Best of

To be pondered, reflected upon and consumed while experiencing Bob Dylan’s “Series of Dreams”



Neil Young — Earth

Neil Young — Peace Trail

Bob Dylan — Fallen Angles

EVERY Grateful Dead release

The Re-release of the Traveling Wilburys Collection

Mo Ostin Tribute Collection—Mo’s Songs

Rolling Stones—Blue & Lonesome

Bob Weir —Blue Mountain

Still waiting for Desert Trip soundtrack


Books, Writings

Phil Knight — Shoe Dog

Alive with the Dead — Susana Millman

Jane Mayer — Dark Money

Shep Gordon — Supermensch

Robert Greenfield — Bill Graham Presents: My Life Inside Rock

and Out

Robert Greenfield — BEAR

John Fogarty — Fortunate Son

Mick Fleetwood — Play On

Paul Krugman, Timothy Egan, Robert Reich — everything they


John Williams — Butcher’s Crossing

The History of the Traveling Wilburys — Mo Ostin, Anthony


The True History of the Traveling Wilburys — Ted Ashenbecker,

Hugh Jampton, Professor Tiny Hampton

Michael Ward — Ghost Riders in the Sky

Eric Weiner — The Geography of Genius

David Maraniss — Once in a Great City

Bruce Springsteen — Born to Run

Viet Thanh Nguyen — The Sympathizer

San Diego Business Journal — San Diego’s 500 Influential

Business Leaders

Robbie Robertson — Testimony

Steven G. Mandis — The Real Madrid Way

Rinker Buck — The Oregon Trail

Rus Bradburd — Forty Minutes of Hell: The Life of Nolan


LIFE Magazine Tribute Issue — Bob Dylan

Bicycling Magazine — every issue

Bonner Paddock — One More Step

Robert Kuhn—How China’s Leaders Think

Jeffery Wasserstrom — China in the 21st Century

Thomas Buergenthal — A Lucky Child

Bill Browder — Red Notice

Adam Grant — Originals

Elvis Costello — Unfaithful Music

Mick Ebeling — Not Impossible

David Meerman Scott — The New Rules of Marketing & PR

Walter Isaacson — Einstein

Erik Larson—In the Garden of Beasts

Betty Edwards — Drawing on the Right Side of the Brain

Kevin Fedarko — The Emerald Mile

Alonzo Mourning — Resilience

Craig Childs — Apocalyptic Planet

Richard Flanagan — The Narrow Road to the Deep North

Malin Burnham — Community Before Self

Erling Norrby — Notable Prizes and Notable Discoveries

Mark Bowden — Killing Pablo

Alison Brown — Bronze Sculpture Creation

Bob Minkin —Live Dead

Steve Cohen — Faces + Figures

The Rolling Stones — Zip Code

Visions of UCLA



Bruce Springsteen

Elvis Costello

Elvis Costello again

The Who

Leon Russell

Steven Stills

Bob Dylan, The Tour — a lot, but never enough

Grateful Dead, The Tour — again and again, but never enough

Smokey Robinson

Electric Waste Band

Brian Wilson


More Grateful Dead — never enough

Happy Together Tour, with Spencer Davis

More Grateful Dead — never enough

Boz Scaggs



The Fab Four

Ben Harper

Jackson Browne

Huey Lewis

John Fogarty – a lot, but never enough

Desert Trip

More Bob Dylan — but still never enough

Maui Jim Festival Express — Mick Fleetwood, Sammy Hagar,

Steven Tyler, Willie K, and many others

Maui Jim Festival Express Day 2 — add Shep Gordon and Lukas

Nelson; then shake, stir and consume

New Stuff and Happenings

New Beam — More flesh-eating low end than ever

New movie — On the Map

San Diego Sport Innovators

Mike DuBois’ Artwork

Bill Walton Audio Book

Bill Walton Book Tour

Cortez passes

NCAA Final 4—GREAT title game and finish

Celtics 86’ Championship Reunion

Bill Walton Statue

AMGEN Tour of California

Chauffeurs by Sean Expands to HR, Global Media Productions,

e-sports, Philanthropy, Insurance/Financial Services, and

Human Rights,

Bob Dylan’s Never Ending World Tour comes to California for a


NBA Finals

Grateful Dead Tour

Tour de France

CNBC & Jim Kramer

Azunia Tequila Intergalactic Tour

California Sports Hall of Fame

Brad Fowler Memorial Scholarship Luncheon

La Mesa Boys & Girls Club Capital Campaign

Sirius XM Satellite Radio—Walton on XM/Sirius

Humphrey’s 35th Anniversary Celebration

Balboa Park Plaza de Panama Project

ESPN & e-sports, Las Vegas, and beyond

USA Paralympics Rugby Team

Rio Olympics and Paralympics

The Grateful Dead in George, Washington at the Gorge

Playing in the Band at Shoreline with the GD

Bill Schonley Tribute Celebration

San Francisco Giants Honor the Grateful Dead

San Francisco Giants honor Bill Graham

CAF NorCal

Summit for Stem Cell campaign to cure Parkinson’s

Basketball HOF for Yao Ming

John Fogarty residency in Las Vegas — with my bike

Maurice Lucas Foundation Portland, Oregon

Rex Foundation celebrations of life

Bill Walton’s Sportsman of the Year Award — San Diego Petco

Park with accompanying bobble-head

Desert Trip — I love trippin’ in the desert

Bob Dylan Nobel Prize for Literature

CAF Million Dollar Challenge

Eric Northbrook—CAF MDC, ride, effort and picture of a lifetime

Lance Weir and CCI Dog Fest Walk’nRoll

More John Fogarty

Lakers restart makes for a really proud dad

St. John’s & Chris Mullin New York celebration at the

Metropolitan Club

Pac-12 China Initiative Shanghai, Hangzhou, Alibaba

Joe Tsai

Jim Wilkinson

Maui Jim on Maui — and things were never the same again

Shep Gordon

K2 Insurance Services

San Diego Sports Arena 50th Anniversary Celebration

Warner Brothers Rhino ongoing celebration of all things Dead

Gates by Carl @ Lakeside Sculpture

Cali Strong — I’m a patriot

The Luskin Conference Center and Hotel at UCLA

UCLA Basketball — Lives again, I’m obnoxiously proud and




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