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1912      Majestic Hall and Majestic Academy of Dancing opens (The Fillmore)
1926 2/08     Neal Cassady is born in Denver, CO
1931 1/08     Wolfgang Grajonza (Bill Graham) is born in Berlin, Germany
1935 9/17     Ken Kesey is born in La Junta, CO
1940 3/15     Phillip Chapman Lesh is born in Berkeley, CA
1941 6/23     Robert Hunter is born in Arroyo Grande, CA
1942 8/01     Jerome John Garcia is born in San Francisco
1943 9/11     Michael (Mickey) Hart is born in Brooklyn, NY
1944 3/19     Tom Constanten is born in Long Branch, NJ
~     Phil gets turned on to Brahms First Symphony at age 4
1945      Memoirs of a Shy Pornographer: An Amusement book by Kenneth Patchen
~     Mickey entertains his parents with drums at age 2
8/22     Donna Jean Thatcher is born in Muscle Shoals, AL
9/08     Ron McKernan is born in San Bruno, CA
1946 5/07     Bill Kreutzmann is born in Palo Alto, CA
1947 10/03     John Perry Barlow is born in Jackson Hole, WY
10/16     Robert Hall Weir is born in Atherton, CA
1948      Jerry loses a fingertip in a wood-chopping accident at age 5  more
     Jerry's father drowns while on a camping trip
~     Phil takes up the violin at age 8
7/19     Keith Godchaux is born in Concord, CA
1949 ~     Jerry takes piano lessons
1951 2/21     Vince Welnick is born in Phoenix, AZ
1952 10/21     Brent Mydland is born in Munich, West Germany
     The Fillmore opens
1954 ~     Phil takes up the trumpet at age 14
~     Bill keeps the beat for his mother's dance class at age 8
11/25     Bruce Hornsby is born in Williamsburg, VA
1957 ~     Bill is kicked out of the orchestra in 6th grade for not keeping time
8/??     Jerry starts playing guitar at age 15
1958 ~     Bill takes private drum lessons at age 12
1959      Ken Kesey tests legal LSD at a Palo Alto clinic
     San Mateo College Jazz Band formed
~     Jerry joins the Army at age 17
1960 4/~     Hunter meets Jerry at Commedia Theater in Palo Alto
     Mickey drops out of high school and joins the Air Force
~     Jerry is thrown from a rolling car in an accident, breaking his collarbone  more
~     Legends are joined by Bill at YMCA dances
~     Southern Comfort joined by Donna
1961      Bob & Jerry formed
     Garcia, Hunter & Albin formed
~     Jerry Garcia and Friends formed
7/~     Garcia, Leicester & Hunter formed
11/~     Jerry Garcia formed
1962 ~     John Barlow meets Bobby at prep school
     Asphalt Jungle Boys formed
     Pigpen meets Jerry on the San Mateo Peninsula coffeehouse circuit
~     Bill hears Jerry, Pigpen, & Hunter play at the Tangent in Palo Alto
     Bill meets Jerry at Dana Morgan's music store in Palo Alto
     Jerry starts playing banjo, purchased from Bill
~     Tom Constanten meets Phil
     Phil and Tom study with avant-garde classical composer Luciano Berio
     Phil hears Jerry play at a party at the Chateau
6/~     Sleepy Hollow Hog Stompers formed
~     The Uncalled Four formed
10/??     Bobby meets Jerry backstage at the Tangent in Palo Alto
11/~     Jerry Garcia & David Nelson formed
11/~     Hart Valley Drifters formed
12/~     Thunder Mountain Tub Thumpers formed
12/31     Bobby jams with Jerry at Dana Morgan's music store
1963 2/~     The Wildwood Boys formed
5/~     Jerry & Sarah formed
7/~     The Merry Pranksters formed
     The Second Story Men formed
     Zodiacs formed
1964      Hunter tests LSD in government-run tests at Stanford
     LSD becomes common at San Francisco area clubs
     Furthur bus goes On The Road with Neal Cassady at the wheel
3/~     Black Mountain Boys formed
5/~     Phil Lesh and Tom Constanten formed
     Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions formed
~     David Grisman meets Jerry on a bluegrass quest in West Grove, PA
1965 4/??     Warlocks formed
5/05     Magoo's Pizza Parlor first paid Warlocks gig
6/0?     Phil takes up the bass 2 weeks before his first gig with Warlocks
6/18     Phil joins the Warlocks on bass, finalizing the future Grateful Dead lineup  more
10/16     A Tribute to Dr. Strange first psychedelic dance in San Francisco, first Family Dog dance
11/01     Bill Graham presents his first show, a benefit for the San Francisco Mime Troupe
11/03     Emergency Crew demo tape by Warlocks
11/06     Warlocks meet Bill Graham at a Family Dog benefit for the Mime Troupe
12/01     Acid Tests organizer Ken Kesey enlists Warlocks as house band
12/0?     Grateful Dead founded in San Francisco
12/04     San Jose Acid Test first Grateful Dead show
