Bill Kreutzmann Timeline
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1946 5/07Bill Kreutzmann is born in Palo Alto, CA
1954 ~Bill keeps the beat for his mother's dance class at age 8
1957 ~Bill is kicked out of the orchestra in 6th grade for not keeping time
1958 ~Bill takes private drum lessons at age 12
1960 ~Legends are joined by Bill at YMCA dances
1962 ~Bill hears Jerry, Pigpen, & Hunter play at the Tangent in Palo Alto
1962 Bill meets Jerry at Dana Morgan's music store in Palo Alto
1962 Jerry starts playing banjo, purchased from Bill
1963 Zodiacs formed
1965 4/??Warlocks formed
1965 5/05Magoo's Pizza Parlor first paid Warlocks gig
1965 11/03Emergency Crew   Demo Tape by Warlocks
1965 11/06Warlocks meet Bill Graham at a Family Dog benefit for the Mime Troupe
1965 12/01Acid Tests organizer Ken Kesey enlists Warlocks as house band
1965 12/0?Grateful Dead founded in San Francisco
1967 3/17The Grateful Dead   LP
1967 Mickey meets Bill at a Dead show at the Fillmore
1967 Mickey becomes Bill's drum teacher, using hypnosis to get him to practice more
1968 7/18Anthem of the Sun   LP
1968 10/08Mickey and the Hartbeats formed
1969 6/20Aoxomoxoa   LP
1969 6/~New Riders of the Purple Sage formed
1969 11/10Live/Dead   LP
1970 6/14Workingman's Dead   LP
1970 11/??Blows Against the Empire   LP by Paul Kantner - Jefferson Starship
1970 11/01American Beauty   LP
1970 ~Planet Earth Rock and Roll Orchestra formed
1971 10/06Grateful Dead (Skull & Roses)   LP
1972 1/??Garcia   LP by Jerry Garcia
1972 5/??Ace   LP by Bob Weir
1972 11/05Europe '72   LP
1973 5/??Fire Up   LP by Merl Saunders and Friends
1973 7/13History of the Grateful Dead, Vol. 1 (Bear's Choice)   LP
1973 10/15Wake of the Flood   LP
1974 6/27Grateful Dead from the Mars Hotel   LP
1975 8/05Jerry Garcia Band formed
1975 8/20Keith and Donna Band formed
1975 9/01Blues for Allah   LP
1976 2/??Reflections   LP by Jerry Garcia
1976 6/26Steal Your Face   LP
1976 Drumz debut
1977 7/27Terrapin Station   LP
1978 11/15Shakedown Street   LP
1979 The Beast percussion set becomes a concert standard
1980 Apocalypse Now Sessions - The Rhythm Devils Play River Music   LP by The Rhythm Devils
1980 4/28Go to Heaven   LP
1981 4/01Reckoning   LP
1981 8/26Dead Set   LP
1984 Billy Kreutzmann's All-Stars formed
1985 ~Go Ahead formed
1987 7/06In the Dark   LP
1989 10/31Built to Last   CD
1990 9/25Without a Net   CD
1991 4/15One from the Vault   CD
1991 11/01Infrared Roses   CD
1992 5/12Two from the Vault   CD
1992 7/09Fire Up Plus   CD by Merl Saunders and Friends
1993 11/01Dick's Picks, Volume 1   CD
1994 1/19Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inducts the Grateful Dead
1995 3/07Dick's Picks, Volume 2   CD
1995 9/26Hundred Year Hall   CD
1995 11/07Dick's Picks, Volume 3   CD
1995 12/08Grateful Dead put to rest by the remaining personnel
1996 3/01Dick's Picks, Volume 4   CD
1996 5/28Dick's Picks, Volume 5   CD
1996 10/07Dick's Picks, Volume 6   CD
1996 10/29Dozin' at the Knick   CD
1997 Backbone formed
1997 3/04Dick's Picks, Volume 7   CD
1997 6/14Dick's Picks, Volume 8   CD
1997 6/17Fallout from the Phil Zone   CD
1997 9/??Terrapin Limited   CD
1997 10/28Dick's Picks, Volume 9   CD
1997 10/28Fillmore East 2-11-69   CD
1998 1/13Backbone   CD by Backbone
1998 2/??Dick's Picks, Volume 10   CD
1998 6/09Dick's Picks, Volume 11   CD
1998 10/??Dick's Picks, Volume 12   CD
1999 3/??Dick's Picks, Volume 13   CD
1999 6/??Dick's Picks, Volume 14   CD
1999 10/18Dick's Picks, Volume 15   CD
1999 11/09So Many Roads (1965 - 1995)   CD
2000 3/07Dick's Picks, Volume 16   CD
2000 4/??Dick's Picks, Volume 17   CD
