At the height of his powers, Rock Scully was the charismatic front man for the business of the Grateful Dead, a sophisticated, smooth-talking hippie who coped with promoters and cops and other agents of reality while the band created magic on stage. Actually, Rock had his own magic.
Article about the Dead's Bust at 710, from Rolling Stone Volume 1, Number 1, November 9, 1967.
Household of 710 Ashbury, Pigpen & Rock holding guns.
Occupants of 710 Ashbury Street, Jan 1967.
Grateful Dead & Other S.F. Bands at 710 Ashbury.
The Dead Family in custody at the Hall of Justice, San Francisco, CA. Photograph from: San Francisco Chronicle. (Left to Right) Bob Weir, Bob Matthews, Rock Scully, Sue Swanson, Pigpen, Veronica Grant, Antoinette Kaufman, Dan Rifkin.
Danny Rifkin & Rock Scully, Grateful Dead managers, in front of Egyptian backdrop, at Baker Street Studio in 1966.