by Garcia’s “Cryptical Envelopment.” But it stands alone most of the time in performance—“Cryptical” was dropped completely from 1973 through 1984, reappeared for five performances in 1985 (the 20th anniversary period—it was broken out following a lapse of 791 shows at the June 16, 1985 Greek Theater show in Berkeley), then disappeared again for the remainder of the band’s career. $30, $30 - If we take Weir and Lesh at their word, that the first performance of the song as it now stands coincided with the night Neal Cassady died, in the early morning hours of February 4, 1968. At the end of the song. A documentary that explores Bob Weirs life, through the Grateful Dead, Ratdog, and his childhood. Thanks! Straight as an arrow, I was just out of high school, traveling through Europe on a one-month Eurail Pass, and reading Tom Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. '73-'74, Cornell Came back next two nights and later hooked up with the Family Farm folks from Portola Valley/ Perry Lane and the Whole Earth store. And so it begins. A little bit of research tells me that the lilies growing in the creek are unlikely to be natives themselves—pretty sure they are calla lilies run rampant, but it does seem likely that these lily fields may have been in evidence during the Dead’s residency at Olompali. Therefore, the best part, I would hope, would not be anything in particular that I might have to say, but rather, the conversation that may happen via the comments over the course of time—and since all the posts will stay up, you can feel free to weigh in any time on any of the songs! You will also laugh, I can almost guarantee. My favourite time for it was from mid-1971 to the end of 1972, when it started to get well jammed-out and very free at times, and had other songs incongruously wedged in it. Adam passed on a lesson he was given by a jazz keyboard player (who may have been Eric Gunnison, but my memory is hazy on this point). I bought Skeletons in the Closet and was hooked for life. The opening segment is a lengthy and well-textured drum solo from Bill Kreutzman and Mickey Hart, showcasing their unison playing at its finest, with shadings of rock, African tribal, and funk. So this bus and this bus ride was the trip, literally, that started the hippy scene. The jazz keyboard player had, to his surprise, handed him a small drum and taught him the rhythm. Certainly a terrific song, if not the best, by Grateful Dead. I am a drummer, always tapping on a table or whatever, and this 12/8 rhythm was always reflexively coming out. So I went to look at the above video, which makes me wish I was there. 'They did it again and it became an Acid Test. Just moved to Belmont, CA from Newport- to that funny angular apt building you see from the 101. We used to hitch hike into town on a regular basis. The Other One>Morning Dew>Other One, sort of, was the riff Jerry and Bonnie were doing (separately) after this 1964 bus ride. The show ends with the band's last performance of Revolution. It's got the dedication to Owsley and Jerry's playing a Les Paul - big, big fat sound. But getting back to the bus as a cerebral concept of the central suite of music that defined the Grateful Dead. Genres. To quote from a UK Mail-Online article: Unable to process your request at this time. He's gotten writers like me and Gans and others to repeat the saga, which IS a great story--but unfortunately not true. Company, Stickers & Spanish lady come to me, she lays on me this rose. Blair himself wrote re 5/2/70, "The Dead at their hottest.". 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Have to be careful with that 12/8 beat though; it's like a retrovirus that inserts its DNA into yours and becomes a part of you. $30, $30 - (That's It For) The Other One Anthem Of The Sun (Grateful Dead) ["Cryptical Envelopment"] [Verse 1] E Asus2 The other day they waited, A E … (I’ll consider requests for particular songs—just private message me!). Unable to process your request at this time. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest David has known me and my proclivity to sidetracks for years. In one scene, high on amphetamines, Cassady drives the bus backwards in Phoenix, Arizona. Gary Lambert says he was there and it really was sweet. No other mind-altering substances were involved, and I never again achieved quite the experience of that first glimpse of the oneness of everything. The imagery conjured up by Bob Weir, in his portion of the suite, “That’s It for the Other One,” on Anthem of the Sun, is clearly and intentionally a psychedelic ode to the Pranksters and all that entailed. The Other One stats Grateful Dead Dark Star Orchestra Ratdog Phil Lesh & Friends Gov’t Mule Furthur Forgotten Space Joe Russo's Almost Dead Widespread Panic Bob Weir Dead & Company Mickey Hart Andy Coe Band Playing Dead moe. But I see it best on the Skull and Roses album in both The Other and Not Fade Away>Going Down the Road. For instance, I got on the bus in what I believe is an odd way. Submit it! 1977, 50th Coming around, coming around, in a circle, Escaping through the lily fields, I came across an empty space (note 1) & Company, Under The night that I wrote that.”, (The Grateful Dead Lyric and Song Finder includes a wonderful set of all the various permutations of the lyrics sung during the development of the song. $559.99. American icon: Neal Cassady, immortalized in the book On The Road, drove and painted the Magic Bus 'But they were absolute amateurs and they were high. Enter Mickey and T.C. Wilco does Ripple. It is truly hard to rap your mind around "The Bus". Come on. The Other One starts with a BIG BOOM! Finally some words to this great song. The bus left with Cowboy Neal at the wheel and me in tow. More, Recreation & that knocks me out is 7/02/71 (anni comin' up in a coupla days). Hey Blair, good point, this story was also included in road trips vol 2 #2 that that was the first night 2-14-68, that Bob had written and used those lyrics, the first mentioned Neal Cassidy reference, but as you pointed out, not true, but it does make a good story and a great way to sell a product. Kesey and the Pranksters were softly gleaming the cube of nuclear annihilation. Anniversary, Dave's He equipped the pranksters with 16mm cameras hoping to recreate the visions he'd had while in the psychedelic research project at the hospital. But the heat came round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day, Coming, coming, coming around Songwriter (s) Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron McKernan, Bob Weir, Tom Constanten) Producer (s) Grateful Dead, David Hassinger. " Anniversary, Dave's $179.99. When the Grateful Dead Performed on Hugh Hefner’s Playboy After Dark & Secretly Dosed Everyone With LSD (1969) openculture.com - by Josh Jones. & Company, Under Adam told us that, after he had adopted the drumming practice, when he was jamming with some old jazz players in Harlem, one of them winked at him and said, "Aha, you know the secret." Available to download. Spring 1990 (The Other One) is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. My first Dead album I ever listened to. Listened to complete album yesterday first time in many moons. Who doesn’t love that? During one such occasion a school bus stopped to give us a ride, it was filled with odd looking people and distinct smell. Could vie with American Beauty for my favorite Dead album. ----- The Other One - Grateful Dead ----- Tabbed by:PDBumann E-mail:None So, I was trying to find a tab for this song, and there's no tabs! In the 8th grade, my school had a hippie themed dance and to get in the door you had to name 3 Grateful Dead songs. 