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Jerry Garcia

Born: Aug 1, 1942 in San Francisco, CA
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Died: Aug 9, 1995 in San Francisco, CA
Genre: Pop/Rock, Country, Folk, Blues
Biography: Guitarist, singer, and songwriter Jerry Garcia was best known as a founding member of the Grateful Dead, the rock band for which he served as de facto leader for 30 years, 1965-1995. Concurrently for much of that time, he also led his own Jerry Garcia Band (JGB), and he performed and recorded in a variety ...Read full biography
Garcia
Released: 1972
Label: Grateful Dead
Critics' Rating:
This disc was a happy byproduct of the Grateful Dead re-signing with Warner Bros. It was mutually beneficial for Bob Weir (guitar/vocals) as well as Mickey Hart (percussion) and his criminally overlooked ...Read full review
Jerry Garcia and David Grisman
Released: 1991
Label: ACOUSTIC DISC
Critics' Rating:
This Grammy-nominated disc heralds the origins of the highly acclaimed acoustic duo of Jerry Garcia (guitar/vocals) and David "Dawg" Grisman (mandolin). They had been chums for years by the time they began ...Read full review
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