Phil Lesh: Grateful Dead ‘Didn’t Deliver’ at First Monterey Pop

The Grateful Dead’s impact – on psych rock, on live recording techniques, on the meaning of a fan-based subculture – can’t really be overstated. But when it comes to 1967’s Monterey International Pop Festival, bassist and founding member Phil Lesh insists he isn’t being modest when he calls the band’s set forgettable.

“Our place in the show was the most unmemorable possible slot: between

This article originally appeared on http://www.rollingstone.com: Phil Lesh: Grateful Dead ‘Didn’t Deliver’ at First Monterey Pop

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