By Steve Futterman
Updated December 20, 1996 at 05:00 AM EST

The Arista Years

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By the time the Grateful Dead got to Arista in the mid-’70s, their psychedelic glory days were a hazy memory. But if mellowness had enervated their drive, at least their songwriting and Jerry Garcia’s snaky guitar prevailed. Joys like ”Shakedown Street” and ”A Touch of Grey” on The Arista Years affirm that in their last two decades there actually was life in the Dead. A-

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The Arista Years

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