Essays Tagged: "Grateful Dead"

The Grateful Dead

I have chosen to do my report on the Grateful Dead. They were a rock and roll band from the sixties that stayed popular and still influen ... uitar and started playing music with his friend Robert Hunter. Robert Hunter would later become the Grateful Dead's non-performing song writer. Robert and Jerry lived in San Francisco, California. On ... Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions. A few weeks later Bob Matthews,who later became a part of the Grateful Dead electronics and recording family,joined the group along with John 'marmaduke' Dawson,w ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.3 Dec/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Jerry Garcia

as a free concert featuring the RollingStones. Following either the example or the suggestion of theGrateful Dead, the Stones hired the Hell's Angels as a securityforce.It proved to be a day of horrif ... mply wanted to see the Gratful Dead live. One of the slogans ofthe time was 'There's nothing like a Grateful Dead show,' and thisclaim was very much justified. On those nights when the band wasperform ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

The Footbag

it's the ultimate neo-hippie sport;the athletic equivalent of tie-dyed clothing orlistening to the Grateful Dead.Hackysac's reputation as a game of peace, love and understanding may have begun during ...

(4 pages) 36 0 4.3 Oct/1996

Subjects: Humanities Essays > Philosophy

Biography of Ken Kesey and his studies towards "One Flew Over the Cuckoo's Nest"

so ran around with a group that called themselves the Warlocks but later became known as the famous Grateful Dead. They even went as far as to buy a 1939 school bus that was called the Voyager. All of ...

(2 pages) 40 0 4.3 Mar/2003

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Authors

Hippies, a generation never forgotten

hey spent three days living in peace and harmony with others. Janice Joplin, Jimmi Hendrix, and the Grateful Dead were just a few of the musical artists that broadcasted the hippies' dreams and though ...

(3 pages) 118 3 3.8 Apr/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

Life and struggles of Jerry Garica.

at the start of 1965, Pigpen was able to convince Jerry to put a rock and roll band together...the Grateful Dead.The Dead started attracting a major following from the very start, and until his death ...

(1 pages) 28 1 1.0 Apr/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Hippie era, in the 60-70's.

ival dozens of other events took place at Golden Gate Park, some of which were free concerts by The Grateful Dead and Jefferson Airplane and Anti-War rallies held by Hippie political leaders. The othe ... "Purple Haze" is about marijuana. "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds," is a Beatles song about LSD. The Grateful Dead also took part in the fad with their song "Casey Jones," with lyrics such as "High on ...

(7 pages) 101 0 3.7 May/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers

The Last Innocent Year.

(Margolis, Intro) The Draft, Vietnam, Flower Children, Riots, Women's Lib, Free Love, Hippies, the Grateful Dead, Drugs, Sex, Rock and Roll, the Beatles, Richard Nixon, John F. Kennedy... these are a ...

(3 pages) 42 0 1.0 Nov/2003

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History

The Big Decision

nyone who has ever been drunk in the shed, posters with half naked women, a confederate flag, and a Grateful Dead flag, a very vast array of beer bottles lining the perimeter of the ceiling, a bar and ...

(10 pages) 66 2 2.3 Dec/2003

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Education

Compare and Contrast: Grateful Dead vs. Phish

ds of concerts and collecting rare recordings of live performances. By far, my favorite band is the Grateful Dead, because of their intense and improvisational live music. If I could compare them to a ... hs to attend as many shows as possible, following the band around the country on extended tours.The Grateful Dead was also followed around the country by legions of devoted fans or "deadheads." Like P ...

(2 pages) 56 0 4.5 Dec/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Dedicated Deadheads. Why was the Grateful Dead such an influential band? What's the significance of Jerry Garcia's pop icon status?

enagers following Kurt Cobain's tunes about the frustration with life. What comes to mind when "The Grateful Dead" is stated? For a good bit of people, an annoyance occurs. They imagine untidy groups ... igh and not worrying about progressing in life. In some ways, these anti-Deadheads are correct. The Grateful Dead is not your run-of-the-mill musical success. Although the drug allegations are not far ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies > Performers & Composers

Book Review: Sweet Chaos, The Grateful Dead's American Adventure by Carol Brightman

If a Deadhead was to read Carol Brightman's book Sweet Chaos: The Grateful Dead's American Adventure, they would be in for a great deal of disappointment. This book i ... mselves, and Brightman has found a venue for her tales of "radicalism." By putting a picture of the Grateful Dead on the cover of her book, with no reference to the true contents, one would assume the ... eference to the true contents, one would assume they are about to embark on an adventure led by the Grateful Dead. Brightman has mislead her reader and brought them into her chaotic collage of anecdot ...

(3 pages) 28 0 3.7 Apr/2004

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American

Jerry and his music, the story of jerry garcia's life before the greatful dead.

unter, Bill Kreutzmann, Phil Lesh, Bob Weir, and Vince Welinick his future life long friends of the Grateful Dead.All information from: "A LONG STRANGE TRIP" by Dennis McNally www.dead.n ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

The Importance Of Music

ish scenes. Also the lyrics of the songs such as "friend of the devil"� by the rock band The Grateful Dead.Music also has a great impact on education. Most people are first introduced to the al ...

(5 pages) 23 0 5.0 May/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

The 60's

fforts inspired a number of bands that did. The first psychedelic band came from San Francisco: the Grateful Dead; but it was not long before the movement spread to musical groups in New York and Engl ...

(2 pages) 14 0 0.0 Sep/2001

Subjects: Literature Research Papers

Jerry Vs. Trey: An Analysis

o I have nothing against the Dead at all, I loved Dead shows! "There is nothing in the world like a Grateful Dead concert", those bumper stickers said it right, lol.But I also love Phish. When I was 1 ...

(3 pages) 930 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Robert hunter

ed the lyrics to "St. Stephen", "Alligator", and "China Cat Sunflower" to his friend Garcia and the Grateful Dead. He was almost immediately taken on as the primary lyricist for the band. In collabora ... t interesting themes that Hunter uses in his contemporary poems is his personal experience with the Grateful Dead. Undoubtedly the most famous example of this theme is the poem "Truckin'": Arrows of n ...

(9 pages) 961 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Influence of Drugs and Music in the 1960's

nly heard the music, you could see it and feel it as well. With psychedelic music of bands like the Grateful Dead it was no surprise that people were usually stoned when they listened to the music. If ...

(2 pages) 40 0 3.7 Mar/2008

Subjects: Social Science Essays > Alternative

The Life of Jerry Garcia

erry was the lead guitarist, vocalist, and "spokesman" for the influential rock & roll band the Grateful Dead. Garcia learned to play guitar when he was 15 years old, originally playing folk and r ... corded over 100 live albums, and sold millions of records throughout his fifty three year old life (Grateful Dead).Jerome John "Jerry" Garcia was born in San Francisco, California, on August 1, 1942. ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Realism in American History

glorification nature that failed to accomplish its goals. Artists like Bob Dylan and bands like the Grateful Dead preached the evils of big bunisses and the peace of nature. Indeed, many believe that ...

(3 pages) 16 0 0.0 Apr/2010

Subjects: History Term Papers > North American History