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Grateful Dead: Live Dead (Warner Bros.)

Richard Williams, Melody Maker, 14 March 1970

I WASN'T expecting too much from this, having been bored silly by the Dead on their previous three albums. But all the fuss is clarified on this double-album, recorded in person, which allows them to stretch out and take their time layin' the licks down.

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