Throughout the day, we’ve been shifting our mood by listening to this astonishing find we stumbled on at Internet Archive: the complete rehearsals for the summer ’87 tour when Bob Dylan sang with the Grateful Dead. It’s full of gems.  Click here to choose what you want to hear on the Archives playlist. Or just hit PLAY below.

If you’re unfamiliar with the Internet Library, we recommend poking around. It’s full of unexpected treasures, to fuel your work and illuminate.

(Along with recordings of the many courses Allen Ginsberg taught on poetry at Naropa Institute, we discovered Ginsberg performing William Blake, rare music we thought long gone.

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