Grateful Dead
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Grateful Dead Biography (Wikipedia)

The Grateful Dead was an American rock band formed in 1965 in Palo Alto, California. The band is known for its eclectic style, which fused elements of rock, folk, country, jazz, bluegrass, blues, gospel, and psychedelic rock; for live performances of lengthy instrumental jams; and for its devoted fan base, known as "Deadheads". "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". The band was ranked 57th by Rolling Stone magazine in its The Greatest Artists of All Time issue. The band was inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994 and a recording of their May 8, 1977, performance at Cornell University's Barton Hall was added to the National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress in 2012. The Grateful Dead have sold more than 35 million albums worldwide.

The Grateful Dead was founded in the San Francisco Bay Area amid the rise of the counterculture of the 1960s. The founding members were Jerry Garcia (lead guitar, vocals), Bob Weir (rhythm guitar, vocals), Ron "Pigpen" McKernan (keyboards, harmonica, vocals), Phil Lesh (bass, vocals), and Bill Kreutzmann (drums). Members of the Grateful Dead had played together in various San Francisco bands, including Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions and the Warlocks. Lesh was the last member to join the Warlocks before they became the Grateful Dead; he replaced Dana Morgan Jr., who had played bass for a few gigs. Drummer Mickey Hart and non-performing lyricist Robert Hunter joined in 1967. With the exception of McKernan, who died in 1973, and Hart, who took time off from 1971 to 1974, the core of the band stayed together for its entire 30-year history. The other official members of the band are Tom Constanten (keyboards; 1968–1970), John Perry Barlow (nonperforming lyricist; 1971–1995), Keith Godchaux ...

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Box Of Rain
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Box Of Rain
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Dark Star
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Dark Star
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Uncle John's Band
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Uncle John's Band
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Hell In A Bucket
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Hell In A Bucket
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New Speedway Boogie
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New Speedway Boogie
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U.S. Blues
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U.S. Blues
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Friend Of The Devil
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Friend Of The Devil
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Truckin'
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Truckin'
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China Cat Sunflower
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China Cat Sunflower
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China Cat Sunflower / I Know You Rider (Live)
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China Cat Sunflower / I Know You Rider (Live)
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One More Saturday Night
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One More Saturday Night
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The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)
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The Golden Road (To Unlimited Devotion)
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Mountains Of The Moon
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Mountains Of The Moon
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A Touch of Grey
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A Touch of Grey
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Ripple
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Ripple
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Attics of My Life
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Attics of My Life
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Shakedown Street
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Shakedown Street
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Alice D Millionaire
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Alice D Millionaire
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Shakedown Street (Old Grey Whistle Test, Rockpalast, 26 Mar 1981)
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Shakedown Street (Old Grey Whistle Test, Rockpalast, 26 Mar 1981)
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Me And My Uncle (Old Grey Whistle Test, Rockpalast, 26 Mar 1981)
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Me And My Uncle (Old Grey Whistle Test, Rockpalast, 26 Mar 1981)
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Althea (Old Grey Whistle Test, Rockpalast, 26 Mar 1981)
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Althea (Old Grey Whistle Test, Rockpalast, 26 Mar 1981)
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Born Cross Eyed
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Born Cross Eyed
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Unbroken Chain
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Unbroken Chain
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Scarlet Begonia
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Scarlet Begonia
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I Know You Rider
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I Know You Rider
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Sugar Magnolia
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Sugar Magnolia
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Money Money
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Money Money
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The Big Boss Man
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The Big Boss Man
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Estimated Prophet
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Estimated Prophet
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Attics (Vocal Only)
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Attics (Vocal Only)
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Casey Jones
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Casey Jones
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