You’ve been listening to parts of Touch of Grey, Truckin’, and Ripple taken from the musical Red Roses, Green Gold which features the music and lyrics of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter. The musical has been getting rave reviews from both Deadheads and typical theatre goers alike, and so we thought, we’d sit down with Rachel Klein, the musical’s director to get her take on the Michael Norman Mann book adaptation, the show, and how things are going down in New York. The conversation started when I asked Rachel if she was familiar with the Garcia/Hunter canon before she started working on Red Roses Green Gold…

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Show Notes:

First Song:  00:14 – Montage – Touch of Grey > Truckin > Ripple (from Red Roses, Green Gold)

Interview Begins: 01:02

Extro Song:  Cumberland Blues – 24:23 (Grateful Dead May 2, 1970 Harpur College, Binghampton, New York)

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