Musical Musings… The Grateful Dead Muppets

Someone once told me I would know The Grateful Dead’s Touch of Grey when I’d hear it after saying one time I didn’t know it.  This happened a long time ago.

Well, I finally heard it.  That person was right.  I did know it.  I just thought the song was by Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers or the Travelling Wilburys or something else with Tom Petty in it.

But the funny thing I noticed was that it actually reminded me of something else.  Here’s a refresher for you in case you don’t know or forgot it:

Hear the ding-ding-ding in the background?  It sounds to me a lot like The Magic Store from The Muppet Movie:

At worst, it’s as similar as these two images:

I once made a joke at a Ben and Jerry's that their ice cream flavor shouldn't be Cherry Garcia, it should be Grateful Red. The girl behind the counter laughed. I didn't do anything else.

Talk about putting your foot in your mouth. No wait - scratch that.


  1. omawarisan · October 5, 2010

    Oh my god, you’re right.

    This is very disturbing.

  2. sgottahurt · October 5, 2010

    It’s my closest call, if I have to say so myself, which I didn’t, because you did.


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