7" Singles Two nights ago, Bob Weir (solo acoustic) played a chunk of The Other One as part of his short set opening the AmericanaramA extravaganza in Atlanta (Bob Weir, My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Bob Dylan). Catch colt (Cassidy, unexpected offspring of Eileen Law and Rex Jackson) draws a coffin cart (Neal Cassady, recently deceased). Find a recording if you don't believe me! Immortal. Décor, Long If I can recall I have also heard "crawlin'" through the lily fields and "floating" through the lily fields, but I could have been trippin thru the lily fields at the time. Weir: Yeah, that was after my little... Grateful Dead. Please try again later. That "phat Les Paul sound". One has to understand that the bus was just an International Harvester of a certain vintage (49?) The bus was running on all cylinders that night. The class was in a church, and Adam had all the students, in the absence of drums, take a fat hymnal from the back of the pew in front and play a triplet based rhythm on it. 7" Singles But the heat came round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day. Great song, many psychedelic memories with this one. Then play the hand drumming rhythm on the hymnal, and play the guitar piece again. Interesting taste of vernacular here as I've always taken this line, as a native Southerner, not to mean the speaker prefers to blow away but rather, as can be heard throughout the rural (and not so rural) South, that he nearly or about blew away. 'It was more haphazard than planned. Since he had already played a jammed-out solo version of Playing in the Band a couple of songs earlier, I guess this shouldn't have been a huge surprise. There was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of the bus to never ever land (note 2). The Europe tour in 1972 produced what are for me some of the finest ones, the ones in Paris (3 May), London (7 April and 26 May) and Frankfurt (26 April) come to mind. I don't know Wilco's work that well (I've got the album California Stars is on but that's about it). Following the death of Garcia in 1995, the surviving members had made a point of retiring the name The Grateful Dead in their band mate's honor, according to CNN, with the group performing under names such as The Other Ones in the years after, until deciding in 2003 to bill themselves as The Dead. Games, Furniture & I don't know why, but in 1971 the Dead decided to drop the second "Cryptical." Taking the high road, the wildly painted bus brought bewilderment from passers-by as it made its way west to east across America. Great, great rhythm. But what I just loved was a)Tweedy gets almost all the way through the song without missing a syllable, and then on the last verse his brains leave the building, he recovers in the sweetest way, and a Wilco crowd picks up just like a Deadhead crowd would and does the chorus. At the risk of planting an ear-worm in the mind’s ear of anyone reading this blog, I have to say one last thing. Lesh: Water balloon episode? Weir: And so I got him right square on the head, and... And sure enough, there is a performance of “The Other One” on February 3, 1968, whose verses correspond to the verses as we all know them, for the first time, at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Adam had one of the students play a piece on guitar that they were working on. The Other One at 6 minutes and 30 seconds like an old 60s zilch string. The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir (Trailer) More Details. Unable to process your request at this time. Check out One From The Vault, it's on there, Is that THE blairj? 'The Other One' was always a welcome number for me. He said the bus was it for him - even more so than his books. (. Packaged as a box set, it contains eight complete concerts on 23 CDs, recorded during the band's spring 1990 concert tour. The Other one is on the album Anthum of the sun, I saw this this show at the the Filmore and every other Dead show at the Filmoe East., I hated to see it go. And I'm reading it again. Coming around, coming around, in a circle The same interview with Gans has Weir explaining that the song was written over a period of time, but that the current version of the song, the verses we now know, came to him in a flash, and the band played its show, including its first performance of the finalized version of “The Other One” that night on a Pacific Northwest tour, and “when we came home we learned the news that Neal had died that night. They (whoever "they" are) say your to brush your teeth for as long as it takes to sing "Happy Birthday." The Dead, of course, were quite literally on THE bus, along with Cowboy Neal (see earlier blog entry on “Cassidy”) and Ken Kesey and Ken Babbs and Mountain Girl and many others whose names are legend among our tribe. There are probably as many stories about getting on the bus as there are Deadheads. “The bus came by and I got on...that’s when it all began.”. And then on the right rail, there was this one. (1) the sheet music has this as "While skipping through a lily field ..." That was one of the variants Bobby sang while the song was being developed. From then on, and it was a year and a half until I finally saw the Dead play, I was on that there bus. $100, Over "Mr Wolfe said: 'The trip had a dual purpose. Watch the video for The Other One from Grateful Dead's Europe '72 Vol. Those Road trips liner notes were by me. Lesh: Just happened to have a water balloon, in his hand... Ladies and gentlemen... $100, http://deadessays.