The Greatful Dead with a New Orleans accent | The Record, Troy, New York

7 Walkers – that plays Revolution Hall in Troy tonight is the Dead reborn with a New Orleans accent. 7 Walkers covers Dead standards like "Deal," "Bertha" and "Warf Rat," and Dead lyricist Robert Hunter has written at least one album’s worth of new songs for the fledgling group. But the singer/lead guitarist Papa Mali is a New Orleans native, and the bass player is George Porter from one of the Crescent City’s premier bands, The Meters. To say that Kreutzmann is pleased with his latest aggregation would be an understatement. He is absolutely giddy with joy...
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