12/06     LSD millionaire Owsley Stanley hears the Dead at the Muir Beach Acid Test
12/10     The Fillmore venue's first Dead show, produced by Bill Graham
1966 1/07     The Matrix venue's first Dead show
1/??     Ken Kesey is busted
1/21     Trips Festival
2/01     LSD comes under Federal regulation
2/04     The Fillmore's first non-benefit concert, produced by Bill Graham
2/11     Owsley meets Grateful Dead formally at The Fillmore and soon becomes soundman  more
2/??     Hunter writes his first lyrics for Grateful Dead
5/19     Avalon Ballroom venue's first Dead show
5/27     Family Dog organizer's first Dead show
6/03     Golden Gate Park venue's first Dead show
6/06     Bill Graham is granted a dance hall permit for The Fillmore
6/??     Soundman Dan Healy meets Grateful Dead at The Fillmore
7/??     Don't Ease Me In/Stealin' first single by Grateful Dead
7/29     Vancouver first Dead show outside US
9/04     The Fillmore venue's first headline by Grateful Dead
9/??     710 Ashbury Street becomes the band's residence
10/06     Love Pageant Rally protests illegalization of LSD in California
10/07     Winterland Arena venue's first Dead show
10/??     Owsley leaves soundman position with Grateful Dead
12/31     The Fillmore first New Years Eve Dead show
     MGM signs Grateful Dead to record label
1967 1/14     The Great Human Be-In at Polo Field
3/17     The Grateful Dead LP by Grateful Dead
6/01     Tompkins Square Park first East Coast Dead show
6/18     Monterey Pop Festival
6/~     Summer of Love
8/06     Expo 67
8/??     The Hippie Temptation TV special with Grateful Dead
9/29     Mickey joins the band on drums & percussion  more
10/02     Busted in marijuana raid at 710 Ashbury Street
12/13     Dark Star performed live first time, at the Shrine Auditorium
12/26     Village Theater venues' first Dead show, later renamed the Fillmore East
     Grateful Dead film by Robert Nelson
     Mickey meets Bill at a Dead show at the Fillmore
     Mickey becomes Bill's drum teacher, using hypnosis to get him to practice more
     Dan Healy becomes soundman for Grateful Dead
1968 2/03     Neal Cassady dies in San Miguel de Allende, Mexico at age 41
2/14     Carousel Ballroom opens with the Grateful Dead
3/08     Fillmore East opens in NYC
3/??     Who's Who In America lists Grateful Dead
3/??     Grateful Dead move out of 710 Ashbury in San Francisco
6/0~     Dan Healy leaves to do sound for Quicksilver
6/14     Fillmore East venue's first Dead show
6/19     Carousel Ballroom venue's last Dead show
7/01     Fillmore West formerly the Carousel Ballroom, renamed by Bill Graham
7/04     The Fillmore closes
7/??     Owsley takes over sound again for Grateful Dead
7/18     Anthem of the Sun LP by Grateful Dead
10/08     Mickey and the Hartbeats formed
11/23     Tom Constanten joins the band on piano  more
12/06     The Spectrum venue's first show at home base for NY/NJ/PA Deadheads
12/31     Winterland Arena venue's first New Years Eve Dead show
     Petulia film by Richard Lester
     Electric Kool-Aid Acid Test book by Tom Wolfe
1969 4/06     Avalon Ballroom venue's last Dead show
6/20     Aoxomoxoa LP by Grateful Dead
6/22     Central Park
6/~     New Riders of the Purple Sage formed
7/10     Playboy After Dark TV appearance by Grateful Dead
8/15     Woodstock Festival
11/10     Live/Dead LP by Grateful Dead
12/06     Altamont Music Festival
     Bobby Ace and the Cards from the Bottom of the Deck formed
     Merl Saunders meets Jerry
     Bill Graham books Grateful Dead throughout the country
1970      Grateful Dead manager Lenny Hart takes off with $70,000 in proceeds
     Vintage Dead LP by Grateful Dead
     Great Canadian Train Ride first TV broadcast of live concert with FM simulcast
1/??     Busted down on Bourbon Street, New Orleans
1/30     Tom leaves the band  more
2/??     Owsley leaves soundman position after bust
5/01     An Evening with the Grateful Dead (and NRPS) concert format debuts
5/02     Harpur College
5/18     Jerry Garcia and Howard Wales formed
5/24     Hollywood Festival first European Dead audience, England
6/14     Workingman's Dead LP by Grateful Dead
9/20     David Grisman sits in with the Dead at the Fillmore East
9/~     Jerry Garcia & Friends formed
11/??     Blows Against the Empire LP by Paul Kantner - Jefferson Starship
11/??     American Beauty LP by Grateful Dead
12/??     Zabriskie Point: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack LP by Various Artists
~     Incredible String Band joined by Tom Constanten
