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Full lyrics HERE. Old Jerry had a much more expressive voice than Young Jerry. (And poor Phil looks like a sixth-grader in gym class in those oversized blue shorts.)
“Since Jerry checked out, he hasn’t departed in the least. I can still hear him crackling away somewhere behind me, above and off to the left, if you will. I can hear the crackle of his harmonic content, where he would live in a song. And I relate to that like I always did.” ~Bob …
The Rainbow by Millen Brand Excerpted from Local Lives: Poems About the Pennsylvania Dutch, ©1975 Herbert Berky tells this story: When he was a boy, he used to work in two hill fields Josephus Gerhard had given his father. “You went up a lane that started between the Borneman place and Uncle John’s, and made …
That’s Clarence Clemons on saxophone. I wouldn’t mind having this played at my funeral, but really I’ll have very little say in the matter. Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.
“Dear Prudence” is one of my favorite Beatles’ songs, and it turns out to have been a favorite of Jerry Garcia, too. Full lyrics HERE.
Steve Parish was a roadie for the Grateful Dead and manager for the Jerry Garcia Band. His 2003 autobiography, Home Before Daylight: My Life on the Road With the Grateful Dead, is about his own life and experiences. It’s not a tell-all by any means, but of course his story overlaps with theirs. His stories …
Full lyrics at BobDylan.com.
“We need magic and bliss, and power, myth, and celebration and religion in our lives, and music is a good way to encapsulate a lot of it.” ~Jerry Garcia
I read an article once that said Jerry Garcia should not be considered a top-tier guitarist because he played too slow. I disagreed with it.