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Long Strange Trip (2017)

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The tale of the Grateful Dead is inspiring, complicated, and downright messy. A tribe of contrarians, they made art out of open-ended chaos and inadvertently achieved success on their own ... See full summary »

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John Perry Barlow ...
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Tom Constanten ...
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Sam Cutler ...
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Donna Godchaux ...
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Keith Godchaux ...
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Robert Hunter ...
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Phil Lesh ...
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Ron McKernan ...
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Dennis McNally ...
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Barbara 'Brigid' Meier ...
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Brent Mydland ...
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The tale of the Grateful Dead is inspiring, complicated, and downright messy. A tribe of contrarians, they made art out of open-ended chaos and inadvertently achieved success on their own terms. Never-before-seen footage and interviews offer this unprecedented and unvarnished look at the life of the Dead.

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The Untold Story of the Grateful Dead

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Documentary

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Rated R for drug content throughout, language and some graphic nudity
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26 May 2017 (USA)  »

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Долгое странное путешествие  »

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In the documentary, it shows clips of footage that has never been seen before. Bob Weir (Guitarist) confirmed this in episode 2 of the 6-Part documentary. See more »

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Sam Cutler: The Grateful Dead are dumb... They make fabulous music, wonderful, amazing music... When it came to business decisions, stupid.
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It's an Experience...
11 March 2017 | by (United Kingdom) – See all my reviews

This is a must for any Dead Head. But, I would love to believe it is also a brilliant way to initiate someone on the Dead, if they can allocate the time! It's a wonderful journey through the 50 years of the Dead, with a truly masterful soundtrack (make sure to get a good sound system for your listening enjoyment). The editing is great. Lots of great interviews of the group, crew, friends and family. To be seen again!


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