~     Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra formed
1971      Barlow writes his first lyrics for the Dead
2/18     Mickey takes a break from Grateful Dead  more
2/~     Garcia/Saunders formed
4/??     Winterland Arena is almost closed down when Electric Kool Aid is distributed
4/17     Princeton University
4/29     Fillmore East venue's last Dead show
5/??     Historic Dead LP by Grateful Dead
6/27     Fillmore East closes
7/02     Fillmore West venue's last Dead show
8/06     Hollywood Palladium
8/26     Pigpen takes a break from touring for health reasons  more
9/??     New Riders of the Purple Sage LP by New Riders of the Purple Sage
10/06     Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses) LP by Grateful Dead
10/19     Keith joins the band on keyboards  more
12/01     Pigpen returns to touring  more
12/05     Felt Forum
12/??     Hooteroll? LP by Howard Wales, Jerry Garcia
12/??     Dan Healy rejoins the Dead as soundman
12/31     Donna sits in with Grateful Dead  more
1972      John Kahn meets Jerry at a Monday night session at the Matrix
     History of the Grateful Dead LP by Grateful Dead
     Last Days of the Fillmore film with Various Artists
     Fillmore: The Last Days LP by Various Artists
     Heavy Turbulence LP by Merl Saunders
     The Tubes formed
1/??     Garcia LP by Jerry Garcia
3/25     Donna joins the band on vocals  more
5/??     Ace LP by Bob Weir
5/??     Rolling Thunder LP by Mickey Hart
5/26     Pigpen sings for the last time, in London
6/17     Pigpen leaves the band due to declining health  more
11/??     Europe '72 LP by Grateful Dead
1973 3/02     Old & In The Way formed
3/08     Pigpen dies in Corte Madera, CA at age 27  more
5/??     Fire Up LP by Merl Saunders and Friends
6/09     RFK Stadium
7/13     History of the Grateful Dead, Vol. 1 (Bear's Choice) LP by Grateful Dead
7/27     Watkins Glen
8/~     Jerry gets a year's probation in NJ for LSD, marijuana, and cocaine
9/11     Bruce attends Grateful Dead shows at William and Mary College
11/15     Wake of the Flood LP by Grateful Dead
     Live at Keystone, Vol 1 LP by Saunders, Garcia, Kahn, Vitt
     Live at Keystone, Vol 2 LP by Saunders, Garcia, Kahn, Vitt
1974      Phil stops singing due to vocal chord damage from singing above his natural range
2/??     Skeletons from the Closet: The Best of the Grateful Dead LP by Grateful Dead
3/23     Wall of Sound full system debuts
4/20     Great American String Band formed
6/??     Tales of the Great Rum Runners LP by Robert Hunter
7/~     Legion of Mary formed
6/21     Compliments of Garcia LP by Jerry Garcia
10/20     Mickey returns to play farewell with Grateful Dead  more
6/27     Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel LP by Grateful Dead
10/20     Tour hiatus begins following Winterland farewell  more
11/08     Kingfish joined by Bob
8/06     Roosevelt Stadium
9/??     Dead Relics founded
10/16     Winterland Arena 5 night Dead farewell series
1975 2/??     Old & In The Way LP by Old & In The Way
3/??     Keith & Donna LP by Keith & Donna Jean Godchaux
3/??     Tiger Rose LP by Robert Hunter
4/??     Diga Rhythm Band formed
8/05     Jerry Garcia Band formed
8/20     Keith and Donna Band formed
9/01     Blues for Allah LP by Grateful Dead
10/??     Seastones LP by Ned Lagin
     Too Loose To Truck formed
~     Silver joined by Brent
~     Robert Hunter formed
1976 2/??     Reflections LP by Jerry Garcia
3/??     Kingfish LP by Kingfish
3/??     Diga LP by Mickey Hart, Diga Rhythm Band
6/03     Grateful Dead touring resumes  more
6/26     Steal Your Face LP by Grateful Dead
     Drumz debut
     Roadhog formed
1977 ~     Bob Weir Band formed
     Comfort formed
     Grateful Dead Records folds
6/01     The Grateful Dead Movie film by Grateful Dead
7/27     Terrapin Station LP by Grateful Dead
9/03     Englishtown
10/??     What a Long Strange Trip It's Been LP by Grateful Dead
1978 1/13     Heaven Help the Fool LP by The Bob Weir Band
1/22     McArthur Court
3/15     Cats Under the Stars LP by Jerry Garcia Band
7/07     Red Rocks venue's first Dead show
7/15     Shakedown Street LP by Grateful Dead
9/14     Egypt 3 day series at the pyramids
11/11     Saturday Night Live TV appearance by Grateful Dead
11/17     First acoustic set performed in 8 years
11/2?     Jerry loses his voice and cancels a tour
12/31     Winterland Arena venue's last Dead show
     Bobby and the Midnites formed
1979 1/07     Madison Square Garden venue's first Dead show
1/30     Reconstruction formed
2/17     Oakland Coliseum venue's first Dead show
