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Dead and Gone
In 1985, two Grateful Dead fans were brutally murdered. For the last three decades, rumors have circled around the Dead community that the wrong man was put in prison for it. One of the most iconic bands in American history, “The Dead” as they are affectionately called by their fans—self proclaimed "Dead Heads”—have been dogged by a darkness that has followed them since its inception. Despite the Grateful Dead’s ethos of peace and love and communal music, this darkness has led to the murder and the disappearance of some of the band’s most dedicated fans. Hosted by popular podcasters Payne...
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Ratings & Reviews
4.6 stars from 2,858 ratings
I’m normally a fan on Payne’s work, but this one just didn’t do it for me. It wasn’t so much the investigation as much as it was the explanation of Grateful Dead culture. I’m not a Dead Head and therefore didn’t connect with most of what was going on. It’s a really good story, but a lot of filler.
wareagle10383 via Apple Podcasts · United States of America · 01/20/21
Love it already and I’m only 1 in! Radio Rental sent me, and if you haven’t listened to that, go bookmark it now!
commandeew via Apple Podcasts · Canada · 01/19/21
Also listening in NZ. Well researched and presented. A ‘must misten’.
Peppy31 via Apple Podcasts · New Zealand · 01/19/21
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