Instead of doing an album of duets, on “Shout!,” Gov’t Mule took a novel approach, removing Warren Haynes’ vocals from the record and replacing them with an all-star cast of singers like Dr. John, Jim James of My Morning Jacket, Dave Matthews, Steve Winwood and Elvis Costello.
During their discussion from May 23, 1988, Garcia tell Smith about some of the most fun he ever had: The Acid Test.
One of the biggest jam band festivals of the summer kicked off yesterday. Mountain Jam, held at Hunter Mountain in New York, is curated by guitarist/singer Warren Haynes, who is front man of Gov’t Mule, a member of the Allman Brothers Band, and a solo artist.
“The Jerry Garcia Symphonic Celebration” kicks off June 18 in Pittsburgh, where Haynes will be joined by the Pittsburgh Symphony Orchestra.
Fellow musician – and a man who has dealt with demons of his own – David Crosby paid his respects to the former Grateful Dead frontman and guitarist by penning a poem in his memory, titled “Cause I’m Missing Jerry Tonight.”
If the Grateful Dead were a tree, its offshoots would be many. One that’s occasionally overlooked is New Riders of the Purple Sage. The New Riders originally featured Dead members Jerry Garcia, Phil Lesh, and […]
Heads up dead heads! The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame Museum is opening an exhibit on the Grateful Dead! I think I just heard an old hippie in the next cubicle over yell “road […]
Though it is, in fact, a song about drugs, “One Toke Over the Line” is also about “anything you push too far.”
How will you remember Jerry Garcia?
Grab some Cherry Garcia and catch the Grateful Dead on the big screen!