From these, we have learned…

“The hippie counterculture of the late ’60s would have flowered without the Grateful Dead, but Garcia and the Dead came to symbolize the best and worst aspects of that libertine movement. From Blair Jackson’s “Garcia, An American Life.”

Jerry Garcia performs with the Grateful Dead at the Oakland Coliseum, December 11, 1994.

Jerry Garcia performs with the Grateful Dead at the Oakland Coliseum, December 11, 1994.