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  Jerry Garcia: jerrygarcia.com
Jerry's artwork has been reproduced in several formats for the best representation of his originals and with consideration for his fans and admirers.
NOTE: All editions sold by the Jerry Garcia Estate are certified with an embossed chop mark and come with a Certificate of Authenticity.
Additionally The Jerry Garcia Estate is interested hand-signed lithographs and originals artwork by Jerry.
jerrygarcia.com /art-program.html   (643 words)

  Legends : Jerry Garcia
Jerry Garcia had already begun his long, strange road in the role of Classic American Hero when he took his first breath as Jerome John Garcia, struggling and beating the odds at life’s doorway.
Garcia could never settle on an answer in cement and be content to "leave it at that".
Garcia's Social Urge (Venus) animated from this zodiacal degree, drew pleasure in performing to an extended rock an roll family partaking at a larger table, sharing within social communities structured with love as the foundation of all achievement.
www.thediviningnation.com /garcia.htm   (2478 words)

  Erowid Jerry Garcia Vault   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jerry's father was a swing-band leader and his mother was a nurse, but also played the piano.
Jerry learned to play guitar when he was a teen and played both bluegrass and rock/blues.
Garcia lived in Palo Alto during the late 50s and early to mid-60s, where he met several of the members of the band as well as characters such as Ken Kesey and Owsley Stanley.
www.erowid.org /culture/characters/garcia_jerry/garcia_jerry.shtml   (221 words)

 Jerry Garcia - hotshotdigital.com
As the leader of the Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia was the driving creative force behind one of the most famous and most popular rock acts of the century.
Garcia was born in San Francisco in 1942.
Throughout his many years as bandleader, musician, and rock legend, Jerry Garcia led the Grateful Dead through many changes on the road to success, but never let go of his original intentions.
www.hotshotdigital.com /WellAlwaysRemember.4/JerryGarcia.html   (464 words)

 Jerry Garcia's art surfaces after years of collecting dust | KOMO 1000 News Radio - News, Weather and Sports - Seattle, ...
LOS ANGELES (AP) - To Jerry Garcia's brother, the Grateful Dead guitarist's oil paintings were never rare works of art, just stuff that took up space in his garage.
For nearly 50 years Clifford "Tiff" Garcia held onto them, first as a favor to his late mother, then to his only sibling and, finally, after his younger brother's death in 1995, because he wasn't quite sure what else to do with them.
Tiff Garcia contributed a couple of the oil paintings to that project, and then the world came calling.
www.komoradio.com /news/entertainment/4856726.html   (621 words)

 Jerry Garcia Shirts List   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Jerry Garcia was the lead guitarist, vocalist, and spokesman for the seminal '60s rock roll band the Grateful Dead.
Garcia stayed active as a member of the Grateful Dead and as a solo performer until his death in 1995.
Garcia learned to play guitar when he was 15 years old, originally playing folk and rock roll.
www.edeadshop.com /catalog/jerry_garcia_shirts_328633_products.htm   (338 words)

 Jerry Garcia: News Accounts After
Garcia, raised in the city's Mission District, turned to electric guitar at 15, dropped out of high school at 17 and was discharged from the Army in 1961 after a year of service.
Garcia was hospitalized in a diabetic coma in 1986 and collapsed from exhaustion in 1991, causing the portly, graying musician to change his lifestyle.
In an industry that thrives on hype, glitz and greed, Garcia never succumbed or aspired to pretensions of self-important celebrityhood; for three decades, he and the band offered open and accessible celebration and entertainment to their countless Deadhead fans, who were treated as members of an extended family, not as suckers to be fleeced.
www.hoboes.com /pub/Fenario/Jerry/News2.html   (7522 words)

 A pictoral guide to the guitars played by Jerry Garcia
Garcia used Vinci strings, gauged.010 -.046, but from time to time used an.011 on the highE and a.047 on the low E. The guitar features a single-coil in the neck position, as opposed to the humbuckers you see in other configurations.
Jerry Garcia was very much the exception, playing only a handful of instruments throughout his three-decade-long career.
Garcia, whom Grateful Dead bassist Phil Lesh describes as "not the kind of guy to plan ahead," seemed to have forgotten one important detail: The guitars were not his to give away in the first place.
www.nii.net /~obie1/deadcd/garcia_guitars.htm   (6969 words)

 Jerry Garcia
Jerry was surrounded by music as a child; his mother listened to opera, his father was a professional musician, and when his family got together, they would have sing-alongs.
Jerry's second album was also titled Garcia, but later became known as Compliments of Garcia because there was a promotional sticker that said "Compliments of" on the cover.
Jerry's mother really wanted Jerry to be a girl; she already had one boy and wanted a daughter.
www.hermit.cc /oddends/jg   (1808 words)

