November 5, 2017

In this second post dedicated to Jerry’s playing on “Franklin’s Tower” we are going to study the first guitar solo from the album version of this “Grateful Dead” classic. The main reason I chose to look at these 3 solos from the “Blues for Allah” version is because they are short, melodic, and very well

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November 5, 2017

If you’ve ever ended up jamming with a group or playing a gig with band that does one or two “Grateful Dead” songs, chances are you’ve found yourself playing the song “Franklin’s Tower”. It’s one of the more popular “Dead” tunes people like to jam on, and for good reason. One of those reasons is

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