whenever I listen to it I just want to turn them off
does this mean you want to go to the soundboard and switch it off? switch off their amps?
...or does it mean you are listening to a recording of a tribute?
imho, no matter how good a tribute is, it isn't meant for playback. The function of a Dead tribute band is to have a LIVE experience with the music, in a celebratory gathering with a group of like-minded, Dead-loving folks -having fun! Imho, sharing
the experience is the vital part of the Grateful Dead experience that is missing from listening recordings of the Dead, not to mention dancing with cute hippie girls!
If you are at your home or in your car just popping in CD's or mp3's, I can't imagine why you wouldn't be listening to the actual