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  1. Remo Belli, musician who pioneered synthetic drumheads, diesRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | The Star

    AP Photo/Damian Dovarganes, File Grateful Dead drummer Mickey Hart, left, Remo Belli, founder and CEO of Remo Inc., center, and John Densmore, the drummer of the rock band “The Doors,” celebrate to the beat of “Rock the Rhythm, Beat the Odds,” a giant drum circle event at the College of the Canyons Cougar Stadium in Santa Clarita, Calif., Remo, the pioneer of the world's first synthetic drumhead that built the beat for a half century of rock-n-roll, pop and more, died last week at age 88. PASADENA, Calif. - Remo Belli, a musician who pioneered the synthetic drumhead in time to help a generation of rock-and-rollers shape their sound and then saw it become standard on kits across genres, has died in California.

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  2. Grizzly Bear returning to the studio in JuneRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | Entertainment Weekly's PopWatch

    Indie-rock heavyweights Grizzly Bear have provided additional confirmation of their return to the studio. "Starting to officially record new album June 1!" the band's Ed Droste announced on Instagram early Wednesday.

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  3. Police, friends puzzled over who would want to kill Seal Beach man who died in fireRead the original story w/Photo

    9 hrs ago | Press-Telegram

    ... of ham for Eddie. Donnelly's friends said the retired teacher was a friend of Bob Weir, the co-founder of the Grateful Dead, and that the band had helped Donnelly celebrate his New Year's Eve birthday on more than one occasion. Donnelly sometimes ...

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  4. Dead & Company's Mickey Hart Remembers Drumhead Pioneer Remo BelliRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Billboard

    ... (the first one, from 1964, sold for $2.1 million at auction). Among his close friends was Mickey Hart of the Grateful Dead and Dead and Company , whose father used to help Belli test his drumheads. Hart remembered Belli and his importance to the ...

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  5. Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh selling Marin County home for $10.35MRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Contra Costa Times

    ... one of the largest privately owned properties in Ross, for $4.35 million. Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead band, has listed his Ross home for $10.35 million. Lesh has no plans to leave the county, buying property nearby. (Courtesy ...

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  6. Acclaimed Janis Joplin Documentary Premiering on PBS TonightRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... as the Monterey Pop and Woodstock festivals. Among the celebrities who appear in the documentary are The Grateful Dead 's Bob Weir , Kris Kristofferson , Melissa Etheridge , Pink , Juliette Lewis , talk-show host Dick Cavett and Joplin's Big Brother ...

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  7. Meetups at the Movies: Grateful Dead Film Is Part of Growing TrendRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday | Broward-Palm Beach

    The Grateful Dead performed its final hurrah last summer in Chicago, but Deadheads have another chance to converge with the tribes when the sixth-annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up at the Movies lights up South Florida theaters Wednesday, May 11. This one-night-only event features an unreleased concert filmed at Sullivan Stadium in Foxboro, ... (more)

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  8. A Merger of Finance and Music Delivers Attendees Exceptional ResultsRead the original story

    Tuesday | KXVO

    Merging the worlds of finance and love of the Grateful Dead, Wall Street Dead aHead Networking Eventsa will return to What resonates throughout the WSDaH series of events is any number of the Grateful Dead song lyrics and the general legacy of the band. Whether, "Don't be a collector of more than you need, got a lot of things growing, but keep watching your seeds" , "Don't you let that deal go down" and of course, "Strangers stopping strangers, just to shake their hand" -the Events articulate a theme of building lasting business relationships and friendships with a love of the Grateful Dead's music as the connecting bond.

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  9. Live the 'high life' at Grateful Dead member's estate near S.F.Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Seattle Post-Intelligencer

    An elegant country estate owned by Grateful Dead bass player Phil Lesh and his wife, Jill, is on the market for $10.35 million. You won't find any dancing bears here.