 Jerry Garcia: a SF Mission upbringing
Jerry Garcia's many biographers generally concede he neglected his daughters while he pursued his artistic calling, although he clearly was himself troubled by not having gotten the love and support he craved from his mother.
Jerry appreciated that his stepfather happened to have stringed instruments, electrical instruments, amplifiers, and even a tape recorder around the house but they were unable to foster a good relationship.
Jerry's family had been one of the first in the neighborhood to acquire a TV, which was invented in San Francisco.
www.sfmission.com /famous/jerry_garcia.htm   (8058 words)

 CNN.com - Jerry Garcia's heirs sue over burrito chain's use of his image - Jan 13, 2005
The heirs of rock legend Jerry Garcia are suing a burrito franchise based in Atlanta for improper use of the singer's image in its restaurants and advertising.
Garcia, Moe's clinched the identification by using famous song lyrics readily associated with Mr.
Garcia's likeness, song lyrics and name have turned the internationally famous musician, artist and founder of the 'Grateful Dead' into little more than a taco huckster," the suit, filed in U.S. District Court in Atlanta, claims.
www.cnn.com /2005/LAW/01/13/moes.garcia   (661 words)

 Jerry Garcia: Biography : Rolling Stone
Sounding very like the mellower Grateful Dead, Jerry Garcia's solo work is pleasant and unremarkable.
Garcia is the essential album, boasting songs such as "Sugaree" and "To Lay Me Down," which went on to become Dead staples.
On the Dead's label, the live Almost Acoustic is delightful; a folk quintet tackles such Dead classics as "Casey Jones" and "Ripple." The aggregation Deadheads dubbed "the Jerry band" debuted with Jerry Garcia Band, a live double album featuring Garcia's expert dueling with organist Melvin Seals.
www.rollingstone.com /artists/jerrygarcia/biography   (263 words)

 Jerry Garcia | Music Artist | Videos, News, Photos & Ringtones | MTV
Jerry Garcia was the lead guitarist, vocalist, and spokesman for the seminal '60s rock & roll band the Grateful Dead.
Garcia stayed active as a member of the Grateful Dead and as a solo performer until his death in 1995.
Garcia learned to play guitar when he was 15 years old, originally playing folk and rock & roll.
www.mtv.com /music/artist/garcia_jerry/artist.jhtml   (581 words)

 Jerry Garcia guitar history
Jerry had about 25 guitars, but 70% of his time in the spotlight he played just 3, all custom built by the same luthier.
Garcia met with Cripe briefly backstage at a Florida concert and commissioned a second guitar for $6,500, known as Top Hat, although Garcia almost never played it.
Garcia strapped on the tour's spare guitar -- Tiger, out of mothballs for the occasion -- and finished his final concert on his old trusty ax.
dozin.com /jers/guitar/history.htm   (2103 words)

 gallery of stars presents artwork of jerry garcia
Garcia mentioned that this image was inspired by the sun highlighting the corner angles of some space containers in a child's toys.
Banyan Trees delighted Jerry on his trip to Hawaii.
Bee is an etching; one of the first prints released during Garcia's life.
imagemakersart.com /jerrygarcia.html   (258 words)

 Jerry Garcia
Jerry Garcia computer video - It's good; a studio version of "Deal" with some visuals.
The Jerry Garcia Electric with an organ emphasis, tested out several line-ups before settling with his core featuring Melvin Seals on keyboards, John Kahn on bass, David Kemper on drums and Gloria Jones, and Jackie LaBranch on back up vocals.
A place to download Jerry Garcia Band SHN files that includes Jerry Garcia and David Grisman, Legion of Mary, Jerry Garcia Electric, Reconstruction, and more.
www.thebestofwebsite.com /Bands/Jerry_Garcia_Bands.htm   (625 words)

 Jerry Garcia: Renaissance Musician   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Though never officially a member of the Dead, Hornsby regularly played with the group for close to three years through 1991, and effectively rekindled the unusual live chemistry of the group, particularly as it was channeled, as it had been throughout the band’s career, through their lead guitarist, chief composer and singer.
The effect Hornsby has on the musicians in the Jerry Garcia Band is much the same, his effervescent playing imbuing the musicianship with a sparkling, fresh sense of rediscovery.
It’s testament to the strength of Jerry Garcia’s own musicianly persona that, even under the duress of personal problems, he was able to forge such unique productive alliances as documented on these two packages.
www.allaboutjazz.com /php/article.php?id=24423   (1265 words)