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-other-one-timings-guest-post…, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_9NPm5KY6I, http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack/audio-wilco-bob-weir-dark-star…, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxEozHxTKK8. (Thanks to Dan Franzen for pointing this out), Spanish lady come to me, she lays on me this rose He was just hanging out with his white suit and hat (quite the gay dandy) per usual one day and the next he was gone. The Other One. The Solid Sound Festival is an amazing experience - I've gone to two out of the three, and yes the Ripple moment actually did move me to tears (actually it was the moment when the crowd helped Tweedy out). At the center of the action is Kesey, who had signed up for research into the effects of LSD. the OMSN installment, which has been up for a couple of days? Went to catch the Commander, a fav from college days in Chitown. This was Kesey and the Pranksters way of humorously approaching it so that it did not eat up the American and world psyche. And whatever other vicarious thrills they might obtain … 1h 25min | Documentary, Biography, Music | 22 May 2015 (USA) 1:09 | Clip. Collection, Dead & The second night at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, March 29 has become the stuff of legend. Though not for long. I think I read in Phil Lesh's book that 'The Other One' is in 6/8 time, but the article above says it's in 12/8. Firmly. And following on that verse, after the “Comin’, comin’, comin’ around...” chorus, a verse in which our hero skips through a field of lilies, finds “an empty space” which explodes into a bus stop—and hey, here comes a bus. I understand now. Here's a link to a blog regarding the timings of all "Other Ones": For years, Bob has been pitching this story about writing the second verse, about "Cowboy Neal," up in Oregon right as Neal was dying in Mexico in Feb. '68. The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir. My dentist is very proud of me ;-), "the other one" was actually played in '75. I had a similar experience David, I read Electric Kool-Aid sometime around 1970 and I was on the bus! My Ft Worth upbringing kicked in and the new but ancient sounding tunes beckoned. It includes versions from October 1967 through February 1968.). I heard a particularly striking version from 1972, I think it's 9 September but I'm not sure, that has a splendid long, murky jam between the two verses; that's one I'd like to see officially released. “(That’s It For) The Other One” is one of the best examples -- especially when considering that the album edition incorporates elements of both studio as well as concert performances. I hope to read a few in the comments on this post. All the children learnin', from books that they were burnin', Every leaf was turnin'; to watch him die, you know he had to die. With Cowboy Neal. They played The Other One at my first show and I got right on.Forever on the Bus.....since 4.16.83. By submitting my information, I agree to receive personalized updates and marketing messages about Grateful Dead based on my information, interests, activities, website visits and device data and in accordance with the. There is something wonderfully cartoonish about the scenes described in the lyrics. Official Site Of The Grateful Dead. Weir: I got him good. Anybody got audio?). It wainbow spiwal wound and wound, it twembo and expwode!” And you can go on. In addition to the music CDs, the box set includes a 144-page paperback book, three art prints, and replica tickets stubs and backstage passes from all eight shows. It was a way to get on the bus and stay on the bus.' And Dark Star, of course It is acid rock at it's absolute best. He gets on, and that’s when everything starts. I love The Other One. Lesh: A prettier shot you never saw. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. A “Spanish lady” hands the singer a rose, which then starts swirling around and explodes—kind of like Yosemite Sam left holding a lit firecracker, leaving a smoking crater of his mind. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest The festival is a Mass MoCA, a contemporary art complex in a sprawling bunch of old mill buildings surrounded by the Berkshire mountains, a couple of miles from the Vermont line. I would have to respectfully disagree that the Grateful Dead were "The Bus". It trembled and exploded, left a bus stop in its place I was inspired to watch Magic Trip: Ken Kesey searches for a cool place. When I was in junior high, I spent the summer with my cousins in the Catskills during what turned out to be the summer of Woodstock. The song was a fixture in the repertoire from then on, performed at least 586 times that we know of. Bill Walker tanka painting of band members, one picture a thousand words. 1971 live version was way deep and out there. The police arrest him for having a smile on his face despite the bad weather—clearly, this kid is doing something illegal. More, Recreation & A glossed up version of the bus, a headache to look at, was taken into The Smithsonian. It left a smoking crater of my mind I like to blow away I moved to SF after graduating high school in 1975 and i remember being sad that I had missed all the good stuff because the scene had changed by then, of course I was wrong about missing the ALL the good stuff and for me the best was yet to come. Hey Pocky Way starts the jam into the drums which is followed with great versions of Space->The Other One->Wharf Rat->Good Lovin'. The Grateful Dead’s set on October 22, 1967 ends with “That’s It For The Other One.” As Jarnow notes, the recording is the first known tape of the celebrated Primal Dead song suite. The pranksters blow their trumpets and horns in mock support for Barry Goldwater, the Republican presidential candidate. My family lives a half hour away, if you come out next year you have a place to stay :) Been a lifetime of miracles since. Know of a good version of The Other One that's not listed here? God bless Nels Cline. Intro E A (no 3rd) The other day they waited, A E The sky was dark and faded, E D C# B A#-B D (These are single notes on the high end) Solemnly they stated, A G "He has to die, A G You know he has to die." And there was this cop who was illegally searching a car belonging to a friend of ours, down on the street—the cops used to harass us every chance they got. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musical improvisation. Grateful Dead Spring 1990 Too The Other One Hartford Connecticut CT 3/18/90 3 CD. The song was initially released as a 'suite' of four sections: Cryptical Envelopment, Quadlibet For Tender Feet, The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get and We Leave The Castle. Originally appearing on 1968's Anthem of the Sun, "The Other One" attempted to, somewhat successfully, capture the Grateful Dead's concert experience on record. I highly recommend taking a look at that. So it was very much a part of how the Sixties were born. He believed the drug, which was still legal then, should be widely available. I've always felt that it is incomplete without the second Cryptical. I once attended a guitar master class given by Adam Rafferty. (And I’d be interested in any speculation linking the two songs thematically.). when you listen to it again, give particular attention to the music after the first verse. Try it. It rainbow spirals round and round, it trembles and explodes. ...since the conversation is HUGE, there are no "sidetracks"! Anytime I sat down to a kit, The Other One just flowed out of my arms and legs. Of course, that would mean the line should read: "I like to blown away," which is how I've always perceived it. But I believe the book itself, and Wolfe’s writing, acted as a kind of psychedelic catalyst, because I had a brief episode of cosmic consciousness induced by the book alone. Etc. It can also be as simple as a Zen master snapping his fingers and answering a koan... What koan would that be? Gans: Smilin’ on a cloudy day. shipping: + $22.85 shipping . bear14. that belonged to Ken Kesey and the Pranksters at the Creamery in Springfield, Oregon. That's It for the Other One " is a song by the Grateful Dead. I live in the Berkshires so the Wilco Solid Sound Festival is a real blessing here... check out the all-request covers show Wilco played here last Friday (which included Ripple). Grateful Dead Spring 1990 Other One Box Like New HDCD Complete #ed OOP. You come close, Mr, Dodd, when you allude to getting on the bus by just reading Tom Wolfe's book while bumming around Europe. He wanted to share his experiences of LSD with others. I’ll get around to “Cryptical Envelopment” someday. At one time, whatever else people did with it, they really did read Playboy for the articles. Create and get +5 IQ. After Cassady drove the bus off the road in Arizona, Kesey dosed the party with LSD. One was to turn America on to this particular form of enlightenment, the other was to publicize Kesey's new book Sometimes A Great Notion.' As far as I know, he did not. During 1973-74, the band didn't always go back to the second verse and jammed off into other things; I prefer it when they did the second verse. … And so I had a water balloon, and what was I gonna do with this water balloon? With Grateful Dead lyrics, there’s always a new and different take on what they bring up for each listener, it seems. I have written at various times and various places on this website that "The Bus" was a much greater concept than just what the Grateful Dead did with their consciousness-expanding and mind-altering trips. I see this as the basis of all the Grateful Dead jams and Jerry's most excellent guitar playing. Can any musicians here confirm it one way or the other? It rainbow spirals round and round, it trembles and explodes She said: 'They didn't know they were starting the 60s obviously, but they knew they had a big secret and they were going to exploit it to the full. Coming around, coming around, in a circle. Album version way ahead of its time. For me was 2/27/70Family Dog. It was produced as a limited edition of 9,000 numbered copies, and was released by Rhino Records on September 9, 2014. '73-'74, Cornell Grateful Dead Lyrics. 4/28/71, I believe. Please try again later. "Cassidy" is about both Neal Cassady (there he goes) and Cassidy Law (now here she starts). At times, the Merry Pranksters' exploits look innocent. So, as to the debut. Not sure how I came to be reading it, even. Coming, coming, coming around. This owes to the power of Mr. Wolfe's writing and the thorough research he does which is noticeable in all his works. They tipped model paint into a stream, then dipped a T-shirt in it to create the tie-dyed effect that would become associated with San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury hippy scene. Got off five minutes later, but what the hey. He was joined by The Merry Band of Pranksters, a group of counter-culture characters, including Neal Cassady, the American icon immortalized in Kerouac’s On The Road, who was also the driver and painter of the psychedelic Magic Bus." When my kids were very young, I was always able to get them to laugh by singing “The Other One” in an Elmer Fudd voice. Never failed to set me spinning off into a whirling dance. It's so cool, after having read the EKAT so many times, attaching a face to a name. Coming, coming, coming around if so, welcome back! But there was more. Zane Kesey said: 'Dad (Ken) knew he and the pranksters were doing something fun and something that the world could enjoy if they documented it well enough. However, this has got to be one of the sweetest things EVER. The Other One [Live at Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD, 9/17/72] by Grateful Dead That's It for the Other One (Live at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, August 1968) by Grateful Dead Go ahead, give it a try.... Last of four featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 6/12/80 in Portland. Free shipping . (2) I think Bobby sings "never ever land" rather than "never never land" (as in Peter Pan), but it's not easy to tell. The Other One
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Solemnly they stated, "He has to die, you know he has to die. The song was often performed as part of a suite, and appears that way on Anthem of the Sun, bracketed by Garcia’s “Cryptical Envelopment.” But it stands alone most of the time in performance—“Cryptical” was dropped completely from 1973 through 1984, reappeared for five performances in 1985 (the 20th anniversary period—it was broken out following a lapse of 791 shows at the June 16, 1985 Greek Theater show in Berkeley), then disappeared again for the remainder of the band’s career. $30, $30 - If we take Weir and Lesh at their word, that the first performance of the song as it now stands coincided with the night Neal Cassady died, in the early morning hours of February 4, 1968. At the end of the song. A documentary that explores Bob Weirs life, through the Grateful Dead, Ratdog, and his childhood. Thanks! Straight as an arrow, I was just out of high school, traveling through Europe on a one-month Eurail Pass, and reading Tom Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. '73-'74, Cornell Came back next two nights and later hooked up with the Family Farm folks from Portola Valley/ Perry Lane and the Whole Earth store. And so it begins. A little bit of research tells me that the lilies growing in the creek are unlikely to be natives themselves—pretty sure they are calla lilies run rampant, but it does seem likely that these lily fields may have been in evidence during the Dead’s residency at Olompali. Therefore, the best part, I would hope, would not be anything in particular that I might have to say, but rather, the conversation that may happen via the comments over the course of time—and since all the posts will stay up, you can feel free to weigh in any time on any of the songs! You will also laugh, I can almost guarantee. My favourite time for it was from mid-1971 to the end of 1972, when it started to get well jammed-out and very free at times, and had other songs incongruously wedged in it. Adam passed on a lesson he was given by a jazz keyboard player (who may have been Eric Gunnison, but my memory is hazy on this point). I bought Skeletons in the Closet and was hooked for life. The opening segment is a lengthy and well-textured drum solo from Bill Kreutzman and Mickey Hart, showcasing their unison playing at its finest, with shadings of rock, African tribal, and funk. So this bus and this bus ride was the trip, literally, that started the hippy scene. The jazz keyboard player had, to his surprise, handed him a small drum and taught him the rhythm. Certainly a terrific song, if not the best, by Grateful Dead. I am a drummer, always tapping on a table or whatever, and this 12/8 rhythm was always reflexively coming out. So I went to look at the above video, which makes me wish I was there. 