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  10. Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh selling Ross home for $10.35MRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday | Marin Independent Journal

    Phil Lesh, a founding member of the Grateful Dead, has listed his seven-bedroom Ross home for $10.35 million. With a pool, a wine cellar, four fireplaces and a deck, the seven-bedroom Dutch Colonial property is where Lesh and his wife Jill raised their children.

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  11. Celebrity Real Estate: Phil Lesh and Don CheadleRead the original story

    Monday May 2 | Hudson Hub-Times

    Grateful Dead Bassist Selling Home There's nothing jam-session casual about the home of Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh. The 7,900-square-foot Dutch colonial is the model of very upscale suburban sprawl.

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  12. All-Star Concerts Honoring Dr. John and Jerry Garcia to Be Released Soon on CD, DVD & Other FormatsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | WIMZ-FM Knoxville

    ... in May 2015 at Merriweather Post Pavilion in Columbia, Maryland. The show was held about a month before The Grateful Dead's historic "Fare Thee Well" 50th anniversary concerts, and featured the band's four core surviving members -- Bob Weir , Phil ...

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  13. Looking to live the high life? Check out this celeb's homeRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | Houston Chronicle

    An elegant country estate owned by Grateful Dead bass player Phil Lesh and his wife, Jill, is on the market for $10.35 million. You won't find any dancing bears here.

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  14. Bassist who played with Grateful Dead sells estateRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | The Beaumont Enterprise

    An elegant country estate owned by Grateful Dead bass player Phil Lesh and his wife, Jill, is on the market for $10.35 million.

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  15. The Rooster's Wife@ the Cameo Theater: Jay NashRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | The Pilot

    ... expandable suitcase-record player since I was seven, which was all well and good. But, it was the sound of the Grateful Dead, emanating from my Sanyo boombox, as I laid in my bunk bed, that reconnected me to the world, humanity and I dare say, the ...

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  16. Listen to The Grateful Dead play The Spectrum in two 35-year-old bootlegsRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday May 2 | WXPN-FM Philadelphia

    The early 80's were a strange period for The Grateful Dead : they had already released the bulk of their best material, Brent Mydland had just joined the band on keyboards after the departure of the Godchauxs, and Jerry's drug use was spiking. However, these unearthed concert recordings from the Dead's performance at the Spectrum in 1981 prove that the band still had their stuff together and more.

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  17. Grateful Dead Meetup At The MoviesRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | The Hartford Courant

    The 6th annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up At The Movies is on May 11, starting at 7 p.m. This year, the guys - Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Brent Mydland and Bob Weir - will be seen performing a concert at Sullivan Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on July 2, 1989 in front of 60,000 fans. The 6th annual Grateful Dead Meet-Up At The Movies is on May 11, starting at 7 p.m. This year, the guys - Jerry Garcia, Mickey Hart, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Brent Mydland and Bob Weir - will be seen performing a concert at Sullivan Stadium in Foxboro, Mass., on July 2, 1989 in front of 60,000 fans.

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  18. Dead On Live to return to NewtonRead the original story

    Thursday Apr 28 | The Advertiser News (South)

    ... become nationally recognized as one of the standout acts on the circuit who pay tribute to the music of the Grateful Dead. Multi-instrumentalist, touring and recording veteran Marc Muller has brought a cast of world-class musicians together to ...

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  19. Dr. John off to rollicking start, before torrential rain at New Orleans Jazz FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday May 1 | Alabama Live

    Dr. John's Saturday afternoon show at the New Orleans Jazz Fest had a colorful start as his dear old friend, Wavy Gravy of Woodstock fame, introduced him at the Acura Stage. "There is a doctor in the house!" the political activist and official clown of The Grateful Dead announced.

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  20. The Darkest Star Shines the BrightestRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Apr 30 | Kirkville

    On December 31, 1978, the Grateful Dead played the last concert ever at San Francisco's Winterland. Originally built in 1928 as a dance hall, Winterland had become the West-coast mecca of rock after promotor Bill Graham started organizing concerts there in 1966.

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