Workingman’s 50th (Side 2)


On June 14th we marked the official 50th anniversary of the release of the Grateful Dead’s fifth album, Workingman’s Dead. In this episode, author Buzz Poole and I continue to break down the record just has he did in his terrific book. Part of the Bloomsbury 33&⅓ series, Poole’s book examines the whole history of The Grateful Dead through the lens of this one album. We flip the album over and explore side two before spinning a mix of live performances of the songs.

Please check in with your local, independent bookseller for Buzz’s book, Grateful Dead’s Workingman’s Dead or head over to 333Sound.com for a list of retailers and to learn more about the series. (You can also cop it at Amazon, if you must.)

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