2000 6/??Dick's Picks, Volume 18   CD
2000 6/??View from the Vault Soundtrack   CD
2000 8/2?Bill returns to touring, with Furthur Festival
2000 10/10Ladies and Gentlemen... The Grateful Dead   CD
2000 10/19Dick's Picks, Volume 19   CD
2001 1/23Dick's Picks, Volume 20   CD
2001 3/19Dick's Picks, Volume 21   CD
2001 6/04Dick's Picks, Volume 22   CD
2001 6/08View from the Vault II Soundtrack   CD
2001 9/25Nightfall of Diamonds   CD
2001 10/09View from the Vault II   Video
2001 10/16The Golden Road (1965 - 1973)   CD
2001 10/16Dick's Picks, Volume 23   CD
2001 12/31Bob, Phil, Bill & Mickey play together for the first time since 1995
2002 2/10Dick's Picks, Volume 24   CD
2002 2/12Dice with the Universe   CD by The Trichromes
2002 3/19Postcards of the Hanging:
Grateful Dead Perform the Songs of Bob Dylan
   CD
2002 7/02Trichromes   CD by Trichromes
2002 7/09Steppin' Out with the Grateful Dead: England '72   CD
2002 7/15View from the Vault III   Video
2002 7/20Dick's Picks, Volume 25   CD
2002 8/??View from the Vault III Soundtrack   CD
2002 10/01Dick's Picks, Volume 26   CD
2002 10/08View from the Vault Collection   Video Box Set
2002 10/22Go to Nassau   CD
2003 1/??Dick's Picks, Volume 27   CD
2003 2/12The Dead formed
2003 3/25Birth of the Dead   CD
2003 4/08View from the Vault IV   Video
2003 4/~View from the Vault IV Soundtrack   CD
2003 4/20Dick's Picks, Volume 28   CD
2003 7/22Dick's Picks, Volume 29   CD
2003 10/30Dick's Picks, Volume 30   CD
2003 11/11The Closing of Winterland   CD
2004 3/16Dick's Picks, Volume 31   CD
2004 5/25Rockin' the Rhein with the Grateful Dead   CD
2004 7/20Dick's Picks, Volume 32   CD
2004 10/26Beyond Description (1973 - 1989)   CD
2004 11/02The Grateful Dead Movie Soundtrack   CD
2004 11/12Dick's Picks, Volume 33   CD
2005 2/14Dick's Picks, Volume 34   CD
2005 3/25Rare Cuts and Oddities 1966   CD
2005 5/03Download Series Volume 1   CD
2005 6/07Download Series Volume 2   CD
2005 6/17Dick's Picks, Volume 35   CD
2005 7/05Download Series Volume 3   CD
2005 7/??Truckin' Up to Buffalo   CD
2005 8/02Download Series Volume 4   CD
2005 9/06Download Series Volume 5   CD
2005 10/04Download Series Volume 6   CD
2005 10/25Garcia Plays Dylan   CD by Jerry Garcia
2005 10/??Dick's Picks, Volume 36   CD
2005 11/01Download Series Volume 7   CD
2005 11/??Fillmore West 1969: The Complete Recordings   CD
2005 11/??Fillmore West 1969   CD
2005 12/06Download Series Volume 8   CD
2005 12/06Download Series: Family Dog at the Great Highway   CD
2006 1/03Download Series Volume 9   CD
2006 2/07Download Series Volume 10   CD
2006 3/07Download Series Volume 11   CD
2006 4/04Download Series Volume 12   CD
2007 1/19Live at the Cow Palace: New Years Eve 1976   CD
2007 6/26Three from the Vault   CD
2007 11/05Road Trips Vol. 1 No. 1   CD
2008 Road Trips Full Show: Spectrum 11/5/79   CD
2008 Road Trips Full Show: Spectrum 11/6/79   CD
2008 2/04Road Trips Vol. 1 No. 2   CD
2008 4/01Winterland 1973: The Complete Recordings   CD
2008 6/09Road Trips Vol. 1 No. 3   CD
2008 9/30Rocking the Cradle: Egypt 1978   CD
2008 9/30Road Trips Vol. 1 No. 4   CD
2008 12/10Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 1   CD
2009 3/21Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 2   CD
2009 4/07To Terrapin: Hartford '77   CD
2009 6/18Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 3   CD
2009 8/25Road Trips Vol. 2 No. 4   CD
2009 10/01Winterland June 1977: The Complete Recordings   CD
2009 11/10Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 1   CD
2010 2/24Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 2   CD
2010 4/20Crimson White & Indigo   CD + DVD
