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Danny Mayer And Mary Corso Of Eric Krasno Band Release “Ship Of Fools” Cover In Honor Of Jerry Garcia

In honor of the anniversary of Grateful Dead guitarist/vocalist/songwriter Jerry Garcia today, Danny Mayer and Mary Corso of the Eric Krasno Band have shared a beautiful acoustic rendition of a beloved Garcia/Robert Hunter tune from 1974’s From The Mars Hotel, with Corso delivering beautiful, subtly raspy vocals and Mayer filling in the sonic space with principled rhythm guitar.

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As Mayer says in the track description, “Here’s to you Jerry! In celebration of the life of Jerry Garcia, Mary Corso & I recorded an acoustic version of one of our favorite Grateful Dead (Garcia/Hunter) tunes with Reed Sutherland at Barnhouse Recording! We hope you dig our take on ‘Ship Of Fools!'”

You can listen to Mary and Danny’s poignant acoustic rendition of Garcia/Hunter classic “Ship of Fools” from The Grateful Dead’s From The Mars Hotel below via their SoundCloud page:

Mary Corse and Danny Mayer will appear with Eric Krasno this weekend at The Peach Music Festival in Scranton, PA. Later this month, the band will head to Arrington, VA for their set at LOCKN’ on Sunday, August, 27th.


Fans of Danny Mayer and Eric Krasno Band can see Mayer, Krasno, and a massive list of other talented artists at the upcoming Brooklyn Comes Alive, set to take place across three venues in Williamsburg, Brooklyn on September 23rd and 24th. The 2017 lineup is set to include hand-selected band lineups featuring all-star musicians like John ScofieldGeorge Porter Jr. (The Meters), Al Schnier and Vinnie Amico (moe.), Aron Magner and Marc Brownstein (The Disco Biscuits), Joel Cummins and Kris Myers (Umphrey’s McGee), Mike Greenfield and Jesse Miller (Lotus), Jason Hann (String Cheese Incident), Alan Evans (Soulive), Cyril Neville (Neville Brothers), Henry ButlerJon ClearyReed Mathis (Electric Beethoven), Michael LeagueNate WerthChris BullockRobert “Sput” Searight, and Bob Lanzetti (Snarky Puppy), Jennifer Hartswick and Natalie Cressman (Trey Anastasio Band) and so many more! For a full list of artists, head to the event’s website. To get the low-down on the various band lineups as they are rolled out, check out our Guide To All Brooklyn Comes Alive Band Formations (So Far, and keep an eye out for further band announcements and other big Brooklyn Comes Alive news over the coming days!