Originally Posted by Martha Washington
I've been listening to the Spoonful a bit. I forgot what a wealth of good songs they had and how often they charted. I think they were doing a lot of things the Dead ended up doing. You know, nice galumphy old timey sounding stuff.
Good point about the Dead. Sebastian and Garcia both came out of the folk revival of the early 60s. They were both into the jug band music of the 20s, ie the Cannon Jug Stompers, the Memphis Jug Band and other galumphy things like that... I love that old timey stuff.