Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead: Bound To Cover Just A Little More Ground

Jun 8, 2011 1:55 PM ET
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A rare interview with Bill Kreutzmann of the Grateful Dead. He talks Hawaiian environmental issues and of course, music.

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This week on Sea Change Radio a rare interview with Bill Kreutzmann, original drummer of the Grateful Dead, and organic gardener. Host Alex Wise talks with Kreutzmann about the natural resources on the idyllic island of Kaua‘i, where he currently lives and where he has developed a passion for these lush surroundings. We also learn how his hope for a healthier island and planet prompted his civil disobedience to prevent the Hawaii SuperFerry from docking in Nawiliwili Harbor. As a lifelong fan of the band, Wise also asks him about his years with the Grateful Dead. Billy K recalls playing with Mickey, Phil, Bobby and Jerry, talks about his most recent musical project, 7 Walkers, and about how, in the post-Jerry Garcia era, the band’s remaining members feel a little more free to become advocates for causes that most inspire them.  

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