Essays Tagged: "Jerry Garcia"

The Grateful Dead

the sixties that stayed popular and still influenced rock and roll until 1995 when the lead singer, Jerry Garcia, died and the band dissolved. The Dead remained popular for so long because of the styl ... so long because of the style of their live concerts that made people keep coming back.In 1959 when Jerry Garcia was thrown out of the army, he picked up his guitar and started playing music with his ...

(5 pages) 65 0 4.3 Dec/1996

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

Jerry Garcia

els.When Garcia was fifteen, his older brother Tiff - who yearsearlier had accidentally chopped off Jerry's right-hand middlefingerwhile the two were chopping wood - introduced him to early rock&r ...

(6 pages) 87 0 4.5 Mar/1996

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

Life and struggles of Jerry Garica.

Jerry Garcia was Born in San Francisco on August 1, 1942. He was known as "the Spanish-American kid ... unable to save him. This was also around the time that he lost his finger.Sometime in the late 50's Jerry migrated to Palo Alto, where he met Pigpen (Ron McKernan). The two became fast friends; practi ... o Alto, where he met Pigpen (Ron McKernan). The two became fast friends; practically blood brothers.Jerry and Pigpen played music together as early as 1961 and continued to play together for the next ...

(1 pages) 28 1 1.0 Apr/2003

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

Ripples, the Grateful dead.

RIPPLEBY:"Ripple"Words by Robert Hunter; music by Jerry Garcia.If my words did glow with the gold of sunshineand my tunes were played on the harp unst ...

(4 pages) 28 0 2.3 Nov/2003

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Compare and Contrast: Grateful Dead vs. Phish

order to catch their favorite band as many times as possible. In 1995, the Grateful Dead front man, Jerry Garcia, passed away leaving a musical void in the lives of thousands of deadheads. Many of the ...

(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?

Dead gave people, who did not lead the ideal family-focused, job-happy life, a passion to live for.Jerry Garcia, known as "the backbone of the Grateful Dead," was the lead guitarist, vocalist, and sp ... in 1965 began the formation of the Warlocks, who changed their name to the Grateful Dead in 1966. 1Jerry Garcia is a universally recognized icon of the music world. He is not seen as sophisticated, p ...

(7 pages) 26 0 4.0 Feb/2004

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

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

Jerry and His Music "Why would the universe go through the trouble of evolving consciousness? ... y. Besides, the truth can't only be here, or you could stare at your toes and figure it all out." (-Jerry Garcia) Contrary to what most people might think Jerry Garcia was a vary smart and artistic pe ... n his way to stardom. Jerome John Garcia was born August 1, 1942 to a Joe and Bobbie Garcia. Jerry was named after Jerome Kern, who was Bobbie's favorite composer. The first time he ever herd r ...

(4 pages) 27 0 4.0 Jul/2004

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies

Jerry Vs. Trey: An Analysis

g blows my fucking mind, the way he does all that shit in YEM and Tweezer and First Tube, holy shit Jerry Garcia could never do THAT. But when I'm listening to Phish and my dad's like "cool tunes who ... snt have to go to work too early the next morning, he gets all crazy and he'll do anything to prove Jerry's better.He takes my phish tapes and throws them out the 2nd story window(!!) and then locks m ...

(3 pages) 1113 0 5.0 Aug/2001

Subjects: Humanities Essays

Robert hunter

he mid-sixties. It was there that he began writing poetry and found his future song writing partner Jerry Garcia. Although Hunter had been writing poetry for several years, his career did not b ... rateful Dead. Boston: Little, Brown, & Co., 1996.13. Troy, Sandy. Captain Trips: A Biography of Jerry Garcia. New York: Thunder's Mouth Press, 1994.

(9 pages) 1113 0 3.0 Feb/2008

Subjects: Literature Research Papers > North American > Poetry

The Life of Jerry Garcia

The Life of Jerry GarciaJerry Garcia was a musical genius and now is considered a Rock and Roll legend. Jerry wa ... to play guitar when he was 15 years old, originally playing folk and rock & roll. Not only did Jerry produce thirteen studio albums, but also recorded over 100 live albums, and sold millions of r ... 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. His father Jose Ramon "Joe" ...

(5 pages) 6 0 0.0 Apr/2009

Subjects: Art Essays > Music History & Studies