• August 1, 2022
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    Jerry Garcia: 80 For 80

    Jerry 80

    “Each situation is different and my approach to it is to try and have as many kinds of music available to us as musicians...to be able to play the right thing in any given situation.” 

    We've got just the right 80 minutes of primo Jerry to celebrate what would have been his 80th circle around the sun.

    TUNE IN HERE

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Jerry 80

“Each situation is different and my approach to it is to try and have as many kinds of music available to us as musicians...to be able to play the right thing in any given situation.” 

We've got just the right 80 minutes of primo Jerry to celebrate what would have been his 80th circle around the sun.

TUNE IN HERE

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I was at the Hampton Beach Casino BAllroom for Ratdog and Bob Weir said, "Jerry would want us to play." It was a phenomenal show and the encore was 'Knocking on Heaven's Door' which lasted a long time and faded into the parking lot where many, many deadheads gathered to pay respect and be together.

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For all the years combined, they really do melt into a dream. I cherish the memories of you making us all smile and dance and love. ~PEACE~

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We saw Jerry perform with the Jerry Garcia Band at the Ventura Fairgrounds on his birthday either 2 or 3 days before he died. I remember reading 2 days later in the morning paper that he has checked into a rehab the day before, but I no longer remember how long he survived there. The Dead were banned from the fairgrounds because of the antics of the Deadheads and so the Jerry Garcia Band traditionally played that venue on Jerry’s birthday.

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We miss you

Thank goodness we have so many recordings to enjoy

Thank you, Jerry.

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Yes one year earlier
I was annouced drug free in a in patient facility
Of which i was a resident for 27 months
On August 9,1995 my sister called me with the news that Jerry passed .
I must admit at that time
It had no real meaning
At that time I had more things going on to get my own life together
28 years later I’m still clean and sober
As far as Jerry …….well some of us get it and others just…….shall we say just don’t.
A shame…..thats the way it is .
Through the years I’ve seen various offshoots of the Grateful Dead
One wonders what would have happened if ????
Or how many more piano players would have they gone through ( just a joke)
Anyway in the scheme of things August 9,1994 was and still is one of the more important days if my existence
August 9,1995 was just another day

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    darobace
    6 days 3 hours ago
    August 9 , 1994

    Yes one year earlier
    I was annouced drug free in a in patient facility
    Of which i was a resident for 27 months
    On August 9,1995 my sister called me with the news that Jerry passed .
    I must admit at that time
    It had no real meaning
    At that time I had more things going on to get my own life together
    28 years later I’m still clean and sober
    As far as Jerry …….well some of us get it and others just…….shall we say just don’t.
    A shame…..thats the way it is .
    Through the years I’ve seen various offshoots of the Grateful Dead
    One wonders what would have happened if ????
    Or how many more piano players would have they gone through ( just a joke)
    Anyway in the scheme of things August 9,1994 was and still is one of the more important days if my existence
    August 9,1995 was just another day

  • proudfoot
    1 week 5 days ago
    Much love to you, Jerry

    We miss you

    Thank goodness we have so many recordings to enjoy

    Thank you, Jerry.

  • father chronica
    2 weeks ago
    Last time we saw Jerry

    We saw Jerry perform with the Jerry Garcia Band at the Ventura Fairgrounds on his birthday either 2 or 3 days before he died. I remember reading 2 days later in the morning paper that he has checked into a rehab the day before, but I no longer remember how long he survived there. The Dead were banned from the fairgrounds because of the antics of the Deadheads and so the Jerry Garcia Band traditionally played that venue on Jerry’s birthday.