Out-Of-Print Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band Album, ‘Almost Acoustic’, To Be Reissued For 30th Anniversary

first_imgThis year, Almost Acoustic—The Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band‘s out-of-print 1988 live album—celebrates its 30th anniversary. In honor of this landmark anniversary, the album will receive a special limited-edition reissue for Record Store Day 2018’s Black Friday offering, set for release on November 23rd. Furthermore, Almost Acoustic will be made available in two totally new formats: CD and a double LP on black-and-green-marbled 180-gram vinyl with individually numbered foil-stamped gatefold jackets. Only 5,000 copies of this limited-edition album will be released.As a press release explained,Recorded in 1987 at The Wiltern Theatre in Los Angeles and the Warfield Theatre in San Francisco, Almost Acoustic features Jerry Garcia (guitar & vocals) performing with some of his closest pre-Dead friends and collaborators from the early 1960’s – Sandy Rothman (mandolin, dobro & vocals) and David Nelson (guitar & vocals). Joining in were Kenny Kosek (fiddle) and long-time Jerry Garcia Band alums John Kahn (upright bass) and David Kemper (snare drum). Songs include influential folk traditionals, such as “Swing Low, Sweet Chariot”, “Blue Yodel #9” and “Diamond Joe”. The album also highlights songs that were consistently woven in and out of Garcia’s career as both a solo artist and with the Grateful Dead, including “Deep Elem Blues”, “Oh, The Wind And Rain” and the Garcia/Hunter classic, “Ripple”.For more information on Record Store Day and a list of local, independent record stores where the release will be available, visit RecordStoreDay.com.last_img read more

Martin Keown reacts to Bukayo Saka deal and tells Arsenal to prioritise transfer move for top midfielder

first_imgMartin Keown hopes the Gunners concentrate on landing a central midfielder (Picture: Getty)Keown remains less than convinced by Arteta’s defensive options but hopes the club focus on bringing in a quality midfielder in the mould of Patrick Vieira or Gilberto Silva this summer.Asked what other ‘building blocks’ Arsenal need to return to the top, Keown responded: ‘Well there are many, and it’s really about getting that DNA back into the players, that toughness, that will to win, raising the bar really.‘Defensively we know that there are a lot of problems, Arsenal are carrying five or six central defenders – which ones are good enough? Who’s going to be the partnership? ‘Today it’s a three, often it’s a four that they play there. Advertisement Comment Bukayo Saka committed his long-term future to Arsenal this week (Picture: Getty)Martin Keown says he’s ‘really pleased’ that Mikel Arteta has managed to tie down Bukayo Saka with a new deal and has urged Arsenal to now turn their attentions to signing a top midfielder.The Gunners have been locked in negotiations to agree extensions for Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang and Saka in recent weeks and the latter put pen to paper on a new long-term contract on Wednesday. It’s understood the versatile 18-year-old midfielder, who was previously on wages of £7,000-a-week, has committed to four more years at the Emirates. Martin Keown reacts to Bukayo Saka deal and tells Arsenal to prioritise transfer move for top midfielder Metro Sport ReporterThursday 2 Jul 2020 9:27 amShare this article via facebookShare this article via twitterShare this article via messengerShare this with Share this article via emailShare this article via flipboardCopy link3.4kShares Atletico Madrid midfielder Thomas Partey has been heavily linked with Arsenal (Picture: Getty)‘And then the middle of the park: I don’t think we’ve really had a top midfield player so to speak that can control things for us since the Vieira days, the Gilberto Silva days. ‘So let’s try and get a top midfield player into that position and I’m assuming that is what the club is working towards doing.’Which area do Arsenal need to strengthen most this summer?Defence0%Midfield0%Attack0%Share your resultsShare your resultsTweet your resultsFollow Metro Sport across our social channels, on Facebook, Twitter and Instagram. For more stories like this, check our sport page.MORE: Ian Wright sends message to Aubameyang after he breaks Henry’s Arsenal goal recordMORE: Arsenal legend Charlie Nicholas delivers Man City v Liverpool prediction Arteta speaks to press after Arsenal thrash Norwich 4-0To view this video please enable JavaScript, and consider upgrading to a web browser that supports HTML5 video Play VideoLoaded: 0%0:00Progress: 0%PlayMuteCurrent Time 0:00/Duration Time 7:47FullscreenArteta speaks to press after Arsenal thrash Norwich 4-0https://metro.co.uk/video/arteta-speaks-press-arsenal-thrash-norwich-4-0-2202798/This is a modal window.Beginning of dialog window. Escape will cancel and close the window.TextColorWhiteBlackRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentBackgroundColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyOpaqueSemi-TransparentTransparentWindowColorBlackWhiteRedGreenBlueYellowMagentaCyanTransparencyTransparentSemi-TransparentOpaqueFont Size50%75%100%125%150%175%200%300%400%Text Edge StyleNoneRaisedDepressedUniformDropshadowFont FamilyProportional Sans-SerifMonospace Sans-SerifProportional SerifMonospace SerifCasualScriptSmall CapsReset restore all settings to the default valuesDoneClose Modal DialogEnd of dialog window.Though Keown believes the sagas surrounding Aubameyang and Mesut Ozil still leave Arsenal ‘in a little bit of a mess’, he’s delighted that Saka finally put an end to the uncertainty over his future this week. AdvertisementAdvertisementADVERTISEMENTThe ex-Arsenal defender told BT Sport: ‘I’m really pleased that they have now tied up a deal, it should never have gone this long for me. ‘We can’t ignore the talent that is coming through the football club at this moment. ‘But it’s just the beginning and we need to add to that. ‘Try to keep Aubameyang if we can. The Ozil saga is still running. It can be, if you look at it, a little bit of a mess, but I’ll take the positives.’ Advertisementlast_img read more

Garitano: “We know it is a special match for the fans”

first_imgOn possibility to play with 5 back as Athletic, commented that “We always observe all these options. We have to think only of ourselves. “About him Braithwaite case admitted that “The option that Lucas has not left for Barcelona is good for Alavés. Now he has touched the Leganés. I think the market has to end on January 31 and then for something there is the rest of the workforce or the subsidiary team. “On availability of troopsassured that “They are all good, Roberto already trains with us and Pina must be left alone because there is still enough time for us to count on him. ” The manchego is recovering from a fractured fibula. Countdown to the clash between babazorros and lions this weekend. The “no places available” sign will surely be hung up. In that sense, Asier Garitano said “We know it is a special match for the fans. Surely there is a good atmosphere. It is a derby but we will try to make a good meeting to give the fans a joy. Athletic is having a great season and they are just a few games away from finishing with honors. It is a well-worked team that competes very well despite the latest league results. Many days have not added but have deserved much more. “Garitano affected that “They are very powerful in the air game, they hurt between the lines with people like Iker Muniain. They are going to demand a lot from us but we also want to demand from them”added the Guipuzcoan. The bands and the state of form of Williams also worry in the capital of Alava two days away. The coach analyzed the classification in First. “The possibility of reaching 30 points can give us peace of mind. We come from a defeat in Mallorca and now we will seek to break that dynamic, “Garitano observed.last_img read more