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||Clean021 - Featuring Phil Cook||Osiris goes to Delfest, Phil Cook comes on the show to talk about his new record, and we listen to some good old Grateful Dead.||6/5/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean020 - Back To Oregon with Jeff Conklin||This week we resume our trek up the Oregon trail with WFMU host, fellow Dead Freak, and walking musical compendium, Jeff Conklin. As before, Jeff has selected a few more great tracks from the Grateful Dead's many visits to Oregon. We listen to and discu||5/22/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean019 - On The Oregon Trail with Jeff Conklin||Listeners and Dead Freaks, this episode features a terrific chat with WFMU host, Deadhead, and encyclopedia on far-out music of all kinds, Jeff Conklin. Jeff's show on WFMU is The Avant Ghetto and there he spins all manner of psychedelic and experimenta||5/8/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean018 - 50, 40, & 30 Years Ago||I put together a little mix to go along with the first open-window days of the season. Plus, I did promise you kind and patient listeners a shot of good old Grateful Dead. This mix reaches back 50, 40, and 30 years to 1968, '78, and '88 for material. Th||4/17/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean017 - Golden Gate Wingmen||We've got a special and unusual episode for you this time around. I had the great fortune to join my good friend and head of Osiris, RJ Bee, at a Golden Gate Wingmen show late last month. The show, at The Hamilton Live, was the kick-off for a short tour||4/3/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean016 - Bobby Songs Set 2||Here we go with set two of our look at Bobby songs and his collaboration with the late John Perry Barlow. RJ Bee returns with more music and discussion to follow episode 15's great first set.||3/20/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean015 - Bobby Songs||RJ Bee guests to discuss Bob Weir's songs, the late John Perry Barlow, and we spin a set of Bobby tunes.||3/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean014 - Playing In The Band||Although the men in the top hats have disturbed the groundhogs, hibernation isn't quite over so we have a one-part episode this month. Here's hoping the hot jams warm your home. This go round, I'm dusting off a mix that I assembled several years back th||2/6/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean013 - One-Off Venues: Set 2||It's cold outside but the jams are nice and hot on this episode. This here is part two of our survey of shows from one-time venues. Andy is back once more and we've a whole new batch of tracks and venues to discuss. This being set two, things get a litt||1/16/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean012 - One-Off Venues: Set 1||We're kicking off 2018 with another visit from my good friend, Andy Barnes. Together we dug into a list of venues that the Grateful Dead only visited one time and we've assembled what I hope you'll find to be an entertaining listen. Set One Good Morning||1/2/2018||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean011 - Ghosts of New Years' Past||This month we take a look at a few of those New Year's Eve performances and play some choice cuts to help you close out your year. We've got the Rock & Roll, Blues, and, my personal favorite genre, Face-Melting Jams. So, polish off the egg nog and break||12/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean010 - More with Jesse Jarnow & '67 Dead||We're going bi-weekly this month with our interview with author, Jesse Jarnow. In episode 009 we talked about Jesse's background as a Dead Head, writer, and his books: Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo And The Rise Of Indie Rock and Heads: A Biography Of Psyc||11/21/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean009 - Jesse Jarnow & 1967 Part 1||This go ‘round we have a special guest joining the Brokedown Podcast: author, Deadhead, and WFMU DJ, Jesse Jarnow. In this episode we learn a bit about Jesse’s history as a Deadhead, and his books: Big Day Coming: Yo La Tengo And The Rise Of Indie R||11/7/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean008 - October '89||This month on the Brokedown Podcast we take a look at October of '89 and play for you choice cuts from the unreleased portions of the tour. So kick back and watch the leaves shed their green as the air turns crisp all around. It's time for some Fall Tou||10/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean007 - September '72||The kids are back to school and we're making a study of one of the finest months in Grateful Dead history: September 1972. This time around we also have our first ever guest, Andy, bringing his knowledge and enthusiasm to the show. The music on this epi||9/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean006 - Happy Birthday, Jerry||August marks Jerry Garcia's 75th birthday and so, on the Brokedown Podcast, we're celebrating. This month we've put together to mixed sets of music spanning the 60's, 70's, and the 80's. Tracks run from acoustic to very electric and all points in betwee||8/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean005 - Grateful Americana||This month on the Brokedown Podcast we take a look at the Grateful Dead's lyrical Americana. More an overview than a deep-dive, we're going to cover a fair bit of ground like a freight with a good signal and a head of steam. The music is broken into two||7/3/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean004 - June '73||This month, with our fourth episode, we pay tribute to a fallen Brother and get into some deep jams along the way. As you well know by now, Gregg Allman passed on May 27 and though he may be sorely missed, he'll always be with us in his work. The epis||6/5/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean003 - Spring '77||On this episode, we celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Spring '77 tour with a mix of tunes from the tour as well as a tribute to the 5/8 show itself. Whether it's your favorite Grateful Dead show or one that you feel gets a little too much love, we||5/8/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean002 - April '78||This month's episode focuses in on four shows in the Middle of April of 1978. We've assembled a pair of 'sets' from highlights of the four nights. Playlist: Set 1:Jack Straw (4/16), Dire Wolf (4/14), Beat It On Down The Line (4/12), Peggy-O (4/16), Cass||4/10/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
||Clean001 - Spring Tour||It begins! Spring time means Spring Tour and this episode launches with some Spring tour music from the earlier years of The Grateful Dead. We hope you enjoy this mix of songs and jams. Thanks for listening! Please follow us on Twitter: @BrokedownPod, o||3/13/2017||Free||View in iTunes|
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My man knows his music and his GD! Thanks for doing this for us to enjoy, J!
I love listening to the Helping Friendly Podcast and am so happy that Jonathan branched out into the Dead. Great listening for Deadheads, Phans, and people from all walks of life. Hop on the bus friends
Two smoking selections.
Glad to have you do so much for the love of sharing. Thank you.
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