2/17     Keith and Donna's last show with Grateful Dead  more
4/22     Brent joins the band on keyboards  more
~     Grateful Dead Anthology songbook by Grateful Dead
     The Beast percussion set becomes a concert standard
~     Ghosts are joined by Keith and Donna
1980      Apocalypse Now Sessions - The Rhythm Devils Play River Music LP by The Rhythm Devils
~     Bill Graham produces events in the original Fillmore building (Elite Club)
4/05     Saturday Night Live TV appearance by Grateful Dead
4/??     Jack O'Roses LP by Robert Hunter
4/28     Go to Heaven LP by Grateful Dead
7/23     Keith dies in a car accident in Marin County, CA at age 32
9/25     Warfield Theater 15 night series
9/25     One acoustic/two electric sets concert format debuts
10/22     Radio City Music Hall 8 night series
10/31     Radio City Music Hall simulcast by Grateful Dead
1981 3/25     Reckoning LP by Grateful Dead
5/07     The Tomorrow Show TV appearance by Grateful Dead
8/26     Dead Set LP by Grateful Dead
10/15     Milky Way Amsterdam 2 night series
10/21     Bobby and the Midnites LP by Bobby and the Midnites
     An Evening with the Grateful Dead TV special by Grateful Dead
1982      Promontory Rider LP by Robert Hunter
     Endangered Species film appearance by John Perry Barlow
~     Phil resumes singing, now in his natural range
4/13     Late Night with David Letterman TV appearance by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir
4/21     Garcia/Kahn formed
8/13     Dinosaurs formed
9/05     US Festival
10/20     Run for the Roses LP by Jerry Garcia Band
1983      Yamantaka LP by Mickey Hart, Henry Wolff, Nancy Hennings
     Hell's Angels Forever film with Jerry Garcia
     Rex Foundation founded
3/29     Grateful Dead Ticket Sales first mail order concert
1984      The Ghosts Playing in the Heart of Gold Band LP by The Ghosts
     Billy Kreutzmann's All-Stars formed
     Zero formed
     The Deadhead Hour radio program debuts on KFOG San Francisco
     The Golden Road magazine debuts
6/01     Amagamalin St. LP by Robert Hunter
8/??     Where the Beat Meets the Street LP by Bobby and the Midnites
10/27     Taping Section established
1985 1/??     Jerry is busted for heroin and cocaine possession in Golden Gate Park
     Jerry enters drug treatment program
     Jerry is confronted by the rest of the band regarding his drug abuse
     Dick Latvala becomes the official archivist
~     Go Ahead formed
     Twilight Zone TV theme music by Grateful Dead
3/??     Twilight Zone - The Devil's Alphabet story/teleplay by Robert Hunter
     Live '85 LP by Robert Hunter
     Flight of the Marie Helena LP by Robert Hunter
     Bruce Hornsby and the Range formed
12/31     Night Flight TV special by Grateful Dead
1986      The Heart of Gold Band LP by The Heart of Gold Band
     Dupree's Diamond News magazine debuts
4/30     The Fillmore reopens with shows produced by Michael Bailey
6/~     Rock Columbia LP by Robert Hunter
7/~     The Dead tour with Bob Dylan and Tom Petty
7/10     Jerry lapses into a near-fatal diabetic coma for 5 days  more
8/??     The Way It Is LP by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
12/15     Grateful Dead return to performing 5 months after Jerry emerges from coma  more
1987      Cherry Garcia ice cream introduced by Ben & Jerry's
     Levi's 501 Jeans TV commercial with Jerry Garcia
     Billboard Top Ten first Grateful Dead listing - Touch of Grey
2/2?     The Way It Is wins Bruce a Grammy Award for Best New Artist of 1986
6/19     Touch of Grey music video by Grateful Dead
7/06     In the Dark LP by Grateful Dead
7/10     Bob Dylan tours with Grateful Dead
8/13     Red Rocks venue's last Dead show
8/29     Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band formed
9/15     In the Dark goes platinum
9/??     The Making of the Touch of Grey Video video by Grateful Dead
9/??     Hell in a Bucket music video by Grateful Dead
9/17     Late Night with David Letterman TV appearance by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir
10/15     Lunt-Fontanne Theater sell-out shows by Garcia bands
10/??     So Far video by Grateful Dead
12/31     New Year's Eve 1987 TV special by Grateful Dead
1988      Jerry becomes a certified SCUBA diver, partially replacing drug use
3/01     Liberty LP by Robert Hunter
4/??     Dead Head TV monthly show with Grateful Dead, Deadheads, Various Artists
5/03     Scenes from the Southside CD by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
