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  1. Paul Liberatorea s Lib at Large: Jerry Garcia on Jerry GarciaRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | Marin Independent Journal

    Most music fans would agree that Jerry Garcia, who died in 1995, was one of the all-time great rock guitarists. His solos were instantly recognizable, and I can only say that about a handful of guitar players.


  2. Black Wednesday events you can't missRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Courier News

    Black Wednesday events you can't miss Tributes to the Dead and the Boss are highlights of the pre-Thanksgiving calendar Check out this story on Bob Weir and Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead on July 19, 1989, at Alpine Valley in East Troy, Wisconsin. It's quickly becoming one of the biggest party nights of the year: Black Wednesday, the night before Thanksgiving, which this year falls on Nov. 25. It makes perfect sense to us: you're in a generally festive mood, you're surrounded by loved ones and you have a hangover-friendly feast waiting for you the next day.


  3. Dead & Company Kept It Tight(er) at 1stBank CenterRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | Denver Westword

    ... some fans who thought Phish frontman Trey Anastasio was a bad pick to fill late Grateful Dead singer-guitarist Jerry Garcia's humongous shoes in Santa Clara and Chicago. Rolling through Colorado this week on a cross-country arena tour, Dead & ...


  4. Rhino Releases 'Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead' DVD/CDRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 24 | Guitar World

    ... performed two sets of music each night, nearly 20 years to the day of the last-ever Grateful Dead concert with Jerry Garcia, which took place at the same venue. On November 20, the band released Fare Thee Well: Celebrating 50 Years of Grateful Dead ...


  5. Jerry Garcia: Read Excerpts From Unpublished InterviewsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | RollingStone

    As anyone who ever spoke with Jerry Garcia knew, the late Grateful Dead leader was never less than honest and animated in conversation. That side of him emerges once again in Jerry on Jerry: The Unpublished Jerry Garcia Interviews .


  6. At the Center of Rebellion: the Life and Music of ArmandRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Counterpunch

    ... exhausting combination of life on the road combined with too much drugs and alcohol over the years. I think of Jerry Garcia, and my dear friend and long-time touring partner, Alistair Hulett. Armand died too young, but for some reason it seems ...


  7. Dead & Co. at Target Center: Is Mayer the spiritual heir to Garcia?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | City Pages

    Assuming Jerry Garcia is in heaven - why wouldn't he be? - I have no doubt he looked down upon Target Center Saturday night with a smile while listening to John Mayer's shred-tastic renditions of the Grateful Dead tunes he established as rock n' roll canons. Simply put, since Garcia's 1995 passing, there's been no finer "Jerry" than the uber-talented Mayer, who's combining forces on this tour with Grateful Dead members Bob Weir, Mickey Hart, and Bill Kreutzmann to form Dead & Company.


  8. Stolen Faces, shared magic: Former Mobile musician finds Nashville home with Grateful Dead...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 23 | Alabama Live

    ... he says of life in his Grateful Dead cover band. "Robert Hunter was such a great lyricist. But above that, how Jerry Garcia composed this stuff and how he put those words to music, it's unbelievable. As a musician, I've never experienced songwriting ...


  9. Dead and Company review: With Mayer, group shows it has plenty of lifeRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Nov 21 | TwinCities

    ... Dead announced they were hitting the road for a full tour with light rock star John Mayer playing the role of Jerry Garcia. Of course, the Dead have always been hippie capitalists, but hiring the guy who sings "Your Body Is a Wonderland" felt like a ...


  10. 2-alarm fire in Long beach had people a hanging out the windowsaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Press-Telegram

    ... heavily from the smoke when they exited the building but had started to feel better after about one hour. Jerry Garcia, 54, lives in a downstairs unit at the complex and said firefighters rescued several members of his family who also live in the ...


  11. Greensky BluegrassRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Denver Westword

    For more than fifteen years, Kalamazoo, Michigan's Greensky Bluegrass has toured like it was a life mission. True to its name, its roots are in bluegrass - but there's also an improvisational side to the music that recalls the more interesting guitar work of Jerry Garcia.


  12. Dead & Company Steal More Hearts Than Faces at Bridgestone ArenaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | Nashville Scene

    ... John Mayer (who says he didn't even start listening to the band until 2011) to pinch hit for the late, great Jerry Garcia? Strolling down Demonbreun, we noticed the odd gaggle of hippies here and there, along with a predictably strong police ...


  13. Songs We Love: Circles Around The Sun, 'Kasey's Bones'Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | National Public Radio

    ... funk patterns, while Casal weaves lines around him, the pair mimicking the early-'70s interplay between Jerry Garcia and his non-Dead keyboard partners, Merl Saunders and Howard Wales. Soon, though, Casal hits a turbo-charge of pure lead-guitar ...


  14. 5 Grateful Dead Songs With St. Louis ConnectionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Nov 20 | River Front Times

    ... about the long history between our city and the treasured American rock & roll band. Beginning in 1968, the Jerry Garcia-led Dead played the St. Louis area 26 times before his death in 1995. In honor of the big night for Deadheads here in St. Louis, ...


  15. Touring Conference: How 'Fare Thee Well...Read the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Nov 19 | Billboard

    ... shows had on Phish, a dedicated touring entity in and of itself, whose guitarist Trey Anastasio filled in for Jerry Garcia at each show. "Part of the magic of this thing is that Phish is a giant band in their own right and had such a giant community ...


  16. Grammy-winning Steep Canyon Rangers more than Steve Martin's backup bandRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    ... The first time seeing a good bluegrass in person can make for a powerful experience. John Hartford and Jerry Garcia were two musicians that really got me hooked. NUVO: Your albums with Steve have been populated by a variety of diverse characters, ...


  17. Dead & Company bring John Mayer to life in AtlantaRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Nov 18 |

    ... Dead cover) a a Cold Rain and Snow a (Grateful Dead cover) a The Promised Land a (Chuck Berry cover) a Loser a (Jerry Garcia cover) a Bertha a (Grateful Dead cover) a a Cassidy a (Bob Weir cover) a a Don't Ease Me In a (Henry Thomas cover) a Set 2: ...


  18. See Grateful Dead perform 'Not Fade Away' at final showRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Nov 17 | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    ... the band's 50th anniversary, as well as the 20 years since it played its final shows with singer and guitarist Jerry Garcia at Soldier Field in July 1995. In addition to the Core Four - guitarist Bob Weir, bassist Phil Lesh, and drummers Mickey Hart ...


  19. Former Alabama resident, Allman Brother Oteil Burbridge on playing in Grateful Dead...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Nov 16 | Alabama Live

    ... known for blues-pop hits like "Gravity" and "Daughters," has been brought in to play the Jerry Garcia lead-guitar role in Dead & Company. Jeff Chimenti, a vet of Weir side-project RatDog, past Grateful Dead offshoots The Dead and Further and '90s ...


  20. The Trip PlannersRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Nov 15 | The New Yorker

    ... staffers and many volunteers, you can read about drum circles in the "Mind & Spirit" section, and about Jerry Garcia in "Culture & Art." You can also find the digitized research archives of Albert Hofmann, who first synthesized LSD. But the ...