Tuesday, November 10, 2009

Truckin' to Santa Cruz

Link to job ad: Grateful Dead Archivist at the University of California Santa Cruz. (via Resrouce Shelf)

Grateful Dead tidbits

American Beauty (Link to "The Annotated Grateful Dead Discography" at UCSC)
Entered Billboard Top 200 albums 12/12/1970.
Spent 19 weeks on the charts.
Peaked at #30.

"Truckin'" (As if some of you need to see the lyrics!)
Entered Billboard Hot 100 singles at #91 (no bullet) on 11/27/1971, the same week as "American Pie" (69), "Hey Big Brother" (77), "Drowning in a Sea of Love" (80), and the Doors' "Tightrope Ride" (100).
Spent 8 weeks on the charts.
Peaked at #64.

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