6/08     Keystone Encores CD by Saunders, Garcia, Kahn, Vitt
6/25     Bruce opens for and jams with Grateful Dead in Ohio
12/??     Almost Acoustic CD by Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band
1989      Forbes lists Grateful Dead amongst top-grossing US entertainers
     Grateful Dead third in concert grosses behind the Rolling Stones and The Who
1/31     Dylan & the Dead CD by Bob Dylan and The Grateful Dead
4/??     Music to Be Born By CD by Mickey Hart
     Dafos LP by Hart, Airto, Purim
~     Throwing Stones music video by Grateful Dead
10/08     Formerly the Warlocks play 2 nights at Hampton Coliseum, VA
10/11     Foolish Heart music video by Grateful Dead
10/13     Late Night with David Letterman TV appearance by Jerry Garcia, Bob Weir
10/1?     Fan dies after breaking his neck outside of a show at the NJ Meadowlands
10/17     The Fillmore is damaged in the San Francisco earthquake
10/31     Built to Last CD by Grateful Dead
12/0?     Fan dies while in police custody at the Los Angeles Forum
1990 ~     Built to Last music video by Grateful Dead
     Drumming at the Edge of Magic book by Mickey Hart, Jay Stevens
     Berkeley in the 60's film by Mark Kitchell
     Electronic Frontier Foundation founded
1/15     Just a Little Light music video by Grateful Dead
2/2?     The Valley Road wins Bruce & Nitty Gritty Dirt Band a Grammy Award for Best Bluegrass Recording of 1989
3/??     The Acid Test video by Ken Kesey
4/06     We Can Run music video by Grateful Dead
4/??     Blues from the Rainforest: A Musical Suite CD by Merl Saunders
6/19     A Night on the Town CD by Bruce Hornsby and the Range
7/26     Brent dies of a drug overdose in Lafayette, CA at age 37  more
8/30     At the Edge CD by Mickey Hart
9/07     Vince joins the band on keyboards  more
9/15     Bruce joins the band as a regular guest on keyboards  more
9/25     Without a Net CD by Grateful Dead
12/0?     25th anniversary of founding of the Grateful Dead
12/??     Blues from the Rainforest music video by Merl Saunders, Jerry Garcia
12/17     Garcia/Grisman formed
1991      Levi's 501 Jeans TV commercial with Grateful Dead
     Grateful Dead Comix published
     Rock Concert Etiquette video with Bob Weir
     A Box of Rain book by Robert Hunter
~     Planet Drum formed
     Planet Drum: A Celebration of Percussion and Rhythm book by Mickey Hart, Fredric Lieberman
     Grateful Dead become the top-grossing band in the US, with 79 concerts
~     Affordables formed
1/13     Deadheads: An American Subculture video of Deadheads
4/15     One from the Vault CD by Grateful Dead
4/??     A Night on the Town music video by Bruce Hornsby, Jerry Garcia
4/23     Deadicated CD by Various Artists
6/~     Mickey addresses the US Senate on music therapy for the aged
7/05     In Concert TV appearance by Grateful Dead
7/12     Jerry Garcia/David Grisman CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
7/~     The Thrill is Gone music video by David Grisman, Jerry Garcia
8/20     A Box of Rain CD by Robert Hunter
8/27     Jerry Garcia Band CD by Jerry Garcia Band
9/??     Panther Dream book by Bob Weir, Wendy Weir
9/27     Late Night with David Letterman TV appearance by Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman
10/01     Planet Drum CD by Mickey Hart
10/25     Bill Graham dies in a helicopter accident near Vallejo, CA at age 60
11/01     Infrared Roses CD by Grateful Dead
11/03     Bill Graham Memorial Concert
12/31     Last New Years Eve Dead show - in honor of Bill Graham
1992      Infrared Sightings video by Grateful Dead
     Grateful Dead & Panther Dream Skis marketed
     Grateful Dead donate tie-dyed uniforms to Lithuania's bronze-medal-winning Olympic basketball team
~     Vortex formed
2/25     Planet Drum wins Mickey a Grammy Award for Best World Music Album of 1991
3/??     Bruce leaves the band  more
5/12     Two from the Vault CD by Grateful Dead
5/15     Nightfall of Diamonds CD by Tom Constanten
6/??     Idiot's Delight book by Robert Hunter
7/09     Fire Up Plus CD by Merl Saunders and Friends
7/??     J. Garcia ties marketed
8/??     Jerry collapses from exhaustion and cancels a tour
9/??     J. Garcia: Paintings, Drawings and Sketches book by J. Garcia, David Hinds
10/??     Backstage Pass video by Grateful Dead
11/??     Still Truckin' CD with Mickey Hart, Bob Weir
1993      Grateful Dead are the highest grossing concert attraction in the US
~     Dead Ringers formed
4/06     Harbor Lights CD by Bruce Hornsby
9/15     Late Show with David Letterman TV appearance by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
