That being said, longtime Dead fans will be happy to know that Ratdog is resurrecting such classics as "Shakedown Street" and "Truckin," on a regular basis, and -- in a year without a Dead tour on the books -- that's plenty of reason to haul out to a show. Weir just rereleased Ace, really a 1969 Dead recording that includes the classic "Mexicali" -- for Deadheads, the CD's release is monumental. Those fans who turn up at the House of Blues Tuesday can't be blamed if they're hungry for a hint of nostalgia -- and a chance to see Bob Weir play, even if it's just a few tasty licks.
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