It thrilled me Garcia made Nightline because you have to be truly elite in society to have Nightline scrap their intended show for the day to feature you instead.
Here was Crosby, alive, because he sobered up, while Garcia was dead with no warning because it seems he tried only haphazardly and without the commitment to his health that a person with diabetes who chooses to abuse heroin should muster up.
For many Garcia's music was almost a religion, even though he was just a man. I hope he's in Heaven (or Hell) playing with Janis and that he's got all the heroin he feels he needs.
www.grayarea.com /garcia.htm   (3205 words)

 Jerry Garcia - All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions - at Rhino
The first-ever Jerry Garcia boxed set, featuring over 7 hours of music remastered for the first time in HDCD.
One of rock's true icons, Grateful Dead lead guitarist, vocalist, and goodwill ambassador Jerry Garcia pursued an eclectic array of folk, bluegrass, roots-rock, and R&B-influenced solo projects throughout his career.
Recorded both solo and with the Jerry Garcia Band, his albums include a slew of classic covers and many songs that became an integral part of the Grateful Dead's live set.
www.rhino.com /store/ProductDetail.lasso?Number=78063   (368 words)

 Jerry Garcia Interview
Jerry Garcia, the highly acclaimed and highly articulate lead guitarist, singer, songwriter and spokesman with the Grateful Dead, had long been a candidate for a ROLLING STONE Interview, but.
Jerry Garcia lives near the Tamalpais Mountains (a range with magical significance in Northern California Indian lore) overlooking be Pacific Ocean, in a casual 1950 suburban house with his old lady, Mountain Girl, (once of the Merry Pranksters and a close friend of Kesey's in those days) and their little girl.
Jerry: Yeah, they were real bright, everything was getting real bright; that was what we were all starting to flash on then.
www.geocities.com /mnoferi/garcia.html   (19692 words)

 Jerry Garcia's Conservative Children - August 9, 2005 - The New York Sun
The smiling bearded visage of Jerry Garcia was as much a marker of day-to-day life in the times as the reassuring presence of Reagan's square jaw and pompadour in the White House.
Ann Coulter is fond of pointing out her love for the Grateful Dead as a way of disarming critics, but it is tough to imagine how Jerry Garcia would appreciate her book-length defense of Joseph McCarthy.
One of the enduring, if unexpected, lessons of Jerry Garcia's life is as apple-pie American as it gets: We'd all get along a lot better if we refocused on Thomas Jefferson's founding promise of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness.
www.nysun.com /article/18288   (1033 words)

 Amazon.com: Garcia: Music: Jerry Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Garcia, his revered 1972 solo debut, exclusively features cowrites by Jerry, Dead percussionist Bill Kreutzmann, and famed Dead lyricist Robert Hunter, including "Sugaree," "To Lay Me Down," and "The Wheel." Now expanded with eight previously unreleased outtakes from the original sessions, including "Study for Eep Hour" and a "Dealin' From the Bottom" studio jam.
EEP Hour is a strange and beautiful instrumental with Garcia on piano, organ and pedal steel, which leads into the sad and nearly terminal To Lay Me Down, a memory of lost love.
Also, there are six photos of Jerry in the booklet in addition to the one with his eyes closed that was included with the original vinyl release -- that original photo is in the inset under the disc.
www.amazon.com /Garcia-Jerry/dp/B0007OQ6RK   (1737 words)

 Respecting the Dead / Petition pushes for postage stamp honoring rock group's Jerry Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Everyone involved recognizes that a Garcia stamp would be a leap for the post office by honoring a rock-era figure associated with hippies, casual drug use and a way-laidback lifestyle.
But they proudly point out that Garcia was a great musician whose work blended many styles, a father figure to millions of Americans and others around the world and a philanthropist.
So far, the Garcia petition to the Citizens' Stamp Advisory Committee has garnered more than 6,000 signatures without any publicity to speak of other than word of mouth or by fans finding the effort at www.petitiononline.com/Garcia/petition.html.
sfgate.com /cgi-bin/article.cgi?file=/c/a/2005/08/22/MNGJKEBB211.DTL   (1113 words)

 Amazon.com: The Very Best of Jerry Garcia: Music: Jerry Garcia   (Site not responding. Last check: 2007-11-02)
Garcia's third through fifth solo cds were after a hit single, something that he did not appear to be pursuing prior.
The "Garcia" album does have five representative tracks, including the magnificent "Deal," "Bird Song," and "Sugaree," but overlooks "To Lay Me Down" and the totally weird spacey psychedelia of "Late for Supper/Spidergawd/Eep Hour." Meanwhile the thoroughly unremarkable "...Roses" album is represented three times.
Garcia's take on "Knockin' On Heaven's Door" is an aural sedative, and "Without Love" is a decidedly non-climactic ending to an otherwise satisfying disk.
www.amazon.com /Very-Best-Jerry-Garcia/dp/B000ECXC3Q   (1531 words)

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