'They did it again and it became an Acid Test. Just moved to Belmont, CA from Newport- to that funny angular apt building you see from the 101. We used to hitch hike into town on a regular basis. The Other One>Morning Dew>Other One, sort of, was the riff Jerry and Bonnie were doing (separately) after this 1964 bus ride. The show ends with the band's last performance of Revolution. It's got the dedication to Owsley and Jerry's playing a Les Paul - big, big fat sound. But getting back to the bus as a cerebral concept of the central suite of music that defined the Grateful Dead. Genres. To quote from a UK Mail-Online article: Unable to process your request at this time. He's gotten writers like me and Gans and others to repeat the saga, which IS a great story--but unfortunately not true. Company, Stickers & Spanish lady come to me, she lays on me this rose. Blair himself wrote re 5/2/70, "The Dead at their hottest.". 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Picks, Dead Wish I could've met Neal. Décor, Long Grateful Dead The Arista Years 2 CD 1977 - … It is the same rhythm as is deployed so effectively in The Other One. (I do love California Stars, but I would never have thought of this. Carolyn Garcia, aka Mountain Girl, who went on to marry the Grateful Dead's Jerry Garcia, said Kesey felt a film of the bus trip would spread the gospel of freedom through LSD. In 1994, Bob Weir was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame as part of the Grateful Dead. "The Other One". At one time, whatever else people did with it, they really did read Playboy for the articles. So there is the wider context of the bus as the beginning of the SF Bay Area American counter-cultural scene, the bus that is at the center of the song "The Other One". I brush my teeth for how long it takes me to sing a verse, the chorus and another verse of "The Other One." :))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))))). Whoah, that caught my eye too Mary.. here is a partial video: That link makes me so happy. $100, Over Kreutzmann shares the music credit with Weir on the tune, and it is a percussion showpiece. In the fields around Olompali, just north of Novato, California, on the ancient site of the home of the native peoples, where the Grateful Dead briefly held court, you see swaths of lilies in spring, lining the creekbeds, fed by the water flowing down off the mountain on its way to the San Francisco Bay estuary. What must that have been like? The version on Dick's Picks 35 is great, with 'Me and My Uncle' suddenly bursting out of an atonal jam. 1 VIDEO | 2 IMAGES. If you get a chance, check out the Other One from this underrated show.The whole show is awesome... Great Scarlet Fire and a sped-up Eyes. Videos The Other One: The Long Strange Trip of Bob Weir. Bobby also sang "I was tripping though the lilly fields" on at least one occasion: 14 February 1968 (thanks to Brian Schnapp for this information). $100. The bigger shocker was a full-on version of Dark Star > California Stars > Dark Star during Wilco's set. Have to be careful with that 12/8 beat though; it's like a retrovirus that inserts its DNA into yours and becomes a part of you. $30, $30 - (That's It For) The Other One Anthem Of The Sun (Grateful Dead) ["Cryptical Envelopment"] [Verse 1] E Asus2 The other day they waited, A E … (I’ll consider requests for particular songs—just private message me!). Unable to process your request at this time. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest David has known me and my proclivity to sidetracks for years. In one scene, high on amphetamines, Cassady drives the bus backwards in Phoenix, Arizona. Gary Lambert says he was there and it really was sweet. No other mind-altering substances were involved, and I never again achieved quite the experience of that first glimpse of the oneness of everything. The imagery conjured up by Bob Weir, in his portion of the suite, “That’s It for the Other One,” on Anthem of the Sun, is clearly and intentionally a psychedelic ode to the Pranksters and all that entailed. The Other One stats Grateful Dead Dark Star Orchestra Ratdog Phil Lesh & Friends Gov’t Mule Furthur Forgotten Space Joe Russo's Almost Dead Widespread Panic Bob Weir Dead & Company Mickey Hart Andy Coe Band Playing Dead moe. But I see it best on the Skull and Roses album in both The Other and Not Fade Away>Going Down the Road. For instance, I got on the bus in what I believe is an odd way. Submit it! 1977, 50th Coming around, coming around, in a circle, Escaping through the lily fields, I came across an empty space (note 1) & Company, Under The night that I wrote that.”, (The Grateful Dead Lyric and Song Finder includes a wonderful set of all the various permutations of the lyrics sung during the development of the song. $559.99. American icon: Neal Cassady, immortalized in the book On The Road, drove and painted the Magic Bus 'But they were absolute amateurs and they were high. Enter Mickey and T.C. Wilco does Ripple. It is truly hard to rap your mind around "The Bus". Come on. The Other One starts with a BIG BOOM! Finally some words to this great song. The bus left with Cowboy Neal at the wheel and me in tow. More, Recreation & that knocks me out is 7/02/71 (anni comin' up in a coupla days). Hey Blair, good point, this story was also included in road trips vol 2 #2 that that was the first night 2-14-68, that Bob had written and used those lyrics, the first mentioned Neal Cassidy reference, but as you pointed out, not true, but it does make a good story and a great way to sell a product. Kesey and the Pranksters were softly gleaming the cube of nuclear annihilation. Anniversary, Dave's He equipped the pranksters with 16mm cameras hoping to recreate the visions he'd had while in the psychedelic research project at the hospital. But the heat came round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day, Coming, coming, coming around Songwriter (s) Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Ron McKernan, Bob Weir, Tom Constanten) Producer (s) Grateful Dead, David Hassinger. " Anniversary, Dave's $179.99. When the Grateful Dead Performed on Hugh Hefner’s Playboy After Dark & Secretly Dosed Everyone With LSD (1969) openculture.com - by Josh Jones. & Company, Under Adam told us that, after he had adopted the drumming practice, when he was jamming with some old jazz players in Harlem, one of them winked at him and said, "Aha, you know the secret." Available to download. Spring 1990 (The Other One) is a live album by the rock band the Grateful Dead. My first Dead album I ever listened to. Listened to complete album yesterday first time in many moons. Who doesn’t love that? During one such occasion a school bus stopped to give us a ride, it was filled with odd looking people and distinct smell. Could vie with American Beauty for my favorite Dead album. ----- The Other One - Grateful Dead ----- Tabbed by:PDBumann E-mail:None So, I was trying to find a tab for this song, and there's no tabs! In the 8th grade, my school had a hippie themed dance and to get in the door you had to name 3 Grateful Dead songs. 