The Grateful Dead were an American rock band that formed in 1965 in Northern California. They came to fame as part of author
Ken Kesey's Acid Tests, a series of multimedia happenings centered around then-legal LSD. Famed for their concerts, the band
performed more than 2,300 shows over thirty years, disbanding after the death of lead guitarist Jerry Garcia in August 1995.
Although their only Top 10 hit, "Touch of Grey," charted in 1987, their popularity was based on concerts, and in their last
decade they consistently placed in the top five tours every year. Known for the range of their repertoire and the caliber
of their compositions, the Dead's songbook has been covered by a wide range of other musicians, from Bob Dylan to Jane's Addiction.
They released thirteen studio albums and nine contemporary live albums during their career, and more than 100 live releases
since then. They were inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame in 1994.
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