2010 6/14Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 3   CD
2010 9/07Formerly the Warlocks   CD
2010 9/07Road Trips Vol. 3 No. 4   CD
2010 11/16Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 1   CD
2011 2/01Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 2   CD
2011 4/26Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 3   CD
2011 8/01Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 4   CD
2011 9/01Europe '72: The Complete Recordings   CD
2011 9/20Europe '72 Volume 2   CD
2011 11/01Road Trips Vol. 4 No. 5   CD
2012 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 1   CD
2012 4/21Dark Star   LP
2012 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 2   CD
2012 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 3   CD
2012 8/31Spring 1990   CD
2012 9/18Spring 1990: So Glad You Made It   CD
2012 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 4   CD
2013 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 5   CD
2013 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 6   CD
2013 6/11May 1977   CD
2013 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 7   CD
2013 9/17Sunshine Daydream   CD + DVD
2013 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 8   CD
2013 11/29Family Dog at the Great Highway, San Francisco, CA 4/18/70   CD
2014 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 9   CD
2014 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 10   CD
2014 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 11   CD
2014 9/09Wake Up to Find Out   CD
2014 9/09Spring 1990 (The Other One)   CD
2014 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 12   CD
2014 11/28Houston, Texas 11-18-1972   CD
2015 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 13   CD
2015 3/31The Best of the Grateful Dead   CD
2015 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 14   CD
2015 5/05Deal: My Three Decades of Drumming, Dreams, and Drugs with the Grateful Dead   Book by Bill Kreutzmann
2015 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 15   CD
2015 9/1830 Trips Around the Sun: The Definitive Live Story 1965-1995   CD
2015 10/0730 Trips Around the Sun   CD
2015 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 16   CD
2016 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 17   CD
2016 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 18   CD
2016 5/13Red Rocks: 7/8/78   CD
2016 5/13July 1978: The Complete Recordings   CD
2016 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 19   CD
2016 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 20   CD
2017 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 21   CD
2017 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 22   CD
2017 5/05Cornell 5/8/77   CD
2017 5/05May 1977: Get Shown the Light   CD
2017 5/23Long Strange Trip   CD
2017 7/28Garcia Live Volume 9   CD by Jerry Garcia and Merl Saunders
2017 8/01Dave's Picks Volume 23   CD
2017 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 24   CD
2018 1/28Dave's Picks Volume 25   CD
2018 3/23Best of the Grateful Dead Live   CD
2018 4/27Dave's Picks Volume 26   CD
2018 7/27Dave's Picks Volume 27   CD
2018 9/07Pacific Northwest '73-'74: Believe It If You Need It   CD
2018 9/07Pacific Northwest '73-'74: The Complete Recordings   CD
2018 10/26Dave's Picks Volume 28   CD
2019 2/01Dave's Picks Volume 29   CD
2019 5/03Dave's Picks Volume 30   CD
2019 7/26Dave's Picks Volume 31   CD
2019 9/27Saint of Circumstance   CD
2019 11/01Dave's Picks Volume 32   CD
2019 11/22Ready or Not   CD
2020 1/31Dave's Picks Volume 33   CD
2020 5/01Dave's Picks Volume 34   CD