Share your favorites on Show & Tell

Wake of the Flood, by Rick Griffin

In Music > Grateful Dead Memorabilia > Show & Tell and Posters and Prints > Music and Concert Posters > Show & Tell.
Recent activity40652 of 938221910 Victorian Calendar PostcardDale's Space Top Hanging Gold Luster Lamp
5
Love it
0
Like it

bratjddbratjdd loves this.
toracattoracat loves this.
musikchoomusikchoo loves this.
MattyGMattyG loves this.
zguy2112zguy2112 loves this.
See 3 more
Add to collection

Please create an account, or Log in here

If you don't have an account, create one here.


Create a Show & TellReport as inappropriate



Posted 2 years ago

Email

Belltown
(168 items)

When the Grateful Dead released "Wake of the Flood" in the fall of 1973, the album's cover featured gorgeous artwork by the great Rick Griffin, who had done the cover for "Aoxomoxoa" as well as numerous posters for the Fillmore and Avalon. The promo poster and card, though, promised "all new stuff." While this was technically true, to the extent that nothing on the album had been recorded and pressed yet, we were very familiar with many of the tracks, which we'd been hearing live for most of that year. I think "Rolling Stone" panned it, but it remains one my favorites.

Comments

  1. zguy2112 zguy2112, 2 years ago
    Cool album, even cooler poster!
  2. zguy2112 zguy2112, 2 years ago
    Yeah, The Dead had some GREAT art work for their albums and posters! Music was not bad either.

Want to post a comment?

Create an account or login in order to post a comment.