10/12     Sentinel CD by Robert Hunter
10/14     Not for Kids Only CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
10/26     Morning Dew CD by Tom Constanten
11/01     Dick's Picks, Volume 1 CD by Grateful Dead
1994      Soundman Dan Healy leaves the band
~     The Valentines formed
~     Second Sight formed
1/19     Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Grateful Dead
2/??     Trios CD by Rob Wasserman
2/2?     Barcelona Mona wins Bruce and Branford a Grammy Award for Best Pop Instrumental Performance of 1993
4/27     The Fillmore reopens after restoration
5/15     Phil guest conducts the Berkeley Symphony Orchestra
9/??     Skeleton Key: A Dictionary for Deadheads book by David Shenk, Steve Silberman
9/~     Phil Lesh & Friends formed
1995      Rock & Roll/Blues in Technicolor TV special with Grateful Dead
     Grateful Dead among top-grossing artists in North American venues  more
     Grateful Dead among top-grossing artists in North American tours 1985-1995  more
     Jerry receives a death threat
3/07     Dick's Picks, Volume 2 CD by Grateful Dead
4/~     dead.net goes online
4/22     Bob Weir & Rob Wasserman formed
5/08     Baru Bay: Australia audiobook by Bob Weir, Wendy Weir
6/15     Tour from Hell begins
6/20     Smoke: Original Motion Picture Soundtrack CD by Various Artists
6/2?     2 fans fall from the upper tier at RFK
6/25     Lightning strikes 3 fans before a show
7/02     Venue destruction causes a show cancellation the following night  more
7/06     Collapsed structure injures 108 fans, 2 others OD  more
7/09     Soldier Field last Grateful Dead show ever
7/18     Hot House CD by Bruce Hornsby
8/05     Ratdog formed
8/09     Jerry dies in Forest Knolls, CA at age 53
8/13     Jerry is celebrated by family and 25,000 friends in Golden Gate Park
9/05     Dead Ahead video by Grateful Dead
9/08     Blue Incantation CD by Sanjay Mishra with Special Guest Jerry Garcia
9/26     Hundred Year Hall CD by Grateful Dead
10/17     The Music Never Stopped: Roots of the Grateful Dead CD by Various Artists
     Garcia book by Rolling Stone
     Grateful Dead: A Photofilm film by Paul McCartney
     Harrington Street book by Jerry Garcia
11/07     Dick's Picks, Volume 3 CD by Grateful Dead
11/07     Garcia asteroid named
11/??     Grayfolded CD by Grateful Dead, John Oswald
12/08     Grateful Dead put to rest by the remaining personnel
1996 2/20     That High Lonesome Sound CD by Old & In The Way
3/01     Dick's Picks, Volume 4 CD by Grateful Dead
4/26     Fire on the Mountain: Reggae Celebrates the Grateful Dead CD by Various Artists
5/28     Dick's Picks, Volume 5 CD by Grateful Dead
5/30     John Kahn dies in Mill Valley, CA
5/~     Mickey Hart's Mystery Box formed
6/11     Dark Star: The Music of the Grateful Dead CD by David Murray
6/11     Mickey Hart's Mystery Box CD by Mickey Hart
6/20     Furthur Festival debut
7/04     Dead Red Unwine marketed
8/??     The Teddy Bears' Picnic audiobook by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bruce Whatley
10/01     Ticket to New Year's video by Grateful Dead
10/07     Dick's Picks, Volume 6 CD by Grateful Dead
10/11     Missing Man Formation formed
10/15     The Arista Years CD by Grateful Dead
10/15     Second Sight CD by Second Sight
10/29     Dozin' at the Knick CD by Grateful Dead
10/29     Shady Grove CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
12/??     Playing in the Band:An Oral and Visual Portraitof the Grateful Dead book by David Gans, Peter Simon
     The Concerts video box set by Grateful Dead
     A Talk with Jerry Garcia CD by Jerry Garcia, Joe Territo
     Dark Star: An Oral Biography of Jerry Garcia book by Robert Greenfield
     Dose Hermanos formed
1997      Anthem to Beauty video by Grateful Dead
     Live, Vol. 1, Music of the Grateful Dead and Beyond CD by Joe Gallant and Illuminati
     Backbone formed
     The Grateful Dead book by Sean Piccoli
2/18     Relix Bay Record Shop, Vol. 9: Tribute to Jerry Garcia CD by Various Artists
3/04     Dick's Picks, Volume 7 CD by Grateful Dead
4/15     How Sweet It Is CD by Jerry Garcia Band
4/19     VH1 Classic Albums: American Beauty TV special by Grateful Dead
5/13     Furthur CD by Various Artists
6/14     Dick's Picks, Volume 8 CD by Grateful Dead
6/17     Fallout from the Phil Zone CD by Grateful Dead
6/24     Furthur More CD by Various Artists
9/??     Terrapin Limited CD by Grateful Dead
9/30     Live, Vol. 2, Music of the Grateful Dead and Beyond CD by Joe Gallant and Illuminati
