Garcia was the lead guitarist, vocalist, and spokesman for the the Grateful Dead. Throughout his career, he led the Dead through numerous changes, becoming one of the most famous figures in the history
of modern rock and folk. Jerry pursued
many side projects, ranging from the bluegrass group
Old & in the Way to his folky solo recordings. Garcia stayed active as a member of the Grateful Dead and as a solo performer until his death in 1995.
"god" to many of his hippie
followers from the 60's-until his death is 1995. A father
to many, "Jerry's kid" was a popular bumper sticker
during the Grateful Dead
years. We lament the death of our beloved Jerry, and we continue to remember
him and see the rest of his band, The Dead, tour
and put on some
great shows. Thingswont be the same, but we gotta keep on truckin'
those psychedelic experiences. Once you've been to some
of those places, you think, "How can I get back there again but make it a little easier on myself?"