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Grateful Dead 365 (365)by Holly George Warren
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In 1965, the Grateful Dead came to life in the heart of San Franciscos hippie counterculture. Founding members Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir, Ron Pigpen” McKernan, Phil Lesh, and Bill Kreutzmann (and soon after, Mickey Hart) created a unique blend of improvisational rock, folk, blues, and psychedelia, and the Dead went on to become one of the greatest jam bands of all time, releasing more than ten studio albums and touring constantly for legions of Deadheads.
In Grateful Dead 365, five decades of intimate portraits, candid backstage shots, and colorful performance images take readers on the bands remarkable journey from the mid-sixties to the twenty-first century. Accompanied by the bands distinctive graphics, these photographs capture memorable moments, including the bands trip to the Great Pyramid of Egypt; scenes with colorful, trippy Deadheads; and tributes to Garcia. Written by award-winning music writer, Holly George-Warren, Grateful Dead 365 celebrates the evolution of one of the worlds most beloved bands.
In 1965, the Grateful Dead came to life in the heart of San Francisco's hippie counterculture. Known for a unique blend of improvisational rock, folk, blues, and psychedelia, and the Dead went on to become one of the greatest jam bands of all time. In this text, five decades of intimate portraits, candid backstage shots, and colorful performance images chronicle the band's remarkable journey.Abrams
About the Author
Holly George-Warren is an award-winning writer, editor, producer, and music consultant. She is the coeditor of The Rolling Stone Encyclopedia of Rock & Roll and the author of Public Cowboy No. 1: The Life and Times of Gene Autry, as well as Abrams How the West Was Worn and Punk 365. She lives in upstate New York.
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