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The Grateful Dead a mix of jam, folk, country and psychedelic rock from San Francisco, USA. Unique with an eclectic sound they fused so many different musical styles into a perfect band package. Famed for their live performances the band broke up immediately after the death of singer/guitarist Jerry Garcia.
The Grateful Dead lined up as follows Jerry Garcia vocals and guitar, Bob Weir also guitar and vocals, Phil Lesh bass and vocals, Bill Kreutzmann drums, Mickey Hart drums, Pigpen McKernan keyboards, organ, vocals, Tom Constanten piano, Keith Godchaux keyboards, Donna Jean Godchaux vocals, Brent Mydland keyboards, vocals, Bruce Hornsby keyboards and finally Vince Welnick Keyboards. Wow, that is some line up.
The band were and still are massive with people following them from concert to concert and were known as ‘Deadheads’ renowned for their dedication, many of them referred to the band simply as The Dead.
The band themselves were together for 30 years solid only broken by Jerry’s death and gave us some classic songs such as Friend of the Devil, Casey Jones, Ripple, Truckin’ and Sugar Magnolia.