10/07     Downhill from Here video by Grateful Dead
10/07     Grateful Dead Collection video box set by Grateful Dead
10/28     Dick's Picks, Volume 9 CD by Grateful Dead
10/28     Fillmore East 2-11-69 CD by Grateful Dead
11/18     Breakdown CD by Old & In The Way
11/~     Broken Angels formed
12/??     The American Book of The Dead book by Oliver Trager
1998      Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions CD by Mother McCree's Uptown Jug Champions
     Donna Jean CD by The Donna Jean Band
     Panther Dream: A Story of the African Rainforest video by Bob Weir, Wendy Weir
~     Jerry Garcia and Grateful Dead stamps issued
1/13     Weir/Wasserman Live CD by Bob Weir, Rob Wasserman
1/13     Backbone CD by Backbone
2/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 10 CD by Grateful Dead
4/28     Missing Man Formation CD by Vince Welnick and Missing Man Formation
5/??     The Deadhead's Taping Compendium, Volume I book by Michael M. Getz, John R. Dwork
6/05     The Other Ones formed
6/09     Dick's Picks, Volume 11 CD by Grateful Dead
8/??     Cumberland Blues stage musical premieres
8/04     Supralingua CD by Mickey Hart/Planet Drum
8/18     So What CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
9/15     Twilight Zone: Original Soundtrack Recording, Volume One CD by Grateful Dead, Merl Saunders
9/??     Grateful Dead Anthology II songbook by Grateful Dead
10/13     Spirit Trail CD by Bruce Hornsby
10/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 12 CD by Grateful Dead
12/??     Phil gets a liver transplant
1999      Dead Reckonings: The Life and Times of the Grateful Dead book by John Rocco
2/09     The Strange Remain CD by The Other Ones
3/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 13 CD by Grateful Dead
3/30     Swingin' to the Grateful Dead CD by Various Artists
4/??     Jerry Bear book by Jerry Garcia
4/15     Phil returns to performing
5/11     MP3 Statement issued by Grateful Dead Productions
5/??     There Ain't No Bugs on Me audiobook by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bruce Whatley
6/01     Side Trips Volume One CD by Howard Wales, Jerry Garcia
6/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 14 CD by Grateful Dead
6/??     In the Spirit: Conversations with the Spirit of Jerry Garcia book by Wendy Weir, Jerry Garcia
8/01     Garcia: An American Life book by Blair Jackson
8/06     Dick Latvala dies following a heart attack at age 56
8/??     The Deadhead's Taping Compendium, Volume II book by Michael M. Getz, John D. Dwork
10/18     Dick's Picks, Volume 15 CD by Grateful Dead
10/26     Love Will See You Through CD by Phil Lesh & Friends
10/??     Wisdom of Jerry Garcia book by Jerry Garcia
11/09     So Many Roads (1965 - 1995) CD by Grateful Dead
12/??     Deadbase XI book by John W. Scott, Mike Dolgushkin, Stu Nixon
2000 1/25     Spirit into Sound CD by Mickey Hart
3/07     Dick's Picks, Volume 16 CD by Grateful Dead
3/11     A Tribute to Jerry Garcia CD by Jonathan McEuen, Phil Salazar
4/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 17 CD by Grateful Dead
4/18     Grateful Dreams CD by Tom Constanten
4/25     The Pizza Tapes CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Tony Rice
4/25     What Will You Wear, Jenny Jenkins? audiobook by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman, Bruce Whatley
5/02     Dead Grass featuring Vassar Clements CD by Dead Grass
5/30     Pickin' on the Grateful Dead Vol. 2 CD by Various Artists
5/~     Mickey Hart Band formed
6/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 18 CD by Grateful Dead
6/??     View from the Vault Soundtrack CD by Grateful Dead
7/??     The Grateful Dead Reader book by David G. Dodd, Diana Spaulding
     Today Show TV appearance by Ratdog
8/08     Stolen Roses: Songs of the Grateful Dead CD by Various Artists
8/??     The Deadhead's Taping Compendium, Volume III book by Michael M. Getz, John D. Dwork
8/22     Furthur Most CD by Various Artists
8/2?     Bill returns to touring, with Furthur Festival
8/29     Maximum Dead CD by Thorn
9/26     Evening Moods CD by Bob Weir and Ratdog
10/10     Ladies and Gentlemen...The Grateful Dead CD by Grateful Dead
10/10     View from the Vault video by Grateful Dead
10/10     Live Dead - The Grateful Dead in Concert video box set by Grateful Dead
10/10     Might as Well... The Persuasions Sing Grateful Dead CD by The Persuasions
10/19     Dick's Picks, Volume 19 CD by Grateful Dead
10/24     Here Come the Noise Makers CD by Bruce Hornsby
