The New Riders of the Purple Sage open for the Dead (1981)

December 31, 1981 - The New Riders of the Purple Sage - that is John Dawson (g, voc, harmo), David Nelson (g, voc), Allen Kemp (g, voc), Buddy Cage (pedal steel) & Patrick Shanahan (d) - will play before The Grateful Dead at Oakland Auditorium in Oakland, CA

New Riders Of The Purple Sage are still playing (2014)

November 26, 2014 - New Riders Of The Purple Sage with long time members David Nelson (g, voc) & Buddy Cage (pedal steel) plus "new comers" Michael Falzarano (g, voc), Johnny Markowski (d) & vocals Ronnie Penque (b, voc) will jam at Great American Music Hall in San Francisco, CA

The New Riders of the Purple Sage travel to New-Jersey (1975)

October 31, 1975 - The New Riders of the Purple Sage - that is John Dawson (g, voc), David Nelson (g, voc), Buddy Cage (pedal ste), Skip Battin (b, voc) and Spencer Dryden (d) plus vocalists Susan Collins & Margie Raymond - perform at Capitol Theatre in Passaic, NJ

Happy Birthday Phil Lesh

March 15, 1940 - Philip Chapman Lesh simply known as Phil Lesh, bassist and co-founding member of the Grateful Dead, is 81. Happy Birthday, SirThe Grateful Dead 's 'Wake of the Flood' is a studio album (the first without founding member Ron 'Pigpen' McKernan) released on October 15, 1973 by Grateful Dead Records. >>Grateful Dead's 'From the Mars Hotel' is a studio album recorded in April…

This week In ’70s Throwback’ 35/52

New Riders of the Purple Sage, The Who, Southside Johnny, The B 52's, Richie Furay, Peter Frampton, Pat Benatar, Grateful Dead, John Lennon, Marvin Gaye, Leonard Cohen, Iggy Pop They are the '70s Throwback' artists selected among the 344 Posts we publish this week. Here, they are reunited in one glorious playlist. Enjoy!Tracklist 1 . New Riders of the Purple Sage - Dead Flowers Lifted from :…