Date:03/06/64 Year:1964 Venue:Top Of The Tangent City:Palo Alto State:CA
Instrumental; Katie Kline; Homestead On The Farm; Barefoot Nellie; She's More To Be Pitied; Instrumental; Somebody Touched Me; Who'll Sing For Me; Darlin' Alalee; John Hardy
Black Mountain Boys. Deadlists: COMMENTS Black Mountain Boys [or Black Mountain String Band]: Jerry "Dr. Car Stairs" Garcia, banjo; David "Ernie Bo-Peep" Nelson, mandolin; Eric Thompson, guitar; Robert "Jim Bemas" Hunter; bass * ??? Tuning before Darlin' Aller-Lee * Other artists include: Walt Brown.
David Gans GDH #421: Also played, "Jerry's Breakdown".
-- Note - The band introduces itself before Homestead On The Farm:
D.Nelson(?): (cut) "..nk you very much. Uh, in case you don't already know, we're the Black Mountain Boys or the Black Mountain String Band -- the greatest bluegrass band since King Solomon's Mines. And over on the right hand side, we have Jerry Garcia, alais Dr. Car Stairs; and on the guitar, we have Eric Thompson..."
Garcia: "And here in the middle, kind fellow -- on stage, off stage, no matter where you happen to run into him -- is, uh, Ernie Bo-Peep on the mandolin here -- better known as David Nelson."
D.Nelson(?): "Jim Beamas on bass"