August 9, 2005

RIP Jerry Garcia 8.1.42-8.9.95

It all rolls into one
and nothing comes for free
There's nothing you can hold
for very long
And when you hear that song
come crying like the wind
it seems like all this life
was just a dream
Stella Blue

Stella Blue, Lyrics by Robert Hunter

Also see Scott and John.

It's great to see the NYT note this day but for a much clearer view of Garcia, the band and their music Phil Lesh's recent book Searching for the Sound is well worth the time to read.

Update - Today's Music: The Jerry Garcia Band, Kean College, February 28, 1980

Update 2:
David Gans has more links and The Days Between which includes some words from Robert Hunter.

Posted by Steve on August 9, 2005
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