Grateful Dead

Grateful DeadThe Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band was known for its unique and eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, bluegrass, blues, reggae, country, improvisational jazz, psychedelia, and space rock, and for live performances of long musical improvisation. “Their music,” writes Lenny Kaye, “touches on ground that most other groups don’t even know exists.” These various influences were distilled into a diverse and psychedelic whole that made the Grateful Dead “the pioneering Godfathers of the jam band world.” They were ranked 57th in the issue The Greatest Artists of all Time by Rolling Stone magazine. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and their Barton Hall Concert at Cornell University (May 8, 1977) was added to the Library of Congress’s National Recording Registry.

The fans of the Grateful Dead, some of whom followed the band from concert to concert for years, are known as “Deadheads” and are known for their dedication to the band’s music. From 2003 to 2009 former members of the Grateful Dead, along with other musicians, toured as The Dead and The Other Ones. There are many contemporary incarnations of the Dead, with the most prominent touring acts being Furthur and Phil Lesh & Friends.


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Tracks played on Psychedelicized…

  • Viola Lee Blues [Live 6/18/67, Monterey Pop Festival]
  • Cold Rain And Snow [Live 61867, Monterey Pop Festival]
  • Mindbender (Confusion’s Prince)

From the 1966 The Fillmore Auditorium Concert
Filmore

  • Cream Puff War [Live, The Fillmore]
  • Dancin’ In The Streets [Live, The Fillmore]
  • In The Midnight Hour [Live, The Fillmore]

From the 1967 album The Grateful Dead
Grateful Dead

  • The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)
  • Beat It On Down The Line
  • Cold Rain And Snow
  • Sitting On Top Of The World
  • Cream Puff War
  • Morning Dew
  • New, New Minglewood Blues
  • Viola Lee Blues

From the 1967 Winterland Auditorium Concert
Winterland

  • The Same Thing [Live 3/18/67, Winterland]

From the 1968 album Anthem Of The Sun
Anthem of the Sun

  • That’s It For The Other One
  • New Potato Caboose
  • Born Cross-Eyed
  • Alligator

From the 1969 album Aoxomoxoa
Aoxomoxoa

  • St. Stephen
  • Rosemary
  • Doin’ That Rag
  • Mountains Of The Moon
  • China Cat Sunflower
  • Cosmic Charlie

From the 1969 album Live/Dead
Live Dead

  • Dark Star

From 1970 album American Beauty
Grateful Dead - American Beauty

  • Box of Rain
  • Friend of the Devil
  • Ripple
  • Truckin’

 

Promos

  • Concert Promo – Grateful Dead, Hullabaloo
  • ‘Live Dead’ LP Ad
  • Record Ad – Tower Records (featuring The Band & Grateful Dead)
  • Pot Bust News Snippet KFWB, Los Angeles 10367