The groundbreaking blind guitarist was beloved for his musical lore and finger-picking style.
Posts tagged: Jerry Garcia
Jerry Garcia, leader of The Grateful Dead, died 15 years ago today — on 9 August 1995 — while trying to detox at a Marin County rehab clinic.
We had our two cars in an empty lot in East Palo Alto where they were both broken. Neither of them ran anymore but we were living in them. Hunter had these big tins of crushed pineapple that he’d gotten from the Army, like five or six big tins, and I had this glove compartment full of plastic spoons, and we had this little cooperative scene eating this crushed pineapple day after day and sleeping in the cars and walking around.
Here’s a story we missed in October: Oscar nominee Joaquin Phoenix told reporters he was giving up acting. His new love? Music.