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Star Trek Shirt

Never owned the shirt, but one of my favorites from the parking lot.
In the background, Jerry & the boyz jamming away with hippies dancing around the stage. In the foreground, Captain Kirk, Spock, & Bones. Bones is holding a Tricorder and stating,
"THEY'RE DEAD, JIM!". God, I wish I had purchased that one.

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new years 12.31.71

At Winterland, there was a table set up selling t-shirts that were obviously handmade. I don't remember how much they cost, maybe $5.00, but I distinctly remember thinking "that would be my gas money home". I have always thought that was a missed opportunity.

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Cool shirts

"Is Live or is it DEAD!!! A play on the Memorex ad. And the Bart Simpson t-shirt from 1990 is one I'd like to own. Halloween 1984 is another one I'd like to replace. How about the "From Egypt with Love" that was on dead.net a few years ago. And finally the one shirt I missed out on and regret it to this day the "Play Dead SYF" L/S t-shirt. Dead t-shirt is art itself. As always Play DEAD & Happy Monday, Deadland

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Sugar Magnolia music & lyrics

While window shopping in downtown Chicago in the mid-80s, I came upon a small women's boutique called Sugar Magnolia, on Oak Street. They sold pretty feminine things (not particularly hippie-ish), but at the counter, under glass, they had plain white t-shirts (women's cut back when that was rare for a music tee) with the music & lyrics to "Sugar Magnolia" printed in black. The song started on the front and continued on the back.

I have a favorite photo of myself in that shirt with a handful of girlfriends at the JFK Dylan & Dead show in 1987. I wore it endlessly for many years until it got to be as thin and as fragile as tissue paper... and then I slept in it for another few years. Got to the point where washing it was sure to make it disintegrate. Even so, I regret letting it go.

Sadly, the store closed recently after being in business for close to 40 years. Have never seen that shirt anywhere else.

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Deadagonia

Had the same shirt Lopezz. It was one of my favorites. As well as the Air Garcia shirts. With an airborne Jerry with Guitar in hand.

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woohoo!

excellent news!

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year of the ox

hello, im supposed to be getting 7 or 8 of those t-shirts, unworn, from tim harris's attic, hes getting up there in age as we all are, but ive been in correspondence with him for about a year and a half now, and he is supposed to send me this big box of those shirts, and then the last of the original all-access backstage pass, t-shirts, with the lanyards and backstage passes to match, (supposed to sign all the passes for me), hes not doing this for free, as i wouldnt expect him to, but hes doing it for quite a good deal. i think he has some other things hes looking to get rid of, a bunch of old stuff, one of those j. garcia wetsuits, id have to checkout some of our emails, in fact im going to send him one now, its been like a month or two. anyway, if and when he gets around to it, ill hit you up! peace!

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Jerry Handprint

I also had the Jerry handprint, white ink on blue shirt. It was designed and made by a guy named Ken (I think) - I remember what he looked like but might have the name wrong) - who lived in Berkeley. This was about 1979 or so . . .

Now that you mention it, I wonder where mine is too? I have a stack of old shirts but just went to look and that one isn't here.

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i still have a shirt from 90

i still have a shirt from 90 summer tour. hand drawn with dates on the back and bears dancing all over it. The fabric is so thin now i don't dear to wear it just hangs on the wall reminding me of one of the best summers of my life....gone are the days

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Fat Albert and the Junkyard Gang

I remember buying this shirt back when I was in high school, and it was that shirt that always got a conversation started or a high five or a thumbs up, etc. Fat Albert was one of my most favorite cartoons to watch when I was a wee lad, so you can imagine how elated I was when I was shuffling through Hot Topic and found it for sale in the late '90s. Sadly, the shirt met its demise while I was doing yard work with my father; we were cleaning up the yard after a particularly bad storm, and a rather sizeable tree branch snagged it and tore it pretty badly. I was...distraught.

Needless to say, I doubt I'd be able to squeeze myself into it now, but I do miss that shirt.

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