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Gans (David) Papers
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Description
This collection comprises research materials for and drafts of the book Playing in the Band: An Oral and Visual Portrait of the Grateful Dead (New York: St. Martin's, 1985), writings sent to David Gans, VHS tapes of the Garcia trial, CDs of the radio show The Grateful Dead Hour, and interviews on cassette tapes.
Background
David Gans is a musician, writer, journalist, record producer, photographer, and radio host who has written on the Grateful Dead for more than three decades. A professional musician, he has also performed songs from the Grateful Dead songbook as part of his solo act and with numerous bands. His long-running syndicated radio show, The Grateful Dead Hour, is heard nationwide, and he consults for the Grateful Dead channel on Sirius XM. Author of the seminal Grateful Dead books Playing in the Band (St. Martin's, 1996) and Conversations with the Dead (Da Capo, 2002), he is also a longtime presenter at Grateful Dead Scholars Caucus meetings.
Extent
5.5 Linear Feet 8 boxes
Restrictions
Property rights for this collection reside with the University of California. Literary rights, including copyright, are retained by the creators and their heirs. The publication or use of any work protected by copyright beyond that allowed by fair use for research or educational purposes requires written permission from the copyright owner. Responsibility for obtaining permissions, and for any use rests exclusively with the user. For more information on copyright or to order a reproduction, please visit guides.library.ucsc.edu/speccoll/reproduction-publication.
Availability
This collection is open for research. The use of certain media requires advance notice. Please contact Special Collections and Archives in advance to request access.