Saturday, August 13, 2005

Dead Ahead to be released on DVD!!!



The Grateful Dead at the world famous Radio City Music Hall In New York City
monterey video captures it all
“Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead” now on DVD!

October of 1980, the Grateful Dead plays the world-famous Radio City Music Hall in a week long marathon of sell-out shows that were beloved by fans and captured on film.

Now, in honor of the 40th Anniversary of the Grateful Dead, the original 1” master tapes from the show have been lovingly transformed onto DVD, The Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead hits the stores November 1st from monterey video. The Grateful Dead’s best loved songs performed live onstage by Jerry Garcia, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart and Brent Mydland, this DVD is a celebration of America’s most loved touring band, and features both acoustic and electric performances.

"More perhaps than any other attraction in rock, the Dead audience is part of the show."- Los Angeles Times
"Stickers with Grateful Dead slogans are appearing not only on Cadillacs but on China's Great Wall."- USA Today
"The Dead have forged a symbiosis with their audience that is simply unequaled."- Rolling Stone
The Grateful Dead: Dead Ahead–DVDCatalog # 311312SRP $ 24.95

Almost three hours of must see "Dead" music – LIVE! Featuring: Bird Song/ On the Road Again/ To Lay Me Down/ Ripple/ Me and My Uncle/ Mexicali Blues/ Ramble on Rose/ Little Red Rooster/ Don't Ease Me In/ Lost Sailor/ Saint of Circumstance/ Franklin's Tower/ Drums/ Space/ Fire on the Mountain/ Not Fade Away/ Good Lovin'

DVD Special Features:
First time ever on DVD
The entire, 114 minute original Dead Ahead, recorded October, 1980, at Radio City Music Hall in New York City
Transferred from the original master 1" video in full color
Audio features the original stereo mix produced by Dan Healy and Betty cantor-Jackson, PLUS a brand new 5.1 mix of the concert
MC'd by Al Franken and Tom Davis
Visible Lyrics Option on entire DVD
Bonus songs, more than 50 minutes of never-before-released footage from October 30, 1980, at RCMH, including: "Heaven Help The Fool" (acoustic), "Shakedown Street," "Samson and Delilah," "He's Gone" and "Truckin'"
All bonus songs feature Visible Lyrics Option, and a NEW stereo AND 5.1 audio mix
Collectors Booklet featuring a new essay by Dead Head scholar and author Steve Silberman, and rare and previously unseen photos by Peter Simon and Bob Minkin
Total running time of the DVD is 165 minutes
Order Date: September 27, 2005 Street Date: November 1, 2005
For additional information contact:
Ms. Jenny ManocchioPublicity Directormonterey video566 St. Charles DriveThousand Oaks, CA 91360(805) 494-7199/fax (805) 496-6061www.montereymedia.com

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