“Today would have been Grateful Dead guitarist Jerry Garcia’s 78th birthday. Garcia’s untimely death on August 9, 1995 brought a tragic end to his storied career at the all-too-young age of just 53.
“For 25 years, Jerry’s life and music has been celebrated during the “Days Between” his August 1 birthday and the anniversary of his death on August 9.
“Various tributes and concerts have been offered in honor of Garcia over the past quarter-century, and starting today the Jerry Garcia Family and Grateful Dead’s charity organization the Rex Foundation will begin the nine-day Daze Between online celebration.
“JamBase will also celebrate Jerry Garcia during the days between August 1 and August 9, starting with this edition of Saturday Stream.
“Each weekday during the coming week will feature an article taking a deep dive into one of Jerry’s solo records.”
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