Aces Back to Back: The History of the Grateful Dead, by Scott W. Allen

By Scott W. Allen

Aces again to again: The background of the thankful useless (1965 - 2014) info the thankful Dead's complete 50-year heritage, all through January, 2015, together with the Dead's statement approximately their historical reunion indicates in Chicago this summer season, making it the main exact and updated account of the Dead's historical past ever written.

Aces again to again covers the occasions resulting in the band's inception in addition to their whole 30-year reign, and is the one booklet that recounts the post-Jerry Garcia interval - from the loss of life of Garcia, and on throughout the surviving members' incarnations because the different Ones, the lifeless, RatDog, Phil Lesh and neighbors, the Mickey Hart Band, 7 Walkers, and Furthur.

Our biography includes a Foreword from thankful useless lyricist and well known civil libertarian John Perry Barlow. the canopy is drawn via acclaimed poster artist Steve Johannsen (Grateful lifeless, Furthur, Gov't Mule) and the internal positive aspects 20 unique illustrations via Steve and the talented Lauren Kroutil.

Aces again to again strains the group's background from their earliest roots - the spring, 1961 assembly of Jerry Garcia and Robert Hunter - and takes the reader correct as much as January, 2015.

Every important second within the Dead's historical past in-between is roofed. This ebook celebrates the main minute - Weir will get to sing just about all of the songs at '78 exhibits in San Diego simply because Jerry is in poor health - and doesn't put out of your mind the dignity: the Acid checks, the Haight-Ashbury, Woodstock, the Wall of Sound, Watkins Glen, the may possibly eight, 1977 express at Cornell, the Egypt live shows, at nighttime, the Deadheads.

All the foremost avid gamers are right here, too; between them: Neal Cassady, Jack Kerouac, Ken Kesey, the Merry Pranksters, Robert Hunter, John Barlow, invoice Graham, Mouse & Kelley, Jerry's guitar heritage with luthier Doug Irwin, the Mime Troupe, the kinfolk puppy, Winterland, Augustus Owsley Stanley III.

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