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Grateful Dead Conspiracy » Grateful Dead » Shakedown Street - Grateful Dead - 11-24-1978 Passaic, NJ (NEW) Video Footage

Shakedown Street - Grateful Dead - 11-24-1978 Passaic, NJ (NEW) Video Footage

Grateful Dead - Passenger

(WITH ADDED VISUALS) At the time, this show didn't rattle any of our bells. Oh, sure, it was fun to see them "on TV" ... but shit, we hadn't been used to hearing this new s--t like "Passenger", "Need a Miracle", let alone this fucked up, disco-crap "Shakedown Street" ... to boot, Jerry had laryngitis this night which even caused the cancellation of the last shows in November and notably the 25th in New Haven for which I had 7th row tickets!!! A reaaaal bummer. But time always proves worthwhile !! This was an extraordinary transitional time for the Grateful Dead. Two months prior, in mid-September, they spent a week in Cairo, Egypt (including three concerts next to the pyramids and the sphinx). If those three shows, with the almost exception of the closing night on the 16th, were not musically successful (partially due to weather / wind conditions), that excursion nonetheless seemed to have transpierced their mind and bodies to give them new musical energy and spirituality for the end of 1978. As Bob Weir mentioned afterwards : "we crossed through many time barriers". Oh well ... they returned to the States and did a very strong 5 night homecoming at Winterland, SF in the end of October. Standard sets (for the most part) but with hind-sight there was a tingle of 1977 magic mixed with these new songs and Egyptian winds to bring new spice back to the stage. Having said that, both Donna Jean & Keith Godchaux, by the end of November, were probably already in Jerry's, or the ...



2 Responses to “Shakedown Street - Grateful Dead - 11-24-1978 Passaic, NJ (NEW) Video Footage”

  1. damnright4 says:

    Truly, Amazing!!

  2. EhrmannL says:

    This is COOL stuff ! Jerry (tiger face) at 7:30 and the final end jam is CLASSIC Dead. Plus the visual which were added by who the f--k knows are excellent and INTO the groove !! Thanks!!!!!

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