Betty Cantor-Jackson worked as the sound engineer for The Grateful Dead on official live and studio albums — and perhaps more importantly, recorded hundreds of reels of prized soundboard tape.
Grateful Dead | Keith Stieduhar/courtesy of the artist (top left), Kamasi Washington | John Vettese/XPN (top right), Sleater Kinney | Brigitte Sire/Courtesy of the artist (bottom left), Hiss Golden Messenger | Rich McKie/XPN (bottom center), Jim James | Josh Pelta-Heller/XPN (bottom right)
Hart Valley Drifters included a very young Jerry Garcia (left) and future Grateful Dead lyricist Robert Hunter (right). The new album, Folk Time, comes out Nov. 11.
Jerald Melrose/Courtesy of the artist