Corry Arnold has followed up his fun post on his Lost Live Dead blog that recounted the intersection of Menlo Park and the Grateful Dead (with a little Ken Kesey lore thrown in for good measure) with another about an April 29, 1970 performance of the New Riders of the Purple Sage – with Jerry Garcia sitting in – at Peninsula School (serving the needs of progressive education in Menlo since 1925). The casual concert was the start of what Arnold notes was a long term relationship between the two bands. Another must read for rock history fans complete with some great photos – and it all happened in Menlo!
More Menlo rock memories circa 1970 at Peninsula School
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