On the upside, the bandmembers hint at more activity. And hey, 2015 marks the Grateful Dead’s 50th anniversary!
Instead of doing an album of duets, on “Shout!,” Gov’t Mule took a novel approach, removing Warren Haynes’ vocals from the record and replacing them with an all-star cast of singers like Dr. John, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Dave Matthews, Steve Winwood and Elvis Costello.
If the [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]Grateful Dead[/lastfm] were a tree, its offshoots would be many. One that’s occasionally overlooked is [lastfm link_type="artist_info"]New Riders of the Purple Sage[/lastfm].