Grateful Dead fans are sure to remember Dear Jerry, the all-star tribute to Jerry Garcia that featured all members of the Dead’s surviving Core Four and pretty much everyone else from the jam scene as well. The creators of Dear Jerry recently announced an official audio/video release for fans everywhere, and celebrated that announcement with a video of “Touch Of Grey” from the performance.Today, the Dear Jerry folks have returned with a new video. Ahead of the October 14th release is a new video of “Friend Of The Devil,” featuring Bob Weir and Grace Potter singing the Garcia & Hunter classic. Thanks to Entertainment Weekly, we can watch the emotional performance in the stream below.Says Potter of the performance, “The skeletal body of that song will never change, and the way that it makes you feel will never change, but you can play it a million different ways… We’re going to tweak it out a little bit, get a little weird.”For more on the new Dear Jerry release, head here. The full tracklisting can be seen below.Tracks:“The Wheel” / “Uncle John’s Band,” Phil Lesh & Communion“Shady Grove,” David Grisman“(I’m A) Road Runner,” Peter Frampton“Deal,” Buddy Miller“Sugaree,” Jorma Kaukonen“The Harder They Come,” Jimmy Cliff, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann“Fire On The Mountain,” Jimmy Cliff, Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann“Help On The Way” /” Slipknot” / “Franklin’s Tower,” Bill Kreutzmann’s Billy & The Kids“Scarlet Begonias” / “I Know You Rider,” The Disco Biscuits, Bill Kreutzmann’s Billy & The Kids“Loser,” moe.“St. Stephen,” O.A.R.“Bertha,” Los Lobos & Bob Weir“Brown-Eyed Women,” Trampled By Turtles“Shakedown Street,” Yonder Mountain String Band“Friend Of The Devil,” Bob Weir & Grace Potter“Tennessee Jed,” Eric Church“Morning Dew,” Widespread Panic“Touch of Grey,” Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann“Ripple,” Full Ensemble
USU’s board of trustees and academic senate suggested closing the university from July 27 to Aug. 2.Read also: Fears of new COVID-19 cluster at North Sumatra University as rector tests positive“During the lockdown, all lecturers and staff must work from home and participate in free swab testing at USU Hospital. This must be done to curb the spread of the virus at the university,” Runtung told The Jakarta Post on Friday.USU spokesperson Elvi Sumanti said the university had imposed strict health protocols, including routine disinfection and assigning different shifts for those working on campus. It also required all staff aged 45 and older to work from home.“We’ve done our best to anticipate the contagion, yet there are still lecturers who have been exposed to the virus. These developments were out of our hands,” Elvi said.According to the government’s official data, there were 3,320 confirmed COVID-19 cases in North Sumatra as of Friday, with 172 deaths and 879 recoveries. (aly)Topics : North Sumatra University (USU) in Medan will suspend all activities for a week starting July 27 after five lecturers tested positive for COVID-19, while one of them has died from the coronavirus disease.USU rector Runtung Sitepu said the late lecturer, identified as MHKS, taught at the School of Engineering’s industrial engineering department.The four other lecturers who tested positive for the virus were Runtung himself, vice rector Rosmayati and board of trustees member Darma Bakti. They are undergoing self-isolation.