Every night any hardcore Hot Tuna fan goes to sleep, he/she should count their lucky stars for the Relix record label. The company has issued countless classic Tuna shows for mass consumption--although most of their shows circulate among fans as bootlegs, Relix Records offers certain shows in an improved sonic format, as evidenced by such releases as 1996's two part CLASSIC ELECTRIC and CLASSIC ACOUSTIC, as well as LIVE AT SWEETWATER parts one and two. The first edition (released in 1992) proved to be the first "unplugged" Tuna album featuring new material in nearly 23 years. Special guests Pete Sears, Maria Muldauer, and the Grateful Dead's Bob Weir join Hot Tuna stalwarts Jorma Kaukonen and Jack Casady for a set of acoustic blues recorded at Mill Valley, CA's Sweetwater Club in '92, featuring such highlights as "Winin' Boy Blues," "Embryonic Journey," and "Maggie's Farm."
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