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The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Greatest Jam Band in History By Tony Sclafani,

  • Title: The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Greatest Jam Band in History
  • Author: Tony Sclafani
  • ISBN: 9781617130861
  • Page: 109
  • Format: Paperback
  • FAQ The Grateful Dead rose out of San Francisco s 60s underground rock scene with an unprecedented sound and image Its members, steeped in rock, folk, classical, and blues their instrumental prowess and their refusal to bow to commercial conventions helped originate jam band music Unapologetic in its advocacy of drug use as a means toward mind expansion, the Dead h FAQ The Grateful Dead rose out of San Francisco s 60s underground rock scene with an unprecedented sound and image Its members, steeped in rock, folk, classical, and blues their instrumental prowess and their refusal to bow to commercial conventions helped originate jam band music Unapologetic in its advocacy of drug use as a means toward mind expansion, the Dead helped catapult psychedelic music After performing at the Monterey International Pop Festival and Woodstock, the group became iconic without ever scoring a hit single A large, devoted fan base Deadheads began to follow the band everywhere The group suffered a tragedy when bandleader Jerry Garcia slipped into a coma in 1986, but returned the next year with a top selling album and surprise hit single, Touch of Grey By 1993, the Dead was the top grossing live act in the United States The band ended when Garcia died in 1995, but the music lives on with a stream of live releases In Grateful Dead FAQ, Tony Sclafani examines the band s impact and influence on rock music and pop culture This book ventures into unexplored areas and features a host of rare images, making it a must have for both Deadheads and casual fans.
    The Grateful Dead FAQ All That s Left to Know about the Greatest Jam Band in History FAQ The Grateful Dead rose out of San Francisco s s underground rock scene with an unprecedented sound and image Its members steeped in rock folk classical and blues their instrumental prowess a

    One thought on “The Grateful Dead FAQ: All That's Left to Know about the Greatest Jam Band in History”

    1. It s a great reference with some cool minutiae not found in other biographies, but if you ve read a lot of the other Dead books out there, this might not be as engaging.

    2. Out of the hundreds of thousands of bands that attempt to hit it big, only a small percentage even make it to the radio waves Even fewer still get an album released and find enough promotional opportunities to get a tour under way Then, the luckiest of the lucky gain the notoriety and fame they are searching for, but there still lies one label, one classification that takes than talent, than luck, than anything you can actually plan for to achieve, legends Of the musical acts who can claim su [...]

    3. A fascinating read This is like the Dark Star of books a wild, crazy quilt of idea after idea that challenges you as well as intrigues you With small print and over 300 pages, this tome definitely gives you bang for the buck months after I bought it I m discovering new things What I really like about it, though, is that it doesn t retell the same gossipy band history story we all know So they did drugs we already know that, right Instead, chapters are devoted to everything from lesser known Dead [...]

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