Long Strange Trip, the New 4-Hour Documentary on the Grateful Dead, Is Now Streaming Free on Amazon Prime

FYI: Long Strange Trip, the first comprehensive documentary to tell the story of the Grateful Dead, is steaming free right now on Amazon Prime. Executive produced by Martin Scorsese, and directed by Amir Bar-Lev, the four-hour film can be streamed right here if already have a Prime account. If you don’t, you can sign up for a 30-day free trial, watch the doc, and then decide whether to remain a subscriber or not. It’s your call. (Note: they also offer a similar deal for audiobooks from Audible.)

By the way, if you can watch the film with a good sound system, I’d recommend it!

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  • Toad says:

    Good heads up; I found to my surprise I still have a free trial of Prime on my main Amazon account and I’m checking it out.

    I like that they completely ignore the existence of Tom Constanten, whose (to these ears, not everyone’s) horrible playing is the huge flaw in an entire period of Dead live recordings. Once I hear that sound, I can’t hear anything else. In this thing, his name never comes up once, and I think his hands might appear in one shot. That’s working for me, but it is curious.

    They ignore a lot else, I think. The whole Mickey Hart’s father thing, for one. It’s a very smoothed out strange trip, from what I’ve seen so far.

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