7" Singles Two nights ago, Bob Weir (solo acoustic) played a chunk of The Other One as part of his short set opening the AmericanaramA extravaganza in Atlanta (Bob Weir, My Morning Jacket, Wilco, Bob Dylan). Catch colt (Cassidy, unexpected offspring of Eileen Law and Rex Jackson) draws a coffin cart (Neal Cassady, recently deceased). Find a recording if you don't believe me! Immortal. Décor, Long If I can recall I have also heard "crawlin'" through the lily fields and "floating" through the lily fields, but I could have been trippin thru the lily fields at the time. Weir: Yeah, that was after my little... Grateful Dead. Please try again later. That "phat Les Paul sound". One has to understand that the bus was just an International Harvester of a certain vintage (49?) The bus was running on all cylinders that night. The class was in a church, and Adam had all the students, in the absence of drums, take a fat hymnal from the back of the pew in front and play a triplet based rhythm on it. 7" Singles But the heat came round and busted me for smiling on a cloudy day. Great song, many psychedelic memories with this one. Then play the hand drumming rhythm on the hymnal, and play the guitar piece again. Interesting taste of vernacular here as I've always taken this line, as a native Southerner, not to mean the speaker prefers to blow away but rather, as can be heard throughout the rural (and not so rural) South, that he nearly or about blew away. 'It was more haphazard than planned. Since he had already played a jammed-out solo version of Playing in the Band a couple of songs earlier, I guess this shouldn't have been a huge surprise. There was Cowboy Neal at the wheel of the bus to never ever land (note 2). The Europe tour in 1972 produced what are for me some of the finest ones, the ones in Paris (3 May), London (7 April and 26 May) and Frankfurt (26 April) come to mind. I don't know Wilco's work that well (I've got the album California Stars is on but that's about it). Following the death of Garcia in 1995, the surviving members had made a point of retiring the name The Grateful Dead in their band mate's honor, according to CNN, with the group performing under names such as The Other Ones in the years after, until deciding in 2003 to bill themselves as The Dead. Games, Furniture & I don't know why, but in 1971 the Dead decided to drop the second "Cryptical." Taking the high road, the wildly painted bus brought bewilderment from passers-by as it made its way west to east across America. Great, great rhythm. But what I just loved was a)Tweedy gets almost all the way through the song without missing a syllable, and then on the last verse his brains leave the building, he recovers in the sweetest way, and a Wilco crowd picks up just like a Deadhead crowd would and does the chorus. At the risk of planting an ear-worm in the mind’s ear of anyone reading this blog, I have to say one last thing. Lesh: Water balloon episode? Weir: And so I got him right square on the head, and... And sure enough, there is a performance of “The Other One” on February 3, 1968, whose verses correspond to the verses as we all know them, for the first time, at the Crystal Ballroom in Portland, Oregon. Adam had one of the students play a piece on guitar that they were working on. The Other One at 6 minutes and 30 seconds like an old 60s zilch string. The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir (Trailer) More Details. Unable to process your request at this time. Check out One From The Vault, it's on there, Is that THE blairj? 'The Other One' was always a welcome number for me. He said the bus was it for him - even more so than his books. (. Packaged as a box set, it contains eight complete concerts on 23 CDs, recorded during the band's spring 1990 concert tour. The Other one is on the album Anthum of the sun, I saw this this show at the the Filmore and every other Dead show at the Filmoe East., I hated to see it go. And I'm reading it again. Coming around, coming around, in a circle The same interview with Gans has Weir explaining that the song was written over a period of time, but that the current version of the song, the verses we now know, came to him in a flash, and the band played its show, including its first performance of the finalized version of “The Other One” that night on a Pacific Northwest tour, and “when we came home we learned the news that Neal had died that night. They (whoever "they" are) say your to brush your teeth for as long as it takes to sing "Happy Birthday." The Dead, of course, were quite literally on THE bus, along with Cowboy Neal (see earlier blog entry on “Cassidy”) and Ken Kesey and Ken Babbs and Mountain Girl and many others whose names are legend among our tribe. There are probably as many stories about getting on the bus as there are Deadheads. “The bus came by and I got on...that’s when it all began.”. And then on the right rail, there was this one. (1) the sheet music has this as "While skipping through a lily field ..." That was one of the variants Bobby sang while the song was being developed. From then on, and it was a year and a half until I finally saw the Dead play, I was on that there bus. $100, Over "Mr Wolfe said: 'The trip had a dual purpose. Watch the video for The Other One from Grateful Dead's Europe '72 Vol. Those Road trips liner notes were by me. Lesh: Just happened to have a water balloon, in his hand... Ladies and gentlemen... $100, http://deadessays.blogspot.com/2013/06/the-other-one-timings-guest-post…, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s_9NPm5KY6I, http://www.glidemagazine.com/hiddentrack/audio-wilco-bob-weir-dark-star…, http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=HxEozHxTKK8. (Thanks to Dan Franzen for pointing this out), Spanish lady come to me, she lays on me this rose He was just hanging out with his white suit and hat (quite the gay dandy) per usual one day and the next he was gone. The Other One. The Solid Sound Festival is an amazing experience - I've gone to two out of the three, and yes the Ripple moment actually did move me to tears (actually it was the moment when the crowd helped Tweedy out). At the center of the action is Kesey, who had signed up for research into the effects of LSD. the OMSN installment, which has been up for a couple of days? Went to catch the Commander, a fav from college days in Chitown. This was Kesey and the Pranksters way of humorously approaching it so that it did not eat up the American and world psyche. And whatever other vicarious thrills they might obtain … 1h 25min | Documentary, Biography, Music | 22 May 2015 (USA) 1:09 | Clip. Collection, Dead & The second night at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum in Uniondale, New York on Thursday, March 29 has become the stuff of legend. Though not for long. I think I read in Phil Lesh's book that 'The Other One' is in 6/8 time, but the article above says it's in 12/8. Firmly. And following on that verse, after the “Comin’, comin’, comin’ around...” chorus, a verse in which our hero skips through a field of lilies, finds “an empty space” which explodes into a bus stop—and hey, here comes a bus. I understand