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Otz
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Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43673 3 years, 2 months ago
I am really surprised that no one is talking about that they played a smoking hot version of Death Dont Have No Mercy. They usually only play this when a prominent person dies. Well that was the day that Amy Winehouse died and entered the 27 Club. PigPen was a founding memebr of the club. Clearly the Dead (Furthur) are sympathetic to fellow muscians. It made the Mann Music Center show in Philly special.
Last Edit: 3 years, 2 months ago by Otz.
taper.tsquare
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Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43684 3 years, 2 months ago
i'm a huge fan of Rev. Gary Davis, so i love it when they play "Death Don't Have No Mercy". i loved it when the GD did it with Brent, and i also really like the Furthur version.
stevegriffin
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Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43710 3 years, 2 months ago
when i first heard it i didn't even think of Amy Winehouse, I assumed it was for the the 90 some murders in norway.. but maybe it was for both.. nonetheless bobby really poured it out in the song.
Equinox
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Posts:17127

Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43722 3 years, 2 months ago
Seen them do this three times so far. IMO it's one of Furthur's finest numbers.

Very likely a tribute to AW.
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ablebaker
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Posts:542

Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43726 3 years, 2 months ago
Wow you're right.
RIP Amy W.
Everytime that wheel turn round
bound to cover just a little more ground
SunshineSue
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Life is sweeter for this!

Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43731 3 years, 2 months ago
It was a very nice version. And must have been a tribute to something...
Gr8fulauditors
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Posts:184

Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43732 3 years, 2 months ago
Nod to Brent. 7/23 was the last time they played together.
At least I'm still enjoying the ride !!!!!
taper.tsquare
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Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43734 3 years, 2 months ago
Gr8fulauditors wrote:
Nod to Brent. 7/23 was the last time they played together.


i was at that show on 07/23/90, and Brent's death 3 days later was a huge shock. hard to believe it was 21 years ago.
Last Edit: 3 years, 2 months ago by .
MushroomMan
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Posts:8141

Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43735 3 years, 2 months ago
Tuesday at CMAC is the anniversary is Brent's death, maybe they'll bust out some Brent tunes there - wish I could make it
bobgruen
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Posts:29

Re: Death Dont Have No Mercy

#43764 3 years, 2 months ago
Just found this on YouTube and I wanted to add it to the comments re:Brent

"1:33:38 is brent's final line ever sung live: "I gotta go, but my friends can stick´╗┐ around."

crazy..."

Here is the show - audio and video.....

youtu.be/r_HDpsrrh0k
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