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- Posted on Jun 18th 2008 5:00PM by Benjy Eisen
Minutes before the set, Jackie Greene admitted to Spinner that he "was never really a Deadhead." When Lesh first started collaborating with him last year, after he heard one of Greene's songs on the radio, he gave him a "waste-high stack of stuff and said, 'Pick a bunch of them,'" Greene recalled. "Well, I did, and it turns out I ended up falling in love with a lot of the tunes."
A staple of the festival circuit and, now, a favorite with Deadheads even though he's not one himself, Greene says that "Bonnaroo is one of those festivals that you can come to with very high expectations and not be let down. There's Kanye West and there's Phil Lesh. There's all different kinds of music that you can go see and there's strange Russian groups from wherever. Maybe it used to just be this jam festival but it's not anymore -- and that's one of the things that's great about it. There's something for everybody."
Coachella: take note.