now. Here's a link to a blog regarding the timings of all "Other Ones": For years, Bob has been pitching this story about writing the second verse, about "Cowboy Neal," up in Oregon right as Neal was dying in Mexico in Feb. '68. The Other One: The Long, Strange Trip of Bob Weir. My dentist is very proud of me ;-), "the other one" was actually played in '75. I had a similar experience David, I read Electric Kool-Aid sometime around 1970 and I was on the bus! My Ft Worth upbringing kicked in and the new but ancient sounding tunes beckoned. It includes versions from October 1967 through February 1968.). I heard a particularly striking version from 1972, I think it's 9 September but I'm not sure, that has a splendid long, murky jam between the two verses; that's one I'd like to see officially released. “(That’s It For) The Other One” is one of the best examples -- especially when considering that the album edition incorporates elements of both studio as well as concert performances. I hope to read a few in the comments on this post. All the children learnin', from books that they were burnin', Every leaf was turnin'; to watch him die, you know he had to die. With Cowboy Neal. They played The Other One at my first show and I got right on.Forever on the Bus.....since 4.16.83. By submitting my information, I agree to receive personalized updates and marketing messages about Grateful Dead based on my information, interests, activities, website visits and device data and in accordance with the. There is something wonderfully cartoonish about the scenes described in the lyrics. Official Site Of The Grateful Dead. Weir: I got him good. Anybody got audio?). It wainbow spiwal wound and wound, it twembo and expwode!” And you can go on. In addition to the music CDs, the box set includes a 144-page paperback book, three art prints, and replica tickets stubs and backstage passes from all eight shows. It was a way to get on the bus and stay on the bus.' And Dark Star, of course It is acid rock at it's absolute best. He gets on, and that’s when everything starts. I love The Other One. Lesh: A prettier shot you never saw. The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. A “Spanish lady” hands the singer a rose, which then starts swirling around and explodes—kind of like Yosemite Sam left holding a lit firecracker, leaving a smoking crater of his mind. Strange Trip, Pacific Northwest The festival is a Mass MoCA, a contemporary art complex in a sprawling bunch of old mill buildings surrounded by the Berkshire mountains, a couple of miles from the Vermont line. I would have to respectfully disagree that the Grateful Dead were "The Bus". It trembled and exploded, left a bus stop in its place I was inspired to watch Magic Trip: Ken Kesey searches for a cool place. When I was in junior high, I spent the summer with my cousins in the Catskills during what turned out to be the summer of Woodstock. The song was a fixture in the repertoire from then on, performed at least 586 times that we know of. Bill Walker tanka painting of band members, one picture a thousand words. 1971 live version was way deep and out there. The police arrest him for having a smile on his face despite the bad weather—clearly, this kid is doing something illegal. More, Recreation & A glossed up version of the bus, a headache to look at, was taken into The Smithsonian. It left a smoking crater of my mind I like to blow away I moved to SF after graduating high school in 1975 and i remember being sad that I had missed all the good stuff because the scene had changed by then, of course I was wrong about missing the ALL the good stuff and for me the best was yet to come. Hey Pocky Way starts the jam into the drums which is followed with great versions of Space->The Other One->Wharf Rat->Good Lovin'. The Grateful Dead’s set on October 22, 1967 ends with “That’s It For The Other One.” As Jarnow notes, the recording is the first known tape of the celebrated Primal Dead song suite. The pranksters blow their trumpets and horns in mock support for Barry Goldwater, the Republican presidential candidate. My family lives a half hour away, if you come out next year you have a place to stay :) Been a lifetime of miracles since. Know of a good version of The Other One that's not listed here? God bless Nels Cline. Intro E A (no 3rd) The other day they waited, A E The sky was dark and faded, E D C# B A#-B D (These are single notes on the high end) Solemnly they stated, A G "He has to die, A G You know he has to die." And there was this cop who was illegally searching a car belonging to a friend of ours, down on the street—the cops used to harass us every chance they got. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musical improvisation. Grateful Dead Spring 1990 Too The Other One Hartford Connecticut CT 3/18/90 3 CD. The song was initially released as a 'suite' of four sections: Cryptical Envelopment, Quadlibet For Tender Feet, The Faster We Go, The Rounder We Get and We Leave The Castle. Originally appearing on 1968's Anthem of the Sun, "The Other One" attempted to, somewhat successfully, capture the Grateful Dead's concert experience on record. I highly recommend taking a look at that. So it was very much a part of how the Sixties were born. He believed the drug, which was still legal then, should be widely available. I've always felt that it is incomplete without the second Cryptical. I once attended a guitar master class given by Adam Rafferty. (And I’d be interested in any speculation linking the two songs thematically.). when you listen to it again, give particular attention to the music after the first verse. Try it. It rainbow spirals round and round, it trembles and explodes. ...since the conversation is HUGE, there are no "sidetracks"! Anytime I sat down to a kit, The Other One just flowed out of my arms and legs. Of course, that would mean the line should read: "I like to blown away," which is how I've always perceived it. But I believe the book itself, and Wolfe’s writing, acted as a kind of psychedelic catalyst, because I had a brief episode of cosmic consciousness induced by the book alone. Etc. It can also be as simple as a Zen master snapping his fingers and answering a koan... What koan would that be? Gans: Smilin’ on a cloudy day. shipping: + $22.85 shipping . bear14. that belonged to Ken Kesey and the Pranksters at the Creamery in Springfield, Oregon. That's It for the Other One " is a song by the Grateful Dead. I live in the Berkshires so the Wilco Solid Sound Festival is a real blessing here... check out the all-request covers show Wilco played here last Friday (which included Ripple). Grateful Dead Spring 1990 Other One Box Like New HDCD Complete #ed OOP. You come close, Mr, Dodd, when you allude to getting on the bus by just reading Tom Wolfe's book while bumming around Europe. He wanted to share his experiences of LSD with others. I’ll get around to “Cryptical Envelopment” someday. At one time, whatever else people did with it, they really did read Playboy for the articles. Create and get +5 IQ. After Cassady drove the bus off