Neal Cassady and the Grateful Dead – “Neal Cassady Raps” (1973)

September 24, 2018 at 10:17 am (Music, The Beats, The Grateful Dead)

This 1973 flexi-disc was released as part of the first edition of The Dead Book: A Social History of the Grateful Dead. It was recorded in September 1967 at the grand opening of the Straight Theater. The Grateful Dead are improvising behind him as Neal just lets out a stream-of-consciousness rap…



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