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August 14, 2004 Grateful Dead guitarist talks about his new retrospective CD and his relationship with Jerry Garcia.

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Interviews & Profiles

Warren Haynes' new solo album is called Man in Motion.

May 8, 2011 The Gov't Mule and Allman Brothers guitarist discusses his first solo album in 19 years.

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July 26, 2008 A new orchestral work, Dead Symphony No. 6, pays tribute to the Grateful Dead.

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News

The Grateful Dead circa 1970. The band's members were quintessential rock hippies — but, a new exhibit reveals, savvy businessmen as well.

July 25, 2012 A newly opened Grateful Dead exhibit reveals the quintessential rock hippies as savvy businessmen.

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November 11, 2009 The job involves managing original documents, clippings, posters, publication and documentation.

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December 1, 2005 In a separate auction, household fixtures formerly owned by Jerry Garcia are offered.

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October 20, 2000 The a cappella group The Persuasions decided to do an album of Grateful Dead songs.

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Dave's Picks Volume 9 features a 1974 Grateful Dead concert played in Montana.

March 31, 2014 In 1974, the Dead used an enormous conglomeration of amps and speakers called the Wall of Sound.

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Toledo, Ohio's Culture Clash Records is one of the many stores opening their doors this Saturday with exclusive new vinyl.

April 19, 2012 Out of hundreds of releases, a baker's dozen that bring out our inner rabid collectors.

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Chopin

Frederic Chopin

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Gillian Welch

Gillian Welch

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Spoon

Spoon

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Rodrigo y Gabriela

Rodrigo y Gabriela

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Bon Iver

Bon Iver

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Charles Mingus

Charles Mingus

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Emerson String Quartet

Emerson String Quartet

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Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

Nusrat Fateh Ali Khan

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Wye Oak

Wye Oak

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M.I.A.

M.I.A.

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Arcade Fire

Arcade Fire

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Al Jolson: Original Recordings

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  • Album: Al Jolson: Original Recordings
  • Artist: Al Jolson
  • Label: Intersound
  • Released: 1996
 

Might as Well...The Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead

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  • Album: Might as Well...The Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead
  • Artist: The Persuasions
  • Label: Arista
  • Released: 2000
 

Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir

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  • Album: Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir
  • Artist: Bob Weir
  • Label: Sony
  • Released: 2004