His 13 favorite hidden gem Dead recordings.
Some very worthy ones indeed. But nothing after 1985.....
He says so himself:
"So here, in chronological order, one per year—excluding a few years, as well as anything after 1986 (post-coma was fun for a while but doesn’t hold up on tape, to my ears)—is a baker’s dozen: my thirteen essential, commercially ignored—some desert-island Dead."
We can argue about the 90s but did this guy miss 87-91?
Conclusion: Headier than thou deadhead snob
But even Phil says that he noticed a difference in Jerry's playing post coma "less fluent" I believe he said...