Lettuce Covers Grateful Dead's Classic 'Shakedown Street' As 50th Anniversary Tribute: Listen

Shervin Lainez

While thousands of fans made the pilgrimage to Soldier Field over the weekend for the Grateful Dead's final shows, funk band Lettuce chose to pay their respects through music.

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To honor the Dead's 50th anniversary, the Brooklyn-based outfit released a jazz-inspired cover of the band's seminal "Shakedown Street," recorded during a 2008 session.

Listen to Lettuce's cover of the classic below: