From: Palo Alto, California, United States Genres: Rock Years active: 1965-1995 Labels: Warner Bros., Grateful Dead, Arista, Rhino Associated acts: The Other Ones The Dead Furthur Jerry Garcia Band Rat Dog Phil Lesh and Friends 7 Walkers Rhythm Devils Donna Jean Godchaux Band Missing Man Formation New Riders of the Purple Sage Old and in the Way Legion of Mary Reconstruction Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band Kingfish Bobby and the Midnites BK3 Heart of Gold Band Name Origin: Garcia is quoted as saying: "One day we were over at Phil's house... I opened it and there was 'Grateful Dead', those words juxtaposed.It was one of those moments, you know, like everything else went blank, diffuse, just sort of oozed away, and there was 'Grateful Dead' in big, black letters edged all around in gold, man blasting out at me, such a stunning combination. ' And that was it."* Past Members: Jerry Garcia (born August 1st, 1942) (died August 9th, 1995 at the age of 53) Bob Weir Phil Lesh Bill Kreutzmann Ron "Pigpen" Mc Kernan Robert Hunter Mickey Hart Tom Constanten Keith Godchaux Donna Jean Godchaux Brent Mydland Vince Welnick Original Line-up: Jerry Garcia lead guitar, vocals Bob Weir rhythm guitar, vocals Ron "Pigpen" Mc Kernan keyboards, harmonica, percussion, vocals Phil Lesh bass, vocals Bill Kreutzmann drums Did You Know: • Their Barton Hall Concert at Cornell University (May 8, 1977) was added to the Library of Congress's National Recording Registry • Jerry Garcia lost his right middle finger just below the first knuckle when he was 9 • The band and its following (Deadheads) are closely associated with the hippie movement and were seen as a form of institution in the culture of America for many years Grateful Dead Quotes: I'm shopping around for something to do that no one will like.Folk Rock Jimi Hendrix, Bob Dylan, Creedence Clearwater Revival, Crosby Stills Nash And Young, The Great Society, Hot Tuna, Jorma Kaukonen, Love, Moby Grape, The Allman Brothers Band, Jefferson Airplane, Little Feat, Quicksilver Messenger Service, The Doors, Neil Young, The Traveling Wilburys, Traffic, Country Joe And The Fish, Crosby, Stills & Nash, The Byrds, Janis Joplin, Eagles, Buffalo Springfield, Spirit, The Notting Hillbillies, Santana, The Charlatans, The Band, Mc Guinness Flint, The Black Crowes, The West Coast Pop Art Experimental Band, Big Brother And The Holding Company, Help Yourself, Jerry Garcia, Pearls Before Swine, The Flying Burrito Brothers, Phish, Mighty Baby, Relatively Clean Rivers, Old & In The Way, Bob Weir, Tim Rose, Mu, Goose Creek Symphony, Mountain Bus, Dr.The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California.We need magic and bliss, and power and myth, and celebration and religion in our lives and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it. Jerry and Tiff move in with their maternal grandparents for a five-year stint.Jerry attends Monroe Elementary School, and is greatly encouraged in his artistic abilities by his third grade teacher.
It wound up being the last time the legendary guitarist would perform with the Grateful Dead. Duane sat-in with the Grateful Dead for three songs on the night of April 26, 1971 – “Sugar Magnolia,” “It Hurts Me Too” and “Beat It On Down The Line.” While Duane is a little low in the mix, it’s during “It Hurts Me Too” that we hear the majesty of the Grateful Dead/Duane Allman pairing.Through her, he discovers that being a creative person is a viable possibility in life.It is during this time that Jerry picks up the five-string banjo.The band was known for its unique and eclectic style and for live performances of long musical improvisation.They were the "pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world" and have sold more than 35 million albums worldwide.Jerry Garcia For me, the lame part of the Sixties was the political part, the social part. Jerry Garcia You do not merely want to be considered just the best of the best.The Grateful Dead is a humanoid torso covered with eyes. It lacks legs but has large arms, and it walks on its hands, where each have four huge metal-like and segmented fingers evenly spaced around its circumference.Jerry Garcia Nobody stopped thinking about those psychedelic experiences.Once you've been to some of those places, you think, "How can I get back there again but make it a little easier on myself?Hanging from its waist where its legs should be are four segmented tentacles.The eyes all over its body gives it the look of a yokai.