Asked to describe the Grateful Dead's music, Garcia is reported to have quipped, “We were great for seconds on end.” (stolen from Cubensis site)

Wednesday, November 25, 2015

1978-11-25 in New Haven: My Shortest Grateful Dead Show

37 Years Ago Tonight, I went to my shortest Grateful Dead show. It lasted 73 seconds, which you are hearing now. We listen to the FM broadcast of the prior night from Passiac as we drove down from Maine towards New Haven, and Jerry's voice did not sound good, especially in the second set. They made up this show on January 17, 1979, my last night as a teenager. Enjoy

Despite no show, police only arrested 16 people after arresting 19 before the cancellation. The show was rescheduled for


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