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Trixie, Sunshine & MG

Trixie Garcia, Mountain Girl, Sunshine Kesey - such great smiles

The Grateful Dead

News about the Grateful Dead. Commentary and archival information about the Grateful Dead from The New York Times.

Jerry Garcia and Carlos Santana - another great photo by our friend Michael Zagaris.

Rock Music Photographers, A-Z, Michael Zagaris

Irving Penn  Rock Groups, San Francisco – Big Brother and the Holding Company and The Grateful Dead, 1967

Photo by Irving Penn, Rock Groups (Big Brother and the Holding Company and the Grateful Dead), San Francisco. © The Irving Penn Foundation

Jerry Garcia was a folk and blue-grass obsessive who started playing guitar at fifteen. It was those roots, as well as a lifelong love of Chuck Berry, that gave his astral experiments with the Grateful Dead a sense of forward momentum.

100 Greatest Guitarists: David Fricke's Picks

Jerry Garcia of the Grateful Dead. A gentle rocker. "One man gathers what another man spills.