12/05     Long Strange Trip: Swingin' and Pickin' on the Grateful Dead CD by Various Artists
     The Grass is Dead CD by The Grass is Dead
     Grateful Dawg film with Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
     Madame Tussaud's New York wax museum displays a likeness of Jerry
2001 1/23     Dick's Picks, Volume 20 CD by Grateful Dead
1/23     Don't Let Go CD by Jerry Garcia Band
3/19     Dick's Picks, Volume 21 CD by Grateful Dead
3/20     Shining Star CD by Jerry Garcia Band
4/27     Nash Bridges TV cameo by Phil Lesh
6/04     Dick's Picks, Volume 22 CD by Grateful Dead
6/08     View from the Vault II Soundtrack CD by Grateful Dead
6/26     Roots of the Grateful Dead & Jerry Garcia CD by Various Artists
6/28     Jammys Hall of Fame inducts Grateful Dead
7/~     Live at Roseland CD by Ratdog
8/09     Gratefully Yours CD by Jim Hudak
9/11     Grateful Dawg Soundtrack CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
9/25     Nightfall of Diamonds CD by Grateful Dead
10/09     View from the Vault II video by Grateful Dead
10/28     Mickey Hart and Bembe Orisha formed
10/16     The Golden Road (1965 - 1973) CD by Grateful Dead
11/10     Ken Kesey dies of liver cancer complications at age 66  more
10/16     Dick's Picks, Volume 23 CD by Grateful Dead
12/31     Bob, Phil, Bill & Mickey play together for the first time since 1995
2002 2/10     Dick's Picks, Volume 24 CD by Grateful Dead
2/12     Dice with the Universe CD by The Trichromes
3/19     Postcards of the Hanging: Grateful Dead Perform the Songs of Bob Dylan CD by Grateful Dead
4/??     Conversations with the Dead: The Grateful Dead Interview Book book by David Gans
4/23     The Best of Mickey Hart: Over the Edge and Back CD by Mickey Hart
5/21     There and Back Again CD by Phil Lesh and Friends
7/02     Trichromes CD by Trichromes
7/09     Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72 CD by Grateful Dead
7/15     View from the Vault III video by Grateful Dead
7/20     Dick's Picks, Volume 25 CD by Grateful Dead
8/06     A Long Strange Trip: The Inside History of the Grateful Dead book by Dennis McNally
8/??     View from the Vault III Soundtrack CD by Grateful Dead
10/01     Dick's Picks, Volume 26 CD by Grateful Dead
10/02     Jammys Lifetime Achievement Award presented to Grateful Dead
10/08     View from the Vault Collection video box set by Grateful Dead
10/22     Go to Nassau CD by Grateful Dead
11/??     Between the Dark and Light: The Grateful Dead Photography of Jay Blakesberg book by Jay Blakesberg
2003 1/??     Dick's Picks, Volume 27 CD by Grateful Dead
2/12     The Dead formed
3/25     Birth of the Dead CD by Grateful Dead
4/08     View from the Vault IV video by Grateful Dead
4/~     View from the Vault IV Soundtrack CD by Grateful Dead
4/20     Dick's Picks, Volume 28 CD by Grateful Dead
6/19     Late Show with David Letterman TV appearance by The Dead
7/01     Garcia: A Signpost to New Space book by Jerry Garcia, Jann Wenner, Charles Reich
7/22     Dick's Picks, Volume 29 CD by Grateful Dead
9/16     The Very Best of the Grateful Dead CD by Grateful Dead
9/19     Home Before Daylight: My Life on the Road with the Grateful Dead book by Steve Parish, Joe Layden
10/??     Grateful Dead: The Illustrated Trip book by Robert Hunter, Stephen Peters, Chuck Wills,
Dennis McNally
10/30     Dick's Picks, Volume 30 CD by Grateful Dead
11/11     The Closing of Winterland CD by Grateful Dead
2004 1/13     Weir Here: The Best of Bob Weir CD by Bob Weir
3/16     Dick's Picks, Volume 31 CD by Grateful Dead
4/06     Been All Around This World CD by Jerry Garcia, David Grisman
4/20     All Good Things: Jerry Garcia Studio Sessions CD by Jerry Garcia / Jerry Garcia Band
5/25     Rockin' the Rhein with the Grateful Dead CD by Grateful Dead
6/??     Pure Jerry: Theatre 1839, San Francisco July 29 & 30, 1977 CD by Jerry Garcia Band
7/20     Dick's Picks, Volume 32 CD by Grateful Dead
9/2?     After Midnight CD by Jerry Garcia Band
10/26     Beyond Description (1973 - 1989) CD by Grateful Dead
11/02     The Grateful Dead Movie Soundtrack CD by Grateful Dead
11/02     Festival Express video by Bob Smeaton
11/??     Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, NYC, 10/31/87 CD by Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band / Jerry Garcia Band
11/??     Pure Jerry: Lunt-Fontanne, NYC: The Best of the Rest CD by Jerry Garcia Acoustic Band / Jerry Garcia Band
11/12     Dick's Picks, Volume 33 CD by Grateful Dead
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