the road in Arizona, Kesey dosed the party with LSD. One was to turn America on to this particular form of enlightenment, the other was to publicize Kesey's new book Sometimes A Great Notion.' As far as I know, he did not. During 1973-74, the band didn't always go back to the second verse and jammed off into other things; I prefer it when they did the second verse. … And so I had a water balloon, and what was I gonna do with this water balloon? With Grateful Dead lyrics, there’s always a new and different take on what they bring up for each listener, it seems. I have written at various times and various places on this website that "The Bus" was a much greater concept than just what the Grateful Dead did with their consciousness-expanding and mind-altering trips. I see this as the basis of all the Grateful Dead jams and Jerry's most excellent guitar playing. Can any musicians here confirm it one way or the other? It rainbow spirals round and round, it trembles and explodes She said: 'They didn't know they were starting the 60s obviously, but they knew they had a big secret and they were going to exploit it to the full. Coming around, coming around, in a circle. Album version way ahead of its time. For me was 2/27/70Family Dog. It was produced as a limited edition of 9,000 numbered copies, and was released by Rhino Records on September 9, 2014. '73-'74, Cornell Grateful Dead Lyrics. 4/28/71, I believe. Please try again later. "Cassidy" is about both Neal Cassady (there he goes) and Cassidy Law (now here she starts). At times, the Merry Pranksters' exploits look innocent. So, as to the debut. Not sure how I came to be reading it, even. Coming, coming, coming around. This owes to the power of Mr. Wolfe's writing and the thorough research he does which is noticeable in all his works. They tipped model paint into a stream, then dipped a T-shirt in it to create the tie-dyed effect that would become associated with San Francisco's Haight-Ashbury hippy scene. Got off five minutes later, but what the hey. He was joined by The Merry Band of Pranksters, a group of counter-culture characters, including Neal Cassady, the American icon immortalized in Kerouac’s On The Road, who was also the driver and painter of the psychedelic Magic Bus." When my kids were very young, I was always able to get them to laugh by singing “The Other One” in an Elmer Fudd voice. Never failed to set me spinning off into a whirling dance. It's so cool, after having read the EKAT so many times, attaching a face to a name. Coming, coming, coming around if so, welcome back! But there was more. Zane Kesey said: 'Dad (Ken) knew he and the pranksters were doing something fun and something that the world could enjoy if they documented it well enough. However, this has got to be one of the sweetest things EVER. The Other One [Live at Baltimore Civic Center, Baltimore, MD, 9/17/72] by Grateful Dead That's It for the Other One (Live at Shrine Auditorium, Los Angeles, August 1968) by Grateful Dead Go ahead, give it a try.... Last of four featuring the complete unreleased soundboard recording of 6/12/80 in Portland. Free shipping . (2) I think Bobby sings "never ever land" rather than "never never land" (as in Peter Pan), but it's not easy to tell. The Other One
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Solemnly they stated, "He has to die, you know he has to die. The song was often performed as part of a suite, and appears that way on Anthem of the Sun, bracketed by Garcia’s “Cryptical Envelopment.” But it stands alone most of the time in performance—“Cryptical” was dropped completely from 1973 through 1984, reappeared for five performances in 1985 (the 20th anniversary period—it was broken out following a lapse of 791 shows at the June 16, 1985 Greek Theater show in Berkeley), then disappeared again for the remainder of the band’s career. $30, $30 - If we take Weir and Lesh at their word, that the first performance of the song as it now stands coincided with the night Neal Cassady died, in the early morning hours of February 4, 1968. At the end of the song. A documentary that explores Bob Weirs life, through the Grateful Dead, Ratdog, and his childhood. Thanks! Straight as an arrow, I was just out of high school, traveling through Europe on a one-month Eurail Pass, and reading Tom Wolfe’s Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test. '73-'74, Cornell Came back next two nights and later hooked up with the Family Farm folks from Portola Valley/ Perry Lane and the Whole Earth store. And so it begins. A little bit of research tells me that the lilies growing in the creek are unlikely to be natives themselves—pretty sure they are calla lilies run rampant, but it does seem likely that these lily fields may have been in evidence during the Dead’s residency at Olompali. Therefore, the best part, I would hope, would not be anything in particular that I might have to say, but rather, the conversation that may happen via the comments over the course of time—and since all the posts will stay up, you can feel free to weigh in any time on any of the songs! You will also laugh, I can almost guarantee. My favourite time for it was from mid-1971 to the end of 1972, when it started to get well jammed-out and very free at times, and had other songs incongruously wedged in it. Adam passed on a lesson he was given by a jazz keyboard player (who may have been Eric Gunnison, but my memory is hazy on this point). I bought Skeletons in the Closet and was hooked for life. The opening segment is a lengthy and well-textured drum solo from Bill Kreutzman and Mickey Hart, showcasing their unison playing at its finest, with shadings of rock, African tribal, and funk. So this bus and this bus ride was the trip, literally, that started the hippy scene. The jazz keyboard player had, to his surprise, handed him a small drum and taught him the rhythm. Certainly a terrific song, if not the best, by Grateful Dead. I am a drummer, always tapping on a table or whatever, and this 12/8 rhythm was always reflexively coming out. So I went to look at the above video, which makes me wish I was there. 'They did it again and it became an Acid Test. Just moved to Belmont, CA from Newport- to that funny angular apt building you see from the 101. We used to hitch hike into town on a regular basis. The Other One>Morning Dew>Other One, sort of, was the riff Jerry and Bonnie were doing (separately) after this 1964 bus ride. The show ends with the band's last performance of Revolution. It's got the dedication to Owsley and Jerry's playing a Les Paul - big, big fat sound. But getting back to the bus as a cerebral concept of the central suite of music that defined the Grateful Dead. Genres. To quote from a UK Mail-Online article: Unable to process your request at this time. He's gotten writers like me and Gans and others to repeat the saga, which IS a great story--but unfortunately not true. Company, Stickers & Spanish lady come to me, she lays on me this rose. Blair himself wrote re 5/2/70, "The Dead at their hottest.". 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