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Punk and the Grateful Dead


Perhaps there are no two musical cultures more dissonant than Punk and the Deadheads. In this episode, Dr. Joseph Bryan, Assistant Professor of History at MSU Billings, provides historical and cultural context for the birth and development of punk music as well as its complicated relationship to the Grateful Dead.

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Dr. Sue Balter-Reitz is a Professor of Communication at Montana State University Billings. She studies freedom of expression and visual argument. Sue is a member of the Grateful Dead Studies Association and has published and presented research on the Grateful Dead to a variety of audiences.