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Happy Grateful Dead Day! (May 8, 2023)

On May 8, 1977, the Grateful Dead performed at Barton Hall at Cornell University, and this concert is considered to be one of the band’s best performances.

Read all about it in Cornell ’77 by Peter Conners (call number ML421. G77 C65 2017), and listen to the recording Cornell 5/8/77 made by Grateful Dead audio engineer Betty Cantor-Jackson (call number CD 24327). Both are currently on display at the circulation desk in the music library.