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Get on the Bus
Get on the Bus with Corey Patterson

Every week Corey Patterson takes you on a journey with The Grateful Dead.

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Latest Episodes
  • In the finale of season one, we go Unplugged! Listen in to hear some incredible acoustic tunes taken from the Dead’s “Reckoning” live album from 1981.In the finale of season one, we go Unplugged! Listen in to hear some incredible acoustic tunes taken from the Dead’s “Reckoning” live album from 1981.
  • In Episode 24, we head back into the studio to hear a great studio album and just a touch of “Disco” Dead.
  • In Episode 23, we finish up our May 1977 series with some great first and second set music.
  • In Episode 22, we truck up to Buffalo for the show AFTER the legend. The setlist is superb and the quality is just as good. Tune in to see if you think it belongs in the same company as the 5/8/77 show.
  • It’s our last episode on the legendary show from Barton Hall. You’ll learn a little about Betty Boards and then hear possibly the best version of Morning Dew ever recorded.
  • We’re heading back to Cornell for maybe the best songs ever done live by the Dead. Don’t miss this one…you just might get on the bus afterward.
  • Sung in my best Burl Ives voice: “But do you recall…the most famous Dead show of all?”
  • Episode 18 takes us back to the home of the Red Sox for some great second set music from the first night of this historic three-night run.
  • Episode 17 starts a series on probably the most debated stretch of shows in Grateful Dead history. Tune in over the next six weeks and decide which one is your favorite!
  • Episode 16 has all of the cover songs you could ever want…at least for now. We’ll hear all sorts of artists covering Dead tunes. Willie Nelson, Jimmy Buffett, Bruce Hornsby, and Mumford and Sons just to name a few.